School Summer Holiday Cottages

A whole six weeks of entertaining the children on top of everything else can be a struggle, so why not escape for a week or two by heading south and west.

The school holidays are finally here! Now, what to do with them? A whole six weeks of entertaining the children on top of everything else can be a struggle, so why not escape for a week or two by heading west. Leave the children with the grandparents for a romantic break away to recharge your batteries, or take advantage of some true family time and have a holiday to remember in a holiday cottage. 

Granny and Grandpa can come along and relax (and maybe keep an eye on the kids so you can have a quiet dinner out for once?). Or bring your friends and their family for one big fun experience in either a large manor house or two separate cottages side by side. Holiday near the sea for bucket and spade beach days, or stay further in land to enjoy panoramic hilltop views and dog walking havens – the moors are a great place to holiday if you want to bring your four-legged friend.

Whatever you are looking for in a summer break, choose the flexibility a holiday cottage in The West Country will give you. 

We have 547 self catering cottages for the summer holidays.

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £613 - £625

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with wood-fired hot tub near Exeter.


This beautifully presented shepherd's hut is as much a part of the landscape here as the ancient oak which gives it its name. The two stand side-by-side at the top of a gently slop...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £613 - £625

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

Gorgeous shepherds hut sleeping 2 near Lyme Regis, South Devon.


The location high above the Axe Valley as it heads to the Jurassic Coast just a few miles away could not be more magical. Easy to reach, yet off the beaten track for the last adven...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £613 - £625

Dog friendly shepherd$6s hut near Looe, South Cornwall.


If a shepherd could pick the perfect spot to take shelter and rest, then this wonderful bolthole for two, in the most glorious countryside setting, overlooking wildlife on the pond...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £613 - £625

1 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Dawlish, South Devon.


This delightful and spacious detached cottage provides the perfect getaway location for two. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, The Apple House offers you a wonderful ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £614 - £627

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surroundi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £616 - £629

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


This contemporary studio apartment enjoys a great location in Shanklin. With modern decor and open plan living, it makes a cosy retreat for a couple looking for a coastal break. Wi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £620

Gorgeous cabin sleeping 2 near Dartmouth, South Devon.


Walk the little path through the three acres of the Owners' grounds and woods and there you'll find Ashley's Shack. Up above a large lake covered in water lilies in the summer mont...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £622 - £635

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1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Delightful little Dormouse Cottage is tucked away on the outskirts of this popular village, compact and comfortable and attractively decorated. Thriving, friendly St Agnes is on th...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £622 - £635

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the Owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £622 - £635

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