School Summer Holidays

Enjoy a Summer Holiday at a Family Cottage in Britain and Ireland

The School Summer Holidays in July and August are a very popular time for family holidays in the UK and Ireland with the best of the weather to look forward to, all the attractions open and lots of events to visit.

We have lots of superb self catering cottages and apartments ideal for a family summer holiday in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. From cheap budget accommodation to luxury cottages, near the seaside or in the countryside, you are sure to find something perfect for your summer holidays especially as there are some great late availability and last minute deals around.

 

Selected Summer Holiday Family Favourite Cottages

Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, South West England

Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages, Stow-on-the-Wold

Breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages self catering accommodation in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire sleeps 5. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf horse riding fishing . Prices at Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages start from £225 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Blackpitt Farm Holiday Cottages

Phone enquiries: 01451 831 855


Sleeps 4 Fishing close by Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Bellbrook Valley in Tiverton, Devon, South West England

Bellbrook Valley, Tiverton

Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Bellbrook Valley self catering accommodation in Tiverton, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden Hot Tub . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include fishing . Bellbrook Valley does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Bellbrook Valley start from £375 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Bellbrook Valley

Phone enquiries: 01398 351 292/07967 335 159


Sleeps 4 Pet friendly Fishing close by Garden Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Hot tub Easy walking close by

Little Stalls in Kemble, Gloucestershire, South West England

Little Stalls, Kemble

Breaks in GloucestershireSouth West England

Little Stalls self catering accommodation in Kemble, Gloucestershire sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden . Little Stalls does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Little Stalls start from £484 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Little Stalls


Sleeps 2 Pet friendly Garden

Heritage Lodge at St Minver in Rock, Cornwall, South West England

Heritage Lodge at St Minver, Rock

Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Heritage Lodge at St Minver self catering accommodation in Rock, Cornwall sleeps 6. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . Heritage Lodge at St Minver is close to the beach. Heritage Lodge at St Minver does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Heritage Lodge at St Minver start from £299 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Heritage Lodge at St Minver

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Pet friendly

Spanish Point in Spanish Point, County Clare, Ireland-West

Spanish Point, Spanish Point

Breaks in County ClareIreland-West

Spanish Point self catering accommodation in Spanish Point, County Clare sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Spanish Point is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Spanish Point does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Spanish Point start from £321 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Spanish Point


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Luxury self catering

West Winnowing in Niton Undercliff, Isle of Wight, South East England

West Winnowing, Niton Undercliff

Breaks in Isle of WightSouth East England

West Winnowing self catering accommodation in Niton Undercliff, Isle of Wight sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. West Winnowing is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . West Winnowing does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at West Winnowing start from £346 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about West Winnowing


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Golf close by Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner

Doonbeg in Atlantic Coast, County Clare, Ireland-West

Doonbeg, Atlantic Coast

Breaks in County ClareIreland-West

Doonbeg self catering accommodation in Atlantic Coast, County Clare sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Doonbeg is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Doonbeg does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Doonbeg start from £224 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Doonbeg


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Reading Room in Ashbourne, Staffordshire, Central England

Reading Room, Ashbourne

Breaks in StaffordshireCentral England

Reading Room self catering accommodation in Ashbourne, Staffordshire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Reading Room does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Reading Room start from £346 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Reading Room


Sleeps 4 Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

Waitby School in Waitby, Cumbria, North West England

Waitby School, Waitby

Breaks in CumbriaNorth West England

Waitby School self catering accommodation in Waitby, Cumbria sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Waitby School start from £390 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Waitby School


Sleeps 6 Fishing close by Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by Luxury self catering

Pontoon in Lough Conn, County Mayo, Ireland-West

Pontoon, Lough Conn

Breaks in County MayoIreland-West

Pontoon self catering accommodation in Lough Conn, County Mayo sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Pontoon is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Pontoon does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Pontoon start from £222 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Pontoon


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Open fire or wood burner

 

 

Summer Holiday Late Availability and Cheap Deals

Not surprisingly the school summer holidays get booked up fastest each year so it is worth trying to book early if you have somewhere specific in mind. However, if you haven't don't worry there is still a lot to choose from including some great last minute deals, especially from cancellations. For Summer Holiday Deals, Offers and Availability:

Summer School Holidays in the UK & Ireland

Although often known abroad as vacations, breaks or recess, the UK school holidays are a time when the schools are closed for study and the children/students have an extended break.

In the Britain the school summer holidays tend to be about 6 weeks long, running from late to July until the end of August, with schools normally returning back in early September. Ireland tends to have a longer summer holiday, nearly 3 months.

This July-August period is when most British families will take their family holidays either in the UK or abroad when the weather is at its best. However, this does mean that the popular attractions and accommodation will be busy during this period.

What to do on your Summer Holidays

If you are going to spend the Summer School Holidays in the Britain or Ireland then you will find the following links useful:

 

Family Summer Holidays in England

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Family Summer Holidays in Scotland

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Family Summer Holidays in Wales

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Family Holidays in Ireland

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