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  • Written by Katie Chown

Classic are the holiday cottage specialists for the south and west – all our properties are hand-picked to perfection, from bijou fisherman's cottages tucked in a little cove, to modern apartments up to grand old manor houses – and all the best bits in between.

We've some one-off late availability offers to share so get in there quick before they get snapped up – May and June are often overlooked but the weather is considerably better before the summer holidays start. In fact we like to say that summer comes sooner this far west.

See all our offers: https://www.classic.co.uk/special-offers.html


The Shepherd's Hut at Georgia Bridge (3271)

3.1 miles SW of St Ives | Sleeps 2 (no children under 10) | Price per week £324 - £612


The prettiest of settings, this lovely little hut is hidden away among the wildflowers in the far west of Cornwall, near St Ives. Handcrafted details make this a unique hideaway features a kingsize bed, bespoke kitchen, underfloor heating and a woodburner.

20% off 19 May 2017 to 23 May 2017

Was £410.04 Now £246.00

Woody (2612)

1.3 miles N of Mullion | Sleeps 6 + cot* | Price per week £451 - £1236


All the comfort and luxury of a walled cottage but without the walls, Classic Glamping is in the wild, in comfort and en suite.

Woody is a particularly spacious, dog-friendly safari tent for six people, just outside of Mullion on the Lizard peninsula. It's set in a wildflower meadow with breathtaking views, a wood-fired range to keep you warm and cook your goodies sourced in the on site honesty shop.

20% off 20 May 2017 to 26 May 2017

Was £685.98 Now £493.92


Wem House (3180)

Portscatho | Sleeps 2 + cot* (no children from 2 to 16) | Price per week £322 - £648


Soak in your own sea views from this immaculate and generous dog-friendly bolt-hole for two, above the beach at Portscatho. Walk the coast to the local shops and bring back a feast for an al fresco dinner on the patio, gazing out towards the blue horizon.

20% off 20 May 2017 to 27 May 2017

Was £356.40 Now £284.80

The Croft (1583)

4 miles NW of Helston | Sleeps 2 (no children under 8) | Price per week £309 - £624


Live like a local in this country village location, where bluebell filled woodlands abound. This beautiful stone annexe sleeps two and has up to 30% off a week in May. You'll never feel too detached from the world though, with superfast wireless broadband on tap.

25% off 13 May 2017 to 20 May 2017

Was £393.12 Now £294.75

30% off 20 May 2017 to 27 May 2017

Was £393.12 Now £275.10

15% off 3 Jun 2017 to 10 Jun 2017

Was £436.80 Now £371.45


Hill Farm Barn (3609)

St Helens | Sleeps 6 + cot | Price per week £995 - £2370


Up to six of you can hop on a ferry over to this impressive 18th Century barn set in miles of greenery overlooking Brading Marsh. Perched on top of a hill outside of St Helens, the inside is just as spectacular with open beamed ceilings and high quality furnishings.

20% off 20 May 2017 to 27 May 2017

Was £1270.00 Now £1016.00


East Gull Sands (3595)

Seaview | Sleeps 6 + cot* | Price per week £439 - £963


A beach front property for six in Seaview on the Isle of Wight, you can sit and watch the waves lap the shore. And with 25% off two June weeks, you'd be missing out on roll top bathing, al fresco dining and seaside sunshine.

25% off 3 Jun 2017 to 10 Jun 2017

Was £541.00 Now £405.75

25% off 10 Jun 2017 to 17 Jun 2017

Was £806.00 Now £604.50


Silver Spray (202)

Port Isaac | Sleeps 14 + 2 cots | Price per week £1545 - £4293


It's all about the location with this one – there's not many places you can claim a good stretch of clifftop as your own. Silver Spray is great for multigeneration gatherings, with level access and large bathrooms, but best for special occasions with its large handmade table and outdoor sunken seating area for star gazing out to sea. Dogs are welcome too.

15% off 12 May 2017 to 19 May 2017

Was £2561.63 Now £2177.70

15% off 19 May 2017 to 26 May 2017

Was £2561.63 Now £2177.70

10% off 7 Jul 2017 to 14 Jul 2017

Was £3698.85 Now £3329.10

The Malt House (1320)

Crantock | Sleeps 11 + 2 cots | Price per week £1058 - £2898


A dog friendly property big enough for a special family gathering, you're only half a mile from sandy beaches and rolling surf. This quirky property is set in Crantock on the north coast of Cornwall and even features a games-room.

10% off 25 Jun 2017 to 2 Jul 2017

Was from £2159.01 Now from £1943.10

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