Cottages in Cornwall for the School Summer Holidays

Take the family to Cornwall for the school summer holidays and stay in a beautiful family-friendly cottage. With a well-deserved break from work, school and the rhythm of everyday life, summer holidays are the perfect opportunity to catch up and spend quality time together. From country to coast, revel in Cornwall's glorious-ness this summer and stay in a private self-catering retreat. 

With the school summer holidays in reach, it's time to get into the holiday spirit and book yourself a self-catering retreat in Cornwall. Whether you would like a family getaway with the kids, group holiday with all the family or a catch up with friends, our cottages provide an idyllic base from which to explore all that Cornwall has to offer. Pack the sun cream, don the shorts and get ready for some tough decisions: short crust or flaky pastry? Classic vanilla ice cream or exotic salted caramel? Wetsuit or swimming costume? Well, swimming costume, obviously. 

When summer arrives in Cornwall, it is a county truly unlike any other. With crystal clear waters lapping golden sands, lush woodland overhanging meandering rivers and countryside dotted with an array of brightly coloured flowers and plants, every second is one to be enjoyed. And the cherry on the cake? When you've had your fill of exploring, you can return to your very own slice of heaven in a summer holiday cottage just for you. 

School Summer Holiday Cottages in Cornwall 

At Classic Cottages we understand how important your accommodation is in making or breaking your holiday experience. That's why we handpick all of our properties, personally inspecting each one so that exacting standards are met. From start to finish we want your holiday to be as easy and relaxed as possible, and will provide you with help and support every step of the way. All you need to do? Pick your favourite cottage and embrace the holiday of a lifetime in Cornwall. 

Choose from 87 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip, like Meadowsweet (1430), has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured furnishings. There is a pine fi...

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

Price per week £423 - £540

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    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £529.20 £423.36

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


If you're looking for a peaceful break for two, you need look no further than Little Tregerry. Located down a country lane, in the heart of the Cornish countryside, this is the per...

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

Price per week £433 - £535

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1 bedroom apartment near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


With a bird's eye view overlooking Boscastle's picturesque Jordan Valley, this charming little bolt-hole for two is a great base for exploring the delights of this lovely village a...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £454 - £579

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    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £567.42 £453.94

1 bedroom apartment with sea views in Praa Sands, South Cornwall.


Waking up in a king-size bed to sea views across Hendra Beach and Praa Sands is just the tonic for your Cornish seaside break. Walk barefoot along the beach to the local beach bar ...

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

Price per week £461 - £569

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Butterwell Cottage is a lovely little hideaway for couples just a couple of miles inland from the coastal footpaths that wend their way along Whitsand, Lantivet and Looe bays. Warm...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £502 - £640

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    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £627.20 £501.76

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Little Meadowside is a comfortable little bolthole for two, located on the edge of the vibrant town of Wadebridge. Nestled in a tiny hamlet, down a private lane, you truly are tuck...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £508 - £575

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    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £563.96 £507.56

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel and with all the peace and tranquility you could require, this comfortable and welcoming cottage is just minutes from the pretty little city of Truro with its cobbled...

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

Price per week £519 - £690

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    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £648.60 £518.88

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This compact detached cottage is the perfect little romantic retreat for any couple looking to explore, play golf, or simply enjoy miles of golden sands. The Flower House stands wi...

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

Price per week £519 - £690

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    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £648.60 £519.20

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1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


It's not just children who love sandcastles, you too will fall in love with this cute holiday hideaway nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith. Floor to ceiling folding glass d...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £523 - £695

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    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £653.30 £522.64

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Falmouth.


This stylish contemporary apartment has views towards the sea at Swanpool beach on the outskirts of Falmouth. A 10 minute walk down through grassy playing fields and quiet lanes br...

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

Price per week £529 - £540

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