Cottages in Cornwall for the Summer Holidays

Take the family to Cornwall for the 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. Read more

With the summer holidays in reach, it's time to get into the holiday spirit and book yourself a self-catering retreat in Cornwall. 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. 

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 20 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £622

Little Downderry Barn

4796

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Follow the leafy green lanes that lead to Little Downderry Barn, a rural location with spectacular far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside just outside the village of C...

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

7 nights from £622

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1043

Hope Cottage

4780

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Helford.


This simply charming Cornish cottage can be found in the heart of Helford village, nestled on the banks of the river Helford. This tranquil and picturesque end of terrace cottage i...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1043

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

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

7 nights from £590

Little Jenny Wren

4751

1 bedroom self catering cabin near Helford, West Cornwall.


A cosy retreat for a romantic getaway close to the River Helford, this cute cabin has far reaching views across the Cornish countryside and is tucked away from the hustle and bustl...

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

7 nights from £590

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £2845

The Homestead

4671

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Newquay, North Cornwall.


Follow the leafy lanes just a few miles from the north Cornish coast and arrive within the tranquil private setting of The Homestead. Hidden away from the bustle of the sand and se...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £2845

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £6435

Willow House

4698

5 bedroom mansion near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


A fabulously elegant mansion set in an idyllic spot really is the ultimate destination. This stunning property is the perfect place for a family gathering or group of friends, tuc...

  • Sleeps 10 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £6435

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £790

Miners Cottage

4673

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Nestled in vast swathes of rugged Cornish countryside with views of Carn Brea Castle in the distance, Miners Cottage is a delightful cottage located deep in the heart of the friend...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £790

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1051

Craddocks Cottage

4665

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Located just moments from the harbour, set just off the main road of picture perfect Mousehole, you will find Craddocks Cottage. A delightful cottage and the ideal base for those w...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1051

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1114

Tol-Mennor

4238

4 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Situated in a quiet hamlet just a few miles from Marazion this brand new, detached property is perfect for a family holiday or a group of friends. Walk through the pleasant lit...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1114

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £581

Forge Cottage

4103

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


Set in the heart of the pretty village of St Mawgan and only a five minute drive from the golden sands and stunning coastline of Watergate Bay and Mawgan Porth, Forge Cottage is a ...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £581

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £903

Chy Morva

4133

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Porthcurno, West Cornwall.


Chy Morva, or should we say Little House by the Sea, is in an exquisite setting with views towards stunning Porthcurno beach and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. The first floor balcony ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £903

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