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. Read more

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 482 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £637

1 bedroom, cottage with a hot tub near the sea, St Ives, West Cornwall.


Relax in a super-duper Cornish spa hydrotherapy hot tub (run completely by renewable energy) on a raised private terrace close to Nancy's House. Set in the heart of a bio diverse f...

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

7 nights from £637

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £666

1 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


This cosy little cottage is literally on the edge of Cadgwith’s shoreline, perched a few steps above the beach looking straight out to sea. Many hours can be whiled away watching t...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £666

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £681

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


This pretty mews cottage set in the heart of Penzance is comfortable and well-equipped. With a delightful terrace accessed via the sitting-room, there can be nowhere nicer to spend...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £681

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £690 *

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


Whistlefish is a beautifully appointed cottage just minutes from Fowey's bustling harbour and narrow streets, where an eclectic mix of shops, galleries, local bakeries and award-wi...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £690 *

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  • 15% off

    20 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019

    £750.05 £637.50

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £695

1 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


How many holiday apartments offer the chance of falling asleep with a Royal Navy vessel moored almost alongside then waking with a luxury cruise liner in its place? Add views from ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £695

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

7 nights from £699

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Boscastle.


Want to wake up in the middle of an idyllic village listening to the sound of the river gently flowing out to sea? Then a break at The Boathouse is your answer. Situated in a dream...

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

7 nights from £699

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £704

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Looking for a luxurious hideaway to escape the hectic pace of life, then follow the country lanes through north Cornwall to the peaceful rural hamlet of Trelash and discover this p...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £704

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £461.25 £368.80

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £708

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Mousehole.


Mousehole harbour is a stroll down the hill, there is a hot tub for your private use and a double kayak is provided for guests too. Beechwood has it all, whether you are looking fo...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £708

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

7 nights from £708

1 bedroom, rural apartment with sea views near Kingsand, Cornwall.


Prepare to be wowed by the most spectacular of sea views from this irresistible apartment for two, set right on the water's edge, in the historic Fort Picklecombe on the beautiful ...

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

7 nights from £708

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £472.12 £377.70

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £709

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Helford, West Cornwall.


A stunningly restored barn, Marbles is set in a rural hamlet just an amble across the fields from the fishing village of Porthallow. Beautifully appointed, it has a roaring woo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £709

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