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 478 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £843

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Tucked away down a quiet country lane, the little hamlet of Trewalder is the home of Rooky's Nook. This charming, detached cottage oozes romance and with no expense spared will pro...

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

7 nights from £843

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £991

1 bedroom, dog friendly home with a pool near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Cedar is perfect for couples, a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat offering a wonderfully chilled-out holiday experience. There are floor to ceiling windows ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £991

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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £991

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a swimming pool near Falmouth


Fern is a beautifully appointed and luxuriously spacious retreat for couples, perfect for a wonderfully chilled-out holiday. The open plan living-room has floor to ceiling windo...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £991

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

7 nights from £1062 *

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


Creek Cottage is a gorgeous detached cottage tucked away on the side of a quiet wooded creek on the north side of the Helford, home to herons and scores of little egrets as well as...

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

7 nights from £1062 *

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

7 nights from £1249

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


Welcoming and completely memorable, this penthouse apartment features luxurious finishes and furnishings, soft fluffy towels and breathtaking views of Mullion Cove harbour; simply ...

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

7 nights from £1249

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £484

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


Cosy up in this pretty little terraced miner's cottage, set in the heart of one of Cornwall's ancient mining heritage sites and with views of the crashing Atlantic Ocean from downs...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £484

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £496

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.


Jubilation is a first floor apartment with excellent sea glimpses from the open plan living area to the outdoor Jubilee Pool and Penzance promenade. A single and double bedroom mak...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £496

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £502

2 bedroom thatched cottage near the beach near Cadgwith, Cornwall.


A delightful, Grade II Listed, Cornish thatched cottage set amongst a wooded valley in this unspoilt part of Cornwall, Millstone Cottage offers a fabulously relaxing holiday where ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £502

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £522

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Porthallow, West Cornwall.


A charming 200 year old Cornish cottage on the outskirts of the pretty village of St Keverne. Perfect for a couple or small family, this delightful character cottage makes an ideal...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £522

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £543

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


If you want a cottage quietly situated in Boscastle but within two hundred yards of local pubs, restaurants and shops, with the latest communications technology, then The Shippen i...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £543

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