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 261 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

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


A hop, skip and a jump from wonderful beaches, galleries and restaurants, Bay Tree Barn is a delightful semi-detached cottage in a small hamlet on the edge of dramatic moorland, ju...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £501 - £696

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Delightful little Dormouse Cottage is tucked away on the outskirts of this popular village, compact and comfortable and attractively decorated. Thriving, friendly St Agnes is on th...

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

Price per week £508 - £635

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    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £635.00 £508.00

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the Owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £508 - £635

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    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £635.00 £508.00

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


Are you looking to get away from it all and have somewhere really special to retreat to? Then look no further, as Two Whitawoo is just perfect for two! Set in its own enclosed land...

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

Price per week £510 - £650

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    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £650.00 £520.00

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    18 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

    £650.00 £520.00

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


Step down into the quiet quadrangle of attractive granite barns, cross the communal garden, open the stable-door and you will find the most perfectly charming retreat for two. Nest...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £512 - £640

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    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £640.00 £512.00

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away and hidden from view yet only a short walk from Helston with its shops, pubs and cafes, this delightful cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high sta...

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

Price per week £512 - £640

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    28 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018

    £640.00 £512.00

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


A wood-burner and under-floor heating ensure year-round snugness in this lovingly restored single-storey converted barn, found near the hamlet of Ladock in an easily accessible rur...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £512 - £640

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    28 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018

    £640.00 £512.00

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


Littlecott is an ideal bolthole for exploring all the delights in and around Boscastle. The accommodation is very comfortable (and includes a king-size bed), bright and light with ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £516 - £645

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    10 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018

    £645.00 £516.00

1 bedroom thatched, dog friendly cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


West Barn is one of a pair of detached, thatched barn conversions tucked away in the hamlet of Crowan. This traditional barn has been sympathetically converted into a lovely holida...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £516 - £645

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    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £645.00 £516.00

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


With sea views across moorland to the Atlantic Ocean from the upper ground floor bedroom, this compact barn conversion will provide a perfect base from which to explore the west Pe...

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

Price per week £516 - £549

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

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