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 613 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £585

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


With reverse level accommodation taking full advantage of the glorious view, you will be drawn onto the Juliet balcony from the minute you step inside Forget-me-not. The spacious o...

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

7 nights from £585

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

7 nights from £586

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


Set in the heart of the pretty village of Marhamchurch, only three miles from the golden sands and thundering surf at Widemouth Bay and Bude, this 17th Century cottage is the most ...

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

7 nights from £586

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

7 nights from £587

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


Trequite is a delightful hamlet, near the village of St Kew and nestled deep in the Cornish countryside close to the shores of Polzeath, Rock and Padstow. If you are looking for a ...

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

7 nights from £587

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £588

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Newquay, North Cornwall.


Only a short stroll from the beautiful golden sands of Lusty Glaze and Porth Beach, this timber-framed, eco-friendly retreat provides the ideal base for a holiday by the sea. Set o...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £588

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

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

7 nights from £590

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Just, Cornwall.


Cape Cornwall and St Just are the perfect setting for this former miner’s cottage, on the edge of moorland with sea views from upstairs to the Cape. Stylish and comfortable, you wi...

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

7 nights from £590

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

7 nights from £592

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Hayle, West Cornwall.


Within a few minutes' walk of Hayle harbour, with its quirky shops and numerous eateries, or a slightly longer stretch to three miles of golden sands; this sumptuously furnished fi...

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

7 nights from £592

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £603

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Chy an Bara is a beautiful 18th Century Listed cottage in the heart of Madron, a pastoral village set above Penzance and Mount's Bay. The rustic, semi-detached cottage is an ideal ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £603

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

7 nights from £605

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Ancarva is a quintessential cosy Cornish cottage with a secret garden and is the perfect escape. Greeted by classical music as you walk through the front door, you will relax strai...

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

7 nights from £605

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

7 nights from £608

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


At the heart of the rural hamlet of Trequite, yet only minutes from the vibrant and bustling north Cornish coast, White Cottage is simply an adorable holiday home. Great care and a...

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

7 nights from £608

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £608

2 bedroom apartment near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Set within a gated mews of Georgian houses, close to the promenade in the seaside town of Penzance, Coulsons Retreat is a ground floor apartment. A hallway leads to the sitting...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £608

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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