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 486 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £621

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


The mid-point of an ancient pilgrim’s route to the monastery atop St Michael’s Mount in the days before this famous landmark was surrounded by the sea, beautifully refurbished Pilg...

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

7 nights from £621

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

7 nights from £623

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


The Carriage House is a contemporary style cottage located close to a stunning stretch of the North Cornish coastline. This single-storey detached cottage has its own enclosed ...

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

7 nights from £623

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

7 nights from £623

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


This surprisingly spacious holiday home is only 250 yards away from the stunning National Trust coast footpath and just a 10 minute stroll from picturesque Portscatho harbour, the ...

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

7 nights from £623

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

7 nights from £624

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Looe, Cornwall.


Commanding lovely views down the valley towards the glistening waters of Talland Bay, this haven of tranquility lies between Looe and Polperro, just a quarter of a mile up the hill...

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

7 nights from £624

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

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

7 nights from £626

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Trebow is a comfortable and welcoming stone bungalow found at the end of a private road, in a cluster of four houses surrounded by rolling farmland. Commanding a panoramic view...

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

7 nights from £626

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

7 nights from £626

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


This modern, light-filled property is set in the private Maenporth Estate and is only a short stroll away from the pretty sandy cove – ideal for a cooling dip or rock pooling at lo...

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

7 nights from £626

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

7 nights from £629

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


With cosy under-floor heating and a warm welcome, Higher Manhay Barn perfectly typifies the expression ‘good things come in small packages’. This gorgeous little detached granite c...

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

7 nights from £629

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

7 nights from £629

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


Set in a tranquil location alongside a quiet lane and only a short drive from the pretty village of Gweek, this detached stone cottage is surrounded by countryside and is an ideal ...

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

7 nights from £629

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £630

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Hocking’s Green is found down a leafy lane in a wonderfully tranquil rural location, yet close to the beaches, The Eden Project and clifftop walks of the Cornish south coast. Tucke...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £630

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

7 nights from £631

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


The Little Barn is a delightful detached barn conversion situated in the hamlet of Treworlas on the cliffs above Pendower Beach with views across the bay to Portscatho. Restored to...

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

7 nights from £631

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