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 595 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £663

Luxury glamping, sleeping 4, dog friendly near the beach near Mullion


Like the idea of luxury camping but not too sure about sleeping under canvas? Well look no further for the perfect solution – a tin tent! Rusty the Tin Tent, as featured on Channel...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £663

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

7 nights from £664

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


This sensitively converted reverse-level barn is set in beautiful countryside, a short drive from St Ives and the north coast's glorious sandy beaches. This detached property s...

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

7 nights from £664

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £664

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Falmouth, West Cornwall.


If peace and quiet is what you are looking for, this is the perfect cottage for your holiday. This tranquil spot is on the edge of the village of Frogpool and has views over the ow...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £664

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

7 nights from £665

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


Just a few minutes' drive from the renowned surfing beaches of Porthtowan and Perranporth, Honeysuckle Cottage is a perfect base for exploring this dramatically beautiful part of C...

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

7 nights from £665

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

7 nights from £667

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Portreath, North Cornwall.


Chy Lowen is a perfect combination of traditional Cornish cottage charm, contemporary comfort and stylish living with a welcoming and relaxing feel throughout – a real home-from-ho...

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

7 nights from £667

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £670

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach near Falmouth.


This immaculately presented ground floor apartment is perfect for beach lovers and walkers alike, just yards from the coastal footpath and a five minute walk from Maenporth cove. P...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £670

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

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

7 nights from £670

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


This cottage is an absolute gem; beautifully decorated and furnished to offer the utmost comfort and relaxation. The ground floor bedrooms have thick wool carpets, crisp linens and...

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

7 nights from £670

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £670

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


With wonderful waterside views from this comfortable duplex apartment, you will find yourself very content watching the boats pass by. Part of the Packet Quays development in Falmo...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £670

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

7 nights from £671

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


Only two miles from Port Isaac of ‘Doc Martin’ fame and set within a 2 acre wildlife haven, Pottery Cottage is a characterful single-storey, stone-built barn designed and furnished...

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

7 nights from £671

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

7 nights from £672

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


Located to one side of the other cottages, The Old School House provides a restorative holiday, leaving you feeling truly rested. Couples and small families will feel totally spoil...

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

7 nights from £672

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