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 596 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

  • 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

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £676

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


You are assured of a warm welcome by the grazing sheep, cattle and ponies scattered across the moors as you wind your way along the country lanes that twist across rolling moorland...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £676

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

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

7 nights from £678

2 bedroom self catering cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Close to the picturesque fishing harbour at Mevagissey and the wonders of Heligan Gardens, this utterly delightful semi-detached chapel conversion is a wonderful example of thought...

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

7 nights from £678

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £678

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


If you love the sound of birdsong and a wonderfully peaceful rural location, Pascoe’s Pippin is the perfect holiday home for you. Tucked down a little lane and surrounded by fields...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £678

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £679

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Situated just above the village square in the coastal village of Portscatho this pretty, traditional former fisherman's cottage is a short walk up the hill from the beach and harbo...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £679

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

7 nights from £680

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Sennen, Cornwall.


See the crashing ocean as you enter this comfortable apartment, set on the seafront at Sennen Cove. Little Bo is the perfect place to enjoy the sea views all year round. The at...

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

7 nights from £680

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

7 nights from £680

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


Tucked away in the centre of Mullion yet within a mile of the beach, little Corlan Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The village shops and facilities are just beyond ...

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

7 nights from £680

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £681

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


In an idyllic setting, located down a quiet country lane, only a few miles from some of Cornwall's finest beaches along with the pretty fishing harbour of Post Isaac, this exceptio...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £681

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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

7 nights from £682

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Launceston, North Cornwall.


With magnificent views across a patchwork of local farmland, this immaculate barn conversion has been lovingly transformed from its humble beginnings as a farm building to a wonder...

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

7 nights from £682

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

7 nights from £685

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


The Cow Shed is a thoughtful conversion of a lovely old stone farm building that for generations was home to the farm's herd of dairy cows and calves. Farmed by the same family for...

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

7 nights from £685

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