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 608 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £484

1 bedroom, dog friendly, rural self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £484

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £485

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views at Lands End, Cornwall.


This retreat has so much to offer…including a shared outdoor heated swimming pool (available from the beginning of May to the end of September) and a shared games-room/gym, as well...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £485

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  • 10% off

    4 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019

    £327.77 £295.20

  • 10% off

    11 Jan 2019 - 18 Jan 2019

    £327.77 £295.20

  • 10% off

    18 Jan 2019 - 25 Jan 2019

    £327.77 £295.20

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £491

1 bedroom, dog-friendly apartment near Polperro, South Cornwall.


This delightful bolthole is an unexpected gem, much more spacious than the exterior suggests. Set in a wonderfully tranquil location surrounded by fields and with beautiful Largin ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £491

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

7 nights from £491

1 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Portscatho, Cornwall.


With a beautiful sandy beach only two minutes' walk down the hill and spectacular sea views from the large picture windows in the sitting-room, Porthcurnick Studio is a surprisingl...

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

7 nights from £491

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £493

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


It's not just children who love sandcastles, you too will fall in love with this cute holiday hideaway nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith. Floor to ceiling folding glass d...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £493

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  • 20% off

    20 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018

    £566.42 £452.80

  • 20% off

    27 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019

    £566.42 £452.80

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

7 nights from £496

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


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the Owner's home, the...

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

7 nights from £496

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

7 nights from £496

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


This compact detached cottage is the perfect little romantic retreat for any couple looking to explore, play golf, or simply enjoy miles of golden sands. The Flower House stands wi...

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

7 nights from £496

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  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £562.35 £449.60

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £496

Shepherds hut with sea views near Praa Sands.


What could be more wonderful than breathtaking sea views from your cosy shepherd's hut? Positioned so that you can see right out to the far Atlantic, Forget-Me-Not is cleverly desi...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £496

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £498 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Unspoilt countryside, buttercup-filled fields and a burbling river - a stay at Honeysuckle truly is get-away-from-it-all glamping. Inside, a log-fired range provides cooking and he...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £498 *

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £498 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Spacious and comfortable, Celandine is a luxury safari tent set in gloriously unspoilt and pretty countryside. This gorgeous retreat is the middle of three that share communal picn...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £498 *

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