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. 

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 72 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

2 bedroom dog-friendly self catering cottage near the beach near Portloe.


Dolphin Cottage is a cosy mid-terrace former coastguard’s cottage, situated on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Portloe, with sea views from the terrace. The bijou co...

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

Price per week £896 - £995

2 bedroom cottage with river views near Saltash, South Cornwall.


Looking for the perfect retreat set in a dream location, where the only passing traffic is on the water, then look no further than Riverside Cottage. Part of a converted 18th Centu...

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

Price per week £1024 - £1150

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Porthcurno, West Cornwall.


Chy Morva, or should we say Little House by the Sea, is in an exquisite setting with views towards stunning Porthcurno beach and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. The first floor balcony ...

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

Price per week £1026 - £1425

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


See the ocean as you enter this contemporary first floor apartment, looking through the open plan living-room to the clear blue bay. Drop your bags and head down the hill to the be...

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

Price per week £1128 - £1566

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  • 20% off

    28 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018

    £665.55 £532.80

  • 20% off

    5 Oct 2018 - 12 Oct 2018

    £665.55 £532.80

  • 20% off

    12 Oct 2018 - 19 Oct 2018

    £665.55 £532.80

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in St Just, West Cornwall.


The Bowjey is a short walk up the lane from the spectacular Cape Cornwall peninsula and Priest’s Cove, with the bustling village of St Just and the beach at Sennen just a short dri...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £907 - £1120

3 bedroom cottage with estuary views near Truro, South Cornwall.


The superb location of this gorgeous cottage gives unrestricted views over Restronguet Creek from every room, with the glass-fronted first floor sitting-room and balcony providing ...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1354 - £1880

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2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


Designed to complement the most spectacular views over Porthminster beach, St Ives harbour and beyond, these security-gated apartments are stylish, contemporary and exceedingly com...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1520 - £1990

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

Price per week £814 - £1130

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20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 1 Sep and 13 Oct 2018.

  • 20% off

    21 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018

    £384.20 £307.36

3 bedroom holiday cottage in Rock, North Cornwall.


Greenaway nestles in amongst its neighbours in Pityme near Rock, close to the banks of the River Camel. This spotlessly presented bungalow is ideal for guests looking for a bolthol...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £899 - £1110

3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


An idyllic location makes this spacious and luxurious safari tent hard to resist. Set a stone's throw from the gorgeous Lamorna Cove, Bluebell is located on the edge of an eight ac...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £907 - £1260

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