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 613 school summer holiday cottages in Cornwall

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

7 nights from £498 *

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


Prepare to get really rural: Campion, our very special luxury safari tent, is glamorous camping with a difference. Set in an unspoilt, quiet meadow in beautiful north Cornwall, it ...

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

7 nights from £498 *

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

7 nights from £500

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel and with all the peace and tranquility you could require, this comfortable and welcoming cottage is just minutes from the pretty little city of Truro with its cobbled...

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

7 nights from £500

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £500

1 bedroom holiday cottage with water views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely little waterside bolthole is perfect for couples who like walking, bird watching or messing about on the water – and those who just like to kick back and relax in comfo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £500

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

7 nights from £500

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Boscastle.


Snuck down a little lane close to the shores of the north Cornish coast, Driftwood is the ideal retreat for two. Small but perfectly formed, this charming bolthole nestles next to ...

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

7 nights from £500

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

7 nights from £501

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Sitting on the edge of a wooded valley and only a short drive to the thriving fishing port of Porthleven with its restaurants, cafes and pretty harbour, this charming 19th Century ...

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

7 nights from £501

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  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £503

Luxury Shepherds Hut sleeping 2 with sea views near Praa Sands.


Delightful Mr Blue Sky's picture window frames a beautiful garden vista, while in the distance you can see a panorama of the Atlantic sea. In this seaside-themed shepherd's hut eve...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £503

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £505

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Polzeath, North Cornwall.


Post Office Cottage is an amazingly spacious cosy cottage for two. Beautifully furnished, this charming little bolthole nestling next to the Owner's home is ideal for exploring the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £505

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

7 nights from £505

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Newquay, North Cornwall.


Kiddlywink Cottage is a rural haven yet perfectly located for exploring this stunning area of Cornwall. The north coast is dotted with wonderful beaches, while the south coast boas...

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

7 nights from £505

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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

7 nights from £507

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away and hidden from view yet only a short walk from Helston with its shops, pubs and cafes, this delightful cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high sta...

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

7 nights from £507

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

7 nights from £509

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


Beacon Top Bottom is a delightfully bijou cottage nestled in the slopes of St Agnes Beacon. Ideally situated for exploring this stunning area of north Cornwall, this cosy little bo...

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

7 nights from £509

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