How to find your perfect family holiday cottage in Cornwall this summer

Last updated 15th March 2024

Is there anything better than a Cornwall cottage holiday with kids? We don’t think so, which is why we’re excited about the Classic Cottages Cornwall collection right now.


St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, Cornwall

A Cornwall cottage is the perfect base for a family friendly getaway and Classic Cottages exclusive collection covers all bases from cottages with sea views to hidden escapes in the Cornish countryside.


Summer in St. Ives, Cornwall

So if you want to spend a holiday discovering Cornwall’s incredible stretch of coastline, from glorious sandy beaches and picturesque fishing villages to fun family adventures, including surfing, coasteering, kayaking, and swimming in the sea, here are some of the Classic’s best holiday cottages in Cornwall for this summer.


Farfield, Porthscatho, Cornwall

Farfield, Portscatho: a dreamy Cornwall cottage by the sea

Sitting on the hill overlooking the sparkling waters of the Roseland Peninsula, Farfield is a dreamy coastal escape. Start the day with breakfast on the terrace, before wandering down to the beach for an afternoon spent building sandcastles and swimming in the sea. Sleeps up to 8.

Take a closer look at Farfield and book here


Parc Brawse House, Cornwall

Parc Brawse House, The Lizard: spend summer in the far south

Nestled in a special location on the Lizard Peninsula, Parc Brawse House is a fabulous family getaway. The sheltered patio makes for a great spot for sociable alfresco dining. And as one of the most southerly properties in the UK, you certainly won’t be far from the coastline for fun-filled days spent exploring. Sleeps up to 10.

Find out more about Parc Brawse House and book here


Dale Cottage, St Agnes, Cornwall

Dale Cottage, St Agnes: your country cottage in Cornwall

Savour laid-back Cornish life with a stay at Dale Cottage. Sitting in the lovely village of St Agnes, the cottage is within walking distance to a number of restaurants and coffee shops – and not to mention the glorious beach!

The garden is rather special here too, complete with a summer house and plenty of space for family games and picnics in the sunshine. Sleeps up to 6. 

Explore Dale Cottage and book here


Far View, Bodmin, Cornwall

Far View, Bodmin: ideal for multi-gen Cornwall holidays

Gather the whole family together for an unforgettable holiday at Far View. During the day, pull on your walking shoes and explore the incredible landscapes of Bodmin Moor. Afterwards, head to the outdoor kitchen for summer evenings spent soaking up the panoramic views and enjoying a delicious alfresco supper. Sleeps up to 14.

Take a closer look at Far View and book here


Dreamcatcher Cottage, Marazion, Cornwall

Dreamcatcher Cottage, Marazion: Mount’s Bay views

With fabulous views of Mount’s Bay, Dreamcatcher Cottage is just a stroll away from the picturesque town of Marazion. From there, you can walk over the causeway or catch the boat over to St Michael’s Mount, before returning to your sunny, private garden for a soak in the hot tub. Sleeps up to 5.

Find out more about Dreamcatcher Cottage and book here


St Morwenna, Tintagel, Cornwall

St Morwenna, Tintagel: heart of the country close to the sea

Sitting between the villages of Boscastle and Tintagel, St Morwenna is a particularly stylish Cornwall cottage and ideal for a summertime family holiday.

Spend blissful summer days in the sun-drenched terrace and garden, and if you fancy exploring, you’ll find woodland, waterfalls, and the iconic coastal path within easy reach of the cottage. Sleeps up to 8.

Explore St Morwenna and book here


White Cottage, Helford, Cornwall

White Cottage, Helford: overlooking the Helford River

White Cottage is a secluded escape, overlooking the idyllic Helford River. With cosy, welcoming interiors, a pretty garden, and a dreamy location, this is a place you won’t want to leave. The cottage even has its own private mooring, perfect for heading out on a kayaking adventure. Sleeps up to 4.

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