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Your Guide to School Holidays in 2023

Whether you’re coming with all the family for a summer getaway or looking for a bolthole during the quieter season, here’s the school holiday dates for Cornwall, so you can book the time away to suit you…

February half term: 13th-17th February 2023

In February, days are getting lighter and longer, the beaches are peacefully quiet and the local cafes and pubs serve up delicious toasty treats, just perfect for this time of year. After wrapping up and strolling along a deserted beach or quiet coast path, you can be sure to find the warmest hot chocolates, tastiest of roasts and the cosiest of fires awaiting you. Take a look at some of our favourite places to eat with our Roasts by the Coast blog.

Perranporth Beach Cornwall

Easter half term: 3rd-14th April 2023

Milder weather brings spring sunshine to Cornwall at Easter, with many of our glorious gardens blooming back to life after the winter. With flora bursting under blue skies, there’s so much to see in do at this time of year, from the magnificent gardens to museums and attractions both indoor and out! As well as the Cornish events calendar filling up with events for all the family, from the foodies to the music lovers.

May half term: 29th May – 3rd June 2023

Ahead of the bustling summer season, May’s glorious sunshine means it’s the perfect time for adventure away from the bigger crowds. Surfing, bodyboarding, hiking, cycling… whatever outdoor activity you prefer, get the family together for some unforgettable time on the coast.

Chapel Rock Sea Pool Perranporth
Holywell Bay beach Cornwall

Summer holidays: 26th July – 1st September 2023

Sea, sun and sand. What more could you want from a summer holiday? Spend your days on the golden sandy beaches, dipping your toes in the turquoise seas and sipping on thirst quenching sundowners.

October half term: 23rd-27th October 2023

Crips walks on the beach, the freshest sea air, rambles across the coast path. October is a beautiful time to explore Cornwall. Auburn leaves crunching underfoot, bright coral sunsets and seasonal dishes of locally sourced autumnal fayre are on the menu in coastal cafes and cosy pubs.

Autumn coast path Perranporth

Christmas holidays: 20th December 2023 – 3rd January 2024

Quaint cobbled streets, glow under the sparkle of fairy lights, whilst harbours are illuminated by magical festive displays. Christmas is a wonderful time of year to visit Cornwall. Explore independent shops, selling hand made gifts, local crafts and mouthwatering Cornish fayre and find those perfect stocking fillers for the ones you love, whilst making memories of a special yuletide holiday.

To find the holiday for you, browse our 2023 availability and see our collection of self-catering properties in and around Perranporth, click here.

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