August Bank Holiday Cottages

Escape to the South and West this August bank holiday, with one of our 65 holiday cottages available from the Isle of Wight to far west Cornwall. Grab a break before the schools go back and sink your toes into some sand one more time, or get out of the summer heat with a shady woodland hideaway. Read more

Whether you're looking for a romantic bank holiday break for two, or to get the family together before the school uniform rush, our selection of handpicked and inspected cottages for the August bank holiday are ideal. Get away to enjoy the August weather with no worries, with our friendly team on hand to ensure you have a stress-free break.

Not sure where to go this August? With cottages across the South and West, we're sure we've got something that will tick your boxes. The Isle of Wight is easy to reach yet feels like another world, with the gentle pace of island life lulling you into a relaxing holiday. Hampshire and the New Forest give you the magic of both coast and forest, and between the two you'll never be stuck for things to do.

Start heading west into Dorset and Somerset, and go fossil hunting on the Jurassic Coast or simply settle in and admire the lush green landscape. By the time you reach Devon and Cornwall, a sea view is never far away and coves and beaches are just waiting to be explored, but the likes of Dartmoor provide a wildness hard to find in the UK.

Wherever you choose to spend your August bank holiday, we've got exceptional holiday homes that will make sure you have a good holiday.

We've got 65 holiday cottages for the August bank holiday

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

7 nights from £361

Viewtown Linhay

4500

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near Callington, South Cornwall.


Viewtown Linhay is a hidden gem offering a walker's paradise for you and your hound. Situated in the Tamar Valley bordering the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the outskirts ...

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

7 nights from £361

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

7 nights from £450

1 Harrow Cottages

4642

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


This charming first floor apartment is in Nettlestone, just up the hill from Seaview and within walking distance of the beach. Surrounded by countryside there are lovely views from...

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

7 nights from £450

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £466

The Garden Lodge

3984

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Tucked away from view behind the owners’ Georgian home, The Garden Lodge is a welcoming retreat on the edge of Helston making it the perfect base for exploring this unspoilt area o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £466

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £471

Little Barn Retreat

4187

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Newport, Isle of Wight


This absolutely gorgeous barn conversion is the perfect place for a couple's holiday, located on the Durton Farm Estate in the centre of the Island. Lovingly refurbished by the own...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £471

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £472

Post Office Cottage

2848

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 £472

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

7 nights from £478

Cowslip

1431

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey.


Cowslip like Meadowsweet (1430), is a detached granite barn which has two steps leading into the living-room, where neutral walls and polished wood floors frame the warmly coloured...

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

7 nights from £478

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

7 nights from £483

Bos Arvorek

1621

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


Bos Arvorek means ‘coastal home’ which this traditional, detached, former hay barn certainly is! Found down a narrow, granite-walled road in the hamlet of Boscaswell, the cottage i...

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

7 nights from £483

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £483

Roseney Barn

2234

1 bedroom, dog friendly rural holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Just a few miles from Fowey and close to the pretty village of Lanlivery, Roseney Barn is tucked away down little lanes in a tranquil rural location, the perfect retreat for those ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £483

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

7 nights from £500

The Battenburg Studio

3664

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


This contemporary studio apartment enjoys a great location in Shanklin. With modern decor and open plan living, it makes a cosy retreat for a couple looking for a coastal break. ...

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

7 nights from £500

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £518

Kiln Cottage

1175

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Totnes, South Devon.


In an idyllic location, down a quiet lane just outside a pretty village and surrounded by open fields, this 18th Century cottage is well located for touring the beautiful South Ham...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £518

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