August Bank Holiday Cottages

Escape to the South and West this August bank holiday, with one of our 171 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 171 holiday cottages for the August bank holiday

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

7 nights from £379

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Okehampton, North Devon.


What a tranquil spot this is amidst rolling fields and wooded valleys. Lower Hewton Farm dates back to the 16th Century and the cottage, which adjoins the main house, is welcoming ...

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

7 nights from £379

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

7 nights from £382

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Want to be at one with nature and take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, then wind your way along the country lanes to the peace and beauty that abounds at Neptu...

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

7 nights from £382

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

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

7 nights from £425

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach in Penzance.


The Queens Quarters has all the facilities of a good hotel with the freedom of your own private apartment. With sea glimpses from the large comfortable sitting/dining-room, this is...

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

7 nights from £425

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

7 nights from £432

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helston, West Cornwall.


The Old Stable is a delightful semi-detached studio with original beams and stylish furnishings throughout. A well-equipped kitchen and dining-area on the mezzanine is accessed by ...

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

7 nights from £432

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £467

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bude, North Cornwall.


This delightful barn conversion, surrounded by 280 acres of glorious Cornish countryside, is the perfect retreat for couples seeking a slower pace of life and time to unwind. A...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £467

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

7 nights from £471 *

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Ottery St Mary, South Devon.


This cheerful cottage is close to the east Devon village of Whimple, between Honiton and Exeter. It is a pretty and peaceful rural area surrounded by traditional apple orchards and...

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

7 nights from £471 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £474

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Hayle, West Cornwall.


Just a few minutes’ drive from Hayle’s long sandy beaches and only six miles from St Ives and its galleries, shops and restaurants, Count House Cottage also lies within easy reach ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £474

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

7 nights from £480

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 £480

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

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

7 nights from £485

1 bedroom, dog friendly studio near Tavistock, North Devon.


The Apple Store is an idyllic romantic retreat for two. Nestled within the stunning Devon countryside and offering the most beautiful and uninterrupted views, this cosy little retr...

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

7 nights from £485

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

7 nights from £498

1 bedroom, dog friendly studio near the beach in Perranporth.


Picture-perfect and petite, this delightfully bijou bolthole for two is set in the picturesque hamlet of Bolingey. All on one level, this small but perfectly formed studio apartmen...

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

7 nights from £498

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