Dartmoor Holiday Cottages Available in August

Let your heart and mind run wild with a Dartmoor getaway this August. All of our luxury self catering cottages are personally inspected and fully kitted out so that you can enjoy the best of the best. Take a rummage through our collection of Dartmoor retreats and find the right one for you. Or two. Or three. 

Why choose a holiday in Dartmoor this August? If not for the rugged, undulating moor bursting with multi-coloured shrubs and pretty wild flowers, then for the proud forest tufts peppering the landscape. If not for the gurgling streams meandering their way happily through craggy, carved-out beds, then for the birds that sing out and dance on the breeze. If not for the mysterious and strong stone tors that rise from soft earth, then for the moorland ponies that call Dartmoor their home. Why choose a holiday in Dartmoor this August? Because there is nowhere else like it.

Find a holiday cottage in Dartmoor this August

Whatever you are looking for this August, whether it be a peaceful retreat away from summer crowds or a chance to gather your loved ones close and spend quality time together, you will find the perfect cottage for you.

At Classic Cottages, we like to emphasise the importance of high quality accommodation so that you can enjoy every moment of your break. Each cottages provides everything and anything you may need and no detail is forgotten.

To find the holiday cottage of your dreams in Dartmoor in August, browse our selection of available cottages and get ready to fall even deeper in love with Dartmoor.

30 available cottages for August in Dartmoor

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £422 - £528

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    23 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £422.40 £337.92

  • 20% off

    28 Jul 2018 - 4 Aug 2018

    £528.00 £422.40

  • 20% off

    4 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018

    £528.00 £422.40

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage 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

Price per week £478 - £597

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    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £597.00 £477.60

We’re a Visit England Quality Accredited Agency for our high standards in holiday letting.

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Widecombe, Dartmoor.


Ned's is the perfect dog-friendly Dartmoor bolthole. Named after a local character who lived in the cottage and who played the fabled ‘Uncle Tom Cobley’ for many years at the Widec...

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

Price per week £495 - £619

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    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £619.00 £495.20

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surround...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £503 - £629

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    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £629.00 £503.20

  • 10% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £629.00 £566.10

  • 10% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £616.42 £554.40

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Tuell Farm is an undiscovered rural haven of peace nestling in the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are 28 acres to explore on this tranquil farm with Gre...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £637 - £895 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 2 Jun and 8 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom available at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Granary is a charming reversed level converted barn. The open plan living-room is upstairs with a well-equipped galley kitchen and a glowing wood-burner. Downstairs is a comfor...

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

Price per week £638 - £679

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a mile from Dartmoor, The Wool Shed is a single-storey property found in Lower Chaddlehanger. Furnished and decorated in a contemporar...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £642 - £655

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Okehampton, North Devon.


This detached, beautifully converted barn, spacious and full of character, is ideal for exploring Dartmoor. Surrounded by open countryside, set within the Owners' grounds and appro...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £656 - £698

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


The 'wow' factor can be an over-used term – but not in this instance. Found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a mile from Dartmoor, The Hay Barn is really special. With its...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £720 - £735

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Taking its name from the nearby bridge over the Walkham river, Huckworthy is a truly idyllic couple's retreat. Granite steps lead you up to the front door and private garden area, ...

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

Price per week £852 - £869

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


This pretty little terraced cottage is an ideal Dartmoor retreat in the peaceful village of Walkhampton, just a short drive from the busy market town of Tavistock and within almost...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £704 - £749

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Forge, next door to The Cob (2676), is single-storey and has its own small patio-area to one side. Very warm and cosy inside, this is a pretty cottage (watch the step down to t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £716 - £895

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    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £895.00 £716.00

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor.


An old weaver's cottage, dating back to early 1703 and Grade II Listed, Atlas Cottage is lovely and has low lintels and exposed beams as well as the original twisting wooden stairc...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £722 - £768

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Drovers’ Cottage has been lovingly refurbished, offering a unique retreat for all occasions at any time of the year. Surrounded by stunning open countryside and within striking dis...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £764 - £780

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Haytor, Dartmoor.


The pretty village of Haytor Vale is tucked down a narrow lane below the well-known Dartmoor landmark of Haytor Rocks. Beam Ends is at the end of a terrace of stone cottages, a sho...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £782 - £879

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Okehampton, North Devon.


This brand new barn conversion nestles in a peaceful and attractive setting, a few miles from the open moorland of Dartmoor National Park. The market town of Okehampton is just dow...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £799 - £898

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £907 - £1019

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Named after the river running below, Walkham has a garden with uninterrupted views across the valley with its fields and woodland, to the rise of Dartmoor beyond. Inside you will b...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1312 - £1339

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Totnes, Dartmoor.


Little Linhay, a former hay barn stylishly converted into a stunning cottage, offers something very special. Set in a fabulous location within Dartmoor National Park, Little Linhay...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1314 - £1398

4 bedroom self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestled in the picture perfect village of Ilsington on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, The Old Post Office is perfectly located and exceptionally furnished making this cottage a real...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £781 - £1085

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3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

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

Price per week £930 - £1045

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Ivybridge, South Devon.


Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, at the end of a long driveway, Oak Cottage is based within the grounds of Swainstone Manor and provides one of the most peaceful s...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1016 - £1254

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


The tiny church of St Michael de Rupe is perched on top of Brentor and can be seen for miles around. Moorside, one of a pair of cottages, is tucked away in a sheltered spot down a ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1031 - £1289

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    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £1289.00 £1031.20

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Stunning can be an over-used term but Ida Cottage really lives up to the description. Under-floor heating throughout, toasty slate-flooring downstairs and oak-flooring upstairs, th...

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

Price per week £1132 - £1397

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Giles Cottage is an exceptionally attractive detached cottage, set within the stunning grounds of Wringworthy Farm. Staying in this beautiful Grade II Listed cottage you are guaran...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1144 - £1430

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    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £1430.00 £1144.00

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


The School House is incredibly special and the perfect retreat for those who want to get away from it all and completely unwind and relax. Originally the village school, The School...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1495 - £1525

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4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Half an hour from Tavistock, Ludbrook Cottage, on the banks of the River Tavy, is outside the village of Buckland Monachorum. Seasonal salmon and trout fishing is available by arra...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1203 - £1850


Named after the river running below, Walkham has a garden with uninterrupted views across the valley with its fields and woodland, to the rise of Dartmoor beyond. Inside you will b...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £2164 - £2208


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

  • Sleeps 12 + 3 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £2284 - £2619


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

  • Sleeps 16 + 4 cots in 3 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £3182 - £3846