Holiday cottages for August in Somerset and Exmoor

You will never be short of things to do with the family in August in Somerset and Exmoor. 

There are oodles of beaches for bucket and spade fun. If you’re after peace and quiet, head inland to dodge the crowds. Late summer sunsets and early morning beach walks. The weeks off school will fly by with fun when you escape to Somerset and Exmoor. We have 49 available holiday cottages for August in Somerset and Exmoor for your summer escape.

If you're looking for things to do in August, have a look at our list of events for each county.

We have 49 Somerset and Exmoor holiday cottages available in August.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Sitting in the heart of Exmoor National Park, Week Cottage dates back to the 1690s and is all picture-book old world charm inside. A spacious boot-room, perfect for muddy boots (an...

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

Price per week £573 - £585

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Knighton Farm is in a magical setting, tucked into a sheltered valley yet surrounded by the dramatic scenery and wide open space of Exmoor. This traditional farmstead has fishing r...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £573 - £585

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Cleveland Cottage has the advantage of a choice of two prices – for bookings by two or four guests. This very pretty cottage, on the edge of Exmoor National Park, a few miles from ...

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

Price per week £612 - £860 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot.

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


This converted single-storey barn at Knighton Farm is set down a mile of very well-kept track and looks over fields towards the Exmoor village of Withypool and the moors. French wi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £622 - £635

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


Lane Cottage is a perfect Exmoor bolthole, tucked into a little square in the centre of the lovely market town of Dulverton. The cottage is really cosy with a multi-burner in the h...

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

Price per week £635 - £648

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Dieppy Farm Cottage is a delightful bolthole in the peaceful village of Skilgate, on the edge of Exmoor's stunning National Park. This most welcoming single-storey cottage has a hu...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £649 - £690

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


High up in Somerset's Quantock Hills, with some of the best walking this varied county has to offer right on the doorstep, Headford Farm Cottage is an excellent rural holiday base....

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £649 - £690

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


This newly refurbished 17th Century cottage attached to Pitt Farmhouse has been designed as a comfortable bolthole for two, a little tucked away base on the edge of beautiful Exmoo...

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

Price per week £649 - £690

Shepherds Hut with hot tub, dog friendly near Bridgwater, Somerset.


Somerset's Quantock Hills – a nine and a half thousand acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – rise up just behind the farm setting for this beautifully crafted, bespoke Shepherd...

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

Price per week £662 - £675

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Wells, Somerset.


This converted single-storey barn is in a peaceful rural position on the edge of Somerset’s Mendip Hills, within easy reach of Bath, Bristol and Wells. The Barn is a perfect base f...

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

Price per week £671 - £685

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday apartment with a pool in Crewkerne.


This spacious first floor, studio apartment surrounded by panoramic views of the Somerset countryside, close to the Dorset border and the Jurassic Coast, is a real bolt-hole with t...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £685 - £699

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


This really is the most beautifully designed bolthole for two. A romantic retreat with 'wow' factor in a traditional, rural hamlet setting in gorgeous south Somerset, close to the ...

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

Price per week £696 - £740

Shepherds Hut with a hot tub sat on its own fishing pond near Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.


The setting for this beautifully designed and fitted shepherd's hut is a celebration of what this kind of experience is all about. The gentle valley location is at the western edge...

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

Price per week £696 - £710

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Wells, Somerset.


This gentle Somerset stone barn has started a new life as a wonderfully tranquil bolthole for two. In a very quiet edge of village location near the beautiful Cathedral City of Wel...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £703 - £717

1 bedroom, rural self catering apartment in Ilminster, Somerset.


This stunning first floor, studio apartment, in rural south Somerset just 30 minutes from the stunning east Devon and Dorset Jurassic coast, is an exceptionally high quality hideaw...

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

Price per week £716 - £762

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Glastonbury, Somerset.


This delightful newly renovated Grade II Listed stone cottage is in the heart of the village of Pilton, with Glastonbury, Wells, Bath and the Mendip Hills within easy reach. 2 Batc...

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

Price per week £741 - £756

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


This unique pied-a-terre, close to the Somerset/Dorset border not far from the Jurassic Coast, stands in its own private wildlife meadow. Perfect for couples, this idyllic retreat ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £745 - £760

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Wellington, South Devon.


This beautifully presented single-storey property is perfect for exploring the unspoilt Blackdown Hills, the stunning Jurassic Coast – both designated Areas of Outstanding Natural ...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £649 - £690

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Orchard Barn is a stone's throw from the stunning Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; 9,500 acres of open moorland, deep wooded valleys and panoramic views. The sing...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £685 - £770

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Hayloft is in the heart of Barrington – a National Trust conservation village near the historic market town of Ilminster in south Somerset. This welcoming barn conversion is within...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £761 - £855

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Situated in the National Trust conservation village of Barrington, Flax Barn is one of four properties created from a group of historic barns, and is a comfortable, well placed bas...

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

Price per week £735 - £750

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


Manor Farm Lodge is the ideal base for exploring the fascinating area around the Somerset/Dorset border, and is within easy reach of the stunning Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis. This...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £774 - £870

2 bedroom thatched holiday cottage near Nether Stowey, Somerset.


In a beautiful wooded valley in the east Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Brookside Cottage is an idyllic getaway. This thatched semi-detached property lies withi...

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

Price per week £779 - £795

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Oak Tree Barn is a family-friendly and dog-friendly barn conversion in a peaceful setting on the edge of the unspoilt village of Thurloxton, in the foothills of the Quantock Hills ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £792 - £890

  • 10% off

    12 Jan 2018 - 19 Jan 2018

    £387.15 £348.30

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Court Cottage lies at the heart of West Monkton, a peaceful Somerset village, below the beautiful Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, above the Vale of Taunton t...

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

Price per week £797 - £895

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


Knights Barton is in a peaceful setting on the edge of the village of Halse, one of the prettiest in Somerset, between the Quantock Hills and Exmoor. This top quality, deceptively ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £810 - £910

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bath, Somerset.


This stylish barn conversion in the beautiful north Somerset village of Lullington is just a 15 minute drive from historic Bath. Four-legged friends are very welcome, the garden is...

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

Price per week £811 - £828

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bath, Somerset.


This beautifully presented and welcoming barn conversion in the unspoilt hamlet of Lullington, is just a 15 minute drive from Bath. Historic Wells, Bruton and Frome are all within ...

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

Price per week £811 - £828

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage in Bridgwater, Somerset.


This peaceful cottage is in a gentle swathe of unspoilt countryside between the Somerset coast and the beautiful Quantock Hills, a 9,500 acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty tha...

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

Price per week £811 - £828

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with a pool in Crewkerne, Somerset.


This beautifully presented little cottage offers totally enclosed grounds of around 1.5 acres – a delight for those bringing four-legged friends – a fabulous 13 metre heated indoor...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £840 - £894

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Bath, Somerset.


This 'best of all boltholes' is just a couple of miles outside the wonderful city of Bath and yet in a rural setting with panoramic valley views and a deep sense of peacefulness. K...

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

Price per week £853 - £870

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Minehead, Somerset.


Set back from the seafront esplanade with fantastic sea views and just steps from the South West Coast Path, Grade II Listed 1 Coastguard Cottages is the perfect location for a fam...

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

Price per week £853 - £870

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage with a hot tub, near Taunton, Somerset.


Set in the vale of Taunton, halfway between Exmoor National Park and the beautiful Quantock Hills and an easy drive from the coast, this is a perfect base from which to discover th...

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

Price per week £872 - £980

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


This tranquil detached cottage is in a sheltered rural setting on the edge of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the beautiful Somerset countryside all ar...

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

Price per week £877 - £985

2 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Withypool is at the heart of the beautiful Exmoor National Park and Riverview has a wonderful elevated village position with panoramic views of the River Barle below and the open m...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £888 - £906

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


This peaceful detached cottage, on the edge of a beautiful south Somerset village, is the perfect base for exploring this historic county or for popping over the border into Dorset...

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

Price per week £897 - £915

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Glastonbury, Somerset.


The Old Barn at Cherry May Farm, a delightful past winner of the West Somerset Council Excellence in Building Awards, embraces the very best aspects for 21st Century living with an...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £988 - £1220

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Bruton, Somerset.


Greenhills is, quite simply, a beautiful period cottage in a beautiful unspoilt Somerset village, renovated with vision and style to create the most fabulous and welcoming retreat....

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

Price per week £1117 - £1140

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


This spacious period house is on the edge of Dulverton, the gateway to Exmoor National Park, seconds from the riverside walk into this lovely little town. Double doors open onto a ...

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

Price per week £972 - £1200

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Oliver’s Cottage is a pretty period property in Withypool, a traditional village at the heart of Exmoor National Park with a shop, seasonal tea-room, riverside picnic-area and pub ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £986 - £1370

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Wells, Somerset.


The Coach House is in a tranquil hilltop position with countryside views over Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire and is close to historic Glastonbury, Wells and Bruton. French windows ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1024 - £1150

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Somerset, near Honiton.


This luxury farmhouse in the Blackdown Hills, with wonderful garden hot tub, is in an idyllic rural setting on the edge of the village of Bishopswood, within walking distance of th...

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

Price per week £1087 - £1510

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Set in the courtyard of an original farmstead in a scenic location, within easy reach of Exmoor National Park’s open moorlands and the lovely market towns of Dulverton and Bampton,...

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

Price per week £1176 - £1200

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Wellington, Somerset.


You will think you are in a five star hotel at The Coach House Stables – a converted original stable building with a huge south-facing courtyard on a country estate in the gentle S...

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

Price per week £1184 - £1260

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Nether Stowey, Somerset.


A fabulous Scandinavian-style lodge, a steaming hot tub, a sauna, and all in a setting in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with views as far as the Bristol Ch...

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

Price per week £1318 - £1345

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Taunton, Somerset.


This fabulous Somerset property set in the lovely village of West Bagborough in the Quantock Hills, has panoramic views which will take your breath away. Bashford Lodge is ideal fo...

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

Price per week £1373 - £1401

  • 25% off

    15 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017

    £1260.90 £945.75

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dunster, Somerset.


Set high above the village of Luxborough at the heart of Exmoor National Park, Westcott Cross Cottage is a fabulous detached family home with a huge enclosed garden and unspoilt vi...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1044 - £1450

4 bedroom self catering apartment in Taunton, Somerset.


This beautiful and historic property has been refurbished to the highest standard whilst truly celebrating its history and character. Castle House, part of the original 12th Centur...

  • Sleeps 7 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1180 - £1255

4 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Honiton, Somerset.


The Cow Shed has been named to celebrate its original life at the heart of this historic south Somerset farmstead but its transformation into a luxurious and strikingly contemporar...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1354 - £1880