Holiday cottages for August

You will never be short of things to do on a family holiday in August.

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. We have 671 available holiday cottages for August in The West Country for your summer escape.

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

We have 671 West Country holiday cottages available in August.

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

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Wembury, South Devon.


The ideal hideaway for couples, Princes Granary lies in the village of Down Thomas in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with wonderful walks along the nearby South West Coast ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £657 - £670

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Gorgeous showmans wagon, sleeping 2, dog friendly near Looe, South Cornwall.


Roll up, roll up! For your delight and delectation we proudly present this wondrous, whimsical and warmly welcoming wagon (cue drum roll!). The gorgeously, lovingly and painstaking...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £659 - £672

Clifftop Shepherds Hut sleeping two with sea views in Seaton (Devon).


This beautifully positioned shepherd's hut has outstanding 180 degree views across Lyme Bay to the cliffs of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. You can be lulled to sleep by the so...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £659 - £672

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, rural self catering cottage near Liskeard, South Cornwall.


Sivel is a gorgeous single-storey cottage, in an amazing place – 20 acres of wooded valley and lovingly tended gardens with wonderful views across the valley to rolling countryside...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £662 - £675

Dog friendly shepherds hut with hot tub near Bridgwater, Somerset.


At the heart of a farmstead in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Duck's Puddle enjoys its own enclosed and private setting complete with a hot tub and little b...

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

Price per week £662 - £675

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

Price per week £663 - £705

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Luxury airstream glamping for 2 near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


A gorgeously romantic retreat with a difference, Poppy Airstream is an icon in aluminium that has been fully re-fitted for modern glamping. This retro silver bullet is both glamoro...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £666 - £680

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Dorset's World Heritage Jurassic Coast is close to this comfortably furnished, single-storey, spacious cottage. Set within the grounds of the Owner's home, The Stables is self-cont...

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

Price per week £667 - £710

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