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 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

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Torpoint.


Nestled in its own garden within the Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, this is a charming retreat. The park has 865 acres of woods, fields and coastline – your dog will be in heaven! Or...

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

Price per week £700 - £745

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


A cosy rural retreat for two on the edge of the National Trust’s beautiful Penrose Estate, Smugglers Cottage nestles quietly beside a handful of similar stone dwellings in a truly ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £700 - £745

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven with a hot tub.


Poppy’s private hot tub is a real treat. The cottage itself is also absolutely delightful, with its beautifully furnished wood-floored living-room, pretty bedroom with king-size be...

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

Price per week £700 - £745

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    22 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018

    £387.40 £348.30

  • 10% off

    6 May 2018 - 13 May 2018

    £424.65 £382.50

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with hot tub near Porthleven, Cornwall


Meadow’s fabulous hot tub overlooks the field which gave the barn its name. Standing across the courtyard from Poppy and Daisy, this pretty little detached cottage is just as welco...

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

Price per week £700 - £745

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  • 10% off

    6 May 2018 - 13 May 2018

    £424.65 £382.50

  • 15% off

    13 May 2018 - 20 May 2018

    £450.73 £383.35

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


With views over the countryside to the 15th Century church in the village of Crowan, Bolankan Barn is a delightful retreat for two, equipped to an exacting standard by the Owners w...

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

Price per week £700 - £745

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Driftwood Cottage, a terraced three-storey former fisherman’s home, lies a mere stroll from Porthleven’s picturesque harbour where colourful boats are overlooked by several shops, ...

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

Price per week £701 - £715

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1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Perranporth, North Cornwall.


The north coast is famous for gorgeous beaches and Perranporth, a great example of one of the best, is a few minutes’ drive from lovely Primrose Cottage. Nestled in a tranquil, pea...

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

Price per week £701 - £746

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Wells, Somerset.


The Hayloft is a wonderfully tranquil bolt-hole for two in a rural edge of village setting near the beautiful Cathedral City of Wells. Close to the incredible RSPB wildlife sanctua...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £703 - £717

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