Holiday Cottages for August

Why not treat yourself to the holiday of a lifetime this August? Whatever you are hoping for, you will find a holiday just right for you among our handpicked selection of luxury self catering cottages. Be it a lakeside country retreat, a quiet haven in a vibrant town or a seaside sanctuary with stunning ocean views, we'll find you somewhere that you'll never want to leave. Read more

At Classic Cottages, all of our holiday cottages are handpicked and personally inspected so that we only have the best of the best on our books. We want your whole experience to be as relaxed as possible, so every single cottage is fully equipped and kitted out to ensure your total comfort.

Pick the perfect holiday cottage for August

Whatever takes your fancy this August, we will have a cottage that is just right for you. If you want to head away from the summer crowds, spend a week on the wild and beautiful moors. If you cannot wait for a swim in the cool summer sea, choose one of our seaside retreats. If you want to keep an open mind, peruse our selection of 738 self catering cottages available for August and discover your new favourite spot.

With so much on offer, you will only wish you could drag out August for a few more days.

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

We have 738 holiday cottages available in August

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £735

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Mousehole.


Part of a small Victorian terrace of granite-built cottages, Rosie’s Cottage is tucked away on the edge of the ever-popular village of Mousehole, just a five minute walk from the i...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £735

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

7 nights from £764

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

7 nights from £764

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

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £765

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


If you want a cottage quietly situated in Boscastle but within two hundred yards of local pubs, restaurants and shops, with the latest communications technology, then The Shippen i...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £765

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

7 nights from £772

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Penzance, West Cornwall.


This cosy terraced cottage is set beside the busy seafront of Penzance promenade. Warm and snug, with low ceilings and the added bonus of Sky television (including Sky Sports) and ...

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

7 nights from £772

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

7 nights from £781

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


Cosy up in this pretty little terraced miner's cottage, set in the heart of one of Cornwall's ancient mining heritage sites and with views of the crashing Atlantic Ocean from downs...

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

7 nights from £781

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

7 nights from £785

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Porthallow, West Cornwall.


A charming 200 year old Cornish cottage on the outskirts of the pretty village of St Keverne. Perfect for a couple or small family, this delightful character cottage makes an ideal...

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

7 nights from £785

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £786

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

7 nights from £786

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    24 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

    £608.76 £487.20

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £795

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


Set in a tranquil location, Leat Mill Cottage is spacious and comfortable, with some lovely original features. Birdsong may well be your lasting memory from your stay here, as the ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £795

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    21 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019

    £475.05 £380.04

We’re here to help you find your perfect place to stay 7 days a week.

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

7 nights from £796

2 bedroom, rural cottage near the sea near Portreath, North Cornwall.


Practically a stone's throw from the Coast to Coast cycle tramway and only a few minutes' drive from several spectacular sandy beaches, Kernel's Barn is set back from the road betw...

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

7 nights from £796

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    20 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019

    £466.67 £373.60

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    27 Apr 2019 - 4 May 2019

    £425.31 £340.00

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    11 May 2019 - 18 May 2019

    £472.14 £377.60

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    18 May 2019 - 25 May 2019

    £472.14 £377.60

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

7 nights from £811

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Marazion, West Cornwall.


Named appropriately for the beautifully maintained south-facing garden it overlooks and only a mile from the unspoilt seaside village of Perranuthnoe and spectacular coastal footpa...

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

7 nights from £811

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