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. 

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 214 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.

Looking for ideas for your August holiday?

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 214 holiday cottages available in August

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Looe, South Cornwall.


Butterwell Cottage is a lovely little hideaway for couples just a couple of miles inland from the coastal footpaths that wend their way along Whitsand, Lantivet and Looe bays. Warm...

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

Price per week £502 - £640

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    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £627.20 £501.76

1 bedroom self catering cottage in Wadebridge, North Cornwall.


Little Meadowside is a comfortable little bolthole for two, located on the edge of the vibrant town of Wadebridge. Nestled in a tiny hamlet, down a private lane, you truly are tuck...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £508 - £575

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    25 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

    £563.96 £507.56

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Truro, South Cornwall.


Rural in feel and with all the peace and tranquility you could require, this comfortable and welcoming cottage is just minutes from the pretty little city of Truro with its cobbled...

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

Price per week £519 - £690

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    18 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

    £690.00 £552.00

1 bedroom holiday cottage with water views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


This lovely little waterside bolthole is perfect for couples who like walking, bird watching or messing about on the water – and those who just like to kick back and relax in comfo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £519 - £690

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  • 20% off

    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £648.60 £518.88

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Cadgwith, Cornwall.


It's not just children who love sandcastles, you too will fall in love with this cute holiday hideaway nestled in the unspoilt village of Cadgwith. Floor to ceiling folding glass d...

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

Price per week £523 - £695

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    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £653.30 £522.64

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


With its wood-burner to keep you snug whatever time of year you visit, this lovely little stone-built cottage is the perfect base for exploring the coastal footpaths and ancient fi...

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

Price per week £523 - £695

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    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £653.30 £522.64

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


An unique 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 £525 - £670

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    18 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

    £670.00 £536.00

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 £530 - £705

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    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £662.70 £530.16

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 £534 - £710

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    24 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

    £667.40 £533.60

1 bedroom, rural apartment near the beach in Seaton, South Devon.


High above the Axe estuary, this hidden retreat is just a short walk from the South West Coast Path along the stunning east Devon and west Dorset Jurassic Coast. Steps lead down fr...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £534 - £545

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