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 744 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 744 holiday cottages available in August

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £985

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near South Molton, North Devon.


This incredibly spacious and beautifully presented detached country cottage is in a glorious peaceful setting on the edge of Exmoor National Park with north Devon's stunning sandy ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £985

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

7 nights from £985

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

7 nights from £985

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  • 10% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £467.87 £421.09

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

7 nights from £989

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Steps lead up to this gorgeous converted sail loft set close to the centre of St Mawes, famous for its quaint harbour and delightful passenger ferry to Falmouth. Tucked away an...

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

7 nights from £989

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

7 nights from £995

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


A tranquil location, pretty countryside, great beaches and a warm welcome are waiting for you when you stay at Wingfield Cottage. Cleverly designed and using the natural beauty of ...

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

7 nights from £995

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

7 nights from £995 *

Luxury glamping safari tent with hot tub, sleeping 4, near Ottery St Mary, Devon.


The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast stretches right into east Devon and, just a few miles inland from magical Budleigh Salterton, a dedicated meadow at Knightstone Farm awai...

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

7 nights from £995 *

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

7 nights from £995

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in St Just, West Cornwall.


A bubbling stream flows through the beautiful garden of this traditional Cornish barn conversion, providing a tranquil setting for your holiday in this Area of Outstanding Natural ...

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

7 nights from £995

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

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

7 nights from £995

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near St Agnes, North Cornwall.


With sweeping countryside views, detached Winnie's Cottage lies down a quarter-mile long unmade farm track, overlooking pastures and the countryside beyond. Apart from Honeysuck...

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

7 nights from £995

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £472.62 £378.10

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

7 nights from £998

2 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Mullion, West Cornwall.


Tucked away down a private road, Springfield Cottage is a delightfully spacious single-storey cottage with wonderful views across the countryside towards the sea at Gunwalloe. T...

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

7 nights from £998

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  • 20% off

    6 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

    £533.93 £427.14

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

7 nights from £998

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near St Ives, West Cornwall.


This sensitively converted reverse-level barn is set in beautiful countryside, a short drive from St Ives and the north coast's glorious sandy beaches. This detached property s...

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

7 nights from £998

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £474.05 £379.20

  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £568.86 £455.20

  • 20% off

    19 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019

    £534.47 £427.20

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £999

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


The tiny little train which runs along the stunning coast to St Ives is only a stone's throw away, and gorgeous sandy beaches are easily accessed from here by foot. Nearby is the H...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £999

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