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 474 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 474 holiday cottages available in August

3 bedroom, dog friendly luxury safari tent nr Launceston, North Cornwall.


Spacious and comfortable, Celandine is a luxury safari tent set in gloriously unspoilt and pretty countryside. This gorgeous retreat is the middle of three that share communal picn...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £814 - £1130

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20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 1 Sep and 13 Oct 2018.

  • 20% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £1130.00 £904.00

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview.


This modern, well-presented town house is located in a small development in the centre of Seaview. A true home-from-home, 2 Sandpipers is perfect for a coastal break with the famil...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £851 - £945

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  • 15% off

    20 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

    £945.00 £803.25

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3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight


Nestled in the heart of Seaview village this lovely ground floor apartment is a stone’s throw from the sea front and all the village amenities. Seaview is an idyllic Edwardian reso...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £895 - £1000

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  • 10% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £1000.00 £900.00

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Sennen, West Cornwall.


This wonderful detached hideaway provides comfortable, spacious accommodation for guests wishing to enjoy the peace and quiet of the surrounding countryside. Bosanketh Cottage sits...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £897 - £1107

3 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


Close to the head of Bunnell Creek, a tranquil tree-lined estuary originating from the Helford River, this delightful, traditionally furnished former farmhouse is perfect for a tru...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £899 - £1110

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £930 - £1045

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Kingsand, Cornwall.


Situated in an acre of beautifully landscaped gardens in the heart of the Rame peninsula, with views across the rolling countryside to the waters of Plymouth Sound and Dartmoor in ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £942 - £1450

3 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Cowes, Isle of Wight.


Right in the heart of the bustling sailing town of Cowes, 9 Crown Court offers great accommodation with a stunning roof terrace boasting uninterrupted views across the rooftops to ...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £950 - £1050

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Dulverton, Somerset.


This spacious period house is on the edge of Dulverton, the gateway to Exmoor National Park, seconds from the riverside walk into this lovely little town. Andrew’s House is on the ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £972 - £1200

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Rubble Cottage is a stunning 18th Century Grade II Listed terraced property set in the oldest street in Newlyn; it has been completely restored in conjunction with English Heritage...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £984 - £1215

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