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 783 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 783 holiday cottages available in August

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1035

2 bedroom cottage near Kingsbridge, south Devon.


Found in the quiet hamlet of Leigh, Grade I Listed Leigh Barton is partly a designated ancient monument and a fine example of a medieval monastic grange and outbuildings, where the...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1035

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  • 20% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £491.62 £393.30

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1038

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


Enjoying wonderful countryside views and a splendid rural seclusion, this charming barn conversion is tucked away on Cardinham Farm, a peaceful smallholding on the outskirts of Pra...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1038

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  • 20% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £456.72 £365.38

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1038

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Hayle, West Cornwall.


With its sunny, sheltered enclosed back garden with your own private hot tub, detached Sunset Barn is a beautifully presented open plan cottage. Set on a small and peaceful smallho...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1038

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  • 20% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £420.39 £336.31

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

7 nights from £1040

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

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

7 nights from £1040

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

7 nights from £1056

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


The Upper 18 is a charming terraced cottage with fabulous views hunkered above this bustling fishing port. Formerly a fisherman's cottage and overlooking Newlyn, it offers views to...

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

7 nights from £1056

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

7 nights from £1061

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near St Mawes.


Set in the heart of the picturesque village of St Mawes, with a wonderful sea view across the rooftops, this comfortable terraced cottage is within easy walking distance of the exc...

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

7 nights from £1061

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1070

Luxury glamping, sleeping 4, dog friendly near the beach near Mullion


Like the idea of luxury camping but not too sure about sleeping under canvas? Well look no further for the perfect solution – a tin tent! Rusty the Tin Tent, as featured on Channel...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1070

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1070

large 2 bedroom, rural dog friendly converted barn near Looe, South Cornwall.


Once a stone-built mill house, Millers has been lovingly transformed into a wonderfully comfortable holiday home. Top quality furnishings, WiFi access and a warming wood-burner com...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1070

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  • 30% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £406.60 £284.90

  • 40% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £457.20 £274.32

  • 40% off

    8 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019

    £488.00 £292.80

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

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

7 nights from £1075

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Polzeath, North Cornwall.


A beach hut by the sea is exactly what Krowji is, and what a beach! Polzeath has it all; surfing, acres of sand, cowrie shell hunting, trendy shops, a plethora of restaurants a...

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

7 nights from £1075

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  • 20% off

    22 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019

    £473.00 £378.40

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

7 nights from £1076

2 bedroom cottage with river views near Saltash, South Cornwall.


Looking for the perfect retreat set in a dream location, where the only passing traffic is on the water, then look no further than Riverside Cottage. Part of a converted 18th Centu...

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

7 nights from £1076

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