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 855 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 855 holiday cottages available in August

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £607

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Badgers Cottage, a snug semi-detached cottage for two, is set in a farmyard, beautifully converted from an 18th Century stone barn. All on one level, the open plan design gives a w...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £607

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

7 nights from £612

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Sitting in the heart of Exmoor National Park, Week Cottage dates back to the 1690s and is all picture-book old world charm inside. A spacious boot-room, perfect for muddy boots (an...

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

7 nights from £612

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £612

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Crantock, North Cornwall.


Tucked away in the rural hamlet of Trevilson, only a few miles inland from north Cornwall's breathtaking coastline, this delightful little cottage is the perfect bijou bolthole for...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £612

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £618

1 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Portreath, West Cornwall.


Located on the fringes of Illogan, the small hamlet of Shuffley could easily be described as a ‘village in the valley’ with a stream running through this pretty woodland setting. H...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £618

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

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £618

1 bedroom apartment with sea views in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Cowries is a cosy ground floor apartment sleeping two with fabulous uninterrupted views of Gerrans Bay and the pretty seaside village of Portscatho. Situated directly above the har...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £618

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

7 nights from £620

1 bedroom, dog friendly, rural self catering cottage in Helston, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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

7 nights from £620

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £620

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


Located on the first floor of Shanklin Villa, a lovely Victorian property, this small studio apartment packs a punch despite its size. Enjoying beautiful sea views from its elevate...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £620

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

7 nights from £620

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Set on the hillside in the grounds of the Owners' house, this cute semi-detached studio barn enjoys outstanding rural views overlooking the ancient market town of Helston on the ed...

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

7 nights from £620

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

7 nights from £621

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Clovelly, North Devon.


Moonstone is a delightful single-storey, one bedroom, detached cottage just 1.5 miles from the rugged north Devon coast and the dramatic coastal path. At low tide vast expanses of ...

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

7 nights from £621

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £623

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portloe.


Tucked down a quiet country lane and just five minutes’ drive from the sea, this charming detached cottage is surrounded by 50 acres of National Trust land and is adjacent to the c...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £623

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