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 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1299

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Sennen, Cornwall.


Perched above the harbour at Sennen Cove, Albatross is a stylish three-storey terraced retreat with wonderful sea views, perfect come rain or shine, as the roaring wood-burner in t...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1299

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1300

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


A very charming house overlooking The Green in the picturesque village of St Helens, on the east side of the Island, within a short and scenic walk to the beach. A footpath startin...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1300

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1301

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


Dating back to 1863 and converted in 2011, this superb two-storey apartment is located on the outskirts of Shanklin. 10 Shanklin Manor has an elegant, monochrome interior and the u...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1301

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  • 10% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £676.52 £608.87

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1301

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


Boscastle needs little introduction, its picturesque harbour being a well-known Cornish landmark. A mere two minute stroll back from the fishing boats, tucked below the harbour...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1301

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1301

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


Set in the tranquil heart of Cornwall’s countryside just outside the village of Stithians, Little Seaureaugh (formerly known as Seaureugh Cottage) is the perfect rural getaway. Wit...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1301

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £572.44 £457.95

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1315

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


You can indeed see the harbour lights from this immaculate cliffside apartment set above bustling Mevagissey harbour, and watch the fishing fleet as they come and go. This ancient,...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1315

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  • 20% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £578.60 £462.88

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

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1347

3 bedroom holiday cottage near Totnes, South Devon.


Torbay is renowned for the golden beaches and bustling seaside towns of Torquay and Paignton. Closer to Totnes and Dartmoor, Marldon is a quiet village where the Owner of Jasmine C...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1347

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £592.68 £474.14

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1398

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


Set at the end of a quiet lane in the heart of St Mawes, with wonderful views over the Percuil River, this single-storey cottage is a perfect holiday bolthole. Accessed by a couple...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1398

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £615.12 £492.10

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1410

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Superb views over the water to Flushing and the Roseland peninsula are guaranteed from this beautifully decorated contemporary first floor apartment, part of the renowned Admiral's...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1410

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  • 20% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £571.05 £456.84

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1474

Spectacular cedar yurt with all mod-cons and hot tub sleeps 5 in woodland nr Dartmouth, south Devon


Spacious, comfortable and furnished to an extremely high standard, Owl Cedar Yurt really has got the 'wow factor'. In a wonderfully tranquil woodland setting, it boasts fabulous vi...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1474

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