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 747 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 747 holiday cottages available in August

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

7 nights from £1485

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Marazion, West Cornwall.


With its safe, sandy, rock-pooly beach and a great gastro pub, Perranuthnoe is an idyllic, peaceful village by the sea. The Summer House, sleeping four or six guests, is set in the...

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

7 nights from £1485

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

7 nights from £1490

3 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


This large modern and beautifully designed Eco house is nestled in the Gillan Creek valley between Manaccan and St Martin on the Lizard peninsula, and surrounded by wonderful count...

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

7 nights from £1490

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

7 nights from £1490

3 bedroom cottage near the beach in Carlyon Bay, South Cornwall.


Tredhowr is a spacious detached contemporary house just 10 minutes’ walk from the beach, the coastal footpath and championship golf course at Carlyon Bay, and the wonderful tall sh...

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

7 nights from £1490

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

7 nights from £1495

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Christchurch.


Avon Beach, Christchurch Harbour, the New Forest National Park and the Jurassic Coast are all nearby to this recently renovated holiday bolthole. The cool shades of blue and the pl...

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

7 nights from £1495

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

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

7 nights from £1500

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


Miranda Cottage is a quintessential Cornish thatched cottage in the heart of the village of St Martin, a short distance from the famous sailing waters of the Helford River. Bea...

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

7 nights from £1500

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  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1505

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Mays Cottage is perfection with its charming accommodation, enclosed garden and secluded location close to the shores of Port Isaac, Polzeath and Rock. Pack your bikes, surfboards ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £1505

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1515

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Lyme Regis, Dorset.


Imagine spending a week in a fabulous former dairyman’s cottage with all mod-cons! This very stylishly furnished, yet quirky, semi-detached cottage is in the village of Morcombelak...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1515

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1520

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near St Mawes, South Cornwall.


This superb property is in an exclusive row of just three individually designed houses just a five minute walk down the hill to St Mawes' picturesque harbour and village centre wit...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1520

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1535

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage in Dartmouth, South Devon.


The Barn is a real home-from-home, offering comfort and quirkiness; this attractive property is a great holiday venue whatever the occasion. It’s bright and airy, certain to put a ...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1535

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

7 nights from £1540

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Newquay, North Cornwall.


Watersmeet sits high above the Gannel Estuary, on the Pentire Headland. This quiet area of Newquay boasts beautiful views, provides a full range of activities such as canoeing, hor...

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

7 nights from £1540

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