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 446 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 446 holiday cottages available in August

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


A cosy rural retreat for two on the edge of the National Trust’s beautiful Penrose Estate, Smugglers Cottage nestles quietly beside a handful of similar stone dwellings in a truly ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £596 - £745

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  • 20% off

    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £745.00 £596.00

Dog friendly shepherds hut with hot tub near Bridgwater, Somerset.


At the heart of a farmstead in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Duck's Puddle enjoys its own enclosed and private setting complete with a hot tub and little b...

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

Price per week £608 - £675

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  • 10% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £675.00 £607.50

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Dulverton, Somerset.


Cleveland Cottage has the advantage of a choice of two prices – for bookings by two or four guests. This very pretty cottage, on the edge of Exmoor National Park, a few miles from ...

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

Price per week £612 - £860 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot.

  • 20% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £688.00 £550.40

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


If you are looking for the ‘wow’ factor, you need look no further! This stylish retreat is just a short distance from Mousehole, yet set in a peaceful, rural hamlet in the heart of...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £612 - £756

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  • 15% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £756.00 £642.60

  • 15% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £756.00 £642.60

  • 15% off

    17 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018

    £756.00 £642.60

1 bedroom, dog friendly shepherds hut with own fishing lake near Exeter.


A few miles outside the Roman city of Exeter, a few miles inland from the east Devon Jurassic Coast, and many miles away from the fast pace of everyday life, sits a delightful shep...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £613 - £625

1 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Dawlish, South Devon.


This delightful and spacious detached cottage provides the perfect getaway location for two. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, The Apple House offers you a wonderful ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £614 - £627

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

1 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Sennen, West Cornwall.


Hike the Cornish cliffs just a moment’s walk away from Faraway Loft and watch the buzzards wheel above you. Guests can surf at nearby Sennen Cove or listen to the birdsong as they ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £618 - £687

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  • 10% off

    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £687.00 £618.30

  • 10% off

    4 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018

    £687.00 £618.30

  • 10% off

    11 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018

    £687.00 £618.30

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Fowey, South Cornwall.


There are glorious views over the fields and woods of Trethevey Farm from the glass-fronted, south-facing open plan living-room of this gorgeous contemporary barn conversion. Adjoi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £619 - £790

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  • 15% off

    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £790.00 £671.50

  • 20% off

    18 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

    £790.00 £632.00

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


Dieppy Farm Cottage is a delightful bolthole in the peaceful village of Skilgate, on the edge of Exmoor's stunning National Park. This most welcoming single-storey cottage has a hu...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £621 - £690

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  • 10% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £690.00 £621.00

  • 10% off

    10 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018

    £690.00 £621.00

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


Over 200 years old, this lovely stone cottage overlooking Stithians Reservoir is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall. Attached to but facing away from the Owner's home, the...

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

Price per week £623 - £636

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