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 168 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 168 holiday cottages available in August

2 bedroom cottage near the beach near Porthallow, West Cornwall.


There may no longer be a candlestick-maker in St Keverne, but the village does have a butcher, a baker, a grocer and two pubs! On the outskirts of the village, pretty Tremaen Cotta...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £738 - £785

2 bedroom holiday cottage near Ilminster, Somerset.


Hayloft is in the heart of Barrington – a National Trust conservation village near the historic market town of Ilminster in south Somerset. This welcoming barn conversion is within...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £761 - £855

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £542.92 £434.34

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Chard, Somerset.


This high quality property is in a glorious rural setting in south Somerset, just a 20 minute drive from the stunning Jurassic coastline at Lyme Regis in Dorset. Purtington Barn Co...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £769 - £785

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Crewkerne, Somerset.


Ideal for a couple or for three guests, Purtington Barn Studio in south Somerset is a very recently converted cottage just a short drive inland from Lyme Regis, Dorset's iconic se...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £769 - £785

2 bedroom cottage near the beach, near Kingsbridge, Devon.


If you imagine the perfect retreat in which to enjoy this gorgeous part of south Devon, you would probably be thinking of this attractive detached stone barn conversion. With oak f...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £819 - £920

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight


Originally the farms milking parlour, Dairy Cottage is a light and airy ground floor cottage with plenty of charm throughout. With a double bedroom with pleasant views across the f...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £578 - £640

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight


Originally the farm's milking parlour, this delightful cottage sleeping four is the perfect cottage to spend quality time together as a family in a stunning rural location. Located...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £578 - £640

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach near St Helens, Isle of Wight.


This two bedroom apartment in Bembridge is small but perfectly formed. Lovingly restored by the owners, 53a offers a perfect base for a family with a light and airy double bedroom ...

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

Price per week £605 - £695

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  • 10% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £449.94 £404.95

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview.


4 Tollgate Cottages is located near Seaview on the duver - a beach front area that is home to the stunning Hersey Nature Reserve. This cosy cottage would suit a small family or a c...

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

Price per week £628 - £730

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  • 20% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £486.62 £389.29

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Ventnor, Isle of Wight


Located in the cosmopolitan town of Ventnor in a Victorian town house, Seascape is a modern two bedroom apartment with spectacular sea views along the coastline. It offers contempo...

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

Price per week £653 - £780

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