West Country cottages with some availability in August

90 rental properties match your search for Devon, Cornwall, Somerset cottages with availability in August 2025
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Slate Cottage,

Tredethy, Cornwall, England
sleeps  3 sleeps 3
1 bedrooms 1 bedroom
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
2 dogs welcome  2 dogs
family friendly family friendly

Romantic retreat near the Camel Trail and Bodmin Moor, sleeping up to 3 people, within around a half hour drive of the coast.

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TVDishwasherMicrowaveFree WifiParking
7 nights from £344
Next available: 27 Apr - 4 nights
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The Coach House Romantic Retreat,

Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England
sleeps  2 sleeps 2
1 bedrooms 1 bedroom
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
1 dog welcome  1 dog
family friendly family friendly

Studio-style holiday home for 2 near Wimborne Minster, stylish, light and airy, plus pet-friendly, and with its own private outdoor hot tub.

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ground floor bedroom
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TVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveOutdoor Hot TubFree WifiGardenParking
7 nights from £556
Next available: 23 Apr - 3 nights
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The Roundhouse,

West Anstey, Devon, England
sleeps  6 sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms 3 bathrooms
2 dogs welcome  2 dogs
family friendly family friendly

Unique dog-friendly self-catering holiday house with country views, sleeping 8 people near Exmoor National Park.

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7 nights from £551
Next available: 01 Jan - 7 nights
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Ferrystone,

Kingswear, Devon, England
sleeps  6 sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Stylish 3 bedroom holiday home close to riverside in Kingswear, just across the water from Dartmouth and 8 miles from Paignton, sorry no pets.

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7 nights from £800
Next available: 23 Apr - 7 nights
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Woodlands Farmhouse ,

Glastonbury, Somerset, England
sleeps  14 sleeps 14
7 bedrooms 7 bedrooms
6 bathrooms 6 bathrooms
2 dogs welcome  2 dogs
family friendly family friendly

A unique and historic grade II listed 17th century farmhouse set in 100 acres of rolling countryside, luxuriously renovated yet retaining many of it’s original features such as the stunning inglenook fireplace, with a cinema room and shared access to a spa on site with an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym, this is a wonderful holiday home.

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Gold Award Winning CottageTVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveGames roomOutdoor Hot TubSaunaHeated poolFree WifiEnclosed GardenParking
7 nights from £3510
Next available: 23 Apr - 3 nights
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Shepherd's Hut Barn, rural Dorset,

Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, England
sleeps  6 sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
2 dogs welcome  2 dogs
family friendly family friendly

Want to stay somewhere with tranquil rural views over fields and pastures where you can relax and unwind in Dorset? This 3 bedroom family-friendly and dog-friendly ban could be perfect, close to Thomas Hardy's Country and within reach of Dorset's Jurassic Coast for day trips.

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7 nights from £718
Next available: 29 Apr - 4 nights
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Dolphin Lodge,

Port Isaac, Cornwall, England
sleeps  4 sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
2 dogs welcome  2 dogs
family friendly family friendly

2 bedroom pet-friendly holiday lodge sleeping up to 4 people close to Port Isaac Bay, Cornwall.

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ground floor bedroom
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TVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveFree WifiGardenParking
7 nights from £372
Next available: 26 Apr - 7 nights
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Hazel Wooden Lodge near Exmoor,

Washford, Somerset, England
sleeps  8 sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
1 dog welcome  1 dog
family friendly family friendly

Good quality, characterful and welcoming 4 bedroom Somerset holiday lodge situated close to Washford and Dunster, built from wood, this holiday home offers charm and warmth and can accommodate up to 8 in pet-friendly accommodation, soak up awe-inspiring views over the surrounding countryside and enjoy relaxing in the outdoor hot tub during a stay here.

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7 nights from £903
Next available: 23 Apr - 7 nights
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The Cedars,

Blackborough, Devon, England
sleeps  12 sleeps 12
5 bedrooms 5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms 5 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Luxurious 5 bedroom timber-clad holiday home in the Blackdown Hills, sleeps 12 and complete with swim spa, outdoor table tennis, BBQ lodge and children's play area.

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7 nights from £2450
Next available: 23 Apr - 3 nights
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Court Farmhouse,

Bude, Cornwall, England
sleeps  12 sleeps 12
6 bedrooms 6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms 6 bathrooms
3 dogs welcome  3 dogs
family friendly family friendly

High quality pet-friendly 6 bedroom 6 bathroom holiday farmhouse in Bude, with access to a swimming pool, tennis court, games room with pool table and soft play area, and children’s outdoor play areas with swings, slide, climbing frame and trampoline.

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country views
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Digital TVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveGames roomOwn swimming pool ()Tennis courtFree WifiEnclosed GardenParking
7 nights from £1200
Next available: 23 Apr - 3 nights
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Apple Cottage ,

Pylle, Somerset, England
sleeps  4 sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
2 dogs welcome  2 dogs
family friendly family friendly

High quality boutique style holiday home set in a peaceful rural setting with a tranquil garden and private hot tub.

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Gold Award Winning CottageTVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveOutdoor Hot TubFree WifiEnclosed GardenParking
7 nights from £740
Next available: 23 Apr - 7 nights
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Ash Holiday Lodge,

Washford, Somerset, England
sleeps  8 sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
1 dog welcome  1 dog
family friendly family friendly

Searching for a good quality wooden holiday lodge where you and your dog will be welcome and where you can relax and explore some of the best of Somerset? With 3 bedrooms, an outdoor private hot tub and a location only a couple of miles from the coast and Exmoor National Park this could be a great place for your next holiday.

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7 nights from £942
Next available: 23 Apr - 7 nights
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Lake View,

West Down, Devon, England
sleeps  6 sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms 2 bathrooms
no dogs allowed No pets
family friendly family friendly

Stylish 3 bedroom country cottage with countryside and lake views, with fishing lakes on site, relax and unwind in the North Devon countryside, just 15 minutes' drive from Woolacombe beach.

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ensuite(s)lake views
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7 nights from £587
Next available: 23 Apr - 7 nights
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Parlour Barn,

Bude, Cornwall, England
sleeps  4 sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms 1 bathroom
1 dog welcome  1 dog
family friendly family friendly

Stylish and welcoming 2 bedroom dog-friendly barn conversion on a working farm in Bude, enjoying access to the farm’s leisure facilities including a swimming pool, a tennis court and a games room with soft play facilities and pool table.

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ground floor bedroom
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Digital TVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveGames roomOutdoor Hot TubOwn swimming pool (Swim in the beautifully warm water of our indoor swimming pool. Open all year round, the swimming pool is at the heart of the Court Farm complex in North Cornwall. The pool is heated to around 30c.)Tennis courtFree WifiGardenParking
7 nights from £500
Next available: 23 Apr - 4 nights
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Cossington Park Estate,

Cossington, Somerset, England
sleeps  26 sleeps 26
9 bedrooms 9 bedrooms
7 bathrooms 7 bathrooms
6 dogs welcome  6 dogs
family friendly family friendly

A gold award winning country house in the Somerset countryside with beautiful gardens and playing fields and table tennis room, sleeps up to 22 in 6 bedrooms in the main house and 3 bedrooms in the adjoining annexe, benefiting from an excellent location only 5 miles from Bridgwater and 11 miles from Burnham on Sea.

5 (5 reviews)
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Gold Award Winning CottageDigital TVDishwasherWashing machineMicrowaveGames roomFree WifiEnclosed GardenParking
7 nights from £3242
Next available: 06 May - 4 nights
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So, you would like to spend a few days in August in the West Country in a holiday cottage?

That south western corner of the British Isles is always warmer for longer than the rest of the country. Summer seems to linger so that the prospect of glorious days on the beach and lazy days sitting on a deck chair in a Devon, Cornish or Somerset cottage garden sounds blissful.

August is the month with highest summer demand so that unless booking ahead, finding a cottage to rent with some availability becomes a little like hunting for a needle in a haystack. The beaches of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset are a magnet when the sun shines.

West Country cottages available in August for holiday booking

West Country cottageWest Country paradise in August

There is a greater chance of finding a rural idyll in the West Country during the final summer month, somewhere a little inland with a short drive to the coast. West Country cottages can be exquisite gems, especially weathered old stone cottages surrounded by mature gardens that complement the house. Some of the period cottages that have ramblers around the porch, a flower edged path to the front door and stepping stones across the lawn to an orchard, are a dream.

It can be a mistake to select properties according to their facilities when there are gorgeous cottages brimming with character and years of care and development. Beauty feeds the soul and becomes a daily pleasure on holiday in a way that a hot tub or swimming pool cannot even begin to compete with.

The pretty coastal cottages in Cadgwith in Cornwall, or beamed farmhouses in Devon are a privilege to stay in. These properties of yesteryear come with memories and history which is often summarised in a visitor’s book.

West Country barn conversions as holiday accommodation

Converted barns abound in the West Country and although modern in appearance are a marriage between an old building and a new interior. Many have been specially developed as holiday accommodation and are furnished tastefully in a practical manner. There will be no clutter, no personal knickknacks, just useful lamps to set mood and complementary pictures on the walls. The barn conversions offer incredible space and big picture windows for those West Country views. Beams and vaulted ceilings add character. Do browse some of the holiday barns and country cottages listed below to find your own West Country hideaway in August.

August Dates for your diary when looking for a cottage holiday:

  • Blackdown Hills Beer and Music Festival is on during the second week of August.
  • Watchet Music Festival, on north Somersert coast, takes place in the last week of August.