Where to go on holiday in August

Whether going for guaranteed sunshine in far-flung climes or staying closer to home in the UK, there's something to suit all tastes in these suggestions for where to go on a family holiday in August. 


This stunning part of the Welsh coast has some of the UK's warmest temperatures.


Just across the channel is lovely Brittany – great for an easy summer getaway.


For a properly summer vibe, try the tropical sunshine of Barbados

Year-long travel guide

See our suggestions for family holiday destinations by month.