Rent Cottages near the Beach in England, Scotland Wales and Ireland

Cottage beach holidays in England, Scotland and Wales

Think holiday, think Beach is our motto... and so what better than a selection of thousands of cottages close to the beach and the wonderful British coast. We have a great selection of beach holiday cottages, apartments and lodges across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Whether you are looking for golden sandy beaches, rolling surfing waves or coastal paths to explore you will find something for you near the beach.

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Weldun House in Alnwick, Northumberland, North East England

Weldun House, Alnwick

Coastal Breaks in NorthumberlandNorth East England

Weldun House self catering accommodation in Alnwick, Northumberland sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Weldun House is close to the beach. Weldun House does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Weldun House start from £341 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Weldun House customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Weldun House

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Games room Weldun House Customer Feedback and Reviews

Beachside in Gower, West Glamorgan, South Wales

Beachside, Gower

Coastal Breaks in West GlamorganSouth Wales

Beachside self catering accommodation in Gower, West Glamorgan sleeps 4. This 1 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Beachside is close to the beach. Prices at Beachside start from £296 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Beachside customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Beachside

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Ideal for a romantic break Games room Beachside Customer Feedback and Reviews

Cottage View in Hope Cove, Devon, South West England

Cottage View, Hope Cove

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Cottage View self catering accommodation in Hope Cove, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Cottage View is close to the beach. Cottage View does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Cottage View start from £470 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Cottage View customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Cottage View


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Games room Cottage View Customer Feedback and Reviews

Millers Loft in Erpingham, Norfolk, East England

Millers Loft, Erpingham

Coastal Breaks in NorfolkEast England

Millers Loft self catering accommodation in Erpingham, Norfolk sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . It also has Internet access. Millers Loft is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Prices at Millers Loft start from £274 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Millers Loft


Sleeps 2 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Golf close by Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Easy walking close by

Forest Park in East Coast, County Wexford, Ireland-South

Forest Park, East Coast

Coastal Breaks in County WexfordIreland-South

Forest Park self catering accommodation in East Coast, County Wexford sleeps 7. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Open Fire/woodburner . Forest Park is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Forest Park start from £364 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Forest Park


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Open fire or wood burner

Carlingford in Carlingford, County Louth, Ireland-East

Carlingford, Carlingford

Coastal Breaks in County LouthIreland-East

Carlingford self catering accommodation in Carlingford, County Louth sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Carlingford is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Carlingford start from £251 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Carlingford


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break

Pinewood in Thorpe Market, Norfolk, East England

Pinewood, Thorpe Market

Coastal Breaks in NorfolkEast England

Pinewood self catering accommodation in Thorpe Market, Norfolk sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Pinewood is close to the beach. Pinewood does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Pinewood start from £247 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Pinewood customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Pinewood

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Easy walking close by Pinewood Customer Feedback and Reviews

Sea Haven Apartment in Westward Ho, Devon, South West England

Sea Haven Apartment, Westward Ho

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Sea Haven Apartment self catering accommodation in Westward Ho, Devon sleeps 6. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . It also has Internet access. Sea Haven Apartment is close to the beach. Prices at Sea Haven Apartment start from £350 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Sea Haven Apartment

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

Wells Park Barn in Stoke Fleming, Devon, South West England

Wells Park Barn, Stoke Fleming

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Wells Park Barn self catering accommodation in Stoke Fleming, Devon sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Wells Park Barn is close to the beach. Prices at Wells Park Barn start from £451 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Wells Park Barn

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

Cullenstown in Sunny East Coast, County Wexford, Ireland-South

Cullenstown, Sunny East Coast

Coastal Breaks in County WexfordIreland-South

Cullenstown self catering accommodation in Sunny East Coast, County Wexford sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Cullenstown is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Prices at Cullenstown start from £254 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Cullenstown


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Fishing close by

 

 

English Beach Holiday Cottage search

Obviously when you think of a beach holiday in England the south west counties of Cornwall, Devon and Somerset come to mind and they do attract millions of visitors a year. However, don't discount the glorious sandy beaches on the Northumberland Coast, the charm of the Suffolk coast or the seaside resort of Blackpool and more in the North West. We have a great selection of cottages and apartments across England to rent that are close to the beach and the coast for you, your partner, family or friends to enjoy. To start your search for cottages or apartments near the beach in England simply select a county below.

Scottish Beach Holiday Cottage search

The Scottish coastline is perfect for walking and exploring this great country, with dramatic views and scenery to be seen. To search for a cottage or apartment near the beach in Scotland simply select a county below.

Welsh Beach Holiday Cottage search

Wales is certainly not short of great coast to explore. Whether you are looking to explore the historic Pembrokeshire Coast or sun yourself on the beaches of the many seaside town in Wales a cottage in Wales is the perfect holiday base. To search for Wales cottages close to the beach simply select a county below.

North Wales cottages

Clwyd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Wrexham

Mid Wales cottages

Ceredigion, Dyfed, Powys

 

 

Irish Beach Holiday Cottages search

Completely surrounded by water, the Irish has coast everywhere you look! From dramatic rugged coastline to family beaches Ireland has it all.

 

Looking for the BEST Family Beaches - Blue Flag Beaches in the UK

If you have not come across it before, A Blue Flag is a prestigious, international award scheme that recognises the best beaches and marina's in the world. It judges coastal destinations against important criteria including water quality, facilities, safety, environmental education and management with only the best winning a Blue Flag.

So, if you are are heading for a beach holiday in the UK, head for one of the many Blue Flag beaches for the very best experience. The Blue Flag beach list is reviewed every year (results in May) but the list regularly features Bournemouth and Poole in Dorset, Torbay and Dawlish Warren in Devon, Polzeath and Sennen Cove in Cornwall, Bridlington and Scarborough in Yorkshire and Cromer and Lowestoft in East Anglia. And, of course, you will find lots of our self catering holiday cottages and apartments close to these great beaches.

See our lists of 2012 English Blue Flag Beaches and Scottish Blue Flag Beaches.

Here is our list of 2011 Blue Flag Beaches in England, Scotland and Wales

 

Beach Holiday cottages includes what type of accommodation?

As we are called Find Cottage Holidays you are sure to find lots of beach cottages on this site but that is not all. Our self catering accommodation listings close to the beach and coast also include apartments, lodges, chalets, bungalows, holiday homes and more! So whether you are looking for a couple, a beach holiday for your family or a group you are sure to find something here.

 

Refine your Family Cottage Holiday search

We have thousands cottages, apartments, lodges and bungalows listed which is a huge choice. So if that is feeling a little overwhelming, why not narrow down your search by county using the menu at the top of the page or use our Advanced Cottage and Self Catering Search to select specific accommodation features.

 

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Find Cottage Holidays mission is to promote the very best of the UK and Ireland's wonderful self catering accommodation, whether it be cottages, apartments, lodges, chalets, houses, villas or bungalows. But, it's not just about the cottages, we also try and bring you some helpful guides and information on the places to go, things to see and activities to do while you enjoy your break in England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland. In fact, we are adding to our list daily but if you think we have missed somewhere special tell us via our Facebook page. With wonderful countryside and superb coastlines to explore the UK and Ireland has so much to offer.

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