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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Mullaghmore in Irish Sea, County Sligo, Ireland-West

Mullaghmore, Irish Sea

Coastal Breaks in County SligoIreland-West

Mullaghmore self catering accommodation in Irish Sea, County Sligo sleeps 7. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Mullaghmore is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Mullaghmore does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Mullaghmore start from £416 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Mullaghmore


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Number One Braeside Mews in Paignton, Devon, South West England

Number One Braeside Mews, Paignton

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Number One Braeside Mews self catering accommodation in Paignton, Devon sleeps 9. This 3 bedroom luxury House is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Number One Braeside Mews is close to the beach. Prices at Number One Braeside Mews start from £451 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Number One Braeside Mews

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering

Shire Lodge in Llandysul, Ceredigion, Mid Wales

Shire Lodge, Llandysul

Coastal Breaks in CeredigionMid Wales

Shire Lodge self catering accommodation in Llandysul, Ceredigion sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden Hot Tub . Shire Lodge is close to the beach. Shire Lodge does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Shire Lodge start from £323 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Shire Lodge

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Hot tub Easy walking close by

Lakeside Retreat in Anglesey, Isle of Anglesey, North Wales

Lakeside Retreat, Anglesey

Coastal Breaks in Isle of AngleseyNorth Wales

Lakeside Retreat self catering accommodation in Anglesey, Isle of Anglesey sleeps 6. This luxury Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays . Lakeside Retreat is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Lakeside Retreat does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Lakeside Retreat start from £595 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Lakeside Retreat

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Ideal for a romantic break Luxury self catering

Tian Tang in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, South East England

Tian Tang, Yarmouth

Coastal Breaks in Isle of WightSouth East England

Tian Tang in South East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Swimming Pool . It also has Internet access. Tian Tang is close to the beach. ... more about Tian Tang

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering

Lahinch in Seaside Resort, County Clare, Ireland-West

Lahinch, Seaside Resort

Coastal Breaks in County ClareIreland-West

Lahinch self catering accommodation in Seaside Resort, County Clare sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Lahinch is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Lahinch start from £196 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Lahinch


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by

Blue Bay View in Filey, North Yorkshire, North East England

Blue Bay View, Filey

Coastal Breaks in North YorkshireNorth East England

Blue Bay View self catering accommodation in Filey, North Yorkshire sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Blue Bay View is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf horse riding fishing . Blue Bay View does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Blue Bay View start from £180 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Blue Bay View


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Games room

Ballinskelligs in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Ballinskelligs, Ring of Kerry

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Ballinskelligs self catering accommodation in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry sleeps 10. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Ballinskelligs is close to the beach. Prices at Ballinskelligs start from £381 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Ballinskelligs


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach

Glenbeigh in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Glenbeigh, Ring of Kerry

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Glenbeigh self catering accommodation in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Glenbeigh is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Glenbeigh does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Glenbeigh start from £217 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Glenbeigh


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by

4 Queens Quay in Torquay, Devon, South West England

4 Queens Quay, Torquay

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

4 Queens Quay self catering accommodation in Torquay, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 4 Queens Quay is close to the beach. Prices at 4 Queens Quay start from £314 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 4 Queens Quay

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

 

 

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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