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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Libbys Cottage in Looe, Cornwall, South West England

Libbys Cottage, Looe

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Libbys Cottage in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Libbys Cottage is close to the beach. Libbys Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Libbys Cottage start from £292 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Libbys Cottage

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering

Oak Tree Cottage in Instow, Devon, South West England

Oak Tree Cottage, Instow

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Oak Tree Cottage in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached . Oak Tree Cottage is close to the beach. Oak Tree Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Oak Tree Cottage start from £292 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Oak Tree Cottage customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Oak Tree Cottage


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Games room Luxury self catering Oak Tree Cottage Customer Feedback and Reviews

Mill View Cottage in Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, North East England

Mill View Cottage, Ravenscar

Coastal Breaks in North YorkshireNorth East England

Mill View Cottage self catering accommodation in Ravenscar, North Yorkshire sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden . Mill View Cottage is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf horse riding fishing . Mill View Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Mill View Cottage start from £205 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Mill View Cottage


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Garden Games room

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 8. This 4 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 . Prices at Glenbeigh start from £224 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Glenbeigh


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by

Superior Country Lodge Four VIP in Tintagel, Cornwall, South West England

Superior Country Lodge Four VIP, Tintagel

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Superior Country Lodge Four VIP self catering accommodation in Tintagel, Cornwall sleeps 4. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays . Superior Country Lodge Four VIP is close to the beach. Prices at Superior Country Lodge Four VIP start from £285 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Superior Country Lodge Four VIP

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach

Killybegs in Donegal Bay, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Killybegs, Donegal Bay

Coastal Breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Killybegs self catering accommodation in Donegal Bay, County Donegal sleeps 12. This 5 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Killybegs is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Killybegs start from £318 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Killybegs


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering

Windchimes in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Windchimes, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Windchimes self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Windchimes is close to the beach. Prices at Windchimes start from £907 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Windchimes


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Games room

Highland Conifer in Glen Oban, Argyll, West Scotland

Highland Conifer, Glen Oban

Coastal Breaks in ArgyllWest Scotland

Highland Conifer self catering accommodation in Glen Oban, Argyll sleeps 6. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays . Highland Conifer is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Highland Conifer does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Highland Conifer start from £405 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Highland Conifer

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


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

Duncannon in Waterford Harbour, County Wexford, Ireland-South

Duncannon, Waterford Harbour

Coastal Breaks in County WexfordIreland-South

Duncannon self catering accommodation in Waterford Harbour, County Wexford sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Duncannon is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Duncannon does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Duncannon start from £333 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Duncannon


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

Greencastle in Inishowen Peninsula, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Greencastle, Inishowen Peninsula

Coastal Breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Greencastle self catering accommodation in Inishowen Peninsula, County Donegal sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Greencastle is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Greencastle does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Greencastle start from £258 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Greencastle


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