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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Baltimore in Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland-South

Baltimore, Skibbereen

Coastal Breaks in County CorkIreland-South

Baltimore self catering accommodation in Skibbereen, County Cork sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Baltimore is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Baltimore start from £205 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Baltimore


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Clonbur in Connemara, County Mayo, Ireland-West

Clonbur, Connemara

Coastal Breaks in County MayoIreland-West

Clonbur self catering accommodation in Connemara, County Mayo sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Clonbur is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Clonbur does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Clonbur start from £331 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Clonbur


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by

Orchard House in Bideford, Devon, South West England

Orchard House, Bideford

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Orchard House in South West England has a 5 star rating and can sleep up to 14. This 6 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden . It also has Internet access. Orchard House is close to the beach. Prices at Orchard House start from £1447 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Orchard House customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Orchard House


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering Orchard House Customer Feedback and Reviews

Roosky in River Shannon, County Roscommon, Ireland-West

Roosky, River Shannon

Coastal Breaks in County RoscommonIreland-West

Roosky self catering accommodation in River Shannon, County Roscommon sleeps 14. This 7 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Roosky is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Roosky does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Roosky start from £331 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Roosky


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

10 The Whitehouse in Watergate Bay, Cornwall, South West England

10 The Whitehouse, Watergate Bay

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

10 The Whitehouse in South West England has a 5 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. 10 The Whitehouse is close to the beach. 10 The Whitehouse does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at 10 The Whitehouse start from £422 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 10 The Whitehouse

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

1 Albany House in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

1 Albany House, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

1 Albany House self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 1 Albany House is close to the beach. Prices at 1 Albany House start from £590 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected 1 Albany House customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about 1 Albany House


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room 1 Albany House Customer Feedback and Reviews

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

Brandon in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Brandon, Dingle Peninsula

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Brandon self catering accommodation in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Brandon is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Brandon does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Brandon start from £248 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Brandon


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

Apartment 4 The Elms in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Apartment 4 The Elms, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Apartment 4 The Elms self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 4. This 1 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . Apartment 4 The Elms is close to the beach. Apartment 4 The Elms does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Apartment 4 The Elms start from £300 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Apartment 4 The Elms customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Apartment 4 The Elms


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Games room Apartment 4 The Elms Customer Feedback and Reviews

Castletownshend in Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland-South

Castletownshend, Skibbereen

Coastal Breaks in County CorkIreland-South

Castletownshend self catering accommodation in Skibbereen, County Cork sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Castletownshend is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Castletownshend does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Castletownshend start from £273 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Castletownshend


Sleeps 4 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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