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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Tramore in Tramore Bay, County Waterford, Ireland-South

Tramore, Tramore Bay

Coastal Breaks in County WaterfordIreland-South

Tramore self catering accommodation in Tramore Bay, County Waterford sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Tramore is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Tramore does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Tramore start from £196 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Tramore


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

The Look Out in Hope Cove, Devon, South West England

The Look Out, Hope Cove

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

The Look Out self catering accommodation in Hope Cove, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Bungalow is a perfect base for your holidays . The Look Out is close to the beach. Prices at The Look Out start from £614 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected The Look Out customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about The Look Out


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Games room The Look Out Customer Feedback and Reviews

Sunnycliff in Trebarwith Strand, Cornwall, South West England

Sunnycliff, Trebarwith Strand

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Sunnycliff self catering accommodation in Trebarwith Strand, Cornwall sleeps 9. This 4 bedroom Holiday Home is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden . It also has Internet access. Sunnycliff is close to the beach. Sunnycliff does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Sunnycliff start from £1229 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Sunnycliff


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available

Corries Cottage in Little Walsingham, Norfolk, East England

Corries Cottage, Little Walsingham

Coastal Breaks in NorfolkEast England

Corries Cottage self catering accommodation in Little Walsingham, Norfolk sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Corries Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Corries Cottage start from £372 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Corries Cottage


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available

Triton in Bull Point Lighthouse, Devon, South West England

Triton, Bull Point Lighthouse

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Triton self catering accommodation in Bull Point Lighthouse, Devon sleeps 4. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Triton is close to the beach. Triton does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Triton start from £277 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Triton


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Ideal for a romantic break

Louisburgh in Atlantic Coast, County Mayo, Ireland-West

Louisburgh, Atlantic Coast

Coastal Breaks in County MayoIreland-West

Louisburgh self catering accommodation in Atlantic Coast, County Mayo sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Louisburgh is close to the beach. Louisburgh does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Louisburgh start from £201 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Louisburgh


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break

25 Burgh Island Causeway in Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, South West England

25 Burgh Island Causeway, Bigbury-on-Sea

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

25 Burgh Island Causeway self catering accommodation in Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . It also has Internet access. 25 Burgh Island Causeway is close to the beach. Prices at 25 Burgh Island Causeway start from £531 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected 25 Burgh Island Causeway customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about 25 Burgh Island Causeway


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available 25 Burgh Island Causeway Customer Feedback and Reviews

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

Waterville, Ring of Kerry

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Waterville self catering accommodation in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Waterville is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Waterville does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Waterville start from £224 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Waterville


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

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

Fenit in Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Fenit, Tralee

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Fenit self catering accommodation in Tralee, County Kerry sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Fenit is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Fenit does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Fenit start from £365 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Fenit


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available

 

 

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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