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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Skull in West Cork, County Cork, Ireland-South

Skull, West Cork

Coastal Breaks in County CorkIreland-South

Skull self catering accommodation in West Cork, County Cork sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Skull is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Skull does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Skull start from £279 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Skull


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

10 Thurlestone Rock Apartments in Thurlestone, Devon, South West England

10 Thurlestone Rock Apartments, Thurlestone

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

10 Thurlestone Rock Apartments self catering accommodation in Thurlestone, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . 10 Thurlestone Rock Apartments is close to the beach. Prices at 10 Thurlestone Rock Apartments start from £510 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected 10 Thurlestone Rock Apartments customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about 10 Thurlestone Rock Apartments


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Games room 10 Thurlestone Rock Apartments Customer Feedback and Reviews

St Clethers in Ladock, Cornwall, South West England

St Clethers, Ladock

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

St Clethers self catering accommodation in Ladock, Cornwall sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . St Clethers is close to the beach. Prices at St Clethers start from £346 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about St Clethers


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Garden Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner Easy walking 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

Creeslough in Glenveigh National Park, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Creeslough, Glenveigh National Park

Coastal Breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Creeslough self catering accommodation in Glenveigh National Park, County Donegal sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Creeslough is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Creeslough start from £201 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Creeslough


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

Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows in Torquay, Devon, South West England

Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows, Torquay

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows self catering accommodation in Torquay, Devon sleeps 6. This Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows is close to the beach. Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows start from £241 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Penthouse, 11 Water Meadows

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Internet WIFI available

16 At the Beach in Torcross, Devon, South West England

16 At the Beach, Torcross

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

16 At the Beach self catering accommodation in Torcross, Devon sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 16 At the Beach is close to the beach. Prices at 16 At the Beach start from £331 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 16 At the Beach

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering

10 Zinc in Newquay, Cornwall, South West England

10 Zinc, Newquay

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

10 Zinc self catering accommodation in Newquay, Cornwall sleeps 6. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 10 Zinc is close to the beach. Prices at 10 Zinc start from £368 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 10 Zinc

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

Oaklands in Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire, East England

Oaklands, Sutton on Sea

Coastal Breaks in LincolnshireEast England

Oaklands self catering accommodation in Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Hot Tub . Oaklands is close to the beach. Oaklands does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Oaklands start from £560 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Oaklands

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Hot tub

39 Tre Lowen  in Newquay, Cornwall, South West England

39 Tre Lowen , Newquay

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

39 Tre Lowen in South West 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 . It also has Internet access. 39 Tre Lowen is close to the beach. 39 Tre Lowen does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at 39 Tre Lowen start from £475 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 39 Tre Lowen

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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