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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Gorey in Sunny South East Coast, County Wexford, Ireland-South

Gorey, Sunny South East Coast

Coastal Breaks in County WexfordIreland-South

Gorey self catering accommodation in Sunny South East Coast, County Wexford sleeps 12. This 5 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Gorey is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Gorey start from £1250 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Gorey


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

Glin in River Shannon, County Limerick, Ireland-South

Glin, River Shannon

Coastal Breaks in County LimerickIreland-South

Glin self catering accommodation in River Shannon, County Limerick sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Glin is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Glin start from £225 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Glin


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

Cliff Cottage in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Cliff Cottage, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Cliff Cottage self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 6. This luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Cliff Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Cliff Cottage start from £610 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Cliff Cottage


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Open fire or wood burner Games room Luxury self catering

1 The Coach House in Hallsands, Devon, South West England

1 The Coach House, Hallsands

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

1 The Coach House self catering accommodation in Hallsands, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. 1 The Coach House is close to the beach. Prices at 1 The Coach House start from £542 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected 1 The Coach House customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about 1 The Coach House


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available 1 The Coach House Customer Feedback and Reviews

Carlingford in Carlingford Lough, County Louth, Ireland-East

Carlingford, Carlingford Lough

Coastal Breaks in County LouthIreland-East

Carlingford self catering accommodation in Carlingford Lough, County Louth sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Carlingford is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Carlingford does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Carlingford start from £313 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Carlingford


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

Roundstone in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland-West

Roundstone, Connemara

Coastal Breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Roundstone self catering accommodation in Connemara, County Galway sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Roundstone is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Roundstone does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Roundstone start from £258 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Roundstone


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by

Apartment 13, Combehaven in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Apartment 13, Combehaven, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Apartment 13, Combehaven self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Apartment 13, Combehaven is close to the beach. Prices at Apartment 13, Combehaven start from £470 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Apartment 13, Combehaven


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room

Pear Tree Cottage in Wickmere, Norfolk, East England

Pear Tree Cottage, Wickmere

Coastal Breaks in NorfolkEast England

Pear Tree Cottage self catering accommodation in Wickmere, Norfolk sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Pear Tree Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Pear Tree Cottage start from £326 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Pear Tree Cottage


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner

Portstewart in Antrim Coast, County Derry, Ireland-North

Portstewart, Antrim Coast

Coastal Breaks in County DerryIreland-North

Portstewart self catering accommodation in Antrim Coast, County Derry sleeps 12. This 6 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Portstewart is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Portstewart does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Portstewart start from £750 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Portstewart


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

Court Cottage in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Court Cottage, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Court Cottage self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Court Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Court Cottage start from £925 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Court Cottage


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner

 

 

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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