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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2 Channel View in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

2 Channel View, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

2 Channel View self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . 2 Channel View is close to the beach. Prices at 2 Channel View start from £621 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 2 Channel View


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Games room

24 Mount Brioni in Seaton, Cornwall, South West England

24 Mount Brioni, Seaton

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

24 Mount Brioni self catering accommodation in Seaton, Cornwall sleeps 2. This luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. 24 Mount Brioni is close to the beach. 24 Mount Brioni does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at 24 Mount Brioni start from £322 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 24 Mount Brioni

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

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

9 At the Beach, Torcross

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

9 At the Beach self catering accommodation in Torcross, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 9 At the Beach is close to the beach. Prices at 9 At the Beach start from £292 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 9 At the Beach

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering

The Stable in Ashford, Devon, South West England

The Stable, Ashford

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

The Stable self catering accommodation in Ashford, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. The Stable is close to the beach. Prices at The Stable start from £538 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Stable


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

Coombe Premier Lodge at Leycroft Valley in Perranporth, Cornwall, South West England

Coombe Premier Lodge at Leycroft Valley, Perranporth

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Coombe Premier Lodge at Leycroft Valley self catering accommodation in Perranporth, Cornwall sleeps 4. This luxury Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays . Coombe Premier Lodge at Leycroft Valley is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf horse riding . Coombe Premier Lodge at Leycroft Valley does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Coombe Premier Lodge at Leycroft Valley start from £449 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Coombe Premier Lodge at Leycroft Valley

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Golf close by Luxury self catering

2 North Crest House in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

2 North Crest House, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

2 North Crest House self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 5. This Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . 2 North Crest House is close to the beach. Prices at 2 North Crest House start from £442 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 2 North Crest House


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Games room

The Toll Bar in Whitby, North Yorkshire, North East England

The Toll Bar, Whitby

Coastal Breaks in North YorkshireNorth East England

The Toll Bar in North East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 8. This 4 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached . It also has Internet access. The Toll Bar is close to the beach. Prices at The Toll Bar start from £474 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected The Toll Bar customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about The Toll Bar


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering The Toll Bar Customer Feedback and Reviews

Tourmakeady in Lough Mask, County Mayo, Ireland-West

Tourmakeady, Lough Mask

Coastal Breaks in County MayoIreland-West

Tourmakeady self catering accommodation in Lough Mask, County Mayo sleeps 6. This 2 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Tourmakeady is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Tourmakeady does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Tourmakeady start from £180 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Tourmakeady


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

4 Fish Cellars in Portwrinkle, Cornwall, South West England

4 Fish Cellars, Portwrinkle

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

4 Fish Cellars self catering accommodation in Portwrinkle, Cornwall sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 4 Fish Cellars is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . 4 Fish Cellars does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at 4 Fish Cellars start from £691 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 4 Fish Cellars

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

Flat 1 Hazeldene in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Flat 1 Hazeldene, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Flat 1 Hazeldene self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . Flat 1 Hazeldene is close to the beach. Prices at Flat 1 Hazeldene start from £329 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Flat 1 Hazeldene customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Flat 1 Hazeldene


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Games room Flat 1 Hazeldene Customer Feedback and Reviews

 

 

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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