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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Shire Lodge in Llandysul, Ceredigion, Mid Wales

Shire Lodge, Llandysul

Coastal Breaks in CeredigionMid Wales

Shire Lodge self catering accommodation in Llandysul, Ceredigion sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden Hot Tub . Shire Lodge is close to the beach. Shire Lodge does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Shire Lodge start from £323 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Shire Lodge

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Hot tub Easy walking close by

Renvyle in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland-West

Renvyle, Connemara

Coastal Breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Renvyle self catering accommodation in Connemara, County Galway sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Renvyle is close to the beach. Renvyle does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Renvyle start from £375 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Renvyle


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Luxury self catering

Bellagio in Padstow, Cornwall, South West England

Bellagio, Padstow

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Bellagio in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden . Bellagio is close to the beach. Bellagio does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Bellagio start from £380 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Bellagio customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Bellagio


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Games room Luxury self catering Bellagio Customer Feedback and Reviews

6 Oceans Edge in Thurlestone Sands, Devon, South West England

6 Oceans Edge, Thurlestone Sands

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

6 Oceans Edge self catering accommodation in Thurlestone Sands, Devon sleeps 6. This luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . It also has Internet access. 6 Oceans Edge is close to the beach. Prices at 6 Oceans Edge start from £590 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 6 Oceans Edge


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

Whitehorses in Dawlish, Devon, South West England

Whitehorses, Dawlish

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Whitehorses in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 7. This 4 bedroom luxury House is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Whitehorses is close to the beach. Prices at Whitehorses start from £578 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Whitehorses customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Whitehorses

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering Whitehorses Customer Feedback and Reviews

Springfield in Torquay, Devon, South West England

Springfield, Torquay

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Springfield in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 10. This 5 bedroom luxury House is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Hot Tub . It also has Internet access. Springfield is close to the beach. Springfield does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Springfield start from £763 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Springfield customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Springfield

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available Hot tub Luxury self catering Springfield Customer Feedback and Reviews

Rhiwgoch Bach in Harlech, Gwynedd, North Wales

Rhiwgoch Bach, Harlech

Coastal Breaks in GwyneddNorth Wales

Rhiwgoch Bach self catering accommodation in Harlech, Gwynedd sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . Rhiwgoch Bach is close to the beach. Rhiwgoch Bach does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Rhiwgoch Bach start from £297 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Rhiwgoch Bach customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Rhiwgoch Bach

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Open fire or wood burner Games room Luxury self catering Rhiwgoch Bach Customer Feedback and Reviews

The Olympus Penthouse in Weymouth, Dorset, South West England

The Olympus Penthouse, Weymouth

Coastal Breaks in DorsetSouth West England

The Olympus Penthouse 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: Swimming Pool . It also has Internet access. The Olympus Penthouse is close to the beach. Prices at The Olympus Penthouse start from £609 7 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Olympus Penthouse

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering

Carnethy in Tighnabruaich, Argyll, West Scotland

Carnethy, Tighnabruaich

Coastal Breaks in ArgyllWest Scotland

Carnethy self catering accommodation in Tighnabruaich, Argyll sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Bungalow is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Carnethy is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Carnethy does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Carnethy start from £260 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Carnethy


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by Games room

Cushendall in Antrim Coast, County Antrim, Ireland-North

Cushendall, Antrim Coast

Coastal Breaks in County AntrimIreland-North

Cushendall self catering accommodation in Antrim Coast, County Antrim sleeps 3. This 2 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Cushendall is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Cushendall start from £191 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Cushendall


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach 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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