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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Kilkee in Seaside Resort, County Clare, Ireland-West

Kilkee, Seaside Resort

Coastal Breaks in County ClareIreland-West

Kilkee self catering accommodation in Seaside Resort, County Clare sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Kilkee is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Kilkee start from £260 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Kilkee


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Open fire or wood burner

11 Belvedere Court in Paignton, Devon, South West England

11 Belvedere Court, Paignton

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

11 Belvedere Court self catering accommodation in Paignton, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 11 Belvedere Court is close to the beach. Prices at 11 Belvedere Court start from £335 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 11 Belvedere Court

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

4 Queens Quay in Torquay, Devon, South West England

4 Queens Quay, Torquay

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

4 Queens Quay self catering accommodation in Torquay, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 4 Queens Quay is close to the beach. Prices at 4 Queens Quay start from £314 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 4 Queens Quay

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

Silver Lodge 6 at Searles Leisure Resort in Hunstanton, Norfolk, East England

Silver Lodge 6 at Searles Leisure Resort, Hunstanton

Coastal Breaks in NorfolkEast England

Silver Lodge 6 at Searles Leisure Resort self catering accommodation in Hunstanton, Norfolk sleeps 6. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . Silver Lodge 6 at Searles Leisure Resort is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Silver Lodge 6 at Searles Leisure Resort start from £429 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Silver Lodge 6 at Searles Leisure Resort

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by

Clifden in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland-West

Clifden, Connemara

Coastal Breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Clifden self catering accommodation in Connemara, County Galway sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Clifden is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Clifden does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Clifden start from £260 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Clifden


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Open fire or wood burner

Ashtree in Walberswick, Suffolk, East England

Ashtree, Walberswick

Coastal Breaks in SuffolkEast England

Ashtree self catering accommodation in Walberswick, Suffolk sleeps 7. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached . Ashtree is close to the beach. It is listed as wheelchair accessible but please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Ashtree start from £448 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Ashtree customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Ashtree

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Disabled/Wheelchair Access Close to the Beach Easy walking close by Ashtree Customer Feedback and Reviews

The Mount in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, North East England

The Mount, Scarborough

Coastal Breaks in North YorkshireNorth East England

The Mount in North East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 10. This 5 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden . The Mount is close to the beach. Prices at The Mount start from £765 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected The Mount customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about The Mount


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Garden Games room Luxury self catering The Mount Customer Feedback and Reviews

Waters Edge in Bideford, Devon, South West England

Waters Edge, Bideford

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Waters Edge in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 7. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Waters Edge is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Waters Edge does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Waters Edge start from £656 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Waters Edge customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Waters Edge


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Golf close by Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering Waters Edge Customer Feedback and Reviews

Curlew Point in Downderry, Cornwall, South West England

Curlew Point, Downderry

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Curlew Point self catering accommodation in Downderry, Cornwall sleeps 8. This luxury House is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Curlew Point is close to the beach. Prices at Curlew Point start from £878 7 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Curlew Point

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Luxury self catering

Graianog Bach in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd, North Wales

Graianog Bach, Llanllyfni

Coastal Breaks in GwyneddNorth Wales

Graianog Bach self catering accommodation in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Graianog Bach is close to the beach. Graianog Bach does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Graianog Bach start from £329 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Graianog Bach

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly

 

 

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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