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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Flat 4, The Salcombe in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Flat 4, The Salcombe, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Flat 4, The Salcombe self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Swimming Pool . Flat 4, The Salcombe is close to the beach. Prices at Flat 4, The Salcombe start from £678 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Flat 4, The Salcombe


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Garden Games room

Kilimani in Torquay, Devon, South West England

Kilimani, Torquay

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Kilimani self catering accommodation in Torquay, Devon sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom luxury House is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Kilimani is close to the beach. Kilimani does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Kilimani start from £676 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Kilimani

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering

The Sea Rocks in Westward Ho, Devon, South West England

The Sea Rocks, Westward Ho

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

The Sea Rocks in South West England has a 5 star rating and can sleep up to 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. The Sea Rocks is close to the beach. Prices at The Sea Rocks start from £393 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Sea Rocks

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

Rossnowlagh in Donegal Bay, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Rossnowlagh, Donegal Bay

Coastal Breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Rossnowlagh self catering accommodation in Donegal Bay, County Donegal sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Rossnowlagh is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Rossnowlagh does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Rossnowlagh start from £313 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Rossnowlagh


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Golf close by Open fire or wood burner

Quay House, Porth Beach in Newquay, Cornwall, South West England

Quay House, Porth Beach, Newquay

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Quay House, Porth Beach self catering accommodation in Newquay, Cornwall sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury House is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Quay House, Porth Beach is close to the beach. Prices at Quay House, Porth Beach start from £422 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Quay House, Porth Beach

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

Quarry Cottage in Flushing, Cornwall, South West England

Quarry Cottage, Flushing

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Quarry Cottage self catering accommodation in Flushing, Cornwall sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Quarry Cottage is close to the beach. Quarry Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Quarry Cottage start from £286 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Quarry Cottage customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Quarry Cottage

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Games room Quarry Cottage Customer Feedback and Reviews

Ballyferriter in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Ballyferriter, Dingle Peninsula

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Ballyferriter self catering accommodation in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry sleeps 8. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Ballyferriter is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Ballyferriter does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Ballyferriter start from £279 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Ballyferriter


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner Luxury self catering

Waterville in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Waterville, Ring of Kerry

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Waterville self catering accommodation in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Waterville is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Waterville does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Waterville start from £303 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Waterville


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

Broad Downs Barn in Malborough, Devon, South West England

Broad Downs Barn, Malborough

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Broad Downs Barn self catering accommodation in Malborough, Devon sleeps 14. This 6 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Swimming Pool Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Broad Downs Barn is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . It is listed as wheelchair accessible but please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Broad Downs Barn start from £1300 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Broad Downs Barn


Sleeps 10 or more Disabled/Wheelchair Access Indoor pool Close to the Beach Fishing close by Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

Doonbeg in Atlantic Coast, County Clare, Ireland-West

Doonbeg, Atlantic Coast

Coastal Breaks in County ClareIreland-West

Doonbeg self catering accommodation in Atlantic Coast, County Clare sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Doonbeg is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Doonbeg does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Doonbeg start from £248 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Doonbeg


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

 

 

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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