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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Enniscrone in Atlantic Coast, County Sligo, Ireland-West

Enniscrone, Atlantic Coast

Coastal Breaks in County SligoIreland-West

Enniscrone self catering accommodation in Atlantic Coast, County Sligo sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Enniscrone is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Enniscrone start from £260 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Enniscrone


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

Hobbit Cottage in Noss Mayo, Devon, South West England

Hobbit Cottage, Noss Mayo

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Hobbit Cottage self catering accommodation in Noss Mayo, Devon sleeps 2. This Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Hobbit Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Hobbit Cottage start from £316 but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Hobbit Cottage


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Ideal for a romantic break

Lee Shore in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Lee Shore, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Lee Shore self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . Lee Shore is close to the beach. Prices at Lee Shore start from £268 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Lee Shore customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Lee Shore


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Games room Lee Shore Customer Feedback and Reviews

Liscannor in Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland-West

Liscannor, Cliffs of Moher

Coastal Breaks in County ClareIreland-West

Liscannor self catering accommodation in Cliffs of Moher, County Clare sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Liscannor is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Liscannor does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Liscannor start from £224 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Liscannor


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

4 Island Quay in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

4 Island Quay, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

4 Island Quay self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 5. This Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . 4 Island Quay is close to the beach. Prices at 4 Island Quay start from £414 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 4 Island Quay


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Games room

2 Armada Apartments in Hope Cove, Devon, South West England

2 Armada Apartments, Hope Cove

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

2 Armada Apartments self catering accommodation in Hope Cove, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . 2 Armada Apartments is close to the beach. 2 Armada Apartments does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at 2 Armada Apartments start from £374 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 2 Armada Apartments


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Games room

Spiddal in Galway Bay, County Galway, Ireland-West

Spiddal, Galway Bay

Coastal Breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Spiddal self catering accommodation in Galway Bay, County Galway sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Spiddal is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Spiddal does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Spiddal start from £271 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Spiddal


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by

Louisburgh in Atlantic Coast, County Mayo, Ireland-West

Louisburgh, Atlantic Coast

Coastal Breaks in County MayoIreland-West

Louisburgh self catering accommodation in Atlantic Coast, County Mayo sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Louisburgh is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Louisburgh does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Louisburgh start from £252 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Louisburgh


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

The Penthouse (Woodside) in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

The Penthouse (Woodside), Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

The Penthouse (Woodside) self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 6. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. The Penthouse (Woodside) is close to the beach. Prices at The Penthouse (Woodside) start from £893 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected The Penthouse (Woodside) customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about The Penthouse (Woodside)


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering The Penthouse (Woodside) Customer Feedback and Reviews

7 Thurlestone Rock Apartments in Kingsbridge, Devon, South West England

7 Thurlestone Rock Apartments, Kingsbridge

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

7 Thurlestone Rock Apartments self catering accommodation in Kingsbridge, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . 7 Thurlestone Rock Apartments is close to the beach. Prices at 7 Thurlestone Rock Apartments start from £557 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected 7 Thurlestone Rock Apartments customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about 7 Thurlestone Rock Apartments


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Games room 7 Thurlestone Rock Apartments 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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