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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6 Tarifa in Bigbury-On-Sea, Devon, South West England

6 Tarifa, Bigbury-On-Sea

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

6 Tarifa self catering accommodation in Bigbury-On-Sea, Devon sleeps 6. This luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 6 Tarifa is close to the beach. Prices at 6 Tarifa start from £510 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected 6 Tarifa customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about 6 Tarifa


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering 6 Tarifa Customer Feedback and Reviews

Kilcrohane in Sheeps Head Peninsula, County Cork, Ireland-South

Kilcrohane, Sheeps Head Peninsula

Coastal Breaks in County CorkIreland-South

Kilcrohane self catering accommodation in Sheeps Head Peninsula, County Cork sleeps 7. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Kilcrohane is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Kilcrohane does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Kilcrohane start from £244 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Kilcrohane


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by

Glencolumbkille in killybegs, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Glencolumbkille, killybegs

Coastal Breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Glencolumbkille self catering accommodation in killybegs, County Donegal sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Glencolumbkille is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Glencolumbkille start from £218 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Glencolumbkille


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner

Pebble Beach Cottage in Lulworth, Dorset, South West England

Pebble Beach Cottage, Lulworth

Coastal Breaks in DorsetSouth West England

Pebble Beach Cottage self catering accommodation in Lulworth, Dorset sleeps 10. This 4 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Pebble Beach Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Pebble Beach Cottage start from £517 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Pebble Beach Cottage

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

Monach Cottage in Bonar Bridge, Sutherland, Highlands Scotland

Monach Cottage, Bonar Bridge

Coastal Breaks in SutherlandHighlands Scotland

Monach Cottage self catering accommodation in Bonar Bridge, Sutherland sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Monach Cottage is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Monach Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Monach Cottage start from £280 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Monach Cottage


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

The Tides in West Bay, Dorset, South West England

The Tides, West Bay

Coastal Breaks in DorsetSouth West England

The Tides self catering accommodation in West Bay, Dorset sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . The Tides is close to the beach. Prices at The Tides start from £537 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected The Tides customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about The Tides

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Games room Luxury self catering The Tides Customer Feedback and Reviews

Saunton Down in Saunton, Devon, South West England

Saunton Down, Saunton

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Saunton Down 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: Garden . It also has Internet access. Saunton Down is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Prices at Saunton Down start from £270 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Saunton Down customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Saunton Down

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering Saunton Down Customer Feedback and Reviews

Higher Shute in Crumplehorn, Cornwall, South West England

Higher Shute, Crumplehorn

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Higher Shute in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 8. This 4 bedroom luxury House is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Higher Shute is close to the beach. Prices at Higher Shute start from £488 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Higher Shute

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering

Sun View Lodge in Llanbedr Gwynedd, Gwynedd, North Wales

Sun View Lodge, Llanbedr Gwynedd

Coastal Breaks in GwyneddNorth Wales

Sun View Lodge self catering accommodation in Llanbedr Gwynedd, Gwynedd sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Lodge is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Hot Tub . Sun View Lodge is close to the beach. Prices at Sun View Lodge start from £438 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Sun View Lodge customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Sun View Lodge

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Hot tub Easy walking close by Games room Sun View Lodge Customer Feedback and Reviews

Flat 1 TheSalcombe in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Flat 1 TheSalcombe, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Flat 1 TheSalcombe self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . Flat 1 TheSalcombe is close to the beach. Prices at Flat 1 TheSalcombe start from £494 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Flat 1 TheSalcombe


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Games room

 

 

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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