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.

Selected Coastal Cottage Favourites

Coach House in Banningham, Norfolk, East England

Coach House, Banningham

Coastal Breaks in NorfolkEast England

Coach House self catering accommodation in Banningham, Norfolk sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Coach House is close to the beach. Prices at Coach House start from £483 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Coach House


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Games room

2 Queens Quay in Torquay, Devon, South West England

2 Queens Quay, Torquay

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

2 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. 2 Queens Quay is close to the beach. Prices at 2 Queens Quay start from £314 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 2 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

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 10. This 4 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 . Enniscrone does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Enniscrone start from £338 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Enniscrone


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by

The Bothy in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland

The Bothy, Castle Douglas

Coastal Breaks in Dumfries and GallowaySouth West Scotland

The Bothy self catering accommodation in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . The Bothy is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . The Bothy does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at The Bothy start from £242 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected The Bothy customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about The Bothy

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by Games room The Bothy Customer Feedback and Reviews

Donegal Town in Donegal Bay, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Donegal Town, Donegal Bay

Coastal Breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Donegal Town 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 . It also has Internet access. Donegal Town is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Donegal Town start from £224 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Donegal Town


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Ballygally in Antrim Coast, County Antrim, Ireland-North

Ballygally, Antrim Coast

Coastal Breaks in County AntrimIreland-North

Ballygally self catering accommodation in Antrim Coast, County Antrim sleeps 5. This 1 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Ballygally is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Prices at Ballygally start from £406 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Ballygally


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Internet WIFI available

Adrigole in Bantry, County Cork, Ireland-South

Adrigole, Bantry

Coastal Breaks in County CorkIreland-South

Adrigole self catering accommodation in Bantry, County Cork sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Adrigole is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Adrigole start from £239 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Adrigole


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

Threeways in Norwich, Norfolk, East England

Threeways, Norwich

Coastal Breaks in NorfolkEast England

Threeways in East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 12. This 5 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Threeways is close to the beach. Threeways does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Threeways start from £582 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Threeways customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Threeways


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering Threeways Customer Feedback and Reviews

Glengarriff in Bantry, County Cork, Ireland-South

Glengarriff, Bantry

Coastal Breaks in County CorkIreland-South

Glengarriff self catering accommodation in Bantry, County Cork sleeps 13. This 6 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Glengarriff is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Glengarriff does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Glengarriff start from £253 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Glengarriff


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Upper Knutsford in Exmouth, Devon, South West England

Upper Knutsford, Exmouth

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Upper Knutsford in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Upper Knutsford is close to the beach. Prices at Upper Knutsford start from £402 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Upper Knutsford

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

 

 

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.

 

More Holiday Ideas for you to consider

If you have found this holiday article interesting, why not take a look at some of our others.

 

Fast search

 

Find Cottage Holidays

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.

Cottage Holiday Favourites