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

Apartment 1, Oceans Edge in Thurlestone Sands, Devon, South West England

Apartment 1, Oceans Edge, Thurlestone Sands

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Apartment 1, Oceans Edge self catering accommodation in Thurlestone Sands, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Swimming Pool . Apartment 1, Oceans Edge is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Prices at Apartment 1, Oceans Edge start from £542 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Apartment 1, Oceans Edge


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Golf close by Garden Games room Luxury self catering

Llamedos in LLandudno, Conwy, North Wales

Llamedos, LLandudno

Coastal Breaks in ConwyNorth Wales

Llamedos self catering accommodation in LLandudno, Conwy sleeps 3. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Llamedos is close to the beach. Prices at Llamedos start from £347 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Llamedos

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach

Ballydavid in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Ballydavid, Dingle Peninsula

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Ballydavid self catering accommodation in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Ballydavid is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Ballydavid does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Ballydavid start from £196 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Ballydavid


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Open fire or wood burner

Beacon Cottage in Wainfleet-St-Mary, Lincolnshire, East England

Beacon Cottage, Wainfleet-St-Mary

Coastal Breaks in LincolnshireEast England

Beacon Cottage self catering accommodation in Wainfleet-St-Mary, Lincolnshire sleeps 6. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden Hot Tub . Beacon Cottage is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Beacon Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Beacon Cottage start from £280 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Beacon Cottage

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Garden Hot tub

Tidal Bay, Horizon View in Westward Ho, Devon, South West England

Tidal Bay, Horizon View, Westward Ho

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Tidal Bay, Horizon View in South West England has a 5 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. Tidal Bay, Horizon View is close to the beach. Prices at Tidal Bay, Horizon View start from £350 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Tidal Bay, Horizon View

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

Carne Cabin in Perranporth, Cornwall, South West England

Carne Cabin, Perranporth

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Carne Cabin self catering accommodation in Perranporth, Cornwall sleeps 2. This luxury Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Hot Tub . It also has Internet access. Carne Cabin is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Carne Cabin does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Carne Cabin start from £299 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Carne Cabin

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Golf close by Internet WIFI available Hot tub Luxury self catering

Clonbur in Joyce Country, County Galway, Ireland-West

Clonbur, Joyce Country

Coastal Breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Clonbur self catering accommodation in Joyce Country, County Galway sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Clonbur is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Clonbur does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Clonbur start from £390 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Clonbur


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by

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 6. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Kilkee is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Kilkee start from £269 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Kilkee


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

Adelin Lodge in St Merryn, Cornwall, South West England

Adelin Lodge, St Merryn

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Adelin Lodge self catering accommodation in St Merryn, Cornwall sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Lodge is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden . Adelin Lodge is close to the beach. Prices at Adelin Lodge start from £291 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Adelin Lodge customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Adelin Lodge

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Garden Easy walking close by Adelin Lodge Customer Feedback and Reviews

The Penthouse Harbour House in St Ives, Cornwall, South West England

The Penthouse Harbour House, St Ives

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

The Penthouse Harbour House in South West England has a 5 star rating and can sleep up to 6. This luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. The Penthouse Harbour House is close to the beach. Prices at The Penthouse Harbour House start from £330 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Penthouse Harbour House

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 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