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

Woolhanger Estate - Swincombe Mill in Challacombe, Devon, South West England

Woolhanger Estate - Swincombe Mill, Challacombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Woolhanger Estate - Swincombe Mill in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached Garden . It also has Internet access. Woolhanger Estate - Swincombe Mill is close to the beach. Woolhanger Estate - Swincombe Mill does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Woolhanger Estate - Swincombe Mill start from £349 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Woolhanger Estate - Swincombe Mill


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Internet WIFI available

Baywatch 8 Pearl in Newquay, Cornwall, South West England

Baywatch 8 Pearl, Newquay

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Baywatch 8 Pearl in South West England has a 5 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Baywatch 8 Pearl is close to the beach. Prices at Baywatch 8 Pearl start from £464 7 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Baywatch 8 Pearl

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

Heathery Top Farm Cottage in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, North East England

Heathery Top Farm Cottage, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Coastal Breaks in NorthumberlandNorth East England

Heathery Top Farm Cottage self catering accommodation in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached . Heathery Top Farm Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Heathery Top Farm Cottage start from £411 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Heathery Top Farm Cottage customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Heathery Top Farm Cottage

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Heathery Top Farm Cottage Customer Feedback and Reviews

Heligan Cottage in Mevagissey, Cornwall, South West England

Heligan Cottage, Mevagissey

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Heligan Cottage in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Heligan Cottage is close to the beach. Activities close by include horse riding . Heligan Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Heligan Cottage start from £320 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Heligan Cottage customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Heligan Cottage


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering Heligan Cottage Customer Feedback and Reviews

Rose, Weston Bay in Sidmouth, Devon, South West England

Rose, Weston Bay, Sidmouth

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Rose, Weston Bay self catering accommodation in Sidmouth, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Rose, Weston Bay is close to the beach. Rose, Weston Bay does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Rose, Weston Bay start from £360 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Rose, Weston Bay

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

Old Dolphin Cottage in Cadgwith, Cornwall, South West England

Old Dolphin Cottage, Cadgwith

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Old Dolphin Cottage self catering accommodation in Cadgwith, Cornwall sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Old Dolphin Cottage is close to the beach. Old Dolphin Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Old Dolphin Cottage start from £468 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Old Dolphin Cottage customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Old Dolphin Cottage

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Old Dolphin Cottage Customer Feedback and Reviews

Tuosist in Beara Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Tuosist, Beara Peninsula

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Tuosist self catering accommodation in Beara 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 . Tuosist is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Tuosist does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Tuosist start from £170 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Tuosist


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

Carrick-On-Shannon in Lough Key, County Leitrim, Ireland-West

Carrick-On-Shannon, Lough Key

Coastal Breaks in County LeitrimIreland-West

Carrick-On-Shannon self catering accommodation in Lough Key, County Leitrim sleeps 9. This 5 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Carrick-On-Shannon is close to the beach. Carrick-On-Shannon does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Carrick-On-Shannon start from £279 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Carrick-On-Shannon


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Open fire or wood burner Luxury self catering

Scalby Lodge - Harrowby Cottage in Scalby, North Yorkshire, North East England

Scalby Lodge - Harrowby Cottage, Scalby

Coastal Breaks in North YorkshireNorth East England

Scalby Lodge - Harrowby Cottage in North East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Scalby Lodge - Harrowby Cottage is close to the beach. Scalby Lodge - Harrowby Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Scalby Lodge - Harrowby Cottage start from £367 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Scalby Lodge - Harrowby Cottage


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

Rimpton Mill in Sherborne, Dorset, South West England

Rimpton Mill, Sherborne

Coastal Breaks in DorsetSouth West England

Rimpton Mill in South West England has a 5 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached . Rimpton Mill is close to the beach. Prices at Rimpton Mill start from £358 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Rimpton Mill customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Rimpton Mill


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Games room Luxury self catering Rimpton Mill 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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