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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Dingle in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Dingle, Dingle Peninsula

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Dingle self catering accommodation in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Dingle is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Dingle does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Dingle start from £541 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Dingle


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Luxury self catering

Graianog Bach in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd, North Wales

Graianog Bach, Llanllyfni

Coastal Breaks in GwyneddNorth Wales

Graianog Bach self catering accommodation in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Graianog Bach is close to the beach. Graianog Bach does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Graianog Bach start from £329 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Graianog Bach

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly

Ballyferriter in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Ballyferriter, Dingle Peninsula

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Ballyferriter self catering accommodation in Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Ballyferriter is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Ballyferriter does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Ballyferriter start from £321 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Ballyferriter


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

Hidden Garden Cottage in Wainfleet-St-Mary, Lincolnshire, East England

Hidden Garden Cottage, Wainfleet-St-Mary

Coastal Breaks in LincolnshireEast England

Hidden Garden 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: Detached Garden Hot Tub . Hidden Garden Cottage is close to the beach. Hidden Garden Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Hidden Garden Cottage start from £411 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Hidden Garden Cottage

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden Hot tub

CouRtmacsherry in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland-South

CouRtmacsherry, Kinsale

Coastal Breaks in County CorkIreland-South

CouRtmacsherry self catering accommodation in Kinsale, County Cork sleeps 2. This 1 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . CouRtmacsherry is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at CouRtmacsherry start from £166 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about CouRtmacsherry


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Ideal for a romantic break

Ballintoy in Giants Causeway, County Antrim, Ireland-North

Ballintoy, Giants Causeway

Coastal Breaks in County AntrimIreland-North

Ballintoy self catering accommodation in Giants Causeway, County Antrim sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Ballintoy is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Ballintoy does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Ballintoy start from £375 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Ballintoy


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Ideal for a romantic break

11 Thurlestone Rock Apartments in Thurlestone Sands, Devon, South West England

11 Thurlestone Rock Apartments, Thurlestone Sands

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

11 Thurlestone Rock Apartments self catering accommodation in Thurlestone Sands, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . 11 Thurlestone Rock Apartments is close to the beach. Prices at 11 Thurlestone Rock Apartments start from £510 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected 11 Thurlestone Rock Apartments customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about 11 Thurlestone Rock Apartments


Sleeps 6 Indoor pool Close to the Beach Games room 11 Thurlestone Rock Apartments Customer Feedback and Reviews

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 5. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Louisburgh is close to the beach. Louisburgh does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Louisburgh start from £169 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Louisburgh


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly

15 Heath Court in Brixham, Devon, South West England

15 Heath Court, Brixham

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

15 Heath Court in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 6. This 3 bedroom luxury House is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. 15 Heath Court is close to the beach. Prices at 15 Heath Court start from £417 7 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 15 Heath Court

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering

Ty Newydd in Colwyn Bay, Conwy, North Wales

Ty Newydd, Colwyn Bay

Coastal Breaks in ConwyNorth Wales

Ty Newydd self catering accommodation in Colwyn Bay, Conwy sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Ty Newydd is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Ty Newydd does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Ty Newydd start from £483 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Ty Newydd


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

 

 

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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