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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Portnablagh in Seaside Resort, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Portnablagh, Seaside Resort

Coastal Breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Portnablagh self catering accommodation in Seaside Resort, County Donegal sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Portnablagh is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Portnablagh start from £273 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Portnablagh


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

Waters Edge in Bideford, Devon, South West England

Waters Edge, Bideford

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Waters Edge in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 7. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Waters Edge is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Waters Edge does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Waters Edge start from £656 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Waters Edge customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Waters Edge


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Golf close by Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering Waters Edge Customer Feedback and Reviews

18 Zenith in Newquay, Cornwall, South West England

18 Zenith, Newquay

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

18 Zenith 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 . It also has Internet access. 18 Zenith is close to the beach. It is listed as wheelchair accessible but please check direct prior to booking. Prices at 18 Zenith start from £323 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 18 Zenith

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 4 Disabled/Wheelchair Access Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering

Cinnamon Teal in Instow, Devon, South West England

Cinnamon Teal, Instow

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Cinnamon Teal self catering accommodation in Instow, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Cinnamon Teal is close to the beach. Prices at Cinnamon Teal start from £379 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Cinnamon Teal

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Open fire or wood burner

Hadleigh Lodge in Little Petherick, Cornwall, South West England

Hadleigh Lodge, Little Petherick

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Hadleigh Lodge self catering accommodation in Little Petherick, Cornwall sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Hadleigh Lodge is close to the beach. Prices at Hadleigh Lodge start from £350 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Hadleigh Lodge

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering

Tremorla in Boscastle, Cornwall, South West England

Tremorla, Boscastle

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Tremorla in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 8. This 4 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Tremorla is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Prices at Tremorla start from £596 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Tremorla customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Tremorla


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Games room Luxury self catering Tremorla Customer Feedback and Reviews

The Haven in Ventnor, Isle of Wight, South East England

The Haven, Ventnor

Coastal Breaks in Isle of WightSouth East England

The Haven self catering accommodation in Ventnor, Isle of Wight sleeps 10. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. The Haven is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . The Haven does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at The Haven start from £795 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Haven


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

Galway in Galway City, County Galway, Ireland-West

Galway, Galway City

Coastal Breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Galway self catering accommodation in Galway City, County Galway sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Galway is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Galway does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Galway start from £324 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Galway


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner

Doolin in Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland-West

Doolin, Cliffs of Moher

Coastal Breaks in County ClareIreland-West

Doolin self catering accommodation in Cliffs of Moher, County Clare sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Doolin is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Doolin does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Doolin start from £253 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Doolin


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

16 At the Beach in Torcross, Devon, South West England

16 At the Beach, Torcross

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

16 At the Beach self catering accommodation in Torcross, Devon sleeps 7. This 3 bedroom luxury Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. 16 At the Beach is close to the beach. Prices at 16 At the Beach start from £331 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 16 At the Beach

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available Games room 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.

 

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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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