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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Thatch Cottage in Chittlehampton, Devon, South West England

Thatch Cottage, Chittlehampton

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Thatch Cottage in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Thatch Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Thatch Cottage start from £380 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Thatch Cottage customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Thatch Cottage


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering Thatch Cottage Customer Feedback and Reviews

Windchimes in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Windchimes, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Windchimes self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Windchimes is close to the beach. Prices at Windchimes start from £907 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Windchimes


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Games room

The Barn House in Freshwater, Isle of Wight, South East England

The Barn House, Freshwater

Coastal Breaks in Isle of WightSouth East England

The Barn House in South East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 6. This 3 bedroom luxury House is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. The Barn House is close to the beach. Prices at The Barn House start from £361 3 night stay from but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Barn House

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966


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

Porth Llongdy Uchaf in Red Wharf Bay, Isle of Anglesey, North Wales

Porth Llongdy Uchaf, Red Wharf Bay

Coastal Breaks in Isle of AngleseyNorth Wales

Porth Llongdy Uchaf self catering accommodation in Red Wharf Bay, Isle of Anglesey sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Porth Llongdy Uchaf is close to the beach. Prices at Porth Llongdy Uchaf start from £904 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Porth Llongdy Uchaf


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available

Stepps Farm in Barnstaple, Devon, South West England

Stepps Farm, Barnstaple

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Stepps Farm in South West England has a 5 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: Detached Garden . It also has Internet access. Stepps Farm is close to the beach. Stepps Farm does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Stepps Farm start from £1035 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Stepps Farm customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Stepps Farm


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

Doonbeg in Atlantic Coast, County Clare, Ireland-West

Doonbeg, Atlantic Coast

Coastal Breaks in County ClareIreland-West

Doonbeg self catering accommodation in Atlantic Coast, County Clare sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Doonbeg is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Prices at Doonbeg start from £270 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Doonbeg


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

Argus Cottage in Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall, South West England

Argus Cottage, Pendeen Lighthouse

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Argus Cottage self catering accommodation in Pendeen Lighthouse, Cornwall sleeps 3. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Argus Cottage is close to the beach. Argus Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Argus Cottage start from £274 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Argus Cottage


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Ideal for a romantic break

The Beach House in Thurlestone, Devon, South West England

The Beach House, Thurlestone

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

The Beach House self catering accommodation in Thurlestone, Devon sleeps 2. This Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . The Beach House is close to the beach. Prices at The Beach House start from £391 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Beach House


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Games room

Coast View Cottage in Pendine, Carmarthenshire, South Wales

Coast View Cottage, Pendine

Coastal Breaks in CarmarthenshireSouth Wales

Coast View Cottage self catering accommodation in Pendine, Carmarthenshire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Coast View Cottage is close to the beach. Coast View Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Coast View Cottage start from £408 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Coast View Cottage

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly

Valentia Island in Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Valentia Island, Valentia Island

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Valentia Island self catering accommodation in Valentia Island, County Kerry sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Valentia Island is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Valentia Island start from £217 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Valentia Island


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

 

 

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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