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

Marshfields in Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Marshfields, Southwold

Coastal Breaks in SuffolkEast England

Marshfields in East England has a 3 star rating and can sleep up to 6. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . Marshfields is close to the beach. Prices at Marshfields start from £437 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Marshfields


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Garden Open fire or wood burner

Boston in Gosforth Seascale, Cumbria, North West England

Boston, Gosforth Seascale

Coastal Breaks in CumbriaNorth West England

Boston self catering accommodation in Gosforth Seascale, Cumbria sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Boston is close to the beach. Prices at Boston start from £220 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Boston


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Games room

Eskcape in Whitby, North Yorkshire, North East England

Eskcape, Whitby

Coastal Breaks in North YorkshireNorth East England

Eskcape self catering accommodation in Whitby, North Yorkshire sleeps 6. This 2 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Eskcape is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf horse riding . Prices at Eskcape start from £215 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Eskcape


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Golf close by Games room

Waterside in Seahouses, Northumberland, North East England

Waterside, Seahouses

Coastal Breaks in NorthumberlandNorth East England

Waterside self catering accommodation in Seahouses, Northumberland sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden . Waterside is close to the beach. Waterside does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Waterside start from £501 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Waterside

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Garden

Sea Cove in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Sea Cove, Saundersfoot

Coastal Breaks in PembrokeshireSouth Wales

Sea Cove self catering accommodation in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Sea Cove is close to the beach. Sea Cove does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Sea Cove start from £395 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Sea Cove

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly

Treetops in Croyde, Devon, South West England

Treetops, Croyde

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Treetops in South West England has a 3 star rating and can sleep up to 6. This 3 bedroom Bungalow is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden . It also has Internet access. Treetops is close to the beach. Prices at Treetops start from £443 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Treetops


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Garden Internet WIFI available

Fishermens Mews in Cromer, Norfolk, East England

Fishermens Mews, Cromer

Coastal Breaks in NorfolkEast England

Fishermens Mews in East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden . Fishermens Mews is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Fishermens Mews start from £390 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Fishermens Mews


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Garden 5% Extra Off, click More Info to find out more

Bundoran in Donegal Bay, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Bundoran, Donegal Bay

Coastal Breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Bundoran self catering accommodation in Donegal Bay, County Donegal sleeps . This Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Bundoran is close to the beach. Prices at Bundoran start from £333 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Bundoran


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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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