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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Tyddyn Berth in Y Ffor, Gwynedd, North Wales

Tyddyn Berth, Y Ffor

Coastal Breaks in GwyneddNorth Wales

Tyddyn Berth self catering accommodation in Y Ffor, Gwynedd sleeps 8. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Tyddyn Berth is close to the beach. Tyddyn Berth does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Tyddyn Berth start from £428 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Tyddyn Berth

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly

Bramble Tye in Winchelsea Beach, East Sussex, South East England

Bramble Tye, Winchelsea Beach

Coastal Breaks in East SussexSouth East England

Bramble Tye in South East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 6. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached . Bramble Tye is close to the beach. Prices at Bramble Tye start from £610 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Bramble Tye


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Easy walking close by Luxury self catering

Stars Cove in Instow, Devon, South West England

Stars Cove, Instow

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Stars Cove in South West England has a 3 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Stars Cove is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Stars Cove does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Stars Cove start from £320 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Stars Cove


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

8 Dunwich Road in Southwold, Suffolk, East England

8 Dunwich Road, Southwold

Coastal Breaks in SuffolkEast England

8 Dunwich Road in East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 7. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden . 8 Dunwich Road is close to the beach. Prices at 8 Dunwich Road start from £403 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about 8 Dunwich Road


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Garden

Ellanbrook in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, East England

Ellanbrook, Aldeburgh

Coastal Breaks in SuffolkEast England

Ellanbrook in East England has a 3 star rating and can sleep up to 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached Garden Open Fire/woodburner . Ellanbrook is close to the beach. Prices at Ellanbrook start from £792 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Ellanbrook


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

Captains View in Ilfracombe, Devon, South West England

Captains View, Ilfracombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Captains View in South West England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 2. This 1 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Captains View is close to the beach. Prices at Captains View start from £252 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Captains View


Sleeps 2 Close to the Beach Internet WIFI available

The Withies in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, East England

The Withies, Aldeburgh

Coastal Breaks in SuffolkEast England

The Withies in East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. The Withies is close to the beach. The Withies does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at The Withies start from £599 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Withies


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Internet WIFI available

Rose Cottage in Southwold, Suffolk, East England

Rose Cottage, Southwold

Coastal Breaks in SuffolkEast England

Rose Cottage in East England has a 3 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden . Rose Cottage is close to the beach. Prices at Rose Cottage start from £330 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Rose Cottage


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Garden

 

 

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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