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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Bittadon Cottage in Barnstaple, Devon, South West England

Bittadon Cottage, Barnstaple

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

Bittadon Cottage self catering accommodation in Barnstaple, Devon sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Garden Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Bittadon Cottage is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Bittadon Cottage start from £397 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Bittadon Cottage


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Garden Internet WIFI available Ideal for a romantic break Open fire or wood burner Easy walking close by

The Mission Hall in Kingsand, Cornwall, South West England

The Mission Hall, Kingsand

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

The Mission Hall self catering accommodation in Kingsand, Cornwall sleeps 8. This 3 bedroom Holiday Home is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. The Mission Hall is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . The Mission Hall does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at The Mission Hall start from £419 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Mission Hall


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

Duncannon in East Coast, County Wexford, Ireland-South

Duncannon, East Coast

Coastal Breaks in County WexfordIreland-South

Duncannon self catering accommodation in East Coast, County Wexford sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Duncannon is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Duncannon start from £242 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Duncannon


Sleeps 6 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Portstewart in Antrim Coast, County Derry, Ireland-North

Portstewart, Antrim Coast

Coastal Breaks in County DerryIreland-North

Portstewart self catering accommodation in Antrim Coast, County Derry sleeps 5. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Portstewart is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Portstewart start from £360 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Portstewart


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by

Caherdaniel in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry, Ireland-South

Caherdaniel, Ring of Kerry

Coastal Breaks in County KerryIreland-South

Caherdaniel self catering accommodation in Ring of Kerry, County Kerry sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Caherdaniel is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Caherdaniel start from £201 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Caherdaniel


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by

Portrush in Seaside Resort, County Antrim, Ireland-North

Portrush, Seaside Resort

Coastal Breaks in County AntrimIreland-North

Portrush self catering accommodation in Seaside Resort, County Antrim sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Apartment is a perfect base for your holidays . Portrush is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Portrush start from £375 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Portrush


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by

Duncannon in Waterford Harbour, County Wexford, Ireland-South

Duncannon, Waterford Harbour

Coastal Breaks in County WexfordIreland-South

Duncannon self catering accommodation in Waterford Harbour, County Wexford sleeps 4. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Duncannon is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Duncannon does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Duncannon start from £261 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Duncannon


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by

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

Eagles Nest in St Agnes, Cornwall, South West England

Eagles Nest, St Agnes

Coastal Breaks in CornwallSouth West England

Eagles Nest self catering accommodation in St Agnes, Cornwall sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Holiday Home is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Garden . It also has Internet access. Eagles Nest is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Eagles Nest start from £292 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Eagles Nest


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

St Leonards in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

St Leonards, Salcombe

Coastal Breaks in DevonSouth West England

St Leonards self catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon sleeps 4. This 2 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . St Leonards is close to the beach. Prices at St Leonards start from £395 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about St Leonards


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach

 

 

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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