Coastal Cottages Holidays Within Easy Reach of a Beach

Scroll down to view all Coastal Cottages.The UK has one of the most picturesque and varied coastlines in the whole of Europe, so why not enjoy a self-catering holiday in a coastal cottage by the sea. Pick any stretch of coast and within a mile or two of the beach you will be spoiled for choice with the range of coastal cottages such as converted barns, fishermen's lofts and luxury beach apartments available for short breaks or long summer holidays. From Scottish sea lochs in Applecross to historic inland ports such as Wisbech in East Anglia, holiday cottages close to the coast offer excellent value for money.

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Seascape, a large five-bedroom family-friendly house, in North Devon sleeps up to 10. looks down upon the beautiful award-winning Woolacombe Beach. A large, luxurious holiday home, it benefits from spectacular uninterrupted ocean views stretching across the bay all the way to Lundy Island.

Overlooking quiet rolling fields in South Devon near Kingsbridge, this 400-year old dog friendly thatched cottage is THE perfect venue for a cosy and relaxing holiday. Beaches and cliff walks just 4 miles away. Open all year. Sleeps 6.

North Street Cottage is a charming 3-bedroom North Devon coast cottage in Braunton dating back to the 18th Century. It is situated on a quiet road, 3 miles from the beach at Saunton Sands. This family-friendly cottage sleeps 6 and accepts 1 dog.

Overlooking Loch Duich in a unique hillside location in one of the most awe inspiring glens in the Scottish Highlands, Tigh an Aullt is the ideal getaway property for up to 6 people.

Hafod Wen is a delightful coastal cottage offering self-catering holidays in a rural location on the Llyn Peninsula on the edge of Nefyn in Gwynedd. This tastefully furnished, accessible holiday cottage lies within an easy walk of beaches, shops and pubs - perfect for seaside or walking holidays.

Gannet Cottage is a traditional upgraded Fisherman's dwelling located in the Seatown area of Gardenstown, a picturesque conservation area in Aberdeenshire. This character seafront cottage offers self-catering accommodation for 2-4 guests in a stunning and quiet location of natural beauty.

A rural, reverse-level, pet-friendly barn convenient to Paignton beaches and Torbay attractions in South Devon. Cwtch Barn is roomy and bright. Four bedrooms provide accommodation for up to eight. Enjoy the nearby Occombe Woods and working Farm, Sleeps 8. Pets Welcome.

Olive is an open plan luxury eco-hut for couples in a peaceful rural location in the Isle of Wight near Wootton. Nestling within a private gated residence, it is guaranteed to fulfil any couple’s desires for peace and quiet away from the commotion of day to day life.

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Rose Cottage Cottage Listing
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A great Cornish holiday cottage set in the peaceful rural setting of Woodlands Manor Farm on the North Cornwall coast, near Bude. Rose Cottage benefits from the use of a lovely large indoor heated swimming pool and games room.

Family & dog-friendly lodging, sumptuous facilities in the great outdoors make every stay at Beyond Escapes in South Devon near Torbaya deluxe experience. Lodge 4 has luxuries galore: Fully furnished kitchen and living room, private yard and hot tub, 2 spacious and efficacious bedrooms

Bryn Penmaen is a small detached cottage with a waterside view on the 100-acre Penmaen Estate. This coastal cottage sleeps 4 in idyllic countryside outside Pwllheli. It is dog-friendly, child-friendly, with travel cot and highchair. Outside is a large garden with patio, furniture, and a BBQ.

This large, accessible Gwynedd holiday cottage sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms (3 ground floor). Located on the gorgeous Llyn Peninsula in North Wales it is 3 country miles from the picturesque resort of Aberdaron and soft sandy beaches. Pets welcome.

Take a scenic ferry ride to the breathtaking Isle of Wight, where Pilot House will be your well-maintained and large home for your holiday from which you will explore the many sights and activities the Isle of Wight has to offer, including the spectacle of Cowes Week.

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Woodlands Manor House Cottage Listing
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With an indoor heated swimming pool and games room, Woodlands Manor House offers large self-catering holiday accommodation for up to 12 guests in an idyllic setting on the North Cornwall coast near Bude. Enjoy walking in our private woodland and meet and help feed our small menagerie of animals.

The Quarterdeck provides families with a luxury Dorset holiday home away from home just a short stroll from Swanage beach. The award-winning large holiday cottage in Swanage features quality furnishings, a generous garden, a games room and a spacious balcony with gorgeous views of Swanage.

Convenient to Paignton Harbour and nearby beaches, Lotts View sleeps 6 in 3 fully furnished bedrooms, with a complete and modern kitchen, a breath-taking ocean views across Torbay in South Devon, and close great local attractions, Lotts View will be the luxury seaside getaway of your dreams.

Beech Cottage is a cosy, semi-detached Anglesey cottage in the rural village of Tynygongl. This countryside holiday cottage in North Wales is child-friendly and only half a mile from the coast.

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Chatsworth Apartments Cottage Listing
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Waterside one and two bedroom Apartments. Newquay holiday apartments, alongside the Gannel Estuary, within a short walk to Fistral Beach and Newquay town centre. This Cornish Estuary apartment is perfect for a beach holiday with a lovely south facing outlook over the estuary. Sleeps 2 - 6.

Feel right at home with this charming, open-concept, contemporary holiday lodge, situated perfectly between Totnes and Torbay. This open-plan, reverse-level concept with a chic interior design is perfect for those looking for a luxurious blend of elegance and comfort in the South Devon countryside.

Situated in the middle of a small block of bungalow at the south end of the town, Morgan is only a minute’s walk to the beach and promenade. Holiday facilities are all within easy reach.

Oak Cottage is a stylish and beautifully furnished countryside cottage with superb rural views near Sidmouth. It lies close to the Jurassic Coast in the East Devon village of Sidford. Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.

Thronfield is a large holiday cottage on the Cumbrian coast at the southern tip of The Lake District. This large and dog-friendly 6-bedroom cottage in Arnside is perfect for holidays enjoying days out in the Cumbrian Fells and days on deserted sandy beaches.

Spa House is a period townhouse nestled in the spa town of Buxton in the Derbyshire Peak District. Renovated to a luxury standard, this delightful terraced six-bedroom home that sleeps 12 boasts chic contemporary decor, state of the art amenities and ample character for guests. Pets welcome.

It is a short stroll to the beach at Lulworth Cove from Pebble Beach Cottage, a newly-built thatched coastal cottage with a luxurious feel. Newly refurbished, this cosy Jurassic Coast cottage in Dorset with rural views sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.

Many holiday cottages by the coast will have a store of beach equipment for guests to use such as buckets, spades, wind breaks, crab lines and even beach games or wet suits for children. Visit the website of a coastal property to see just what beach equipment an appealing cottage on the coast provides for guests. It could save a lot of packing or unnecessary purchases.

Beach and Coastal Cottages appeal to walkers. Self-catering means you are not tied to hotel restaurant times or having to dine out every night, and also offer facilities for drying and washing muddy clothes and boots overnight, ready for the following morning. Many coastal cottages welcome dogs - but do check local tourist information to see which local beaches will be 'dog friendly' during the dates of your holiday.

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