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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Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott Farm stands amidst glorious North Devon countryside a few miles from the fabulous Woolacombe Beach. This pretty two-bedroom holiday home sleeps 4. Guests can roam the grounds, fish the well-stocked lakes while children will enjoy the onsite children's play area.

Stables is a large stunning holiday cottage converted from stables in Tawstock near Barnstaple, North Devon. It has a tastefully decorated 6-bedroom interior with loads of space to relax and unwind. Outside there is a large private patio, garden play area and shared games room,and tennis court.

Upper Mill is a holiday cottage for couples with use of an onsite heated swimming pool and a tennis court. Located at Wheel Farm near Combe Martin, the cottage is within easy reach of the stunning North Devon coast, including the long sandy beaches at Woolacombe Bay. Exmoor is also nearby.

Lower Mill Cottage at Wheel Farm is a 1-bedroom holiday home for couples with communal use of a heated indoor pool and tennis court, near award winning Blue Flag beaches at Woolacombe and Putsborough. The wilds of Exmoor where ponies and red deer roam freely are also only a short drive away.

Blue Moon fully justifies its claim as the most luxurious and romantic holiday cottages for couples in St. Ives. This dog-friendly coastal cottage in the heart of this Cornish resort oozes sophistication, style and comfort and, with underfloor heating, it’s also perfect for out of season holidays.

Rural and delightfully remote, Cwm Yr Afon Cottage is located on a sheep farm. This beautifully renovated rural cottage in the North Wales countryside is a small, romantic retreat in Snowdonia. Dog-friendly and child-friendly. Sleeps 3.

A private hot tub is just the beginning of the experience at the Barton Pines Resort Lodge 10 between Totnes and Torbay in South Devon. Elegant open living, an onsite spa and restaurant, at this rural retreat will make this the coast and countryside holiday you’ve been dreaming of.

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Nestling in a secluded, wooded North Devon Valley, 3-mins walk to the beach, Melinda’s Cottage is a family-friendly 2-bedroom Grade-II listed holiday cottage on the coast in Bucks Mills. Melinda’s Cottage lies in a tranquil rural location, ideal for exploring North Devon and Cornwall. Free WiFi.

Courtyard Lodge 29 is one of Barton Pines' Devon’s inspiring collections of luxury lodges with a hot tub in the South Devon countryside. Whether you’re looking for a family holiday or a romantic break for two, Courtyard lodge 29 offers both; a stylish yet simple pause to revitalize your life!

A charming and cosy family- and pet-friendly getaway by the sea, Victoria Cottage is a delightful balance of historic touches and modern convenience with room for four. This cottage makes the most of its great seaside location to offer a family holiday in a warm, comfortable environment.

Overlooking Mounts Bay and the harbour, The Abbey is a historic luxury holiday cottage in Penzance. This large and pet friendly Cornwall holiday property sleeps 14 in 7 bedrooms, and everywhere, exudes style and quality. Perfect for luxurious seaside holidays with family or friends all year round.

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Chestnut Cottage is a large Dorset holiday cottage with sea views that sleeps 9 amidst idyllic farmland on the Jurassic Coast. With the seaside town of Weymouth nearby and the Coastal Footpath running nearby it makes it a sought-after, family-friendly holiday home. Pets welcome.

Situated in a very attractive elevated position, having panoramic sea views of the Wash, this detached chalet bungalow, faces west to enjoy the magnificent sunsets over the sea. Offering very spacious accommodation along this beautiful coastline.

Courthaye is an East Devon luxury holiday cottage with Wi-Fi in Sidmouth within an easy walk of the beach and set alongside 4 other luxurious cottages which once formed a Regency house for the Duke and Duchess of St.Albans. Grade II listed. Sleeps 4.

The North East Coast of Scotland is adored for its scenic coastal walks all year round. 1 Seafield Street in Cullen, a historic coastal town on the Murray Firth, is a large holiday cottage sleeping up to 10 adults + 2 children in spacious, well-equipped accommodation. 1 well-behaved pet is welcome.

Couples on holiday in the north of England enjoy cosy accommodation at The Goat Shed, a barn conversion in the rural hamlet of High Normanby, North Yorkshire, a pet-friendly cottage that retains much of its original character and sits near the Yorkshire coast and in North York Moors National Park.

The stylish Coast Barn at Noss Mayo is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway for two in Devon. Communal gardens and tennis courts plus an ideal coastal location make this a luxury holiday experience you’re sure to treasure.

Courtyard Lodge 27, at Barton Pines, is located in the South Devon countryside, just inland from the Torbay seaside resort of Paignton. With a private hot tub and on-site spa facilities, Lodge 27 makes for a very comfortable residence for family or friends within easy reach of lovely beaches.

Located right on the waterfront overlooking Falmouth Harbour with amazing views from most rooms and the huge terrace, Nightingale House provides you with an unrivalled location from which to enjoy your Cornish holiday. It has 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, off-road parking for 2 cars and WiFi.

Spectacular views of Blue Flag Llanddona Beach are available from almost every window of this pet-friendly cottage for four in Anglesey. With everything arranged on a single floor, Hen Felin Isaf is convenient, welcoming, and relaxing, truly a seaside holiday destination of your dreams.

My View is a large, detached Cornish holiday house with an indoor heated swimming pool offering luxury self-catering holidays in Cawsand. It sleeps 11 guests in 6 bedrooms (4 ensuite). This family friendly Cornwall holiday home overlooks Cawsand Beach with amazing sea views across Plymouth Sound.

Enjoy a Norfolk coast holiday in Robin's Roost, near Aylsham in Buxton, a quiet village known for its beautiful landmark watermill. This Norfolk Cottage lies within easy reach of beaches and the Norfolk Broads. Sleeps 5. Pets welcome.

Cocks House is an ancient stone-built detached cottage near the village of St Teath in Cornwall which promises seclusion and comfort as well as a lovely garden ideal for pets and al fresco dining. The rural cottage boasts an open fire and proximity to the many villages and beaches of Cornwall.

Headland House offers guests spectacular ocean views and sunsets on the north Cornwall coast in a quiet location yet within walking distance of Newquay's famous beaches. This luxury Cornish holiday cottage sleeps 6 in 3 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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