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 Loch Duich 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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Hayloft at Wheel Farm is a pet-friendly North Devon holiday cottage for couples situated just a short drive from the coast and the rolling hills of Exmoor, perfectly placed to offer guests rural self-catering holidays with a swimming pool.

Devon Beach Court is a light and airy modern seaside apartment with WiFi in Woolacombe, North Devon. Offering comfort and style throughout, it sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms.

Nestled in the heart of the North Devon countryside between Bideford and Clovelly, Crooked Lake is a charming 17th Century cottage ideal for a quiet and relaxing getaway amidst beautiful countryside.

Set on the edge of the pretty village of Crantock on the North Cornwall coast, Talland Croft is a large and charming 5-bedroom house sleeping 10. The dog-friendly house is a short walk across dunes to a Crantock or an even shorter walk into the heart of Crantock, with good pubs and local shops.

Situated in the Challacombe block at Byron is 5 Challacombe, a luxurious coastal apartment just moments from the sands of Woolacombe Bay in Devon. The pet-friendly cottage exudes coastal chic & boasts a spacious deck beside the open-plan living space as well as an indoor pool, gym and a sea breeze.

One of a group of Grade II-listed holiday homes tastefully restored in the peaceful hamlet of Coombe Keynes, Dorset, Odd Nod Cottage is a picturesque thatched coastal cottage amidst an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with three first-floor bedrooms and large lawned garden.

This detached family house rests in Trearddur Bay in Holy Island, North Wales and can sleep six people in four bedrooms.

Visitors to Alpine Lodge are offered the rare privilege of enjoying a rural cottage nestled between the mountains and the sea. The pet-free, detached cottage sits in its own grounds on the outskirts of Rhyd-y-Foel, in North Wales and is just moments from Snowdonia and the sandy beaches of Abergele.

Based on the Isle of Anglesey Bwthyn Gwyn is a meticulously restored stone built barn conversion, reappointed as a vibrant and welcoming holiday home in the countryside. Perfect for small families, the two-bedroom property combines contemporary comforts with rustic style for a relaxing breakaway.

Church Farm is a rustic stone-built cottage set in Stoke Pero, Exmoor National Park. The pet-friendly cottage sleeps 4 and promises views of rolling hills, and offers a furnished garden plus an interior with exposed beams, antique and hunting décor, Laura Ashley linen, and a cosy wood-burning stove.

This superb, pet friendly Edwardian seaside holiday home on Anglesey is large enough to accommodate up to 14 guests by the sea in Cemeas Bay. With sea views from most rooms and a garden bordering the beach its perfect for holidays all year round for large families or groups of friends.

Rosemundy Villa is a large cottage in picturesque St. Agnes, Cornwall, perfect accommodation for groups of eight looking for self-catering accommodation on the North Cornwall coast. This four-bedroom dog-friendly home includes open fireplace, roll-top bath, and large enclosed rear garden. Sleeps 8.

The Tower is an award-winning rural cottage with sweeping countryside views and unique construction. Situated near Latchingdon in Essex, the circular building has preserved the 1930s utilitarian architecture and blended it successfully with true sophistication, a vast balcony and open spaces.

Immaculately presented throughout after a meticulous renovation, Ninevah is a large period village house near Falmouth offering a rich blend of coastal charm and luxury modern comfort across two floors, with versatile and pet friendly self catering accommodation for up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms.

Situated amidst the splendour of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasting amenities suitable for all ages, Court House Farmhouse on the edge of the Dorset village of Whitchurch Canonicorum is a child-friendly cottage with five bedrooms, private hot tub, and shared games barn.

Situated betwixt the country and the coast in Axmouth, 5 Hillside boasts lovely rural views. The semi-detached stone-built cottage is picture perfect and offers beautiful gardens and multiple outdoor spaces, plus a sophisticated interior with an open-plan design, and contemporary comfort.

Romance is assured at The Langley Tarne, a pet-friendly, one-bedroom holiday cottage Mousehole that boasts many traditional features as well as an open fire, modern comforts, contemporary style a 2-minute stroll from the gorgeous harbour and the beautiful coastline of Cornwall.

Situated just moments from Lee Bay is The Old Apple Store, a luxurious coastal cottage boasting a spacious deck and hot tub with wonderful views. The thoroughly modern cottage in Ilfracombe offers an open-plan design with true urban chic, and open fire and the chance to explore the Devon coastline.

A bespoke whiskey barrel shower hangs in the garden of The West Wing, a rustic and retro rural cottage in Barnstaple, Devon. Traditional charm meets funky design in a cottage boasting a fireplace with wood burner, wooden floors and beams & a generous garden with views - all close to sandy beaches.

Part of the brand-new Byron Apartments complex on the ground floor of a block of apartment homes, 2 Putsborough in the heart of Woolacombe, Devon, offers a luxurious coastal holiday for up to four guests, a pet-friendly apartment with an en-suite master double and access to indoor pool and gym.

Clover Court is a large coastal cottage set moments from sandy beaches in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The pet-friendly cottage boasts bay windows and spacious, contemporary rooms, and attracts natural light and the calming sea breeze. The attractions of the seaside town are just a short walk away

Perched high above the vibrant town of Brixham, this property has fantastic views of the harbour and out to sea. With three beautiful bedrooms sleeping six guests it makes an ideal holiday home for families or groups of friends looking for a fabulous coastal break in Torbay, Devon.

The Compass is a stylish one-bedroom apartment in the heart of the resort town of Swanage, Dorset, a romantic flat within a pleasant courtyard that makes a cosy holiday escape for couples, with private parking space, fully fitted kitchen, breakfast bar, tiled bathroom, and comfy sitting area.

A charming Grade II listed stone holiday cottage in Snainton near Scarborough on the North Yorkshire coast, this pet friendly holiday cottage sleeps 17 in 8 bedrooms and oozes warmth and charm. Relax in the hot tub, walk in the North York Moors or enjoy a day trip to the seaside.

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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