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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353 cottages found 353 match all criteria.

A secluded retreat with spectacular views down the valley towards Fowey, Cornwall and the sea. Located just over a mile from Fowey, it is a unique coastal cottage for couples in the grounds of an old watermill with parking, garden and barbeque area. Pets welcome.

The Chalet is stunning, purpose-built apartment - hotel, comprising of 6 luxury apartments and an incredible 2 bedroom penthouse suite. Each apartment sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. The living area is open plan with large, glass, full length windows overlooking Saunton Sands beach and the sea beyond.

The Chalet is a stunning purpose-built collection of luxury apartments situated on the cliff overlooking the long sandy beach at Saunton Sands. Apartment 3 is located on the entry level. It has 3 gorgeous bedrooms and spacious open plan living. The apartment shares a lovely balcony with sea views.

Devon village of West Down. Comfortably sleeping 4, Braefoot Cottage is a family friendly countryside retreat that also provides an ideal base for exploring the North Devon coast.

There’s nothing better than an escape to a spectacular setting with your favourite group of people, and Beachcomber’s pretty much perfect for that break with friends or family.

The Brambles is a single bedroom cottage ideal for couples or lone travelers set in stunning farmland which overlooks the Dorset Coast and the Chesil Beach. Fantastic walks straight from the door of the cottage. Situated between the seaside town of Weymouth and Abbotsbury, famous for its swans.

For a truly romantic break in the Cornish countryside, book Juniper, a luxury, beautifully equipped shepherd's hut at Melody Farm near Truro. Dip in the indoor pool, dine under the stars. Relax! Pets welcome.

Benoy Cottage is a quaint farm cottage set at the heart of a working dairy farm, surrounded by the beautiful west Dorset countryside.

Luxury beachfront holiday home in South Devon in a superb coastal location for couples or families with 1-2 children. 4 Coastguards stabds within a short walk of Bigbury's fabulous sandy beach and Burgh Island. Pets welcome.

Partridge Cottage welcomes families and their pets to the little coastal village of Berrynarbor in this charming corner of North Devon. This rural North Devon holiday cottage sleeps 6 on a farm where children are welcome to help with feeding lambs, pigs, goats and duck.

This spacious, comfortable countryside holiday cottage lies on the banks of the River Esk, near the bustling fishing town of Whitby, in North Yorkshire. White Goose Cottage sleeps 4 and has a lovely outside balcony with views of passing steam-trains and wildlife on the river. Pets welcome.

Stay in a Devon countryside dwelling near Totnes with the little luxuries you expect. Roomy and packed with comfort, this private lodge provides three bedrooms and plenty of space to spread out and relax while you make South Devon and Dartmoor your playground. Pets welcome.

Spend your holiday captivated by the views from the lounge and spacious deck in this luxurious waterside holiday home overlooking the Dart Estuary in Kingswear just a ferryboat trip across the water from Dartmouth. Pets welcome.

Set on our stunning farm near the West Dorset Jurassic Coast and Chesil Beach, 3 Lower Farm is a 2 bedroom traditional Dorset coastal cottage full of character which sleeps up to 5 people. Open all year round, the cottage is perfect for couples and families looking for a peaceful, rural break.

Keeper Cottage West stands at the most westerly point of mainland Britain, nestled below the majestic Ardnamurchan Lighthouse on the shores of Loch Linnhe, the gateway to Ben Nevis. This cosy granite, pet-friendly seaside cottage with WiFi sleeps 4 in a lovely remote rural location.

Adipit Cottage is a two bedroom cottage situated near to the town of Bideford, within the North Devon countryside.

This family-friendly detached house is a large holiday cottage welcoming up to 10 guests in a rural location just outside the village of Tregony in Cornwall and sleeps ten people in six bedrooms. Pets welcome

Raymar House is a luxuriously furnished contemporary cottage in a quiet secluded corner of Dartmouth, forming part of a recently refurbished old warehouse just a 5-minute stroll to Dartmouth Castle and the South West Coast Path. 6 Spa passes included within the rental at the exclusive Dart Marina.

Salkeld cottage is a romantic hideaway, set in a secluded and peaceful vale near to the river Ellen in Cumbria. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome. It's an ideal retreat for exploring the Lake District, providing stress-free getaways for busy people and a peaceful haven to relax.

Set up for a cosy group of four, Lodge 8 is a rural rejuvenation pad near Totnes complete with great beds and a private hot tub. Your private abode is also a launch pad to Devon beaches, water parks, castles and more.

Stylish family friendly coastal apartment in the tranquil, gated residential area of Brighton Marina just a stroll along the boardwalk from the many shops, bars and restaurants in the main marina area. Sea Fizz has a light, airy feel with patio doors opening from the lounge onto the balcony.

Dolphin Cottage in Flookborough is a large, detached and pet friendly holiday home in Cumbria on the edge of Morecombe Bay. This restored fisherman’s cottage lies just west of Grange-over-Sands at the southern tip of the Lake District National Park. Dolphin Cottage sleeps 12 in 5 bedrooms.

Situated on a beautiful farm overlooking the Jurassic Coast in West Dorset, The Swallows is one of 7 holiday cottages at Character Farm Cottages near Weymouth. 4-star rated by Visit England, it comfortably sleeps 4. It is extremely well appointed and open throughout the year. Pets welcome.

Rostowan is situated in a very private rural location, close to St.Mawes on the South Coast of Cornwall in Port Scatho. This secluded countryside holiday cottage lies just a stone's throw from the creek and a ten-minute stroll to the Beach. Pets welcome in this family-friendly seaside cottage.

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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