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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Beautiful, 2-bedroom barn conversion with Wi-Fi located in Braunton sleeping 4, the perfect place for a family getaway on the North Devon coast, being just a 5-minute drive to the beach at Saunton Sands. Onsite, you will find a terrace along with almost an acre of gardens.
Situated at the foot of the Preseli Hills in North Pembrokeshire, Plas Drygarn is a charming, dog-friendly holiday cottage for up to 6 people, located in a beautiful rural location that is ideal for family holidays and couples.
Braunton Farmhouse is a 5 bedroom farmhouse, recently refurbished to a very high standard. The North Devon house is perfectly situated on the hill above Braunton and within a few miles of Georgeham, Croyde and amazing, award-winning, beaches at Putsborough and Woolacombe Bay. Pets welcome.
Situated in a quiet back street in the centre of the popular North Devon village of Braunton and just 2 miles from the beach is Kittiwake House. This large, luxury cottage with secure, private garden sleeps 12 people in 6 bedrooms, 2 en-suite plus two family bathrooms. Pets welcome.
A fabulously relaxing holiday home, Inglewood Cottage provides for a family friendly holiday sleeping 2-6 guests in a stunning Hampshire location on the south coast. The pet friendly cottage is in New Milton, a rural town, a couple of miles to the New Forest and just over one to the nearest beach.
Book an Isle of Wight holiday cottage with superb sea views at Landward, a beautifully renovated ex-Lighthouse keeper's cottage at St Margaret's Lighthouse. This attractive cliff-top rural holiday cottage near Ventnor, a few minutes-walk from the beach, sleeps 4. Pets welcome.
The aptly named Sun Peaks boasts the best views of the Salcombe countryside, basking in the glow of Devonshire sunshine. With Dartmoor within view on the horizon, this reverse level detached, large holiday home is in a prime spot for picturesque, rural scenery, perfect for large family getaways.
Luxury awaits at Sunnycroft, a coastal cottage with ocean views in Brixham, Devon. Contemporary sophistication permeates the property, whose design captures the views and includes ample outdoor entertaining areas as well as children’s play equipment, a grassed garden and access to beautiful beaches.
Rose Cottage in Weymouth is a splendid little family-friendly coastal cottage a short stroll from Newton's Cove, the beautiful Nothe Gardens and the harbourside in this classic English seaside resort. This Victorian holiday cottage comfortably sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms.
Treat your family to a once in a lifetime experience at Brunel Boutique Railway Carriage No. 4. The refurbished railway carriage lies just moments from the beach in Dawlish Warren & places guests within reach of many of the highlights of Devon. Enjoy ocean views, generous outdoor spaces and comf...
4 The Towans is a unique New England style lodge in The Towans resort in St Merryn, Cornwall. Situated just moments from Constantine Bay, the pet-friendly cottage offers sophistication, light and airy spaces, with unique wooden panelling, extremely generous balconies and the guarantee of relaxation.
Just minutes from Carbis Bay, Una Argentum 59, a luxury Cornish eco-lodge provides the ideal base camp for families to enjoy their holiday in St. Ives, Cornwall, with spacious accommodation sleeping 4 and amenities including an indoor pool to suit everyone.
Walnut Cottage is a lovely converted barn near the village of Washford, Somerset. The pet-friendly cottage is one of the Shells Cottages & boasts serenity as well as a private outdoor hot tub, light-filled spaces, a wood-burning stove, vaulted beamed ceiling and access to the coast and countrysi...
Set on the promenade of Blackpool, Lancashire, Ocean View House places guests in the heart of this famous seaside town and offers superb ocean views from many vantage points. Spacious, well-presented rooms provide space for large groups, and a hot tub and games room assure fun and relaxation.
Wheal Rose is a romantic cottage tucked away in the hills near St Newlyn East in Cornwall. The rural cottage boasts exposed beams and a delightful garden as well as modern comforts and proximity to the Cornish coast. Relax, connect, unwind and sample the delights of this wonderful county.
NOW PET FRIENDLY+ YOUR DOG CAN STAY FREE* TOO - A Luxurious, 5-Star large holiday house near Cromer in a village setting 300m from an award-winning beach. Facilities in this Grade II-listed, wheelchair accessible and child friendly home include a hot tub, games room, trampoline, and private garden
Enjoy a rural escape along the Solway Coast with a stay at Edderside Hall, a large child-friendly cottage in the farming hamlet of Edderside, Cumbria, restored with great attention to accommodate up to 18 guests, with spectacular countryside views, living room with open fire, and conservatory.
Singleton Manor is a large Edwardian Manor House with heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub amidst splendid gardens containing a trampoline, lawns, ponds and fountains offering seaside self-catering accommodation in Torquay. Sleeps 10. Pets welcome.
Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages can use Llety’r Bugail, a country cottage with mountain views located in the small market town of Dolgellau, Gwynedd, as their home base to explore scenic Snowdonia National Park by foot or mountain bike or make a day of it at nearby Fairbourne Beach. Sleeps 6.
2 Steyne Cottages is a delightful seaside cottage boasting a sun-drenched deck area with gorgeous views and a modern interior with neutral tones which create the perfect atmosphere for a coastal family holiday. The light and airy property in Seaview on the Isle of Wight promises relaxation.
For a memorable Cornish glamping experience, book the Brae Yurt at The Park in Mawgan Porth near Newquay provides peace, comfort and a hot tub for couples amongst serene countryside between rolling hills and the scenic Atlantic coast.
Ysgubor is a thoroughly modern seaside barn conversion in the near Harlech in rural West Wales. Surrounded by 40 acres of grassland, the two-bedroom rural holiday home near Harlech is perfect for families’ for holidays on the beach or walking in Snowdonia.
Little Elm is a gorgeous romantic cottage in Kingswear, Devon, with views over the River Dart and quaint traditional décor. The pet-friendly cottage in the South Hams is an ideal base for exploring the region & offers outdoor spaces for relaxation and whiling away the hours watching boats float by.
Harbour Cottage is an elegantly-appointed coastal cottage with views of Watchet Harbour & a terrace which catches the sea breeze. The 400-year-old, pet-friendly cottage carries reminders of its past & is ideally situated for exploration of this charming seaside locale and the remainder of Somerset.
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.