Find UK Coastal Cottages Within a 15-minute Drive of the Sea. Woolacombe Sands in North Devon.

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Scroll down to view all Coastal Cottages. These are properties that are less than twenty-minutes drive to the coast. The UK has one of Europe's most picturesque and varied coastlines, 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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Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1

Prince Cottage is a pet-friendly coastal cottage sleeping 3 in the seaside fishing village of Skinningrove, North Yorkshire, offering comfortable, contemporary accommodation for small groups on holiday looking to enjoy beach-combing, walking the nearby moors and discovering the area’s rich history.

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Exterior of a holiday bungalow with a front garden full of shrubs and palm trees.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Feel the sea breeze and admire the views of Blue Anchor Bay at Beech, a Somerset holiday cottage in Blue Anchor. Its location allows guests to split their holiday between beach days and exploring nearby Exmoor. Facilities at Beech Bungalow include wheelchair access, a games room and a furnished garden with beautiful views of the Somerset countryside.

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Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Enjoy everything that the rural North East has to offer with a stay at The Granary, a magnificent red brick barn conversion on the edge of the village of Long Framlington, Northumberland, a countryside cottage complete with tiled and wood flooring, two en-suite bedrooms and private garden.

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Double-fronted cottage exterior with traditional quarter-light windows.
Sleeps
13
Bedrooms
5

Holmdale is a large, character-laden coastal cottage in Porlock, a sought-after location in Somerset. The pet-friendly holiday cottage within the Exmoor National Park boasts sea views, exposed beams, a farmhouse-style kitchen, a cosy log fire, and a spacious garden with outdoor seating and dining furniture. Explore the coast and countryside of Exmoor in true style.

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Exterior of a farm cottage and patio with a firepit at sunset.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Formally a grain store, it is now a stunning 5-star Gold Award 3-bedroom barn conversion sleeping 6 in 3 bedrooms, large spacious living areas and a private courtyard garden. Close to Beverley in delightful East Yorkshire, convenient for the Yorkshire coast and York.

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far-reaching view of boating marinas on the Dart Estuary
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Rose Cottage in South Devon, sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms with truly spectacular panoramic views over the Dart Esturary Darthaven Marina, the Britannia Royal Naval College and upstream towards Dittisham. The stone holiday cottage was built in 1880 in a sought after position, A great, peaceful location on the English Riviera close to South Devon beaches.

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A footpath between a lawn and mature shrubs leads to a stone-built rural cottage.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Little Hanger is a delightful seaside holiday home located in Porlock. It can accommodate up to six guests with two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom. The property offers a private terrace, a well-equipped kitchen, and a cozy sitting room with a woodburner. Guests also have access to an all-weather tennis court and a private garden with a barbecue area. Pets are welcome at the home. It is conveniently situated within a short walk from the village and is an ideal base for exploring the entire Exmoor coast from Minehead to Lynmouth.

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A large brick house backed by tall pine trees overlooks a vast lawn.
Sleeps
24
Bedrooms
10

The Croft offers large country house self-catering accommodation amidst 6 acres of gardens with a private indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and hot tub in a rural Herefordshire hamlet near Peterchurch. Sleeps 24 in 11 bedrooms (7 en-suite).

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A stone built holiday cottage in Ampleforth with a deck and courtyard containing outdoor seating option.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Ford End Cottage is a delightful rural cottage in the lovely village of Ampleforth in the North York Moors and Coast. Ideally situated for an enjoyable holiday, the pet-friendly cottage offers an open fire, a pleasant garden, light-filled spaces & reminders of its 18th-century origins.

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Many coastal holiday cottages will have a store of beach equipment for guests, such as buckets, spades, windbreaks, crab lines and even beach games or wet suits for children. Visit the website of a coastal holiday home to see just what beach equipment a cute 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. It also offers facilities for drying and washing muddy clothes and boots overnight, ready for the following morning. Many coastal cottages welcome dogs - but check local tourist information to see which local beaches will be 'dog friendly' during your holiday.