Waterside Holiday Cottages

Scroll down to find and book Waterside Cottages in the United Kingdom. Discover handily located self-catering accommodation for holidays in a riverside cottage, a remote and secluded log cabin on the shores of a beach or lake or perhaps a restored lock-keepers cottage alongside a canal towpath. From cosy harbourside fishermen's cottages for couples overlooking the harbour in St. Ives to riverside cottages in the Yorkshire Dales, the choice of UK town or country holiday cottages with a waterfront is wide-ranging.

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240 cottages found 240 match all criteria.

Overlooking Loch Duich in a unique hillside location in one of the most awe inspiring glens in the Scottish Highlands, Tigh an Aullt is the ideal getaway property for up to 6 people.

Instow Beach Cottage is a charming first floor North Devon holiday let overlooks the estuary. The dog-friendly waterside apartment sleeps 5 people in 3 bedrooms. It has a lovely balcony to sit and enjoy uninterrupted views across the beach and estuary to Appledore and lovely sunsets.

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.

Glencarron is a beautiful Victorian shooting lodge near Strathcarron sleeping up to 18 in 11 bedrooms. This lovely large house enjoys breath taking views of the Glencarron Estate, which covers more than 12,000 acres of the Scottish Highlands. Pets welcome.

Caledon is a spacious 2-bedroom self-catering apartment in the old St.Benedicts Abbey stands amidst 20 acres of grounds at the southern end of Loch Ness in Fort Augustus. Guests have use of communal facilities which include a heated indoor pool, snooker table, table tennis and outdoor games courts.

The Victorian Wing of Stockham Farm is a self-contained rural cottage within a traditional Exmoor farmhouse. The pet-friendly cottage lies just moments from Dulverton in Exmoor National Park & offers ample grounds, wood-burning stove, bespoke kitchen, subtle elegance and wonderful countryside views.

4-bedroom barn conversion with extensive grounds. All bedrooms en-suite. Pets (dogs) welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Balcony terrace overlooks tranquil mill pool. Can sleep up to 12 people. Perfect location for walking, cycling, golf and much more. Free Wi-Fi, ponies, alpacas, pygmy goats and pigs!

Peace and tradition greet visitors to this spacious holiday cottage on a cattle and sheep farm in rural East Dorset. The farmhouse offers three bedrooms and sits beside the River Crane, about a mile from Verwood. A large kitchen allows for family meals and the nearby countryside abounds in wildlife.

The Hayloft is a charming romantic cottage for two surrounded by cute gardens and quaint villages in North Norfolk. The cosy, pet-friendly conversion retains traditional features such as an open fire, and its elevated position affords its views of the surrounding region, Ideal for a romantic escape.

Stables Cottage is a luxury rural cottage promising an indulgent adult-only weekend break. The romantic cottage in Challacombe, Devon boasts a full spa facility as well as a stylishly appointed contemporary interior, seclusion, river-frontage, eco-friendly principles & access to beautiful Devon.

Set in the historic Grade I listed building at Royal William Yard, this contemporary one bedroom apartment sleeps four guests and has wonderful waterside views. Enjoy eating out at the many great restaurants that line the streets of the Barbican, or simply cosy up and relax in this stylish home.

Overlooking Small’s Cove and Mill Bay and offering views to the open sea from a year-round conservatory, Keel Row in the lovely seaside town of Salcombe, Devon, is the perfect coastal getaway for any time of year, a charming ground floor waterside apartment decorated to a high standard.

Mineshop Holiday Cottages are located in the heart of the stunning Mineshop Valley, a short walk through the fields and woodland to the beach at Crackington Haven near Bude in North Cornwall. Set in a secluded and tranquil spot, its the perfect getaway for families, couples and dog owners.

Set in the iconic Grade I listed Royal William Yard, this two bedroom apartment offers a wonderful architect-inspired space with original features and contemporary design. Take in the unique atmosphere of the area where its cobbled streets are lined with cafes, boutiques, bitros and art galleries.

Barely a walk across the dunes to the Afon Crigyll and the main beach, the one bedroom, ground floor Apartment 2 is an easy choice for any couple who want a Welsh getaway. From the beach, the pubs, cafes and restaurants of Rhosneigr are only an 8-minute walk away.

Savour the spectacular view of Menai Straits from the patio at Penrallt Cottage and delight in the peace and tranquillity of a stone-built conversion on the outskirts of Y Felinheli, in North Wales. Appreciate the combination of contemporary style and traditional charm of this coastal cottage.

Large Derbyshire cottage in a lovely conservation village near the traffic free Monsal Trail for walks and cycling. This detached cottage has a games room and is dog friendly. Lovely river views and walks in all directions. Sleeps up to 12 guests (9 + 3) + cot. Log burner with unlimited free logs.

Feel the sea breeze at 39 Moorings Reach, a modern coastal cottage in Brixham with beautiful panoramic views of the harbour and the ocean. The pet-friendly cottage occupies a waterfront position in this lovely town and boasts a gorgeous patio plus a sophisticated interior and prime location.

Stunning water views greet guests at Harbour View, a modern coastal cottage enjoying absolute water frontage at Wilcove in Torpoint, Cornwall. The sea breeze and natural light caress the luxurious cottage, who enjoy proximity to beaches, tranquillity, sophisticated décor and an open fire.

Pennsylvania Castle is a dream come true. The luxurious castle in Portland, Dorset, glows with opulence and sophistication and offers magnificent grounds with a waterfall, a swimming pool and stunning ocean views, as well as a grand interior featuring regal elegance and trappings fit for royalty.

Bratton Mill Farmhouse near the medieval village of Bratton Fleming, Devon, offers the perfect escape for large families and groups on holiday in the South West, a 17th-century former mill transformed into a child-friendly two-storey cottage alongside a babbling trout stream.

Offering spectacular rural views across the North Tyne valley, 13th-Century Grade I listed Haughton Castle Farmhouse from the era of 1260 is a superb rural retreat for a cottage holiday in Northumberland. Pets welcome.

Take tea overlooking the old mill pond at the stone-built Locks Cottage and enjoy the idyllic setting of this two-bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Langcliffe near Settle. Gaze upon the green hills of the Yorkshire Dales and unwind by the open fire in a cosy peaceful cottage near the River Ribble.

Bishop Rock is a former Cornish lighthouse keeper’s cottage located within the Lizard Lighthouse grounds boasting panoramic ocean views from its clifftop location. The unique much modernized comfortable property near Helston provides direct access to this wonderful stretch of the Cornish coast.

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