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 lake or perhaps a restored lock-keepers cottage alongside a canal towpath. From waterfront fishermen's cottages 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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151 cottages found 151 match all criteria.

North Yeo is a charming first floor North Devon holiday let overlooks the Torridge estuary at Instow. 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.

Nestling in a quiet corner of the Gloucestershire village of Broadway is 1 Lower Mill Cottages, a charming two-bedroom Cotswold Holiday Cottage. This dog-friendly countryside cottage has lovely stream-bordered gardens and lies within an easy walk of superb pubs and restaurants.

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.

A large classic fully restored and modernised Victorian farmhouse sleeps 8 guests and is set amidst 180 acres of beautiful moorland near North Molton on Exmoor National Park in West Somerset. Dogs welcome.

The Bouldner is a large Isle of Wight Holiday Cottage in Yarmouth with beautiful sea views across the Solent. This pet-friendly, 5-bedroom cottage, sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms and welcomes large or extended families or friends for summer holidays on the Island or short breaks at other times.

This unique accommodation is part of an historic water mill and retains original features including exposed beams and huge mill windows. The peaceful Warwickshire village of Tredington is ideally situated between the Cotswolds and Stratford-on-Avon

River Lodge served as the gatehouse to the National Trust’s Ilam Hall and the stone-built rural holiday cottage in the Peak District retains much of its original charm as well. A river runs by the spacious gardens of the pet-friendly cottage amidst green pastures and far-reaching rural views.

Number 16 is a Lake District holiday cottage in Bowness-on-Windermere, properly furnished and recently renovated to have plenty of room and a modern look. This child-friendly 3-bedroom cottage in Cumbria is just a short walk from Lake Windermere.

Bracken Cottage is a charming Exmoor Holiday cottage boasting exposed timber beams within the Exmoor National Park near Exford. The pet-friendly cottage is surrounded by woodland and features an upside-down design, modern comforts and a delightful garden with views of the River Exe.

Travel to West Cornwall and come upon Harbour Moon in Mousehole, Cornwall, where a romantic interlude awaits. Enjoy this unique cottage for couples, take in the sights in this picturesque and enjoy all the charm this quaint Cornish fishing village offers.

Corn House on the grounds of a 700-acre farm near Church Stretton in Shropshire, offers large groups and families luxury holiday accommodation in a Grade II listed barn conversion with six spacious bedrooms, oak bespoke fully equipped kitchen, and access to a pool, hot tub and tennis courts.

Roddy’s Cottage is a charming, remote waterside cottage in Glenelg. Roddy’s is the perfect place to relax and take in the stunning Highland scenery and sea views. Three bedrooms as well as a fully-equipped kitchen and, of course, an open fire.

Gorse Cottage is a delightful Exmoor holiday cottage nestled in the centre of the National Park. The waterside stone cottage by the River Exe boasts modern comforts and space for pets in its charming garden. The wonders of Exmoor and coast are within easy reach of this peaceful rural retreat.

The Lynhurst, located on Exmoor, offers commanding sea views. A large North Devon holiday cottage, it has retained many of its charming original Victorian features. It sleeps 22 in 10 bedrooms with 9 en-suite bathrooms. 5 minutes from Lynmouth beach. Walking distance of Lynton. Pets welcome.

One of the most beautiful three storey town houses in the ultra-exclusive gated community of Port Pendennis Marina in Falmouth. This stunning waterside house has everything to offer up to 6 lucky guests looking for a peaceful, luxurious place to stay.

A little inland from the Helford River and Falmouth's beaches, Stag at Trecombe Lakes is a cosy eco-lodge in a woodland setting. Sleeping 2-4 it offers self-catering holidays in Cornwall for couples or a young family. Private terrace with BBQ and Firepit.

Nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Monadhliath and Grampian mountain ranges, Feagour is a remote country cottage in the western approaches to the Cairngorms in the Central Highlands of Scotland, offering well-equipped, tastefully furnished self-catering accommodation. Sleeps 4.

For a truly quirky holiday home with stunning ocean views, stay at Lizard Lighthouse on the Southern-most tip of mainland Britain. This large Cornwall holiday cottage near Helston stands in a remote cliff top location with spectacular coastal walks.

Overlooking Whitsand Bay in Portwrinkle, this luxury 4-bedroom holiday cottage with a hot tub and glorious sea views sleeps 9 guests in 4 bedrooms. Pets welcome.

Byron's Retreat is a wonderful 2 bedroom apartment furnished to a high standard in an unrivalled position looking out over Port Pendennis Marina with the most amazing views across the harbour and onwards out to sea.

Located in the village of Kingswear, River Cottage is a two bedroom property offering unrestricted views along the River Dart and across to Dartmouth with a backdrop of rolling hills.

The Great Barn exudes five-star luxury Lake District holiday cottage on the shores of sLake Ullswater. This large 17th-century barn conversion provides an outstanding quality of accommodation for up to 12 for guests. Pets welcome.

Farthings is a charming three bedroom, family-friendly coastal cottage (plus child's room with a child's bed) located in a desirable location right on the beach at Readymoney Cove in Fowey, Cornwall.

Enjoy a true rural holiday in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Fleshbeck Cottage, which sits close to the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale in Cumbria. The waterside cottage has been carefully restored and rewards guests with exposed timber beams, stone flooring and old range fireplace.

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