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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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.
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.
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.
Plain sailing is a light and airy chalet in Galmpton offering great views of the Dart Estuary, modern furnishings and décor. The cosy bungalow welcomes families and their pets to a cottage boasting a sun-drenched patio and access to the South Devon coast, for a memorable family holiday.
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.
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.
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.
A romantic holiday retreat for two awaits visitors to the Isle of Wight at The Sail Loft Annexe. Just west of the historic harbour town of Yarmouth affords guests easy access to a private beach from this delightful ground-floor beach apartment.
For a charming holiday with a nostalgic touch, 5 Shoreside in Shaldon provides a luxury experience in one of Devon's most picturesque coastal villages, with a serene waterside view. Shoreside is a large, well-equipped house in a prestigious development built along the River Teign Estuary.
With all its wonderful facilities, Fox, a beautiful eco-pod in Trecombe Lakes close to the Cornish coast in Falmouth, gives you a homey cosy interior mixed with a touch of the great outdoors. The luxury pod sleeps four people making it perfect for glamping holiday with the family and friends.
A charming, traditional, and family-friendly home from home close to Ventnor’s seafront and beaches, the Hollies has room for seven guests. The many great features include a fully enclosed rear garden with patio, equipped open kitchen and dining areas, and four bedrooms.
The uninterrupted, panoramic ocean views from the generous terrace of Methrose will truly astound visitors. The large, luxury Cornish coastal cottage near Charlestown features contemporary design touches, an open fire and every modern comfort to ensure a fantastic seaside holiday. Pets welcome.
Hammerhole is a unique rural cottage sitting on the shores of Lake Windemere on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead. The large, pet-friendly cottage features enviable views, extensive grounds, a private jetty and access to a swimming pool and sauna as well as the beautiful region of Cumbria.
There&rsquo;s nothing better than an escape to a spectacular setting with your favourite group of people, and Beachcomber&rsquo;s pretty much perfect for that break with friends or family.
Families with energetic children seeking a country holiday in Carmarthenshire would find no better rural retreat than Barn Owl Cottage, a beautiful remote cottage in Llandyfaelog, with 15 acres of land to explore. Pembrey Country Park and a Blue Flag beach are a short drive away.