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.
Memory House is probably the most prestigious house in Woolacombe, enjoying uninterrupted views of Woolacombe beach across to Putsburough. The large ground to ceiling windows across the entire ground floor means you can watch the surfers over breakfast or the sun setting over the sea in the evening
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.
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.
Enjoy a unique holiday experience with a stay at Siren, one of four refurbished former lighthouse keepers’ cottages overlooking Bull Point near the village of Mortehoe, Devon, a child-friendly cottage that sleeps up to five, featuring three bedrooms, fully fitted kitchen, and gorgeous sea views.
The Coach House is a delightful detached country cottage with an outdoor pool in Welford, a Wye Valley village near Ross-on-Wye in the scenic Herefordshire countryside. The dog friendly cottage offers cosy, well-equipped self-catering accommodation for 2-5 guests in 3 bedrooms (one ground floor).
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.
Enjoy relaxing coastal holidays in this stylish, contemporary terraced property set near the village of Wootton Bridge on the Isle of Wight. Marina House sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
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.
Starboard is a beautiful Isle of Wight coastal retreat located on a shingle beach in charming Yarmouth. A small and romantic open plan studio apartment sleeping 2, Starboard is also dog-friendly.
Situated in the Challacombe block at Byron is 5 Challacombe, a luxurious coastal apartment just moments from the sands of Woolacombe Bay in Devon. The pet-friendly cottage exudes coastal chic & boasts a spacious deck beside the open-plan living space as well as an indoor pool, gym and a sea breeze.
Enjoy a cottage holiday in a luxury Suffolk country cottage with its own moat. This six bedroom holiday cottage in Saxmundham comes complete with a swimming pool, hot tub, tennis courts and a rowing boat for the moat. Pets welcome.
The Harber Scar is a traditional 3-bedroom family cottage in the Pennine village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale near Settle, best known as the location of the Three Peaks hills of the Yorkshire Dales. The cottage embraces the charm and character of its rural setting both inside and outside. Pets welcome.
The Mill is a well-equipped coastal holiday cottage with Wi-Fi available all-year-round. It sleeps 6 and is set in 7.5-acres of Dorset countryside. The Mill is only a short walk from the village pub and short drive to the Market town of Bridport / West Bay famous as the location for 'Broadchurch'.
Visitors to Northumberland can holiday in comfort and style at Bridge Cottage, a pet-friendly country cottage on the outskirts of Haltwhistle, a short walk from Hadrian’s Wall. The cottage features a cosy sitting room, king-size double bedroom and twin bedroom, and walled patio area.
This waterside Lake District holiday cottage sits on a peaceful riverbank in the Cumbria village of Cark-in-Cartmel, close to cosy pubs and independent shops. Riverside View is a coastal cottage that sleeps 7, with stunning countryside views within the Lake District National Park. Pets welcome.
This thatched, 17th century, Grade II listed former farmhouse is situated in the peaceful village of Shute between Honiton and Axminster. It has a south-facing garden with fine views. The lovely resort of Lyme Regis is within easy reach.
Number 1 The Pier is a 2 bedroom Cornish luxury holiday apartment situated in a brand new development on the Prince of Wales Pier in the heart of Falmouth. This stunning duplex apartment for 2-4 guests enjoys waterside views, a large terrace, WiFi and an allocated parking space.
Pulrose which is situated in the village of Bull Bay on the Isle of Anglesey is a detached cottage which sleeps six in three bedrooms. Pulrose also boasts fantastic sea views.
Kippys Cottage is an 18th Century fisherman’s cottage overlooking the harbour in Brixham, Devon. The well-appointed cottage is situated in the heart of the popular fishing town and offers south-facing outdoor entertaining areas, views of the Torbay coastline and contemporary comfort and style.
Coxswain’s Cottage nestles in Downalong, a jumble of fishermen’s cottages above the beach in St.Ives. This immaculately furnished cottage sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms and has private access to the beach below. You’ll be hard pressed to find somewhere else in St. Ives so impeccably furnished.