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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64 cottages found 64 match all criteria.

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.

Old School 11 is a larger than average, self-catering apartment overlooking Loch Ness This spacious 1st-floor holiday rental near Fort Augustus comfortably sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. Access to the indoor pool, tennis court and facilities at the adjacent Highland Club.

Grade II listed 18th Century Riverside House near Falmouth is a pet-friendly Cornish holiday cottage offering spectacular sea views. Newly refurbished to provide the ultimate luxury seaside accommodation with 3 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Reserved parking & beautiful waterside courtyard.

Monastery 7 occupies a prime location within the Highland Club resort with a panoramic view of Loch Ness to the east and overlooking magnificent Benedictine Abbey cloisters to the west. This spacious and unique apartment is equipped with all you need to enjoy for a truly relaxing family holiday.

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

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.

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.

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.

Riverview is a waterside apartment in the charming Ayrshire town of Irvine, in the Scottish Lowlands. This beautifully furnished coastal holiday cottage sleeps 4, with breathtaking views of the esplanade and estuary, a stone’s throw from glorious beaches, Ayrshire coast castles and golf courses.

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.

There’s nothing better than an escape to a spectacular setting with your favourite group of people, and Beachcomber’s pretty much perfect for that break with friends or family.

For a truly romantic break in the Cornish countryside, book Juniper, a luxury, beautifully equipped shepherd's hut at Melody Farm near Truro. Dip in the indoor pool, dine under the stars. Relax! Pets welcome.

Luxury beachfront holiday home in South Devon in a superb coastal location for couples or families with 1-2 children. 4 Coastguards stabds within a short walk of Bigbury's fabulous sandy beach and Burgh Island. Pets welcome.

This spacious, comfortable countryside holiday cottage lies on the banks of the River Esk, near the bustling fishing town of Whitby, in North Yorkshire. White Goose Cottage sleeps 4 and has a lovely outside balcony with views of passing steam-trains and wildlife on the river. Pets welcome.

Spend your holiday captivated by the views from the lounge and spacious deck in this luxurious waterside holiday home overlooking the Dart Estuary in Kingswear just a ferryboat trip across the water from Dartmouth. Pets welcome.

Rostowan is situated in a very private rural location, close to St.Mawes on the South Coast of Cornwall in Port Scatho. This secluded countryside holiday cottage lies just a stone's throw from the creek and a ten-minute stroll to the Beach. Pets welcome in this family-friendly seaside cottage.

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'.

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.

The Gallops is one of our most popular 8 person family cottages. This large Devon cottage has 4 spacious en suite bedrooms, use of a communal pool private family hot tub, views of the Atlantic Ocean and rolling cliff top meadows.

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.

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.

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