Beach Cottages In The United Kingdom To Rent

Holiday Cottages near the Beach

With nearly 8,000 miles of coastline, the UK has more than its fair share of excellent beaches. Rugged pebble beaches to heavenly strips of sand, from tip to toe there are some truly breathtaking spots for a holiday. You’ll also find plenty of amazing holiday cottages by the beach, from cosy little hideaways off the beaten track to charming seaside apartments near to towns like Whitby, Weymouth or St. Ives.

Hit the beach on a good day and the UK’s coastline rivals any in the world, with something for everyone. With extensive coastal trails like the South Coast Path and many remote and heavenly strips of sand and holiday resorts, whether you’re looking to soak up some rays and relax or take the high-road and look for adventure beaches cottages in the UK give you and your family the freedom, luxury, and convenience of your very own little space by the sea.

Ideas for a beach cottage holiday in the UK

With beaches in every corner of Britain, the only drawback with a beach cottage holiday is having to choose the destination. Cornwall and the south coast is especially popular with holidaymakers of all ages, including surfing enthusiasts, and with stunning strips of sand like Weymouth, it’s easy to see why. With surf shops, seafront restaurants, gift shops, innumerable tourist attracts and the best of the British weather, head to the south coast for an amazing cottage holiday.

Britain distinguishes itself on the world stage for its history and the long heritage of seaside towns like Whitby, Western-super-Mare, and Blackpool. Springing up in the 19th century (thanks to the advent of the railways) these towns still retain their historic character, with Victorian-era pavillions, magnificent piers and promenades and, of course, donkey rides, and are ideal locales for a memorable family trip.

If there’s one place where you get a sense of Britain at its best it’s along the coast, and what could be more charmingly British than a cottage by the beach? There are lots to choose from, ideal for romantic getaways, family holidays or surf trips with your buddies.

United Kingdom cottages

  • Last Minute Cottages - Gwelfor
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Aberaeron

Gwelfor

Ref: S98304

Reviews 2

3
6

  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty Llew, Tresaith
  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty Llew, Tresaith
  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty Llew, Tresaith
  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty Llew, Tresaith
  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty Llew, Tresaith

Ty Llew, Tresaith

Ref: S90179

4

  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Cottage

Morfa Nefyn

Crab Cottage

Ref: S96525

Reviews 2

3
6

  • Last Minute Cottages - Cilie, Tresaith
  • Last Minute Cottages - Cilie, Tresaith
  • Last Minute Cottages - Cilie, Tresaith
  • Last Minute Cottages - Cilie, Tresaith
  • Last Minute Cottages - Cilie, Tresaith

Cilie, Tresaith

Ref: S90173

Reviews 1

2
5

  • Last Minute Cottages - Pontcanna Townhouse
  • Last Minute Cottages - Pontcanna Townhouse
  • Last Minute Cottages - Pontcanna Townhouse
  • Last Minute Cottages - Pontcanna Townhouse
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Cardiff

Pontcanna Townhouse

Ref: S94778

Reviews 4

4
10

  • Last Minute Cottages - 2 Ynys Fawr
  • Last Minute Cottages - 2 Ynys Fawr
  • Last Minute Cottages - 2 Ynys Fawr
  • Last Minute Cottages - 2 Ynys Fawr
  • Last Minute Cottages - 2 Ynys Fawr

Abersoch

2 Ynys Fawr

Ref: S73769

Reviews 1

3
8

  • Last Minute Cottages - Bryn-Y-Mor
  • Last Minute Cottages - Bryn-Y-Mor
  • Last Minute Cottages - Bryn-Y-Mor
  • Last Minute Cottages - Bryn-Y-Mor
  • Last Minute Cottages - Bryn-Y-Mor
1

Glan Conwy

Bryn-Y-Mor

Ref: S22431

Reviews 5

3
6

  • Last Minute Cottages - The Cart Lodge-E3568
  • Last Minute Cottages - The Cart Lodge-E3568
  • Last Minute Cottages - The Cart Lodge-E3568
  • Last Minute Cottages - The Cart Lodge-E3568
  • Last Minute Cottages - The Cart Lodge-E3568

Uggeshall

The Cart Lodge-E3568

Ref: S17991

Reviews 4

3
4

  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Breeze
  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Breeze
  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Breeze
  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Breeze
  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Breeze
1

Barassie

Sea Breeze

Ref: S79762

Reviews 3

2
4

  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty'r Pwmp - No 1
  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty'r Pwmp - No 1
  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty'r Pwmp - No 1
  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty'r Pwmp - No 1
  • Last Minute Cottages - Ty'r Pwmp - No 1

Tenby

Ty'r Pwmp - No 1

Ref: S43771

Reviews 12

2
4

  • Last Minute Cottages - The Lodge
  • Last Minute Cottages - The Lodge
  • Last Minute Cottages - The Lodge
  • Last Minute Cottages - The Lodge
  • Last Minute Cottages - The Lodge

Port Talbot

The Lodge

Ref: S97849

3
4

  • Last Minute Cottages - Wood Loft
  • Last Minute Cottages - Wood Loft
  • Last Minute Cottages - Wood Loft
  • Last Minute Cottages - Wood Loft
  • Last Minute Cottages - Wood Loft

Whitby

Wood Loft

Ref: S12876

Reviews 20

2
4

  • Last Minute Cottages - Bragdy Wern
  • Last Minute Cottages - Bragdy Wern
  • Last Minute Cottages - Bragdy Wern
  • Last Minute Cottages - Bragdy Wern
  • Last Minute Cottages - Bragdy Wern

Llanbedrog

Bragdy Wern

Ref: S125469

4
10

  • Last Minute Cottages - Primrose Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Primrose Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Primrose Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Primrose Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Primrose Cottage

Haverfordwest

Primrose Cottage

Ref: S11199

Reviews 4

2
3

  • Last Minute Cottages - Morannedd
  • Last Minute Cottages - Morannedd
  • Last Minute Cottages - Morannedd
  • Last Minute Cottages - Morannedd
  • Last Minute Cottages - Morannedd

Abersoch

Morannedd

Ref: S73744

Reviews 5

4
8

  • Last Minute Cottages - Nant - Caerffili
  • Last Minute Cottages - Nant - Caerffili
  • Last Minute Cottages - Nant - Caerffili
  • Last Minute Cottages - Nant - Caerffili
  • Last Minute Cottages - Nant - Caerffili

Nant Gwrtheyrn

Nant - Caerffili

Ref: S87616

Reviews 11

1
2

  • Last Minute Cottages - Dairy Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Dairy Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Dairy Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Dairy Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Dairy Cottage

Cardigan

Dairy Cottage

Ref: S97835

2
4

  • Last Minute Cottages - Palmers Folly
  • Last Minute Cottages - Palmers Folly
  • Last Minute Cottages - Palmers Folly
  • Last Minute Cottages - Palmers Folly
  • Last Minute Cottages - Palmers Folly
2

Holkham

Palmers Folly

Ref: S133304

1
2

  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Watch
  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Watch
  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Watch
  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Watch
  • Last Minute Cottages - Sea Watch
2

Salthouse

Sea Watch

Ref: S95021

Reviews 5

6
8

  • Last Minute Cottages - Walter's Rest
  • Last Minute Cottages - Walter's Rest
  • Last Minute Cottages - Walter's Rest
  • Last Minute Cottages - Walter's Rest
  • Last Minute Cottages - Walter's Rest

Dartmouth

Walter's Rest

Ref: S87042

Reviews 5

2
4

  • Last Minute Cottages - Hanover House
  • Last Minute Cottages - Hanover House
  • Last Minute Cottages - Hanover House
  • Last Minute Cottages - Hanover House
  • Last Minute Cottages - Hanover House

Brighton

Hanover House

Ref: S73360

Reviews 1

4
8

  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Quay Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Quay Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Quay Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Quay Cottage
  • Last Minute Cottages - Crab Quay Cottage

Brixham

Crab Quay Cottage

Ref: S124049

3
6

  • Last Minute Cottages - Moorvista
  • Last Minute Cottages - Moorvista
  • Last Minute Cottages - Moorvista
  • Last Minute Cottages - Moorvista
  • Last Minute Cottages - Moorvista

Modbury

Moorvista

Ref: S125717

Reviews 2

4
8

  • Last Minute Cottages - Casa Amarilla
  • Last Minute Cottages - Casa Amarilla
  • Last Minute Cottages - Casa Amarilla
  • Last Minute Cottages - Casa Amarilla
  • Last Minute Cottages - Casa Amarilla
2

Dartmouth

Casa Amarilla

Ref: S97015

Reviews 8

3
6

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Dan from Kent - verified booking

"Very pleased with it, had a great wedding break there. All in all, very impressed, thank you for organising it all and the welcome pack. Our stay was very pleasant, comfortable, it was a clean and tidy property in a great location with superb and spectacular coastal views and mountainous backdrop. The property sparkled and easily exceeded my expectations. Easy Parking, facilities for food and drink a short walk away. All you need for a quiet break. WiFi in the property, but no TV or radio, if these matter to you. We didn't miss Radio or TV during our stay, but the WiFi was useful to keep in touch for the likes of me who follow social media and go online a bit. We stayed for a short break to attend a wedding at the venue, and I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again, it was a really enjoyable break. I have nothing but praise for it, and would have no hesitation booking it again if that way, nor recommending it to others."
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"The location of the property was just right. Nice and quiet and about a 5 minute drive from Tenby town centre. Had 2 reserved parking spaces for each cottage. The property was perfect for us with 2 good sized bedrooms, 2 bathrooms as well as a toilet downstairs. It has modern furniture with good appliances including washing machine and dishwasher. Beautifully clean. Couldn't find fault with it. Tenby was beautiful with lovely beaches with a lovely town centre with a mixture of shops. Would definitely visit "The Nook" and "The Cranny". Excellent fish & chips at Park Road Fish and Chop Shop. Plenty of places to eat and drink and has the added bonus of a Sainsbury's if you want to cater for yourself. Couldn't believe how cheap it was to park in the card park for the whole day. Just £4 for 24 hours. Would also definitely visit Barafundle Bay beach. Outstanding!"
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Patricia - verified booking

"Fabulous views from the rear of the house but the main road at the front was noisy. The house had everything for adults and teenagers and was comfortable .Only one bathroom made mornings with six occupants rather time consuming . The house smelt musty and damp on arrival and we felt that a more thorough clean was needed and airing the house would have avoided the initial impression.This did not spoil our enjoyment of the house or holiday , however, and we found that it was in a very convenient and lovely position for the activities that we wanted to do. Parking the cars was tricky down a narrow driveway but two cars could park at the rear of the house with guidance or on the pavement in front of the house."
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The Mullins/Champman's - verified booking

"What a beautiful base for a family holiday. The house boasts such wonderful facilities that on some days we didn't want to venture out and instead enjoyed swimming, BBQ's and of course the games room. Modbury is a lovely village offering gorgeous cake shops, a fabulous butchers and an array of other delightful shops. The traditional play park on back street was an enjoyable find and all the locals are very friendly. Our days out to Bigbury and Salcombe were enjoyed by all. The glorious sandy beaches, the delicious ice-creams and the fish and chips all being highlights. Many thanks from eight very content but tired holidaymakers."
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Pauline - verified booking

"The house was in a lovely position and within short distance of Llandudno , Conwy and Colwyn Bay. The owner was very kind in allowing us to gain access earlier than originally thought and we were able to leave at any time during our last day.Unfortunately, there were areas that needed attention and it needed a thorough spring clean due to cobwebs everywhere. However, the house was dog and child friendly with lots of DVD's and games. The kitchen was very well equipped too.I would stay here again and hope to revisit in the future. Thank you for an enjoyable stay."
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