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Holiday cottages on the UK coast

Lisa Atkinson
3rd September 2015

1. Cornwall

Cornwall coast

Sandy shores of the South-West

Take in the harbour views from a quintessential seaside cottage in Cornwall, a favourite UK holiday destination. Take a stroll along the South West Coast path and explore the working harbour, Port Issac. The harbour is a favourite for films and TV series and is seen in the series Doc Martin. Just a short drive from its neighbouring cities, like Newquay and Padstow, you’ll have plenty of options of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: Mainbrace, Port Isaac (25394).

 

2. Caswell Bay, Wales

Caswell bay wales

By the sea

Enjoy a seaside holiday in the beautiful country of Wales. Dip your toes in the sand along the vast coastline and enjoy the sweeping views from your private balcony. Perfect for a family who enjoys the outdoors, explore the nature reserves, and play a round of golf on the courses in the area, only miles from both Swansea and Mumbles.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: Beachside, Caswell Bay, Gower (HW7428)

 

3. Loch Linnhe, Scotland

Loch linnhe scotland

Stay loched away

Perfectly seated halfway between Oban and Fort William, enjoy the rolling hills of Scotland in this lovely seaside cottage right on Loch Linnhe. With views stretching out towards the Isles of Mull, Lismore, and Shuna, you can relax in the courtyard and take in the sights. Situated close to a shingle shore, enjoy boat rides and the sea breezes. Shops, restaurants and pubs are only a 5 miles drive away.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: Appin Home Farm – The Coach House, Appin (UKS).

 

4. Bideford, Devon

bideford devon cottage

Coast along North Devon

In the charming village of Instow, Devon stretches a golden coastline just waiting to be walked on and is sublime for a coastal cottage escape. Explore the unique side of North Devon and enjoy all the outdoor activities you’d ever want like fishing, golf, sailing and cycling. Take a walk down the famous ‘Tarka Trail’ which is apart of the original coastal railway. The cottage is just a stones throw away from Bideford and Appledore for more holiday fun.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: Instow House, Instow nr. Bideford (HYM).

 

5. Norfolk

Norfolk lighthouse

Light up your holiday

Take in a holiday with fantastic views from atop a former working lighthouse. This seaside cottage has been transformed from a former lighthouse keeper’s cottage to a perfect coastal getaway. Just a short drive from the Norfolk Broads and Norwich, this cottage is all about location, location, locaation. Enjoy rural, beach and cliff-top walks and let the panoramic views of the sea and inland help you float away to the perfect holiday.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: Lighthouse Cottage, Happisburgh nr. Cromer (CWD).

 

6. Whitstable, Kent

whitstable kent

Just a few steps from the beach, this fisherman-style cottage has the perfect viewing spot to watch those beautiful coastal sunsets.

Apart from long walks across the sand, there’s the quaint little old harbour to stroll around and countless galleries. Just a short drive away is The Wild Wood Discovery Park at Herne Bay or Mount Ephraim Gardens near Faversham – great days out for you and the kids.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: Pebble Beach Cottage, Whitstable (PDDX).

 

7. Isle Of Wight

Isle of wight cottage

Take a walk along the isle

The Isle of Wight is home to rolling hills, looming cliffs, valleys and woodlands and is the perfect spot for an adventurous family holiday. There’s a plethera of watersports, golf, and riding activities so you’ll never be at a loss for fun. End the day with a walk along the footpaths of the Isle of Wight – which has the most footpaths per square mile in the UK. Lose yourself in the coves and the bay with this perfect seaside cottage.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: Apple Tree Cottage, Shorwell, nr. Newport (27329)

 

8. North Yorks

North yorks

Take a walk amongst history

Situated right along the North Yorkshire shores, moors and wolds, this quaint cottage was once a ruin but has been now renovated into two homes all while still maintaing its ruin appearance and historic charm. It’s prime reality along the North Yorkshire Coast and close proximity to the historic town of Filey makes it the perfect coastal cottage getaway. Enjoy a round of 9-hole golf on the local course or gaze upon the Bempton Cliffs nearby.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: The Follies – The Low Lodge, Hunmanby, nr. Filey (IJR).

 

9. Chideock, Bridport, Dorset

Chideok bridport dorset

Discover Dorset

The Heritage coastline along Dorset has been recognized as one of the outstanding natural beauties and is perfect for a seaside holiday. Let the cliffs and shores help you escape the mundane and relax along the sea. Its historic location is near the towns of Chideock and Charmouth. Bournemouth is just a short drive away and has loads of activities like its’ pier and gardens.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: The Old Post Office, Morcombelake (DSR).

 

10. Sussex

Sussex pit stop east preston

Take a pit stop

Cruise on over to East Preston in Sussex and stay in this newly renovated seaside cottage. Formally a 1930’s petrol station with Art Deco designs, this cottage is perfect for a stylized holiday and will be exciting for the kids. Not far from the South Downs, Arundel Castle and Brighton, you’ll have plenty to do to enjoy a spirited holiday fun for the whole family.

Want to stay at this cottage? Book now at Cottages.com or call 0345 268 9540.

Cottage pictured: Pit Stop, East Preston (27576).

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