12 of the Best CoolStays by the Sea

12 of the Best CoolStays by the Sea

29th May 2018

Cool fact of the day: Nowhere in the UK is more than 70 miles from the coast. And with almost 20,000 miles of spectacular coastline, it's no wonder there are so many amazing places to stay beside the sea. Here are 12 of our favourites, taking you from the islands of Scotland to the Isle of Wight...


St Ives - Cornwall

Sleeps 11

Holiday together or apart in this architect designed seafront beauty with a main house and a stunning Garden Annex, tucked away just outside St Ives

Barford Beach House

nr. Bude - Cornwall

Sleeps 16

Head to the North Cornwall coast at Barford, a stunning holiday home for up to 16 people that offers sea views and luxurious living.

Wood h

Isle of Skye - Scotland

Sleeps 8

A delightfully remote escape on the Isle of Skye with breath-taking coastal views.

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Eastbourne - East Sussex

Sleeps 12

Lighthouse converted in to a charming and unique B&B, slap bang on the South Downs Way, complete with panoramic views of the English Channel, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head.

Cruggleton Lodge

Garlieston - Scotland

Sleeps 6

A beautifully restored cottage in Dumfries and Galloway where wild woodland scenes can be spotted from your hot tub by the sea…

Hive Beach House

Burton Bradstock - Dorset

Sleeps 6

A stunning romantic bolthole right on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast; complete with a sea-view hot tub next to a sandy, shingle beach

Pitts Deep

Lymington - Hampshire

Sleeps 6 + 3 kids

A remote, sea-front cottage hidden on the New Forest coast, where the secluded beach is a well-kept secret….

Downsteps Beach House

Torcross - Devon

Sleeps 5

A charming and pretty 200 year old fisherman's cottage with steps that lead you from the garden down to the beach below.

Little Cottage

Praa Sands - Cornwall

Sleeps 11

Spectacular sea views, chic architecture and a hot tub await you at this beautiful, Cornish beachside retreat.

House on the Beach

Fishbourne - Isle of Wight

Sleeps 12

A beautiful, New England style house situated on its own private beach in a woodland setting close to Fishbourne and Ryde.

The Wild Duck

Heacham - Norfolk

Sleeps 6

Come aboard the Wild Duck, a converted boat that dates back to 1878 - now offers the perfect family retreat right on the North Norfolk coastline.

The Beach Hut

nr. Plymouth - Devon

Sleeps 2

Delightful off-grid South Devon beach hut in the most jaw dropping location with a hot tub, barbecue and its own private beach - The ultimate romantic bolthole.

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