21 Classic Coastal Cottages

21 Classic Coastal Cottages

9th November 2021

We've picked 21 of the very best coastal cottages around the UK. From windswept cliff-top hideaways, to merry little harbour homes, you'll love to be beside the seaside at these snug and beautiful coastal cottages.


Saltponds House

Mousehole - Cornwall

Sleeps 4

A stunningly styled cottage for four right by the sea in the charming Cornish village of Mousehole

Roselyn Cottage

Lerryn - Cornwall

Sleeps 6

This rustic cottage conversion sits in the magical Cornish village of Lerryn, where the picturesque Fower River shapes the life around it.

Waves End

St Ives - Cornwall

Sleeps 8 +1 infant

A former sea captain's abode with private hot tub, the awe-inspiring Waves End is a fabulous location for a peaceful stay in St Ives, Cornwall

Jamaica Terrace

Mousehole - Cornwall

Sleeps 2

Enjoy the romantic charm of this cosy coastal cottage complete with original features, in the heart of a traditional Cornish fishing village.

Evie's Cottage Brixham

Brixham - Devon

Sleeps 8

A charming country cottage bursting with traditional features, and a gorgeous hot tub, in the bustling harbour town of Brixham.

Avon Rock

Thurlestone - Devon

Sleeps 8

A seaside four-bedroom property in Thurlestone, Devon, with huge outdoor space and easy access to South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Old Bakery

Dartmouth - Devon

Sleeps 8

Seventeenth-century townhouse with a contemporary interior in Dartmouth town centre with views over the river, a great family getaway.

The Coastal Cottage Weymouth

Weymouth - Dorset

Sleeps 2

Sumptuous 18th century cottage situated next to the sea on the Isle of Portland on Dorset’s historic Jurassic Coast.

Blue Door Cottage

Camber Sands - East Sussex

Sleeps 4

A comfy family cottage sleeping up to four guests, just steps away from the golden Camber Sands beach in East Sussex.

Sea Sunset Cottage

Whitstable - Kent

Sleeps 6

A luxury, beach-front house on the stunning Whitstable coastline…

Anchor Cottage

Whitstable - Kent

Sleeps 4

Enjoy sea views from the end of your garden at Anchor Cottage - a unique seaside holiday home right on Whitstable Beach.

Elmley Cottage

Minster-on-sea - Isle of Sheppey

Sleeps 10

Luxurious cottage in the heart of Elmley Nature Reserve, the perfect countryside escape for family gatherings, large groups or retreats.

Seahorse Cottage

Aldeburgh - Suffolk

Sleeps 4

Seaside cottage with a cool Scandi-style interior located just a stone's throw from the beach in Suffolk.

Fisherman's Cottage

Norfolk - Norfolk

Sleeps 4

Quaint and comfortable coastal cottage in Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk that's walking distance from the beach.


Abersoch - Gwynedd

Sleeps 5

This unique holiday home sits in the Welsh seaside village of Abersoch, just a stone's throw from the beach and a short drive from Snowdonia.

Dove Cottage


Sleeps 4

This charming country cottage is a Grade II* listed building in picturesque Snowdownia National Park, making for an ideal tranquil staycation.

Misty Cottage

Whitby - North Yorkshire

Sleeps 12

Pretty seaside cottage a stone’s throw from the water near Whitby harbour, perfect for family holidays or group trips.

The West Nest

Isle of Skye - Highlands

Sleeps 4

Peaceful rural retreat on the Isle of Skye with a minimalist Scandi-style interior and beautiful sea views.

Cruggleton Lodge

Garlieston - Scotland

Sleeps 6

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

Mint Croft

Isle of Skye - Scottish Highlands

Sleeps 2 per cottage

Mint Croft is a rare find, two beautifully restored crofters’ cottages with stunning sea views on the Isle of Skye.

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