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.

Braunds Sail Loft

Braunton - North Devon

Sleeps 10

Luxurious holiday cottage converted from a sail repair workshop near the north coast of Devon, a seaside escape with friends or family.

Saltponds House

Mousehole - Cornwall

Sleeps 4

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

Little Petra

Sennen - Cornwall

Sleeps 2

Enjoy staying in your own hidden corner of West Cornwall at Little Petra, a holiday cottage overlooking Sennen's Whitesands Bay.

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.

Escallonia Cottage

Poughill Near Bude - Cornwall

Sleeps 4

Charming rural, yet modern cottage situated near the popular Cornish surfing town Bude that's perfect for your next family break or romantic retreat.

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.

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.

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.

The Breakers

Brancaster Staithe - Norfolk

Sleeps 8

Contemporary luxury with breathtaking panoramic views by the seaside in Norfolk.

4 Coastguard Cottages

Weybourne - Norfolk

Sleeps 6

Timeless cliff top cottage with two wood burners, a piano, and uninterrupted views of the surrounding fields and sea in Weybourne, Norfolk.


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.

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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