Cottages by the Sea

Cottages by the Sea

5th February 2024

Looking for that perfect little cottage by the sea? The sound of seagulls. A sandy footpath down to the beach. Finding a snug seafront cafe serving the daily catch. Doesn't sound too bad. Here are 24 of the UK's cutest coastal cottages to inspire your seaside escape. 

See our full collection of places by the sea.

Coastal Coolstays

Oran na Mara

Scarista - Isle of Harris


A uniquely designed, award-winning cottage, overlooking a remote, sandy beach on the Isle of Harris. The perfect Outer Hebrides retreat.

Kittiwake Cottage

Port Isaac - Cornwall


A charming Grade-II listed cottage, providing the perfect blend of comfort, privacy and proximity to the harbour front of Port Isaac on the Cornish coast.

The Beach Hut

nr. Plymouth - Devon


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.

Eilean Sionnach Lighthouse Cottage

Isleornsay - Sleat


Extraordinary four bedroom coastal home off Skye, with access to a private beach and four bedrooms, on its own island.

Portamaggie Cottage

Portpatrick - Dumfries and Galloway


Traditional stone cottage with hot tub just yards from a beautiful beach on the stunning coastline in Dumfries and Galloway.

Dove Cottage

Tywyn - Gwynedd


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

Watch House

Llanrhian - Pembrokeshire


Snug, rustic cottage with gorgeous coastal views in the heart of the outstanding Pembrokeshire National Park.

Trevigue Cottage

Bude - Cornwall


Idyllic cottage set in a tranquil location with amazing access to some of Cornwall's best beaches and most scenic walks.

The Studio

Pevensey Bay - East Sussex


A beautiful coastal holiday cottage, just 50 yards from the peaceful Pevensey Bay Beach in East Sussex

Frog By The Sea

Bridport - Dorset


Semi-detached 17th century ham stone cottage with unique Mediterranean style veranda, stunning sea views and a hot tub, located on Dorset's Jurassic Coast.

Home Farm Cottage

Stranraer - Wigtownshire


Luxury cottage set in the scenic surroundings of the Corsewall Estate near Stranraer


Sennen - Cornwall


A warm, spacious and light farmhouse that's been lovingly restored, with wide sea views and a sheltered outdoor courtyard.

Coastguards Cottage

Rye - East Sussex


Charming seaside cottage with a contemporary interior just a few minutes from Camber Sands beach, perfect for groups of friends and family.


Waxham - Norfolk


Architect designed simplicity offers a modern twist on a traditional Norfolk beach house, just behind the dunes at Waxham beach.


Abersoch - Gwynedd


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.


St Ives - Cornwall


Restored fisherman’s cottage in St Ives with a Scandi twist and views across Porthmeor Beach

Anchor Cottage

Porthleven - Cornwall


Fantastic seaside cottage in Porthleven, Cornwall, sat on the water's edge offering a cosy, charming interior and amazing coastal views.

Cecilias Cottage

Lyme Regis - Dorset


Stylish, seaside cottage in Lyme Regis in the heart of the historic Old Town. Perfectly situated for the beach and to explore everything the town has to offer.

Garden Cottage

Stranraer - Dumfries and Galloway


Secluded self-catering cottage on a beautiful estate in south west Scotland, with three en-suite bedrooms and a pretty garden.


Arisaig - Inverness-shire


Stunning coastal six person cottage across two levels, with hot tub, underfloor heating and magnificent views.

Aylesbury Cottage

Combe Martin - Devon

2 or 4 + 1 infant

Charming stone cottage in North Devon set on an extensive estate with comfy furnishings, an indoor pool, private hot tub and play areas for kids.


Appledore - North Devon


Take in stunning views and explore glorious beaches from your secluded, traditional fisherman’s cottage in North Devon.

Hemmel House

Craster - Northumberland


Stunning contemporary six person eco-cottage in the Northumberland countryside with amenities in walking distance.


Constantine Bay - Cornwall


A spacious and stylish cottage, oozing with seaside chic and only a stroll from the stunning Cornish coast.

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