Holiday cottages by the sea

From sheltered coves and idyllic inlets to vibrant ports and rugged cliffs, seaside cottages situate you beside this region’s greatest asset. 

Whether your passion is for surfing beaches or sandy beaches, sailing and canoeing or simply taking in the view, the variety of our 650 cottages by the sea in The West Country ensure you’ll be best placed to enjoy this coastline’s many delights.

Our seaside cottages on the atmospheric north coasts of Devon and Cornwall will assault your senses with the sights, smells and sounds of the ever-changing, ever-beautiful ocean. Where better than to plan your next romantic break?

Along the The West Country’s southern coastlines, a holiday by the sea offers tranquil waters, secret coves and pretty towns to explore. With one of the world’s most beloved walking routes - the 630-mile South West Coast Path - snaking around the South West, a cottage by the sea in the region don’t only mean water sports on your doorstep. Hiking this glorious coastal route is one of the perks of staying in one of our holiday homes. 

For a gentler pace, consider a holiday in one of the region’s many picturesque fishing villages, where sea views will allow you to watch the comings and goings of working boats as well as the rich diversity of marine birds and wildlife who make the coastline their home. 

Whatever the weather or the season, self catering by the sea will never be anything short of breath-taking.

We have 650 self catering cottages near the sea

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Padstow, Cornwall.


From the minute you arrive at Treretherne Barn you will be mesmerised by the truly stunning panoramic views of the Camel Estuary and rolling countryside. Located at the end of an u...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £480 - £1200

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Rock, North Cornwall.


Rock is a very special destination and, coupled with the comfort and deceptively spacious interior of this charming Cornish terraced cottage, guests are assured a wonderful holiday...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £482 - £1320

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mullion, West Cornwall.


The pretty village of Mullion is the largest on the Lizard, with shops, pubs and restaurants clustering around the 15th Century church of St Mellanus which lies at its heart. Locat...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £488 - £1220

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Boscastle.


Pollywinky Cottage is a traditional terraced cottage, situated in the sleepy hamlet of Treknow perched high on Cornwall's breathtaking north coast. Only a few minutes from your doo...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £490 - £1065

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Westward Ho!, North Devon.


Nassau Court is a striking building which has pride of place right on the seafront with the sea a stone's throw away and the stunning north Devon beaches curving away into the dist...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £500 - £1250

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea in Boscastle, Cornwall.


Boscastle needs little introduction, its picturesque harbour being a well-known Cornish landmark. A mere two minute stroll back from the fishing boats tucked below the harbour wall...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £510 - £1275

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Rosedale is a traditional detached cottage which enjoys a fantastically convenient location set back slightly from the main road leading to the famously popular St Ives, its wonder...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £512 - £1280

Rural cottage close to sandy beaches and 20 mins from St Ives.


Less than a mile as the crow flies across the countryside from the sandy beaches at Gwithian, this traditional farmhouse is the perfect base for a relaxing holiday in this beautifu...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £518 - £1295

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3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


This charming bungalow, painted blue and white, commands fabulous panoramic sea views over St Mawes harbour, the Percuil river and also towards St Anthony headland and the wide ope...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £527 - £1495

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


Set at the end of a quiet lane in the heart of St Mawes, with wonderful views over the Percuil River, this single-storey cottage is a perfect holiday bolthole. Accessed by a couple...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £548 - £1370

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