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 669 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 669 self catering cottages near the sea

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Lamorna Cove, Cornwall.


Gorgeous Ros an Dinas sits high above Lamorna, the view across the Cornish countryside to the sea is breathtaking. This peaceful location is far from the madding crowd, relax in th...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £934 - £2560

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Appledore, Devon.


Waterhayes is a superb brand new contemporary property, set over three floors and with wonderful estuary views from Appledore across to Instow and the north Devon countryside beyon...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £965 - £1950

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


'Stunning retreat' is the perfect definition of The Ship House and its enclosed acre of private, well-established gardens and covered ponds. This lovely detached property lies clos...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £974 - £2995

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4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Branscombe, Devon.


Set in its own mature gardens on a south-facing hillside, Barnell Cottage has views over Branscombe Vale and out to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast at Branscombe mouth. This beau...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £989 - £1998

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

4 bedroom converted barn with far reaching rural views in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


Hill Farm Barn is an immaculately presented and impressively converted 18th Century Threshing Barn standing in half acre of private grounds. Perched on a hilltop half a mile from a...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £995 - £2370

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage with sea views in Seaview.


Tucked away in the idyllic setting of Seagrove Bay and just steps away from the beach, Windy Ridge is a stunning house with wonderful sea views from both the first and second floor...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1000 - £2100

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


This pretty attached Victorian cottage sits in the grounds of the Priory Estate and comes with use of its many diversions. With 70 acres of grounds to explore, plus a stunning priv...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1013 - £2610

4 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Seaview, Isle of Wight


A spectacular waterfront three-storey house situated on Seaview duver with uninterrupted sea views from the kitchen/dining-room and the first floor balcony. Just a few steps from y...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1100 - £2500

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


6 Seafield Terrace is a charming terraced cottage set in the pretty village of Seaview. With spacious accommodation spread over three floors, and the beach close at hand, it makes ...

  • Sleeps 9 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £647 - £1440

5 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Ryde, Isle of Wight.


Middle Lodge is a gorgeous 1860s, stone-built, Victorian holiday home set in a mature enclosed garden on the edge of Ryde on the east of the island. The outside is charmingly perio...

  • Sleeps 9 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £704 - £1622

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