Luxury Cottages and Self-Catering Accommodation by the Sea in the UK and Ireland

Luxury accommodation and cottages by the sea can be simply wonderful.  Rent a 5 star cottage, house or apartment and enjoy a fabulous seaside holiday.  For many, being by the sea offers that certain special holiday feeling.  Whether you love walking by the waves, looking out to sea or paddling on the beach, being by the sea means something different to different people.  One thing is for sure though, that a stay by the sea can definitely help make a holiday special and memorable.

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98 Cottages match your Search for Luxury Cottages by the Sea.
Price guide: 3600 GBP - 4600 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 14

Short breaks:   All year round
Dog friendly:   6 dogs welcome by arrangement
Within easy reach of the nearby city of Oxford, Cotswold Luxury Manor Barn sleeps up to 14 people and is perfect for a family gathering, a hen or stag party or simply for some friends looking to get away to the beautiful Cotswolds.

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Cottage Next Available: from 08 May 2016 to 13 May 2016; from 15 May 2016 to 16 May 2016; from 17 May 2016 to 20 May 2016;
Windover Farm High Quality Cottage (Cullompton, Devon, England)
Price guide: 270 GBP - 600 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 4
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Short breaks:   short breaks (weekend or midweek) available outside of school holidays
Dog friendly:  
Luxury country cottage in Devon with a wonderful, large garden. Accommodating up to 4 in 2 bedrooms, this is a beautiful homely rural retreat. Guests are welcomed with a specially prepared welcome pack which includes tea, coffee and a home-made sponge cake.

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Cottage Next Available: from 07 May 2016 to 09 May 2016; from 27 May 2016 to 03 June 2016; from 17 June 2016 to 04 July 2016;
Bethany- 4 Star Townhouse (Blythburgh, Suffolk, England)
Price guide: 340 GBP - 980 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 6
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Short breaks:   All year except high season
Dog friendly:  
Luxury 3 bedroom townhouse set within the grounds of a Georgian Grade II listed building close to Blythburgh in Suffolk and benefiting from access to some excellent shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, games room and fitness suite.

Beach Nearby, Views: Standing on high ground overlooking the fields and marshland of the Blyth Valley



Cottage Next Available: from 20 May 2016 to 25 May 2016; from 06 June 2016 to 10 June 2016; from 19 June 2016 to 20 June 2016;
Craig Alvah Luxury Lodge with Pool and Private Hot Tub (Banff & Macduff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland)
Price guide: 1500 GBP - 3000 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 14
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Short breaks:   All year
Dog friendly:  
5 star, 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom self-catering house hidden away in a beautiful location in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, with a stunning interior and some excellent leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool. Just when will you visit? There are a number of fascinating castles and whiskey distilleries to visit in this part of Scotland. This property is great for large groups, families or special gatherings. Hen parties are welcome.

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Cottage Next Available: from 09 May 2016 to 13 May 2016; from 16 May 2016 to 20 May 2016; from 20 June 2016 to 24 June 2016;
Swallows Rest, 5 Star Rated Holiday Home (Lynton, Devon, England)
Price guide: 600 GBP - 2600 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 14
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Short breaks:   All Year Round
Dog friendly:  
5 star rated, Swallows Rest offers comfortable accommodation for up to 14 in its 6 bedrooms. With beautiful countryside nearby, this house could be an excellent choice for a country cottage break in Devon. Exmoor National Park is nearby and from a number of the rooms in the house there are lovely views towards Wilsham Wood.

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Cottage Next Available: from 09 May 2016 to 19 May 2016; from 12 June 2016 to 17 June 2016; from 19 June 2016 to 24 June 2016;
Price guide: 400 GBP - 1700 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 6
Rating:
Short breaks:   A Valentine's Weekend or Midweek Break
Dog friendly:  
Elegant, 5 star rated stone cottage located on the Colmer Country Estate in Devon, sleeping up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms. Guests here enjoy access to the Colmer Estate's fantastic shared leisure facilities which include an indoor heated swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool, gym and all-weather tennis court.

Beach Nearby, Views: Idyllic rural setting on private estate



Cottage Next Available: from 08 May 2016 to 12 May 2016; from 15 May 2016 to 21 May 2016; from 18 June 2016 to 02 July 2016;
Beudy Penarddwnion Fawr- A Luxury Stone Barn (Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales)
Price guide: 300 GBP - 650 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 4
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Short breaks:  
Dog friendly:  
5 star rated, spacious stone barn conversion in the Snowdonia National Park, sleeping 4 people.

Beach Nearby, Views: Stunning views of the surrounding countryside.



Cottage Next Available: from 07 May 2016 to 08 May 2016; from 11 May 2016 to 21 May 2016; from 18 June 2016 to 02 July 2016;
Webbington Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages (Axbridge, Somerset, England)
Price guide: 325 GBP - 799 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 23

Short breaks:   Low and Mid Season
Dog friendly:  
Three beautiful barn conversions in the picturesque county of Somerset, Webbington Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages are perfect for a country getaway. These cottages may particularly appeal to families as on site there is a large enclosed garden with a children's play area complete with swings and slide and a snooker room. WiFi available throughout the cottages and ample parking is available.

Beach Nearby, Views: Located under Crooks Peak SSSI on West Mendip Way on edge of Mendip Hills in Somerset.



Cottage Next Available: from 08 May 2016 to 13 May 2016; from 15 May 2016 to 20 May 2016; from 22 May 2016 to 27 May 2016;
Price guide: 945 GBP - 3145 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 6
Rating:
Short breaks:   All year round except peak season
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Quality Awards: gold award
5 star rated, gold award winning, luxury self-catering cottage located near Cromer in Norfolk, with stylish accommodation to sleep up to 7 in 3 bedrooms, a private walled garden, hot tub and the local beach just 5 minutes walk away, this could be a fabulous cottage for a luxury self-catering break in Norfolk.

Beach Nearby, Views: Village or Town Views



Cottage Next Available: from 23 May 2016 to 27 May 2016; from 08 July 2016 to 11 July 2016; from 15 July 2016 to 22 July 2016;
Price guide: 600 GBP - 2350 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 12

Short breaks:   Short breaks from Sept to June excl school hols - prices show discount rate for small parties and will vary please email or phone for details
Dog friendly:   2 dogs welcome by arrangement
Large luxurious eco-friendly barn conversion offering a 5 star standard of accommodation for up to 12 in 5 bedrooms. With exposed wooden beams and high ceilings in some rooms, this is a stylish, comfortable place for a holiday in the West Country.

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Cottage Next Available: from 09 May 2016 to 13 May 2016; from 16 May 2016 to 20 May 2016; from 06 June 2016 to 10 June 2016;