British Beaches

Visitor information for every beach in the UK

"The names of seashore towns run out to sea"

Beach Cottages

Mudeford Image by Ben Salter CC BY 2.0

Looking for somewhere to stay near the coast?

Together with our accommodation partners, British Beaches offers a selection of the best holiday cottages on or near the coast of Great Britain.

For a more detailed selection of holiday cottages, including those a bit further away from the beach, use one of the county pages, below.


East Anglia

Essex Norfolk Suffolk

East Midlands


North East

County Durham North Yorkshire Northumberland Tyne and Wear

North West

Cumbria Lancashire Merseyside

South East

East Sussex Hampshire Isle of Wight Kent West Sussex

South West

Cornwall Devon Dorset Gloucestershire Somerset

Yorkshire and The Humber

East Riding of Yorkshire North Yorkshire

Northern Ireland

Causeway Coast and Glens Mid and East Antrim Newry, Mourne and Down


Aberdeenshire Angus Council Argyll and Bute Argyll and Bute Council City of Edinburgh Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd Dumfries and Galloway Dundee City Council East Lothian Council Edinburgh Fife Highland Highland Council Inverclyde Moray Na h-Eileanan an Iar North Ayrshire North Ayrshire Council Orkney Renfrewshire Scottish Borders Shetland Islands South Ayrshire Council


Clwyd Dyfed Gwynedd Mid Glamorgan South Glamorgan West Glamorgan