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Coastal cottages and self catering in South West England

Holiday near the beach at one of our 421 self catering cottages in South West England. Whether you want to explore the great British coastline or relax on the beach, stay close by in cottage and self catering accommodation. Search for hot tubs, pools and other features near the coast in South West England by using menu below.

 
 
 
 
 

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Swallows Nest in Liskeard, Cornwall, South West England

Swallows Nest, Liskeard, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £252 to £ 657

Self catering accommodation in Liskeard sleeps 2.

Features include: • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: This charming, single-storey, former cow shed has been completely refurbished and fitted to create a cosy romantic cottage. With its Jacuzzi bath, 5ft bed and array of personal touches, it is the ideal getaway. Centrally located and with a stunning countryside backdrop and view up towards Minions which is the highest village in Cornwall, it is set in an AONB on the edge of Bodmin Moor which is steeped in local history. The beaches of the south and north coast are easily accessible, as is the quaint fishing village of Polperro and the sandy beach at Looe. It is also close to the many attractions that Cornwall has to offer including The Eden Project and the many NT gardens and houses. Shops 1½ miles, pub ¼ mile.

Beamed living/dining room with oak floor and Velux window open-plan with compact kitchen. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Bathroom with shower over Jacuzzi bath and toilet.


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Kingsley Cottage in Instow, Devon, South West England

Kingsley Cottage, Instow, Devon, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £452 to £ 930

Self catering accommodation in Instow sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Golf near by • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleep

Accommodation overview: Situated literally a stone’s throw from the beach, this cottage enjoys fabulous views and is the ideal all year round hideaway. Furnished in a New England style, this well appointed cottage adjoins another property and is ideally situated for sitting on the beach or to use as a base to explore the surrounding coast and countryside. Instow is an unspoilt seaside village with large stretches of sandy beaches and dunes, fishermen’s cottages, shops and a good selection of pubs and restaurants specialising in locally caught seafood. The area is a must for water sports, sailing enthusiasts and fishermen, whilst walkers and cyclists will enjoy the famous Tarka Trail. Golf available locally. Bideford, 3 miles, with family attractions. North Devon is well positioned for visits to Exmoor, Dartmoor and North Cornwall. Shops 500 yards.

Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Stairs to first floor: Living room with gas ‘wood burner’ and kitchen with dining area. Quirky office area. Utility and toilet.


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Tremaer in Bude, Cornwall, South West England

Tremaer, Bude, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 9
Weekly prices from £643 to £ 1786

Self catering accommodation in Bude sleeps 9.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 9

Accommodation overview: Just a short walk from Crooklets Beach and the glorious coastal path in the popular seaside town of Bude, this delightful Grade II listed holiday cottage nestles in a small hamlet and is the perfect choice for a family escape or a relaxing retreat with friends. Dating back to the 14th century and boasting its own large walled garden, Tremaer retains many original features, including exposed beams, stained glass and a large stone fireplace with clome bread ovens. The welcoming family kitchen houses an Aga and on cooler evenings the wood-burning stove gives the spacious living room a cosy glow. A separate stable conversion provides a games room with pool table, table tennis and video player. Although not detached this spacious holiday property has a feeling of seclusion and the two en-suite master bedrooms make it ideally suitable for two families. Dramatically perched on the North Cornish Coast, Bude retains its Victorian charm whilst offering something for everyone. In addition to a wealth of shops, inns (pub ½ mile) and restaurants, Bude (1 mile) offers 3 large sandy beaches, popular with sun bathers, surfers and families alike - one beach even has a large seawater swimming pool. There is an 18-hole golf course, Splash leisure centre with fun pool, tennis, squash and ten-pin bowling in Bude. Delightful walking can be found along the coast, with the North Cornwall Coastal Footpath offering pleasant scenery and opportunities for bird-watching and fishing. A trip to the ruined castle of Tintagel, set upon its rocky outcrop and bearing legends of King Arthur and Camelot, should certainly feature on any itinerary. For those seeking to get away from it all, the wild heaths and moors of Dartmoor beckon further afield – here visitors can walk amid some of Britain’s most unspoilt landscapes. Situated in an ideal spot for touring the whole of Devon and Cornwall. Shop ½ mile.

Two steps up to front entrance and one step down to rear entrance. Spacious living room with wood-burning stove and door to garden. Modern fitted kitchen/dining room with Aga (winter months) and terracotta-tiled floor. One step up to double bedroom with en-suite shower room with toilet. Open-tread stairs to first floor: Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Bunk bedroom with additional single bed (for +1) and wash basin. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Separate toilet. Beamed throughout.


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Cobblers Cottage in Boscastle, Cornwall, South West England

Cobblers Cottage, Boscastle, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £283 to £ 820

Self catering accommodation in Boscastle sleeps 4.

Features include: • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Standing peacefully in an elevated garden with superb open sea views, this pretty 14th-century split-level cottage (nearest on the left in photograph) has been imaginatively renovated. Set at the end of a row, it is just a short walk from the village with its captivating harbour and ancient cottages clinging to the hillside above fast-flowing water. Thomas Hardy met his wife here whilst restoring the church of St Juliot. Mystical Tintagel Castle 4 miles. Excellent swimming and surfing beach at Crackington Haven (5 miles). Bodmin Moor 18 miles. Bude 15 miles. Riding locally. Shop ¼ mile, pub 25 yards.

Beamed, open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove. Steps up to small fitted kitchen area with door to garden. Mezzanine floor with bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Two bedrooms; one double and one twin.


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The Little House in Calstock, Cornwall, South West England

The Little House, Calstock, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £220 to £ 592

Self catering accommodation in Calstock sleeps 2.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: A detached holiday cottage in the grounds of the owner’s property, with views across the open countryside and down river. A perfect retreat for active couples who enjoy cycling, canoeing and hiking, or for those who are just in search of picturesque settings, quiet walks and visits to the local pub. Set in the pretty riverside village of Calstock, in the heart of the Tamar Valley (a quiet area of Cornwall close to the border with Devon). It is a great base from which to explore many areas, including the market town of Tavistock, Dartmoor with rugged tors, rural mid Cornwall, or even the sweeping beaches on the north and south Cornish coastlines. There is a public slipway into a tidal river available in the village. Shop and pub ¼ mile.

Living room with French doors/kitchen with breakfast bar. Shower room with toilet. External utility. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and door leading to garden.


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Slipways in Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Slipways, Salcombe, Devon, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £385 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Salcombe sleeps 4.

Features include: Non smoking Near the Beach • Close to the Sea Pub near by sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: A well equipped first floor flat, fully refurbished and offering an ideal central Salcombe base for couples or young families.


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Fishcombe in Brixham, Devon, South West England

Fishcombe, Brixham, Devon, South West England

Sleeps 3
Weekly prices from £309 to £ 740

Self catering accommodation in Brixham sleeps 3.

Features include: Non smoking Near the Beach • Close to the Sea • Pets allowed sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: These three single-storey holiday homes are just 100 yards from the glorious sand and shingle of Fishcombe Cove (pictured) and close to the bustling fishing port of Brixham much loved by artists. Within easy reach of the attractive ’Riviera’ resorts of Torquay and Paignton with its famous zoo overlooking Torbay with a summer-long list of regattas music and art festivals and Dartmouth home to the Naval College from where enjoyable boat trips can be taken up river to Totnes and NT properties at Coleton Fishacre. Slightly further afield is the great beach at Slapton Sands the South West Coastal Path Salcombe a yachting and water sport centre and Kingsbridge up the estuary. Brixham has a wealth of cafés pubs and restaurants and fresh sea food can be purchased on the harbour. Shops and pubs 0.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen area. 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 single. Shower room (no toilet). Separate toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Orchard Barn in Taunton, Somerset, South West England

Orchard Barn, Taunton, Somerset, South West England

Sleeps 3
Weekly prices from £308 to £ 812

Self catering accommodation in Taunton sleeps 3.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room

Accommodation overview: In a secluded setting on the edge of the village, this converted, individual barn (a former artist’s studio) enjoys a light, airy atmosphere and its own large, very secluded, half walled garden, overlooking the orchard. With its own access away from the owners’ home, it offers open-plan, single-storey holiday accommodation, sympathetic furnishings, original beams and French windows opening out from each room. Walks from the doorstep into the Quantock foothills. Unique Hestercombe Gardens, 4 miles, sandy beaches 14 miles, Taunton 6 miles. Shops 2 miles, good food pub, 1 mile.

Level access to spacious beamed living/dining room, with French windows, Z-bed (for +1), and well-equipped modern fitted kitchen area. Double bedroom with full beams, half-tester bed, and French doors to patio. Single room with walk-in cupboard and French windows. Shower room with toilet and heated towel rail.


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