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Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. Read More
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. Read More
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
Perthshire, Fife & Tayside
Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. Read More
Mar 14, 2019
Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside!
This phrase from the song has never been more relevant than today as thousands of us head of the coast and a stay in a luxury coastal cottage or apartment. There is something very therapeutic about a short break or holiday by the coast. With miles and miles of heritage coastline across the country we are spoilt for choice when it comes to planning our next coastal escape. The well-loved traditional seaside holiday with the family has seen a resurgence in recent times with many people, particularly those with young families opt for this type of seaside holiday. It is easy to see why as there is so much to see and do for all ages. The north Norfolk coast has become very popular particularly from city slickers looking to take a break from city life. Glorious long beaches punctuated by seaside town, charming villages and beautiful countryside. The mods and rockers are now just a distant memory at the very chic seaside resort of Brighton with its world-famous pier now boasts some fabulous chic apartments and luxury seaside properties to rent. Find more Sussex Seaside Escapes
Pembrokeshire Coastal Escapes
The Pembrokeshire coast makes a perfect choice as one of Britain’s leading coastal holiday hot spots. Not as frantic as many other areas of its type, the Pembrokeshire coastline is proving more and more popular each year as a more easily accessible location than say Cornwall for those coming from the North or East of the country. Incredible scenery, a stunning world renowned coastal path and with so much to see and do we highly recommend renting a luxury coastal cottage in Pembrokeshire for your next short break or holiday.
Cornish coastal retreat for two
Cornwall, as we all know, is extremely popular as a self-catering holiday hot spot but we have gone in search of romantic coastal retreats for two that are just a touch off the beaten track. For couples looking for a secluded break in Cornwall but still within striking distance of the major attractions, Lamorna Cove has it all. Stay in a choice of hot tub cottages including Honey Hedge, Lamorna View and The Dovecote. Just a short stroll from the coastal path and with incredible sea views you can be exploring the beautiful coves and outstanding beach within moments. Enjoy a drink or some local fare at the various inns located in any one of the nearby fishing towns and villages.
Luxury cottages on the Northumberland coast
When planning your next coastal cottage break you may well be thinking of long unspoilt beaches with coves and rock pools ready to be explored. Bracing walks and stunning scenery, perhaps visiting chic coastal town and villages nearby. If this is your dream then consider the Northumberland coast for your next coastal break or seaside holiday. With over 30 miles of glorious beaches there is something here for everyone. Enjoy adrenaline sports such as kite surfing which is very popular here or visit one of the number of historic castles that are defending to coast. Here is just one luxury coastal cottage with sea views in Northumberland - Lyme Cottage - Northumberland Coastal Cottage
Dorset luxury coastal cottages to rent
Sometimes the forgotten neighbour as visitor’s flock to Devon and Cornwall but just as beautiful and less than 3 hours from London Dorset could be the perfect choice. Home of the world-famous Jurassic Coast and with fabulous beaches and coves to explore Dorset is a gem of a coastal cottage location. Here you can kick back relax in the comfort of your luxury cottage and take in what is truly breath-taking scenery. Fabulous beaches and wonderful countryside Dorset is coast and country heaven. There is so much to see and do and is suitable for couples, families and groups. So, if you’re after clear air, spectacular beaches and magnificent countryside with a an abundance of fantastic attractions then book a holiday to Dorset. Here are just two suggestions Short House - Chesil Beach & Seaspray at Eype Beach.
We hope this give you a flavour of the luxury coastal cottages available to rent via Handpicked Cottages. We hope with our help you will be able to find the perfect coastal escape at any time of the year. So, if it’s a seaside family holiday, a group getaway by the sea or a romantic, coastal escape for two we have it covered. Enjoy the sea breeze on your face and enjoy good times on your next coastal holiday break.
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