Holiday self-catering accommodation close to the sea

Self-catering holiday cottages in South of England

The South of England has a lot to offer visitors; much of the country’s stunning scenery is located around the region, including home county areas of Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire as well as the Victorian seaside towns on the south coast in Sussex with sandy coves and pebble beaches. If you’re unsure where to stay, our South England tourist information pages have plenty of useful information about the location, historic significance, fun things to do and the best tourist attractions, sporting activities, local events and transport routes, helping you build the perfect itinerary for family getaways or romantic breaks. Huge savings can be made for last minute availability.

Popular high season holiday periods command higher rental rates - but last minute deals will be highlighted.

Delightful, chocolate box, thatched cottage | Brittons Hill Cottage, Kenardington, near Ashford

Brittons Hill Cottage, Ashford, Kent

Holiday cottage for a large group in Kenardington, near Ashford with 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8. Pets welcome. Enclosed Garden / Patio, Golf nearby, Hot Tubs, Hot Tubs - Private.

Perfectly placed for exploring the beautiful Kent countryside, coastal towns and villages, with historic Rye within easy reach.

  • Detached Property
  • Rural Location
  • Thatched Roof
  • WiFi
  • Luxury Collection
  • Newly Listed Property
  • Heritage Collection
  • English Country Cottages
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Celebration Houses
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Lovely detached barn conversion | Boreham Bridge Barn, Ninfield, near Battle

Boreham Bridge Barn, Battle, Sussex

Pet friendly accommodation in Ninfield, near Battle with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6. Golf nearby, Short Breaks All Year.

History enthusiasts will find plenty to explore from this barn conversion, with Pevensey and Herstmonceux castles, and Battle all within easy reach.

  • Detached Property
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Rural Location
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Welcome Cottages
  • High Weald
  • Open Plan
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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Red Squirrel Cottage, Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Cottage by the sea in Whitwell, near Ventor with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6. Enclosed Garden / Patio, Golf nearby, Pub within 1 mile, Hot Tubs, Winter Short Breaks, Hot Tubs - Private.

Relax in the private hot tub and enjoy the views over the grounds. This stunning property provides everything you need for a luxury break.

  • Bike Store
  • Detached Property
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Luxury Collection
  • English Country Cottages
  • Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Summer Best Sellers
  • Country Cottages
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Ideal, romantic base for exploring the Wiltshire area | The Annexe, Liddington, near Marlborough

The Annexe, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Idyllic self-catering cottage in Liddington, near Marlborough with 1 bedroom, sleeps 2. No pets allowed. Enclosed Garden / Patio, Golf nearby, Pub within 1 mile, Hot Tubs, Short Breaks All Year, Hot Tubs - Private.

An ideal base for a couple wishing to explore Wiltshire’s attractions including picturesque Lacock Village and the stunning gardens of Stourhead.

  • Detached Property
  • Romantic Getaways
  • WiFi
  • Welcome Cottages
  • North Wessex Downs
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  • Parking - On Site
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Lanterns | Lanterns, Udimore, Rye

Lanterns, Rye, Sussex

Luxury cottage for two in Udimore, Rye with 1 bedroom, sleeps 2. Pets welcome. Enclosed Garden / Patio, Golf nearby, Pub within 1 mile, Short Breaks All Year.

Situated on the ridge between the Brede and Tillingham valleys, just 3 miles from the ancient Cinque Port of Rye, this pretty detached cottage, perfect for romantic weekends, boasts a...

  • Bike Store
  • Detached Property
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
  • Shower
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Hoseasons Cottages
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • High Weald
  • Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Summer Best Sellers
  • Winter Best Sellers
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Lovely Victorian walled garden | Garden Cottage - Tower Farm Garden Holiday Lets, Soberton, near Southampton

Garden Cottage Ukc, West Meon, Hampshire

Cottage for two in Soberton, near Southampton with 1 bedroom, sleeps 2. Pets welcome. Enclosed Garden / Patio, Golf nearby, Pub within 1 mile, Short Breaks All Year.

Relax in the lovely Victorian walled garden, enjoy a game of croquet or simply sit and take in the ever changing plants, trees and shrubs.

  • Bike Store
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Grouped Properties
  • Rural Location
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • South Downs
  • Luxury Collection
  • Green Scheme
  • English Country Cottages
  • Open Plan
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Grab Rails
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Country Cottages
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Sitting out area | Kingfisher Cottage, Worthing

Kingfisher Cottage, Arundel, Sussex

Pet friendly accommodation in Worthing with 2 bedrooms, sleeps 5. Enclosed Garden / Patio, Golf nearby, Pub within 1 mile, Short Breaks All Year.

Kingfisher Cottage is an ideal base for a seaside holiday for couples or families at any time of year, including your four-legged friend! . When the weather is fine, stroll down to the...

  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • South Downs
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Welcome Cottages
  • Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Flexi Cottages
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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Rent a house in South England

Holiday cottages in South England are available in all parts of this vast region taking in London, Sussex, Berkshire, Kent and Home Counties. Large country houses, quaint English cottages, seaside cottages and slick city loft apartments are among the accommodation choices - with and without swimming pools and hot tubs. There is so much to see and do in South England, whether you want to travel around or stay in close proximity to your cottage. Think of The south of England and 'The White Cliffs of Dover' spring to mind - and there are miles of beaches to explore, historic houses, cathedrals and castles to visit. Also well known for English wine growing in the region - you can visit a vineyards and interesting wildlife parks too. Chessington World of Adventure is one of the largest theme parks with Zoo, The iconic Brighton Pier is a terrific seaside adventure and the 'Brighton Lanes' are terrific for shopping. Close by and for smaller children Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park is worth a visit, there is also a pier and a fabulous promenade and bandstand by the sea and the Sky Lark boat offers day trips sailing in the sea along the coast. Be sure to bring a bucket and spade and your swimming costume!

Self-catering is the perfect way for a family to enjoy privacy combined with excellent facilities in a fabulous, scenic setting. And importantly, they provide a great affordable, alternative to hotels or bed and breakfast establishments.

South of England has superb transport links - with the channel tunnel - cross channel ferries, International airports and high speed rail links - not to mention the brilliant roads. if you are touring UK you are sure to spend sometime here – there’s truly something for everyone in the South of England.