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With rugged coastline, quaint harbour towns and traditional seaside resorts, the South Coast is a great place to spend your cottage holiday by the sea. Spend your days exploring boutique gift shops and sampling fresh local seafood, or grab the buckets and spades for a family day on the beach.
We have a fantastic range of coastal holiday cottages along the South Coast, with a range of large accommodation for big groups down to two-person boltholes. Whether you’re looking for a retreat with a swimming pool, a sea view cottage or a family-friendly holiday let, you’ll find the perfect place to stay among the many delightful towns and villages of the South Coast.
Why not escape to one of our cottages by the beach in Whitstable for the perfect seaside break? Sand and shingle beaches backed by colourful beach huts line this section of coast and you could also stop by Whitstable Harbour, the castle or the harbour market.
Nearby Seasalter is home to similar seafront cottages many with glass sliding doors and views of the beach and sea beyond. Herne Bay is another beautiful seaside town to visit, and you could also head inland to the historic city of Canterbury on your break.
Down the coast, Hastings in Sussex provides a heritage-infused break where you can soak up ancient history alongside traditional days beside the sea.
Visit Battle Abbey and step foot on the grounds where the Battle of Hastings took place centuries ago, visit the architectural Hastings Contemporary Gallery, or follow in the footsteps of pirates and seafarers with Smugglers Adventure.
Enjoy a day trip to the Oceanarium where they have an underwater tunnel so you can see sharks swim overhead and feeding sessions to book in for too – perfect for family days out! Meanwhile the Russell-Cotes Gallery offers up a little culture for visitors with art and gardens to explore.
The South Coast is home to a wealth of exiting attractions whether you’re on a family holiday, a group getaway or a romantic break on the South Coast. Get inspired with a read of our pick of National Trust places to visit on the South Coast, unmissable days out in the New Forest, and fun things to do in Dorset.
We all know the UK coastline is brimming with wildlife, head to the beach or walk the cliffs to spot birds and mammals that make their home here. Peer into rock pools at Pett Level Beach, take in the white cliffs of Cuckmere Haven, or explore the natural beauty of the Isle of Purbeck. To come face-to-face with wild horses, friendly donkeys and even free-roaming pigs, take a look through our guide to New Forest wildlife.
For a wide variety of places to stay including sea view cottages, hot tub lodges and dog-friendly accommodation, browse our collection of South Coast cottages today.