Are you still not 100% sure about how you’re going to be spending the upcoming bank holiday weekend? How about a trip to the seaside? Just think about it, when the weather’s good there’s not much better. Well what about a good old fashioned trip to the seaside? Just think about it, heading for a walk, settling down on the beach with a good book, building a sandcastle, or even tucking into an ice cream – sounds good doesn’t it? Well if it’s taken your fancy you might want to read on as we’ve tracked down some of our seaside cottages that still have some availability over the bank holiday weekend, so take a look and see if you fancy booking a break in any of them.
Pulrose, Bull Bay, Anglesey (ref. 3967)
Overlooking the rocky headlands around the delightful little village of Bull Bay on the north coast of Anglesey, Pulrose is the ideal spot for a family break over the bank holiday weekend. The spacious open plan living area comes complete with its own balcony that gives stunning views out over the coastline; to the rear of the cottage there is a sun-trap of a garden where you can enjoy any good weather that happens to come along.
Gwylanod, Goodwick near Fishguard (ref. 912929)
When you see Gwylanod it comes as little surprise to learn that it was the recipient of an architectural design award back in 2013. With fantastic sea views out over Fishguard Bay from both the sitting area and the balcony of the property, you’ll never be lacking for some good scenery. Gwylanod is the perfect base to explore the stunning coastline around Fishguard and the owners even provide you with a photo guide of the best beaches and hidden coves for you to visit.
Beachside Hideaway, Donaghmore, County Wexford (ref. 16335)
Or if you’re looking to take a trip over to Ireland, you’ll want to take a look at the Beachside Hideaway- the perfect spot for a couple’s break on the Irish coast. An airy, open plan design and high quality furnishings mean that any break in Beachside Hideaway will be one spent in comfort. If you’re rewarded with a spot of good weather, there are walks aplenty right from the doorstep and the chance to pay a visit to the resident colony of seals just down the road at Roney Point.
4 Coastguard Cottages, Coverack, Cornwall (ref. 922062)
I think it’s safe to say that there aren’t too many places around the UK where you’ll be able to find beaches quite as beautiful as those on show in Cornwall, so where better is there to spend the bank holiday weekend? 4 Coastguard Cottages is a picturesque end-terrace property in the quaint fishing village of Coverack on the Lizard Peninsula, that’s perfect for the whole family. With the beach just a short stroll away and fantastic water-sports on offer in the area, you’ll never struggle for something to do.
Scylla View Cottage, Tregonhawke Cliff (ref. 4466)
Finally, we’ve got something a bit special! You can’t get much more coastal than Scylla View Cottage! Perched just a few metres above the beach at Tregonhawke in Whitsand Bay, it really is a unique property. The beach itself will be patrolled by lifeguards over the bank holiday making it the ideal spot to try your hand at a wide variety of water-sports, from kite surfing through to kayaking, and after a long day out on the waves you can return to your cosy little cottage and enjoy the views out over the Eddystone Lighthouse.
So there you go, a small sample of some of the great cottages that still have some availability over the bank holiday, but they’ll book up fast so make sure that you get in there quick! Or if you want to see the full list take a look here – you’re bound to find something that will catch your eye!
Jamie is a big fan of long weekend walks with the dog, especially when there is the chance to refuel with lunch in a country pub. Living in Lancaster for three years gave him the perfect opportunity to spend a lot of time in the Lake District.