The Best British Beach Holidays

Fun in the sun on Britain’s beaches

Explore Britain's breathtaking coastline with our hand-picked collection of B&Bs near the beach - perfect for fabulous beach holidays in England.


From quaint, homely guest houses to luxury bed and breakfasts with a sea view, this collection will help you find a special place to stay for UK beach holidays this summer.

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Beach Break Getaways

Whether you're seeking a half-term holiday or a summer break, the UK has lots to offer for all the family and we're bound to have a bed and breakfast that suits! Whether you're chasing the crashing waves of the craggy British coastline, or fancy exploring the lush green fields, forests and meadows of one of the UK's stunning national parks, the UK is filled with holiday hotspots just waiting to be discovered. Take a notalgia-filled trip back to your own youth and treat your family to a great British staycatiion they'll never forget!


If the weather is on your side, seaside resorts like Whitby, Scarborough and Torquay offer a chance for the kids to let loose and enjoy days spent along the promenade or playing in the sand. The beautiful British coastline also presents countless opportunities for clifftop walks, pretty picnics and family-friendly activities, and you can experience it all from the comfort of one of our beach side B&Bs.

If you opt for a rural retreat, head inland for your family B&B break and explore one of Britain's breathtaking national parks. Book a B&B break in a pretty English cottage and spend your days enjoying family walks, picnics and lashings of fresh country air.  Discover the Peak District, head to Wales for a few days spent in Snowdonia, or combine the best of rural and coastal with a trip to the Yorksire Dales or the South Downs. The kids will love the chance to run around in the wide open spaces and, after a day spent in the fresh air, your family friendly bed and breakfast will provide a welcome haven for the night.