With travel and tourism back on the agenda, now is a great time to book a summer holiday at home. But if you're looking for something a bit special, then take a look at these rental proprieties which have access to stunning beaches.
1. Waterside cottage
This cottage in Newbie, Annan sleeps six, overlooks the Solway and has direct access to a private beach.
2. Ruddon Grange
This Victorian property - in the picturesque town of Elie - sleeps eight. And it's only a short walk to the private beach from the garden.
3. The Gables, Kilberry
Sleeping two, the Gables is a self contained holiday cottage in the village of Kilberry, in Argyll.
4. Coastal cottage, Lower Largo
This cosy cottage sleeps four and has beach access from the courtyard patio, which also offers wonderful views.