Stories from the Seaside

Hi, I'm Josh, the founder of Simply Sea Views, and this is my blog. Having grown up in coastal Cornwall, I've come to love every aspect of life by the water. Here, you can follow my adventures, ponderings and share in my general passion for the seaside.

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Coastal cottage with hot tub in Dartmouth Devon

Best Coastal Cottages With Hot Tubs in Devon

If you’re looking for the best devon cottages with hot tubs, you’ve come to the right place. We have a wide selection of luxury cottages on the north and south coasts of devon that are perfect for hot tub holidays. From romantic retreats for two to large houses for all …read more


Family things to do in Devon

Top 10 Family Things to Do in Devon

From rip-roaring rollercoaster rides to serene beach days to tree surfing and more, there are lots of brilliant family-friendly activities in devon. With something for all the family, the county’s beaches, moors, countryside and towns offer a wealth of activities and at…read more


Beach in North Devon

The 20 Best Beaches in Devon

There’s just something about the hit of sea air – the way the salt carries on the breeze and the wind pulls its fingers through your hair. It’s totally rejuvenating. Of course, there’s coastline, and then there’s coastline, though. And fortunately, devon is home to the …read more


Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Devon

The Best Seaside Cottages With Swimming Pools in Devon

Splash out on your next holiday in devon by renting a coastal property with a swimming pool. There’s a wide choice of stunning holiday homes with pools by the sea in north and south devon. Some have luxurious indoor heated pools while others have beautiful outdoor pools…read more


Trevone beach in Cornwall

Escape the Summer Crowds at These Quieter Beaches in Cornwall

Summer is always busy in cornwall. But this year will be particularly busy as many people are desperate to get away for a beach holiday but can’t or won’t travel abroad due to covid. This means space will be tight at the most popular beaches in cornwall.  fortunately, t…read more


Scottish Islands beach

The 14 Best Islands for a Beach Holiday in Scotland

With over 900 offshore islands, scotland has to be one of the best places in europe for a beach holiday. Subdivided into four main groups – shetland, orkney, the inner hebrides and the outer hebrides – the islands here are simply breathtaking. From caribbean-esque white…read more


Coastal view on the Isle of Man

The Sea View Guide to the Isle of Man

If you’ve ever considered visiting the isle of man for a coastal holiday, now is the ideal time to book your trip. We’ve just added a fantastic collection of sea view properties on the island. Plus, all remaining covid travel restrictions are expected to be lifted at th…read more


cottages in Scotland

Seven Spectacular Coastal Cottages in Scotland

With some of the best beaches and coastal scenery in the uk, if not the world, scotland is an amazing place for a holiday by the sea. Visitors are spoilt for choice for wonderful places to visit and things to see and do, while immersed in the beautiful scottish culture …read more