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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A Guide to Seaside Holidays in Devon in 2021

It’s hard to find somewhere that embodies blake’s “green and pleasant land” motif more than devon. From the rugged moorland swathes of dartmoor to the county’s greenery cloaked countryside to the amazing golden sand beaches of the coast, there is truly something for eve…read more

Relaxing in front of wood burning stove

Stay Warm at These Sea View Cottages With Wood Burning Stoves

As winter sets in and the temperature drops, there’s nothing better than cosying up in front of a warming fire while on holiday on the coast. Wood burning stoves are one of our most requested features for seaside holiday lets, especially during the cooler months. A real…read more

Beach view from cave in Cornwall

A Guide to Coastal Holidays in Cornwall in 2021

Let’s face it: it’s hard to beat cornwall when it comes to world-class ocean views. Lapped on three sides by the sea, this verdant peninsula is home to countless sandy beaches, natural harbours and rocky coves that never fail to leave onlookers tongue-tied in reverent a…read more

Quiet fishing harbour in Cornwall

Where to Stay for a Quieter Seaside Staycation in 2021

We’re all having to try new things at the moment. New ways of working, new ways of eating out and also new ways of holidaying. 2020 was the year of the staycation as people flocked to the coast for a well-earned break. This newfound love for the british seaside meant th…read more

Coastal cottage with sea views in North Devon

Stunning New Sea View Cottages for 2021

It seemed like everyone and their dog wanted a holiday by the sea this summer. Restrictions on foreign travel led to a feeding frenzy for a limited supply of seaside properties. And we don’t see this level of demand easing up for 2021. Fortunately, we’re constantly addi…read more

Book ahead for 2021 SSV

Book Your Sea View Holiday Home for Summer 2021 While You Still Can

If there’s one thing we’ve learned this summer, it’s that beach cottages are extremely popular and get snapped up very quickly. This is especially true this year, as a staycation boom has produced unprecedented demand for all types of holiday properties near the sea. In…read more

Tenby Holidays by the Sea

Stay on the Beach at These Amazing Sea View Cottages

If you’re looking for beach accommodation, you’ve come to the right place. We have a huge selection of holiday cottages, houses and apartments that are located on or very close to the beach in spectacular parts of the country. These properties are perfect for family bea…read more

A message from Josh

"what a strange old time it’s been for us all. We know many of you are ready for a well-deserved getaway... "read more