Design your stay
for all weather
What Can You Do During Your Stay
If you love to be active on holiday, there is a wealth of choice close by, from enjoying the beaches and local sea pool at Bude, body boarding or surfing at Widemouth Bay, canoeing along the Bude Canal, cycling along the Ruby, Tarka or Camel trails, sailing at Tamar or Roadford Lakes, golf at the numerous nearby courses and sea fishing from the unique and famous Clovelly Village. There are a number of surf schools 20 minutes away at Bude, including the Big Blue Surf School, which has disabled surfing instruction for under 18's. There are several riding stables nearby if you love anything equestrian.
You may wish to spend quieter days exploring the area in the vicinity of the cottages, letting children enjoy our play area, strolling down to our riverside paddock to picnic, relax or fish the rivers Deer and Tamar for trout, or explore outstanding countryside through the numerous walks and trails. The spectacular coastline, Southwest Coast Path and beaches of Bude, Widemouth and Crackington Haven are just a short drive away. Or head inland to explore Ruby Country and Dartmoor.
You might enjoy a trip to Port Isaac, home of the popular “Doc Martin” TV series, head down to Padstow to sample the culinary delights of a very famous chef, enjoy crashing waves or glorious sands at Trebarwith Strand (depending on the tide!), take a trip to the Eden Project or The Lost Gardens of Helligan or climb the tor to visit Brentor Church on Dartmoor – so many things to do!
On Site Facilities
- There are some pleasant country walks from the cottages.
- Take a short stroll down to the bridge over the River Tamar, along the upper reaches of the old Bude Canal or over the fields to the North Tamerton Church.
- Enjoy a picnic in Tamar Meadow which borders both the river Tamar and river Deer.
- Guided country walks on the surrounding farm can be arranged upon arrival.
- BBQ areas River fishing (bring your own rods and your license) on the river Tamar or river Deer.
- Children's play area.
- Indoors games room with WI-FI.
- Help to feed the chickens and the Kune Kune pigs..
- Well behaved dogs are welcome, please keep your pet on a lead when outside. £30 per dog per week or short break.
- Surfing – lessons available on the beach and at Bude Raven Surf School.
- Surfing instruction for the disabled at The Big Blue Surf School.
- Cycling – Cycle the Camel Trail from Wadebridge to Padstow. Cycle hire is available at Bridge Bike Hire. Why not explore Tarka Trail.
- Fishing – local boat hire for sea fishing at Independent Charters, meeting a boat early in the morning at Clovelly is indescribably beautiful. If its sharks you are interested in then try going over the surf at the breakwater in Bude (conditions permitting ) with Bude Boat Charter.
- Canoeing and Rowing on the Bude Canal with Shoreline Outdoor Pursuits.
- Golf surrounded by the town and coast at Bude & North Cornwall Golf Club.
- Horse riding at West brendon Stables at Sutcombe.
- Walk part of The South West Coastal Path.
- Family entertainment at The Venue Bude.
- Enjoy the wave machine and monster flume ride at The Venue Bude.
- The former home of Victorian inventor Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, Bude Castle.
- Milky Way Adventure Park for a fun day out in North Devon.
- Big Sheep all weather fun filled family day out in North Devon.
- The quaint cobbled streets and traffic free village of Clovelly.
- Take a day to visit Cornwall's premier attraction The Eden Project A 60 minute drive but worth every second.
- The legends and history of King Arthur at The Arthurian Centre, Slaughterbridge near Camelford.
- Tintagel Castle which is said to be the place of King Arthur's birth.
- Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre.
- A fun day out for the children at Camel Creek Adventure Park, Wadebridge.
- The National Trust Lanhydrock House at Bodmin.
- The Elizabethan home of the Prideaux family an ancient Cornish clan at Prideaux Place, Padstow.
- The rugged stone formations on Rough Tor and Brown Willy on Bodmin Moor.
- The Countryman Inn for good food a pleasant atmosphere and a soft grass play area.
- The Rydon Inn at Holsworthy offer diners a far more contemporary and satisfying dining experience than the conventional 'pub grub'. Exceptional yet affordable using fresh local produce.