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Hideaway House is a beautiful hidden gem, tucked away, down a cobbled path in the tranquil town of Stratton. This converted Methodist chapel, with its mullion shaped entrance and stained glass windows, combines original Wesleyan design with a contemporary twist. Traditional joinery throughout Hideaway House creates great depth and texture, all the rooms are spacious, well designed and have a great layout. After a day exploring the Cornish coast, relax and unwind in the copper bath with silver overlay for the ultimate indulgence, or cook up a feast in the bespoke kitchen with oak and polished concrete accents, complete with a fantastic Aga. An open plan dining area and sitting room extends from the kitchen area for superb social living and relaxation, with patio doors leading out onto the terraced balcony overlooking the beautiful enclosed garden.
Hideaway House is located in the town of Stratton which is steeped in history, just one mile away is Bude where you will find large beaches, interesting shops and many places to eat and drink. Stratton is a pretty village with a historic church, two pubs within walking distance, both serving local ales, ciders and homecooked meals. There is a post office with convenience shop and even a hairdressing salon, everything you need is close to hand. A private double garage specifically for the use of the guests whilst they are staying at Hideaway House is also available which is just a few steps along the street from the property, making exploring easy.
via gated courtyard into hallway with staircase rising to first floor and large landing area with armchair seating, door from hallway into:
dining table and ten chairs, doors leading to the kitchen/sitting area and games room and door to:
enclosed shower, WC and basin, washing machine, tumble dryer in cupboard.
two bean bags, pool and air hockey table.
Gas AGA with additional gas hob and electric module, dishwasher, table and six chairs, three large sofas and footstool, Smart TV, patio doors leading to:
terrace with glass balustrade balcony, table and ten chairs, BBQ, steps to garden and lawn.
king size double bed.
bath with shower attachment, WC and basin.
zip and link (king or twin) beds, clothes hanging rail.
king size double bed, en suite with copper bath, WC and basin, door leading into:
clothes hanging space and storage.
secure parking for two large cars, bicycle and sports equipment storage.
Gas underfloor central heating WiFi, up to two dogs welcome, short breaks available.
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At low tide, a large expanse of golden sand is exposed, along with rocky outcrops which are great for rock pooling. The beach can be reached by a short walk over Summerleaze Down or down the hill from the town centre. Crooklets is very popular with surfers, but also perfect for families, with great facilities including a large car park, beach café, skate park, showers, and pubs close by. Dogs welcomed from October to Easter only.
Boasting the iconic Sea Pool, and only a five minute walk from the centre of Bude, Summerleaze Beach is Bude’s central hub of sand, surf and sun. It’s the first port of call for many visitors. Clean, safe and easy on the eye, Summerleaze Beach is a big hit with surfers, sun-bathers and families. However, it is the sheer variety of activities that mark Summerleaze as arguably one of the best beaches in Cornwall for outdoor pursuits and water sports. Dogs welcomed on leads from May to September and off the lead any time after this!
Stretching across one and a half miles of golden sands, Widemouth Bay is divided into two halves, the North beach and the South beach, separated by a natural barrier of rock known as Black Rock. As the tide retreats, amazing rock formations are exposed - perfect for rock-pooling!
Three miles North of Bude, is the small rocky beach Northcott Mouth, owmed by the National Trust. As the tide drops, the beach opens up to expansive sand with rock pools dotted all around - perfect for exploring. Dogs welcomed all year round.
Four miles North of Bude is the National Trust beach, Sandymouth. Backed by sweeping cliffs, this large sandy beach is popular all year round, especially with dog owners as it welcomes dogs year round.
For more beaches to explore in the area, check out our blog on beaches in Bude>
A castle built on sand! Built around 1830, the castle was formally the home of Victorian inventor Sir Goldsworthy Gurney. It is now a heritage centre with exhibitions about Bude and Sir Goldsworthy Gurney.
Bude Bike Hire
Explore the surroundings of Bude on two wheels. A good selection of bikes are available for hire which suit all ages and most abilities.
Bude Sea Pool
Opened in 1930, this partially man-made tidal swimming pool in the rocks of Summerleaze Beach provides a lovely, safe place to swim when the sea is rough, or when it’s calm! The pool is open all year round, but of course depends on the state of the tide! www.budeseapool.org
Based near Summerlaze beach, Bude Surfing Experience provide water sports equipment hire and water sports lessons. Why not give surfing or stand up paddle-boarding a go? www.budesurfingexperience.co.uk
For more information about things to do in Bude, read our Bude blogs here>
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Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm are hosting the only Christmas market in Cornwall which is set on a working farm. Choose a freshly cut Christmas tree, browse festive gifts and go on a cyder making tour or a tractor ride. There will also be roast dinners and carol singing on the Sundays between these dates.
16th November - 22nd December 2019
Join Santa and his elves aboard his magical steam train as you journey through the Cornish countryside. Awaiting Santa on the platform, you'll be entertained with carols performed by Liskeard band. On the hour long journey, children will get to meet and greet Santa, recieve a present and have their photograph taken. The grown-ups aren't forgotten either - you'll recieve a mince pie and seasonal drink!
30th November - 24th December 2019
Rick Stein, Paul Ainsworth and Nathan Outlaw will be flying the flag for Cornwall at this year’s 10th annual Padstow Christmas Festival. For your chance to see chef demonstartions, head to the festival stage or to the Sharp's Chefs' Theatre - the demonstartions are all free to attend!
Why not make the most of your visit to Padstow and pop into the Chrsitmas market where you will find an array of food goodies and handmade gifts to purchase. There will also be a selection of live music to enjoy, and you can take the children to meet Santa in his grotto!
5th Dec - 8th Dec 2019
Meet Father Christmas, decorate gingerbread, make Reindeer food and have a festive day out at the Milky Way Adventure Park near Bude. At the elf emporium, new for 2018, children can write letters to the North Pole and take part in other fun activities. Online booking essential.
7th - 23rd December 2019 (selected dates)
Created by Cornwall’s award winning highly visual Rogue Theatre, Winter Wood is an adventure for families and those who still believe in Magic.
Pass through the Woodland Gate and follow the twisting path. Let the faeries and woodland spirits lead the way with stories and songs. Follow the wandering path and meet Old Man Winter who will weave a tale and reveal the path to your fantastical destination, an enchanted celebration, and a wondrous festivity of wintry marvels.
7th Dec - 30th Dec 2019
Board the Santa Express bound for Santa's magical grotto. On selected dates between the 8th and 24th December, children and their families can take a ride on the Santa Train to his grotto where they can receive a gift from Santa. There will also be children's entertainment, balloon making, Christmas card colouring and mince pies and mulled wine for the adults!
14th - 24th December 2019 (selected dates)
Gool Perran Lowen - Happy St Piran's Day in Cornish!
St Piran's Day, celebrated on March 5th, is the national day of Cornwall, named after one of Cornwall's patron saints. According to legend, St Piran, a 5th century Irish Abbot, was thrown into the sea in Ireland tied to a mill stone; somehow he washed up on the Cornish coast still alive. He made Cornwall his new home and became the patron saint of tin-miners after rediscovering tin smelting.
Today, Cornwall still celebrates his heritage. On the closest Sunday to St Piran's day, Perranorth hosts one of the largest St Piran's celebrations. Held at the dunes on Perranporth, a play is performed to re-enact St Piran's life. Spectators are welcomed and encouraged to dress in black, white and gold, the colours of Cornwall.
Other celebrations will be held in various locations across Cornwall.
5th March 2020
Boscastle Walking Week is an annual event which has grown in popularity over the years. Organised by local people with local knowledge, everyone is welcome to join the organised walks for a small fee of £3-£5. You'll be guided on some of the most beautiful walks along the Cornish coastline, amid woods and streams and on rambles to secluded waterfalls. Celebrate the history of this stunning scenery as you learn about the famous author Thomas Hardy, who spent a year living in the area.
30th March - 5th April 2020
St Endellion Church provides a magical setting for this classical music concert, which features opera, choral and orchestral music over nine days.
13th - 21st April 2020
Bolster festival in St Agnes celebrates the demise of the legend of Bolster the giant. The community re-enact the life and downful of the giant as they parade through the streets and down to the cliffs overlooking Chapel Porth beach.
5th May 2020
A colourful tradition that takes place on the first day in May in the quaint harbour town of Padstow. The locals decorate the town with flags, flowers, greenery and a flagpole. The crowds are greeted by the swirling and dancing 'osses' who parade through the town, followed by the 'Teazer' who dances along behind.
Expect lots of dancing, singing and performance.
1st May 2020
A truly magical experience in Eden's natural amphitheatre. Previous performers include Jack Johnson, Paolo Nutini, Jessie J, Kaiser Chiefs, The XX and Eddie Izzard to name but a few. Tickets also include a daytime pass to the Eden Project.
June & July 2020
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This three-day event is the highlight of Cornwall's agricultural year, showcasing the very best of Cornwall's rural lifestyle. The event is packed with activities, competitions, food and craft demonstrations and stalls, displays, music, and, or course, lots of animals!
6th - 8th June 2020
Live music, performing arts, endless entertainment for kids, and of course fantastic seafood.
TBC July 2020
Head to Mount Pleasant Eco Park to join in with the park's annual festival celebrating the rich cultures of Africa, Latin America and the caribbean. Enjoy live music, dance and food throughout the weekend.
12th - 14th July 2020
Every year Lusty Glaze beach hosts their Sundowner Sessions - an opportunity to watch your favourite artsits perform live in the stunning setting of the natural ampitheatre provided by the cliffs at Lusty Glaze.
Date TBC July 2020
Be part of the UK's biggest surf, skate and music festival at this years 'Boardmasters', held in the popular seaside resort of Newquay.
7th - 11th August 2020
Join in with the carnival celebrations for a fun filled day of music, dance and competition!
17th August 2020
Bude Lifeboat Week includes a range of activities and events, including quizzes, a children’s disco, live music, a craft fair and, on Lifeboat Day (28th) and search and rescue demonstration, a beach treasure hunt, rowing races, canoe polo, a pasty competition and more!
24th - 26th August 2020
Top UK and international jazz, blues, swing and boogie bands make up the Bude Jazz festival, with over 120 events including street parades, late night jam sessions and a dance marquee.
27th - 30th August 2020
Celebrating the Cornish pasty and Cornwall's mining heritage, Redruth brings you a cultural three day event. Try your hand at pasty making, join the pilgrimage, and finish off with a concert to remember. Fun for all the family.
7th - 8th September 2020
A three-day celebration of all things seafoodie! Barbecued fish on the beach; cooking demos from the best of the best; fish merchants selling the freshest seafood imaginable - ready for you to take back to your holiday home and cook up using your newly-learned skills!
13th - 15th September 2020
For the first time the Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival will be taking place in November, featuring Wishbone Ash, Focus and Thorbjorn Risager.
TBC November 2020
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