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West Holm

£480 - £1248 per week

Swaying palm trees bathed in sunshine, the sound of the sea calling, you've arrived at West Holm. This gorgeous bungalow is a modern and inviting place to stay that feels like home. The stunning open plan sitting room and kitchen open out on to a beautiful enclosed garden where you can laze away your days on the sun loungers or enjoy a BBQ with friends. With two bedrooms it is the perfect choice for families or couples wanting to get away from it all.

Widemouth Bay is just a three minute walk away where you can have endless fun in the waves. Nearby there are several excellent restaurants. Check out the Bay View Inn and brave the huge portion of ribs or tuck into a homemade burger. Widemouth has a fresh fish shop within walking distance of West Holm where you can pick up the days fresh catch. If you can tear yourself away from this relaxing retreat there are many quaint villages to explore from Port Isaac where the cameras rolled on Doc Martin to Tintagel where you can immerse yourself in the history of King Arthur. Whatever you choose you won't be disappointed.


one step up into the open plan sitting and kitchen area.

Sitting room/kitchen

two sofas, TV, DVD, Sonos sound system, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven, ceramic hob, coffee machine.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, en suite walk in shower, basin.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.


bath with shower over, WC, basin, heated towel rail.

Sunroom/dining room

two armchairs, dining table and chairs, doors leading to terrace and garden.

Utility room/cloakroom

washer/dryer, WC, basin.

Outside area

terrace with two loungers, table and chairs, gas BBQ, enclosed lawned garden to the rear of the property, small lawned garden to the front of the property.

Additional information

Oil fired central heating, WiFi.


This is a lovely Bungalow in a prefect location. We have stayed there a few times and just love it.

September 2020

We stayed at West Holm for a week in September and had a relaxing and enjoyable break. The house is a very short walk from the beach at Widemouth Bay and a 5 mile drive into Bude for the beach, shops and restaurants. West Holm is a fantastic house which can be enjoyed in all weathers. We had very hot days where we used the garden; and wet, windy days where we were cosy and enjoyed being indoors. On a good day try the walk into Bude along the coastal path and then back again along the canal and across fields - 7 miles but a fine walk with plenty of places to stop and eat and drink.

September 2020

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Beaches in Bude

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Crooklets Beach

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. 

Summerleaze Beach

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!

Widemouth Bay Beach

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!

Northcott Mouth Beach

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. 

Sandymouth Beach

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>

Things to do in Bude

Bude Castle

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!

Surfing and watersports

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?

Alternatively, Freewave Surf Academy at Widemouth Bay offers surfing, coasteering and SUP lessons, whilst Big Blue Surf School offers a range of surfing lessons, from complete beginners to advanced.

For more information about things to do in Bude, read our Bude blogs here>


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Local events

Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival

For the first time the Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival will be taking place in November, featuring Wishbone Ash, Focus and Thorbjorn Risager.

6th - 8th November 2020

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Healey's Cornish Christmas Markets

Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm are hosting the only Christmas market in Cornwall which is set on a working farm. Browse Christmas gifts while soaking up the Christmas atmosphere on the farm. 

Every weekend: 14/11/20 - 20/12/20

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Santa at Lappa Valley Steam Railway

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!

5th - 24th December 2020

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St Pirans Day Celebrations

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 St Piran's Day, with various celebrations held across Cornwall.

5th March 2021

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Boscastle Walking Week

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. 


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St Endellion Easter Festival

St Endellion Church provides a magical setting for this classical music concert, which features opera, choral and orchestral music over nine days. 


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Bolster Festival

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. 


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Padstow 'Obby Oss' Festival

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.


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Eden Sessions

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.


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Royal Cornwall Show

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!

10th - 12th June 2021

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Tropical Pressure Festival

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. 

16th - 18th July 2021

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Lusty Glaze Sundowner Sessions

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. 

From 4th July 2021

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Rock Oyster Festival

Live music, performing arts, endless entertainment for kids, and of course fantastic seafood.

30th July - 1st August 2021

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Newquay Boardmasters Festival

Be part of the UK's biggest surf, skate and music festival at this years 'Boardmasters', held in the popular seaside resort of Newquay.

11th - 15th August 2021

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Bude Carnival

Join in with the carnival celebrations for a fun filled day of music, dance and competition!


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Bude Jazz Festival

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.

31st August - 3rd September 2021

Newquay Fish Festival

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!


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Santa by Steam

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!


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Padstow Christmas Festival

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!

TBC 2021

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Rogue Theatre Winter Wood

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.

Dates throughout December 2020

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Santa's Grotto & Elf Emporium

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. 

5th-6th / 12th-13th December 2020

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What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

This is a lovely Bungalow in a prefect location. We have stayed there a few times and just love it.

We stayed at West Holm for a week in September and had a relaxing and enjoyable break. The house is a very short walk from the beach at Widemouth Bay and a 5 mile drive into Bude for the beach, shops and restaurants. West Holm is a fantastic house which can be enjoyed in all weathers. We had very hot days where we used the garden; and wet, windy days where we were cosy and enjoyed being indoors. On a good day try the walk into Bude along the coastal path and then back again along the canal and across fields - 7 miles but a fine walk with plenty of places to stop and eat and drink.

We had a wonderful stay at West Holm with the property exceeding all of our expectations. We couldn’t have asked for more.

We had a wonderful week at West Holm, in a great location minutes from the sea, beautifully decorated, very well laid out and kitted out with everything you could possibly need.

We had a brilliant week - should have stayed two. The house is just right for a couple or family. There were four of us two adults and two teenagers, they put up with sharing for a week. The house has everything you need and is very comfortable especially the beds. Locally the beach is literally a few mins from your door. There is the beach cafe and beach bar in easy walking distance and also a small fresh fish shop which also has basic provisions - bread, milk etc. Just 5-10 mins walk. Bude is about 10mins drive down the coast road and has everything you need shops, cafes, restaurants and takeaways. In these testing times it was great to get away enjoy the beach and fresh air, eat some good food and just relax in a safe and clean environment. Thank you.

Lovely cottage. Very comfortable and a great location. Would definitely recommend it.

We've stayed in a different cottages in Cornwall but this one is really the best. Absolutely loved everything in there. Such a modern and cosy place to stay. Enjoyed having dinner in the garden, so peaceful and relaxing, loved the floor covering bathroom and shower. Amazing! Kids loved to be in there room, beds are comfortable. A big thank you and we'll be back.

A very well equipped and comfortable house with everything one could wish for. Enjoyed sitting out in the peaceful garden and watching the wild life fly by. Also enjoyed strolls and walks along the beach and cliffs at Widemouth Bay and Bude.

West Holm was clean and bright. Very well equipped everything you could need and more and of a good quality, even down to the garden furniture. Lovely touch of welcone basket. Easy walking distance of the beach. Best cottage we have stayed in and would not hesitate to come back and would recommend to friends and family.

This is the best bungalow we have ever stayed in. Very c!ean , very comfortable , every thing you need for a wonderful holiday.. The welcome pack was very much appreciated .would definitely recommend.

Fabulous bungalow and garden, best one so far, will certainly be back

A great place to stay at west holm, only minutes from the beach and a short drive to Bude town.

Very relaxing and plenty of places to visit in the area or just walk along its many trails for breathtaking views and scenery.

Thank you Aspects for a great place to stay and the hamper was a lovely surprise.

The Brown family.

Great situation, loved being able to walk to the beach. Very well equipped, clean and comfortable and the welcome groceries were a nice touch.

The best property we have stayed at, the owners thought of everything and the welcome hamper was exceptional and a lovely surprise the property was imactulatly clean and comfortable.We can't wait to book again later in the year.

Great accommodation - well proportioned, clean, comfortable and very well equipped. Everything worked, including the wi-fi (which is of critical importance to my two sons... .). The location was really good, quiet but very close to the beach and a great cafe. The garden and the large conservatory were lovely, the latter was great when the weather wasn't good. Difficult to find fault in anything.

Really impressed with West Holm. Owners have thought of everything you could possibly need, we had a great time with the garden games. The welcome pack was very generous. Overall a fantastic stay. Thank you!

West Holme is home from home. The best home we have stayed in - in Cornwall so far. Will return without a doubt. Very impressed! Thank you.

Great location. Loved the welcome box of goodies. Excellent decor

First class 5 star bungalow in all respects. Has to be the best rented property we have ever been to. Thoughtful extras are in abundance, especially the welcome hamper with a bottle of wine, coffees, teas, snacks etc.

Lovely property and well placed for the beach Would definitely return again

Lovely property, beautifully & comfortably furnished. Welcome hamper was very thoughtful. Enjoyed our stay at the property very much.

West Holm is a well equipped clean and well presented property The beds were extremely comfortable with appropriate bedding for the cooler nights of October The owners had given much thought to equipping the accomodation for both families and couples We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely consider staying again

Ideal location for walking and all water sports fantastic coast line. Highly recommend this property to any one Brilliant.

Excellent cottage. Very well fitted & furnished & in a great location for the beach.

Lovely property in a great location

Nothing new to add apart from the previous page - a wonderful house where a lot of time and effort had gone into making sure it was perfect.