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Rosemary Cottage
Widemouth Bay

£525 - £886 per week
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Rosemary Cottage is a pretty ironstone barn conversion within a small group of cottages at Higher Widemouth Farm. The barns have been converted extremely well and the open plan spacious living area has created a light and airy, tastefully designed space to relax and chillout after a busy day at the seaside. The living space is open plan, which provides the perfect setting for happy food preparation and feasting, the bedrooms are spacious and tastefully presented to provide ultimate relaxation zones. Widemouth Bay beach is a short stroll away so here at Rosemary Cottage you have the perfect holiday home, a rural countryside haven overlooking farmland and near the seaside.

Rosemary Cottage is under a mile from the sandy beach at Widemouth Bay, renowned for surfing, swimming, and beach fun, it is the perfect base for family and friends to explore the local area. Widemouth Bay has three pubs all less than a mile away which serve home cooked meals, locally brewed ales, and ciders. Easy access to the South West Coastal footpath at Widemouth Bay enables guests to enjoy the stunning coastal scenery and sunsets. The Atlantic Highway is easily accessed from the property, Bude is just a short four-mile journey where you will find a vast array of interesting shops, eateries, main supermarkets and many recreational facilities to suit all tastes and pockets. The cottage shares a pretty enclosed rose garden courtyard with Olive Tree the neighbouring cottage, here there are plenty of table and chairs for guests to enjoy food and drinks outside. There is also a large communal grassed picnic area with delightful views over the valley and a gas BBQ is also available.

Entrance

through the arch way into the rose garden courtyard:

Courtyard

shared rose garden courtyard, bench seat, table and chairs, door into:

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

electric oven and hob, fridge, washing machine, breakfast bar, two stools, two sofas, TV and DVD player, CD radio and docking station, table and four chairs.

Bedroom 1

double bed.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.

Bathroom

bath with mains shower attachment above, WC and basin.

Outdoor area

communal grass area with BBQ and picnic tables.

Additional information

oil central heating, travel cot, highchair and stairgate provided. Rosemary Cottage shares a pretty enclosed rose garden courtyard with Olive Tree, the neighbouring barn conversion. Please note the Wifi system at Higher Widemouth Farm Cottages is shared by three barn conversions and the main farmhouse, in this local area internet speeds are restricted and not adequate for interactive gaming, downloading/streaming films and music, WiFi, one dog welcome.

 
 

Lovely cosy cottage which was well equipped for our stay and in a fabulous location for a family holiday. The nearest beach is a short walk away and there are lots of other beaches and attractions to visit which are a short drive away such as Bude, Tintagel, Boscastle etc.

April 2021

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2021

1 Jan - 10 Apr565
17 April525
24 Apr - 5 Jun610
12 Jun - 19 Jun660
26 Jun - 3 Jul720
10 July745
17 July850
24 Jul - 28 Aug886
4 Sep - 11 Sep745
18 Sep - 25 Sep610
2 Oct - 31 Dec565

2022

1 Jan - 16 Apr593
23 Apr - 21 May640
28 May744
4 June640
11 Jun - 18 Jun693
25 Jun - 2 Jul756
9 July782
16 July892
23 Jul - 20 Aug930
27 August892
3 Sep - 10 Sep782
17 Sep - 24 Sep640
1 Oct - 31 Dec593
 

Beaches

Of course, the best part of Widemouth Bay is Widemouth Bay Beach - 1.5 miles of glorious sand.

Though it appears to be one large expanse of sand, the beach is actually divided into two sections: the North Beach and the South Beach (also known as Black Rock). This division comes in the form of a barrier of natural rocks - the largest being the landmark known as Black Rock. At low tide, hundreds of rock pools are exposed - perfect to keep the children (and adults) entertained. 

Ample parking is available at Widemouth Bay, but if you don't fancy getting your toes sandy, you can park at one of the free viewing areas! 

There is a seasonal dog ban on this beach from the 15th May to the 30th September between 10am and 6pm. Outside these hours and from 1st October to 14th May dogs are allowed.

Things to do

If you fancy a change from rock-pooling and making sand castles on the beach, you might like to try surfing. Don't worry if you're a beginner you can take surfing lessons with Freewave Surf Academy or Outdoor Adventure

There are lots of lovely walks in and around Widemouth Bay. You could try walking to Bude, via Philips Point Nature Reserve, over Efford Down, to the watch tower at Compass Point and then follow the canal into Bude. 

If you're looking to explore further afield, check out our blog about things to do in Bude.

Places to eat

There are several eateries in and around Widemouth Bay.

Firstly, The Bay View Inn provides a selection of seasonal classics and food with a twist. They have three separate indoor dining areas, several alfresco dining areas and spaces available for private hire. In peak season, they open a snack shack, serving a variety of take away foods. 

Close to the beach, you'll find Black Rock Cafe and Bistro, serving freshly-cooked artisan food. You can enjoy your food inside, or on the deck soaking up the views. 

With direct access to the beach, Widemouth Bay Cafe serves all day breakfast, fish and chips, burgers, cream teas and other light snacks. 

Slightly outside of Widemouth Bay, Elements Cafe Bar and Restaurant serves a selection of food, specialising in pizza and pasta. The restaurant has beautiful views to enjoy while you dine. 

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Local events

Rock Oyster Festival

A food and music festival on the banks of the Camel Estuary featuring 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 year's 'Boardmasters', held in the popular seaside resort of Newquay. Enjoy music performed by Gorillaz, Dizzee Rascal, Jamie XX, The Kooks and more!

11th - 15th August 2021

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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

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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!

10th - 12th September 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. 

3rd October 2021

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Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival

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

5th - 7th November 2021

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Santa by Steam

Join Santa and his elves aboard his magical steam train as you journey through the Cornish countryside. On the hour long journey, children will get to meet and greet Santa, recieve a present and have their photograph taken. 

TBC December 2021

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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. Enjoy chef demonstrations, live music, food and craft stalls, and meet Santa in his grotto. 

2nd - 5th December 2021

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Santa at Lappa Valley Steam Railway

On selected dates between the 4th and 24th December, board the Santa Express to Santa's grotto where children will recieve a gift from Father Christmas. There will also be children's entertainment, mince pies, and mulled wine for the adults!

4th - 24th December 2021

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Rogue Theatre Winter Wood

Created by Cornwall’s award winning Rogue Theatre, Winter Wood is an adventure for families and those who still believe in magic. Let the faeries lead the way with stories and songs to Old Man Winter, who will weave a tale and reveal the path to a wondrous festivity of wintry marvels.

TBC 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, 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.

April 2022

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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. Musicians visit from all over the world to perform at this special concert.

9th - 17th April 2022

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Padstow 'Obby Oss' Festival

This colourful tradition that takes place in the harbour town of Padstow. 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. 

1st May 2022

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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. 

TBC 2022

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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!

June 2022

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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. 

15th - 17th July 2022

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Bude Carnival

First held in 1920, Bude Carnival is an annual event where money rasied is donated to local charities and orgaisations. Join in with the carnival celebrations for a fun filled day of music, dance and competition! 

13th August 2022

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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. 

TBC 2022

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What our guests say...

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Lovely cosy cottage which was well equipped for our stay and in a fabulous location for a family holiday. The nearest beach is a short walk away and there are lots of other beaches and attractions to visit which are a short drive away such as Bude, Tintagel, Boscastle etc.