Widemouth Bay, Bude, Cornwall, UK

Widemouth Bay, Bude, Cornwall, UK

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Where to stay around Widemouth Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 863 holiday lettings near Widemouth Bay. From 403 cottages to 156 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Widemouth Bay is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Widemouth Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Widemouth Bay. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Widemouth Bay: 1,971 holiday lettings
  • Bude Beach: 1,758 holiday lettings
  • North Cornwall Museum: 3,230 holiday lettings
  • Bideford Bay Holiday Park: 2,581 holiday lettings
  • Crackington Haven: 2,210 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Widemouth Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Widemouth Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 403 cottages in Widemouth Bay. Our other popular types of Widemouth Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 156 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 109 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 68 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Widemouth Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 67 holiday homes with pool available in Widemouth Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Cottages in Widemouth Bay, Cornwall a home away from home in surfer's paradise

    Widemouth Bay is a stretch of beach and a bay on the north Cornish coastline and is situated three miles from Bude. The large sandy beach becomes more exposed at low tide and has some interesting rock formations. This coast in Cornwall is steeped in smuggling history and has some unusual coves and inlets. The beach with its numerous rock pools is suitable for families and its incredible waves make it popular with surfers.

    Places to holiday in Widemouth Bay

    Facilities at Widemouth Bay include live surf cams, surf hire and beach shops making it a popular tourist attraction for holidays and short breaks and an ideal base to explore the rest of Cornwall. Naturally you will need somewhere to stay. However, hotels and guest houses are not as popular with tourists as they once were, many preferring the freedom that self-catering accommodation allows.

    Holiday parks, camping, caravans are all considered self catering but do not offer the same home from home feel of holiday lodges and cottages. Cornish holidays in Widemouth Bay are convenient for all the awarding winning beaches in the area including Crooklets, Crackington Haven, and Sandymouth and for walking the coastal path.

    Staying in a Cornish cottage puts you central to facilities for surfing, walking, fishing, horse riding, golfing, birdwatching, sightseeing and cycling. Some cottages allow you to bring your dog on holiday, rarely an option in a hotel, and the beaches at both Widemouth Bay and Bude permit dog walking in designated areas.

    Things to do in Widemouth Bay

    Shoreline Extreme Sports in neighbouring Bude offers courses in surf kayaking and canoe marathons. There are several surf schools and shops in the area and other adventure pursuits, such as climbing, coasteering, wind surfing, orienteering, mountain boarding and horse riding. Sea fishing, coarse fishing, and golfing facilities are abundant as are places to eat, drink and enjoy nightlife.

    When you have spent enough time on the beach or the weather is not brilliant there are many interesting and historic attractions close to your holiday cottage including Launceston Castle, Tintagel Head and Bude Castle and Heritage Centre. The Harlequinns Leisure centre situated in Bude has superb facilities and offers entertainment whatever the weather. It has ten lanes for ten-pin bowling, Playzones for children, the Snackbowl for meals cooked from local produce and discos in the evenings.

    Heritage buildings in the area include Ebbingford Manor, St Michael and All Angels church and the oldest house in Bude, Quay Cottage. Nature lovers can visit the Tamar Valley Donkey Park and Big Sheep in Abbotsham near Bideford or the Tamar Otter and Wildlife Park. Garden lovers will enjoy Merry Harriers Nursery, Docton Mill Gardens, and Pencarrow gardens.

    Weather in Widemouth Bay

    The weather in Widemouth Bay is mild with low rainfall and long hours of sunshine. However it can feel cool when the wind blows off the sea.

    Travel to Widemouth Bay

    Exeter, Plymouth and Newquay airports serve Widemouth Bay and it has a National Express coach stop. The nearest mainline railway stations are Plymouth, Exeter and Barnstable and there is a good local bus service.

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