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A winter beach break is the pawfect escape

Indy and Margo enjoy a private dip

Widemouth Bay in winter is the perfect way to blow away the cobwebs and recharge worn down batteries and, as a bonus, you may well find you have the beach to yourselves

Margo in her element

For the dog-lovers amongst us, Gwelmor is surrounded by fabulous beaches such as Sandymouth, Northcott, Summerleaze and Crooklets.

Widemouth Bay itself is just a four minute walk from Gwelmor's front door and is a Blue Flag beach, meaning it is recognised internationally as one of the best beaches in the world.

At low tide, Widemouth rock pools are exposed providing the perfect spot for exploration and a spot of crab spotting.

If you can face the temperature, fantastic conditions at Widemouth Bay mean is a great spot to learn to surf or body board and there are a number of surf schools operating from the beach.

Out of season the beaches are all dog-friendly so you and your best friend can paddle to your heart's content. If you're coming between May and September, some have restrictions so check local notice boards.

Walking solo
Widemouth at New Year

Gwelmor Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage

Just four minutes’ walk from the beach at Widemouth Bay, Gwelmor is a luxurious, self-catering holiday cottage which sleeps six (plus travel cot).

Our property welcomes three dogs and has a host of provisions to make your dog's stay as relaxing as yours.

Gwelmor was named the South West's Best Dog Friendly Business of the Year 2021/2022 following their Gold win at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2021/2022.

For more information and availability for this year, click here.

Gwelmor Dog Friendly Holiday Home

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