Small boy enjoys watching the waves on the beach at Widemouth Bay north Cornwall whilst staying at child-friendly Gwelmor holiday cottage
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Explore our child-friendly holiday cottage

Family enjoy dinner at child-friendly Gwelmor self-catering holiday cottage in Widemouth Bay, north Cornwall
Family fun at Gwelmor

Going on holiday with small children can sometimes feel like more hassle than it’s worth with all the planning and packing that’s required.

Child-friendly holidays in the UK are becoming increasingly popular and the flexibility of a well-equipped, self-catering cottage can be the perfect solution.

Baby covered in food sits and enjoys her dinner at child-friendly Gwelmor self catering holiday cottage in north Cornwall
Baby doesn't come with high-chair!

Family Friendly Facilities

At Gwelmor, we work hard to ensure our cottage is child friendly, comfy and well-equipped so that, as parents, you can make it 'home' for the duration of your stay.

Here's a glimpse of what we offer:

  • All young children get an age-related welcome gift on arrival with a personalised name tag
  • Providing a cot and high-chair means you can travel lighter without having to pack bulky items in the car
  • Our kitchen has a supply of plastic picnic plates, bowls, cups, beakers, bibs and cutlery
Family head to the beach armed with fishing rods, buckets and spades during their holiday at Gwelmor self catering cottage in north Cornwall
Kitted out for the beach
  • A selection of board games are provided for the whole family to enjoy as well as buckets, spades, a cricket bat and other beach equipment
  • Gwelmor has a wide range of children’s DVDs to help entertain on those typically British wet summer days!
  • We run a book recycling scheme where readers can take home a book they haven’t finished in exchange for one they brought with them
Child sits on poof whilst watching television while younger sibling plays on the floor in spacious Gwelmor, a child-friendly self-catering holiday cottage in north Cornwall
Space to play
  • Keeping little ones entertained is a full-time job, so we supply a box of baby-friendly toys
  • Our property is spacious and laid out on one level with a fully enclosed garden with lockable gates so little ones can play outdoors safely
Young boy plays by himself in the fully enclosed garden at Gwelmor, in Widemouth Bay
Outside play in secure garden
  • We have a microwave is available which is handy for warming up baby meals and a dishwasher to clean bottles
  • With three bedrooms it means Grandma and Grandpa can come too – the perfect babysitters!
Granddad sits and plays with twin toddlers at child-friendly self catering holiday cottage Gwelmor in Widemouth Bay, north Cornwall
Grandpa helps entertain

There's plenty to keep youngsters of all ages entertained in and around Bude which is a three minute drive away from us in Widemouth Bay.

Rock pools at Widemouth Bay

Obviously there's nature's playground, the beach, just four minutes walk away from Gwelmor, where rock pools provide hours of entertainment with the aid of a fishing net.

With activities like learning to surf, coasteering, climbing and much much more right on our doorstep, there's no chance of anyone getting bored! Why not read our blog on Top 10 Things to Do With Kids in Bude?

Gwelmor is also Dog Friendly

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 also 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 and won Gold at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2021/2022.

Why not take our virtual tour and book your stay today!

Gwelmor was named the South West’s Best Dog Friendly Business of the Year 2021/2022 and won Gold at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2021/2022.
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