Qualifying as a dog-friendly holiday cottage doesn't just mean advertising 'dogs welcome'. At Gwelmor in Widemouth Bay, north Cornwall, we aim to do all we can to ensure that our four-legged VIPs feel as much at home as their owners.
As a result we're extremely proud to have received numerous rave reviews from dog owners who have stayed with us in the past, many of whom have become repeat visitors, but we've also won industry awards for our dog-friendly nature.
This year we were delighted to win Bronze in the Dog Friendly Business of the Year category of the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2020/21. It is the second year running that we've won the award and in 2019/2020 we were also commended for Self Catering Accommodation.
Gwelmor was launched in 2017 after owners, Jayne and Bill, turned an empty three bedroom bungalow into a luxurious holiday cottage where dogs are considered just as important as their owners. I came after experiencing some rather dicey, so-called 'dog friendly’ properties around the UK whilst on holiday with their two spaniels Molly and Indy.
So, what welcome touches are in place at Gwelmor to make your dog feel very much at home?
Our utility room is pretty much devoted to dogs with our four-legged friends getting their own dedicated equipment cupboard containing:
A week prior to their arrival, forthcoming guests also get access to a private section of our website which includes a list of useful contact details including local vets.
Top Ten things to do with your dog while on holiday at Widemouth Bay.