Gwelmor holiday home in north Cornwall
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A spacious contemporary holiday home for the whole family

Award-winning Gwelmor is a spacious self-catering property set on a single level with three bedrooms and a fully enclosed, wrap-around garden.

Positioned at the top of a quiet cul-de-sac, Gwelmor is within five minutes walk of the beach at Widemouth Bay and provides easy access to the South West Coast Path.

At a glance

  • Award-winning dog friendly holiday cottage
  • Sleeps 6 - 2 king size (one en-suite), 1 twin
  • Spacious open plan kitchen/lounge/diner
  • Patio doors to enclosed wrap-around garden
  • Family bathroom and third WC
  • 5 minutes walk from the beach

Launched in 2017, Gwelmor's owners were keen to provide a holiday home that welcomed young families and dogs with open arms, while not compromising on luxurious furniture and decor.

Gwelmor has two king size bedrooms (one en-suite), a twin room and a large family bathroom. The lounge, kitchen, diner has sliding patio doors to the fully enclosed garden providing a fantastic space for families to come together and relax.

For our younger guests, we provide a travel cot, high chair, child-friendly cutlery, plates, bowls and beakers, as well as a range of soft toys, games and books.

The utility room is dedicated to our dogs guests with a whole host of provisions such as dog food and water bowls, bedding, towels, shower hose, extra leads, bio degradable poop bags, a cooling mat and throws for the sofa.

At Gwelmor we strive to use local suppliers and providers where possible. Our super comfy mattresses are natural and organic by Devon firm NaturalMat and our sustainable wooden furniture was made bespoken by Chunky Monkey, also in Devon. The artwork on our walls is by regional artists or by the owner herself.

Widemouth Bay

Widemouth Bay has its own beach shop, surf schools, restaurants, bars and cafes, while the popular town of Bude is three minutes drive away with a range of fantastic independent shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes as well as supermarkets. Surrounded by stunning local beaches, dramatic cliff top walks, rolling countryside and activities to suit all ages, it's not surprising Gwelmor's guests return year after year.

Gwelmor forms a great base for exploring the whole of North Cornwall and North Devon. Positioned close to the A30, head south and you'll find the picturesque harbour of Boscastle with its quaint stone-built cottages, shops and cafes, whilst further down in Tintagel, you can immerse yourself in the legend and mystery of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Head north, Hartland Quay presents some awe-inspiring and dramatic coastline, or take a trip to the traffic-free village of Clovelly, one of the most picturesque in England.

There's plenty of attractions to keep the children entertained, including The Milky Way, The Big Sheep and Camel Creek adventure parks, The Eden Project with its huge biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, to name just a few.

Our cottage in more detail:

Inside Gwelmor you'll find a spacious hallway which leads off to three bedrooms, one en-suite, and family bathroom. The king-size en-suite has a Smart TV, DVD player and the second king-size has a TV and DVD.

Second of two king size bedrooms

Towards the back of the property is the spacious, open-plan contemporary lounge/kitchen/diner which makes a great social space for the whole family. Large patio doors open out to the fully enclosed garden which wraps around the property. The kitchen is modern and well-equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

Spacious lounge, kitchen, diner with access to garden

A separate utility room provides a useful additional space with store cupboards containing supplies for your four-legged friend, such as poo bags, food and water bowls, towels for rubbing down sandy paws and extra bedding. There's also a washing machine, extra sink and another WC.

The garage houses a tumble dryer, a bin for recycling and cleaning equipment.

Back in the garden, there's a useful outdoor boot and shoe store, a water-butt for washing down salty wetsuits, a patio area, lawn, garden furniture and BBQ.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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