View toward the property
Cosy studio style lounge/bedroom
Relax in front of the wood burner
Beautifully appointed kitchen/diner
Intimate dining area
Stylish bathroom
Beautiful bathroom detail
Characterful cottage detail
Gravelled courtyard to the rear
Shared gardens for all to enjoy
On site residents
1 / 11  View toward the property
2 / 11  Cosy studio style lounge/bedroom
3 / 11  Relax in front of the wood burner
4 / 11  Beautifully appointed kitchen/diner
5 / 11  Intimate dining area
6 / 11  Stylish bathroom
7 / 11  Beautiful bathroom detail
8 / 11  Characterful cottage detail
9 / 11  Gravelled courtyard to the rear
10 / 11  Shared gardens for all to enjoy
11 / 11  On site residents

Wind In The Willows,

Bude (6.5mls NE), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Pretty studio style cottage set amongst stunning gardens
  • Purpose converted wing of the owners' home with period charm and features
  • Lovely secluded setting at the end of a long private drive
  • Perfectly placed for touring the whole of North Cornwall and North Devon
  • Choice of beach and access to South West Coast Path nearby
  • Visit Bude, Hartland and Clovelly

Property code: 51546


This delightful property nestles next to the owners’ home in a beautiful garden setting just a few miles from the North Cornwall coast, and provides a perfect base for couples looking to relax and unwind.

Perfectly placed near to the Cornwall border with Devon, this is a great location from which to explore both counties. Head towards the coast and just a mile away a popular tea room and village pub can be enjoyed, and from here a short stroll takes you to the South West Coastal Path, providing access to the unique cliff top ‘Hawker's Hut’, and leading to the ever popular seaside town of Bude. Beach lovers will also be spoilt for choice with an array of golden sandy beaches and unspoilt coves in the area. Other attractions and places of interest accessible from here include Clovelly, Hartland, Bodmin Moor, the Eden Project, Newquay Zoo, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, and numerous National Trust properties.

Stepping in to the property the first room is a lovely romantic studio style bedroom/lounge with double bed, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, TV, DVD and a cosy wood burner. A step down then takes you into a characterful hallway with original stone floor, and accessed via this there is a lovely contemporary country style bathroom with hand-held shower over roll-top bath, separate shower and WC. Towards the rear of the property, there is a beautifully light and airy kitchen/diner and this is well-equipped with a gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and washing machine.

Heading outside there is a delightful enclosed gravelled patio with seating to the front, and an enclosed gravelled patio with garden furniture, charcoal BBQ and unfenced pond to the rear. Further to this there is access to a large shared garden with an unfenced pond and a two acre field, perfect for exercising four legged friends. Ample private off-road parking is provided.

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

  • 1 studio-style bedroom - double
  • 1 bathroom
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and electric heating included
  • Wi-Fi available
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Regret no smoking 
  • Shop 5 miles, beach 2 miles and pub within walking distance
  • Ample private off-road parking
  • TV and DVD in lounge

This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Alex.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 41 guest ratings

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Reviewed by nicholas, 16th March 2020

A quaint and clean cottage, 20 minutes from Bude. The cottage had everything we needed for our break, with a nice modern kitchen and bathroom. The kitchen was we equipped, with everything you could want. The grounds surrounding the property were very well maintained, and we loved seeing the animals every morning! The hosts were brilliant, very welcRead moreoming and helpful. We wish we couldve stayed longer! Make sure to check out Colins handmade garden ornaments. We came home with a car full! Hide

Reviewed by David, 13th February 2020

Very Sweet Nice and Neat Love the bathroom and the fire But too no ones fault the weather was dire! Simply Sweet otherwise... Well done ...

Reviewed by David, 31st January 2020

Beautifully presented studio cottage in an idyllic location down narrow winding lanes on a small farm with ducks, bantams, sheep and the lovely Henry (dog). All the facilities you could wish for and more and many lovely thoughtful touches provided way and above any we have experienced previously. Close to Bude with its beautiful beaches and within Read moreeasy reach of Tintagel, Boscastle and slightly further afield Port Isaac and Padstow. Hide

Reviewed by Lorna, 20th December 2019

This is a wonderful little cottage for two, big enough for two, yet very snug and cosy, was wonderful for christmas, would recommend to anyone.

Reviewed by Julie, 30th September 2019

Lovely cottage wonderful hosts and beautiful location.

Reviewed by Lucinda, 13th September 2019

Stunning accommodation! Small, cosy and exactly what we wanted!! Great location, half an hour walk from the pub, a short drive from local shops and more pubs! Glorious countryside dog walks on doorstep! After a busy day exploring local attractions coming home to a comfortable bed with a beautiful fire cracking away was just perfect! Rectory farm teRead morea rooms is a must!! The coastal walk next door was stunning at sunrise! We went into Bude, Tamar lakes, Duckpool, Sandymouth, Tearooms! Hide

Reviewed by Jeffrey, 30th August 2019

Cosy little cottage with everything you need for a relaxing break. Friendly and helpful owners. Short drives to many beaches and places of interest. They have a large enclosed field for letting your dog(s) off for a run. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Gail, 23rd August 2019

A little bit of paradise in Cornwall. I cannot recommend this highly enough. Colin and Julie were wonderful

Reviewed by Clare, 2nd August 2019

We loved it ...the moment we walked through the door it ticked all the boxes The hosts were great too. Our dog jet loved it.

Reviewed by Franziska, 26th July 2019

A very peaceful place with very kindly owner. The garden is beautiful and we loved the hennes which overnight up to our roof outside. A place where you can relax and chill out with the sound of the nature. It was absolutly no problem to take the dog with us. There was also a warm welcom for the dog in the lovely cottage with some bisquits. There arRead moree a lot of walkings to do also. We will definitely go again. Hide

Reviewed by Debbie, 15th July 2019

This place was an ideal retreat if you want peace and quiet. The owners were friendly and welcoming without being intrusive. Ducks and chickens on our door step which was lovely. Bude beach is beautiful and only 8 miles away. Local pub is lovely but you wouldnt walk it so be prepared to drive if eating out. Bude tapas restaurant is a must too . TooRead morek both dogs and they had a ball . Thank you Cornwall Hide

Reviewed by Susan, 5th July 2019

Owners were so kind and welcoming. They had provided everything we needed down to milk and sugar and tea bags. Even oven gloves. So many things that we haven't had in other holiday places. The gardens were beautiful, the dogs were friendly and there were ducks and bantams wandering about. Amazing place!

Reviewed by Debbie, 17th May 2019

Top notch cottage, lovely owners and great kept gardens. Would highly recommend it.

Reviewed by Steve, 27th April 2019

Beautiful cottage in a lovely location. Excellent hosts and great countryside to wander in.

Reviewed by Antony, 19th April 2019

Like a home from home... be prepared to appreciate the beautiful countryside that surrounds you. A stone's throw from Bude, There are several bays and coves close by, and a coastal path that you can walk with some beautiful scenery.

Reviewed by Penny, 14th April 2019

The photos of this property don't do it justice. It's so lovely and full of charm. The garden is also beautiful and it is clear Colin takes a lot of pride in it. Every little thing has been thought about, especially in the kitchen where you've got everything you could ever need. The hosts are welcoming and helpful and even gave us a few lifts to thRead moree pub and back. We loved our visit and didn't want to leave. Thank you so much from Penny, Lewis and Chicken the pug x Hide

Reviewed by Andrea, 5th April 2019

A beautiful cottage set in lovely grounds, which included everything you need for a comfortable stay. The location was perfect, quiet and peaceful but within easy distance of beaches and sights. The owners were welcoming, helpful and very friendly.

Reviewed by Lisa, 31st March 2019

Beautiful house in a beautiful location with the most amazing hosts! On arrival we were given milk so we could have a cuppa, treats for our four legged friend and a bottle of wine to help us enjoy our holiday. There are some very picturesque walking routes on the doorstep as well as a lovely pub and a tearoom. The house itself is in such a serene lRead moreocation with few farm animals to enjoy the space with. There is a small tv in the bedroom with a selection of DVD's to watch if its bad weather. Hide

Reviewed by David, 8th March 2019

Totally relaxing, completely get away from it all cottage. Very homely and comfortable. The log fire was a lovey bonus and all the welcoming extras very much appriciated. The garden looks amazing, unfortunatly for us we couldnt take advantage of it due to the weather.

Reviewed by Alison, 18th February 2019

Lovely cosy cottage in a wonderful setting.

Reviewed by Susan, 29th December 2018

The cottage was lovely and the area was excellent for walking exploring and eating and drinking. Colin and Julie were great hosts.

Reviewed by Andrew, 17th November 2018

The wind in the willows is a real gem beautifully kept in a great location and the owners mr and mrs Phipps were really friendly and welcoming.Set In a quiet location with plenty of places to eat and drink and short drive to Bude perfect

Reviewed by christy, 9th November 2018

Wind in the willows cottage was the perfect weekend break myself and my friend looking for, a minibreak with our dogs. Cottage had everything we needed the owners even left us a bottle of wine and the dogs some treats. Every room was well equipped and decorated beautifully, very homely. Very friendly owners who allowed the dogs to run on the field Read moreand they even let us see their new addition of piglets. Beautiful garden with ducks and chickens roaming free. Fantastic location gorgeous beaches. Hide

Reviewed by William, 2nd November 2018

An absolute gem of a property, the garden and countryside around is beautiful. The facilities in the house are top grade. The owners are friendly and welcoming, they are always on hand to offer advice on attractions in the local area. Lily and Henry the dogs, along with the chickens and ducks add that special something. Such a peaceful surroundingsRead more. You wont be disappointed and will definitely be sad to leave on your last day. Tim and Tanya. Hide

Reviewed by Svenja, 5th October 2018

We had a really nice stay at the cottage! It was as beautiful as it was shown on the pictures. The owners were very friendly! The cottage is comfortable with lots of lovely details. We liked the atmosphere and animals. A great place to spend our holidays! It was quiet so we could forget our daily stress in the city. Thanks a lot for this awesome tiRead moreme! *nature *animals *cute *comfortable Hide

Reviewed by Anthony, 28th September 2018

Amazing, amazing, amazing. We had a fantastic week in Wind in the Willows. A perfect escape to unwind and relax. I'm sure you'll have a fantastic stay whatever time of the year you go.

Reviewed by Susan, 21st September 2018

Absolutely gorgeous place..spotless..more tban you need.. fantastic host

Reviewed by Helen, 7th September 2018

We had a great holiday. The accomodation was lovely and comfortable and Colin and Julie were incredibly welcoming and friendly. We would definately recommend a visit to anyone! Thank you!

Reviewed by Sharon, 17th August 2018

Lovely cottage great location to either get away from it all or short drive into bude also lots of great places to visit Julie and Colin were fab host without been intrusive

Reviewed by Kim, 27th July 2018

This cottage is in the perfect location and has real character. We stayed for 3 weeks and loved every minute! It is close to a fantastic pub called The Bush Inn and some beautiful coastal walks ...our dogs had a great time and so did we. Have already recommended this property to a number of our friends.

Reviewed by Harvey, 20th July 2018

The former Piggery Barn Wind in the Willows is adsolutely delightful, it is attached to the owners home, but still quite private. The property is well equipped with nice outside areas to relax. The location is quite remote, but if you are looking for peace and quiet away from it all, near to coast path, within a great setting, then this is ideal. TRead morehe owners are lovely, very good hosts and very knowledgeable about the area. The owners have two friendly dogs and ducks too! Hide

Reviewed by Caroline, 6th July 2018

The cottage is tucked away in a quiet location. Very idilic. Amenities are a few miles away and walks on the doorstep.

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