Self Catering in Cornwall - Boscastle

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Wideacres, Boscastle, Cornwall
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Wideacres is a semi detached bungalow sleeping 4 guests, with wide-reaching superb sea and country views. It is peacefully situated in a country lane abounding with wild flowers only a five minute drive from Boscastle, There is a garden and shared use of a young children?s play area with swings and a slide, and off road car parking. The cottage is graded 4* by Visit Britain Indoors It comprises Bedroom 1 - with double bed and sea views.

Cot available. Bedroom 2 - with twin beds and vanity wash-basin Kitchen - well equipped and fitted with electric built in oven and hob, microwave oven, automatic washing machine, refrigerator, toaster, iron ,coffee maker, kettle,and all necessary utensils. Lounge / Dining Room - includes 3 seater sofa and armchairs, a flatscreen 32 inch TV (Freeview) channels, wi-fi, dvd/cd player and Cornish stone fireplace to burn logs/coal.

There are superb sea and country views . The bathroom has an instant electric power shower over bath, toilet and wash basin. The spectacular South West coast path and rolling countryside is on your doorstep.

Enjoy the scenic path down the famous Valency valley to Boscastle and the exhilaration of the surfing sandy beaches of the North Cornish coast. Often used as a television or film location, Boscastle provides some of the most dramatic rugged coastline in Europe. Take a boat trip around Puffin Island, or try fishing for your supper! In the village you can browse the antique and gift shops, the Craft Centre, the Witch's Museum, or eat out in one of the restaurants or three Pubs.

Much of the harbour, coastline and Valency Valley are managed by the National Trust, and are designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. It is only an hour's drive from the M5 at Exeter, and is perfectly positioned for walking along the South West Coast Path and visiting the picturesque villages of the area including Tintagel and its castle ruins. There are plenty of sandy surfing beaches nearby where you can get surfing and kayaking tuition if you are feeling energetic! Alternatively, try hiking across Bodmin Moor, cycling the Camel Trail, horse riding, golf, rock climbing or sailing.

This is an ideal base from which to explore the whole of Cornwall, Dartmoor, and North Devon. Attractions to visit include: The Eden Project; Lanhydrock House; St Ives with the Tate Gallery (Tate St Ives) and numerous Cornish gardens to name just a few. At any time of the year this is an ideal place for a holiday.

In springtime you can enjoy the snowdrops, primroses, and bluebells in the woodlands and hedgerows; in the summer, surf or laze on the beach and during the winter marvel at the magnificent sight of the Atlantic waves breaking whilst enjoying an invigorating walk before a drink or meal in front of the log fire, in one of the friendly local inns. Free wi-fi and bed linen, Central heating is included free between October and April. Towel hire available @ 3 pounds per person.

Services / Facilities:

Location Type

Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
High Chair
Towels for Hire
Fuel and Power Payable
No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
Open fire

1 Double Bedroom
1 Twin Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower

Washing Machine
Coffee Machine

Internet Access
Wireless Broadband

CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Enclosed garden / play area
Childrens play area
Outdoor games area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding

Local Water Sports

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Boscastle area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

The Arthurian Centre - 4.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Tintagel Old Post Office - 4.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Tintagel Castle - 4.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Penhallam Manor - 7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Rough Tor Bronze Age Settlements - 7.3 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Altarnun, St Nonna's Church - 9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Launcells, St Swithin's Church - 11.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Blisland, St Protus and St Hyacinth - 11.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Lawrence House Museum - 13.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Launceston Castle - 13.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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