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A traditional character cottage close to beaches, Bude town centre and the canal

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom cottage to sleep 5 on north cornish coast, with parking and garden.

Brannel cottage is a delightful terraced cottage, situated between the canal and the river Neet, and a short walk from Bude town centre, Summerleaze and Crooklets beaches.

The cottage combines traditional charm with 21st century convenience and has gas central heating, a fully fitted kitchen including dishwasher, and a delightful courtyard garden with BBQ, table and chairs. There is off street parking for 2 cars.

The double, twin and single bedrooms accommodate 5 adults in comfort with a travel cot available for an infant. A separate sitting room with futon settees and a games table offers space for children to play or read while the main sitting room has a TV and DVD player.

The dining hall has a farmhouse table and chairs for 6, from which the unusual staircase rises in two directions to the bedrooms and bathroom above. Many guests return year after year to this warm and welcoming cottage

The cottage is deceptively large with a lounge, dining room, fully fitted kitchen and a second lounge / playroom which has a small games table. The unusual stairs split into two directions and lead to 3 bedrooms - a double (king size bed), a twin room and a small single. The bathroom has a shower above the bath and there is an additional cloakroom downstairs. The courtyard garden has a built-in BBQ and patio table and chairs for 6, and there is parking for 2 cars via the rear access lane. Pet owners can bring 1 dog on request and for a small extra fee - pets are not allowed in the bedrooms.

Bude is an unspoilt resort on the north cornish coast set in an area of great natural beauty. Summerleaze and Crooklets beaches are easily accessible on foot and Widmouth beach - popular with surfers, is just 3 miles along the coast. There is also a tide-washed natural swimming pool and beach lifeguards in attendance.

Close by there are public tennis courts, mini-golf, library, restaurants, pubs, a children's playground and a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and bowling alley.

There are 2 large supermarkets in the vicinity and the cottage is almost next door to a post-office shop which is open 7 days a week.

Many guests return year on year to enjoy the unique position of the cottage and the delights of North Cornwall.

More Details

Mrs Christine Parker
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017


Bude Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Shower over the bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Bed linen is not included as many guests prefer to bring their own but it can be provided at £10.00 per double bed set and £6.00 per single bed set. Unfortunately we are currently unable to provide towels and would ask you to bring your own.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(9 traveler reviews)

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A traditional character cottage close to beaches, Bude town centre and the canal
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely well equipped cottage. So much to do without needing to use the car.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Fantastic, well laid out and everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, great location with a short walk to the canal and the beach, parking not an issue at all. This is our second time in the cottage and will definitely be retuning next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your positive feedback - it is always a pleasure to welcome guests past and present to the cottage and to hear that you enjoyed your holiday. We look forward to welcoming you again next year. Best wishes Ed & Christine Parker
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Our holiday in Bude

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Brunnel cottage was great, when we opened the front door we found the whole place was very pleasant and like a tardest beautiful rooms, the bedrooms where large and comfortable, the barthroom was perfect the hole holiday could not have been better we relaxed every thing is close, beech, town and canal being a fisherman l loved it. We are going to visit again next year, fab thanks to Mrs Christine and Ed Parker .and

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Fantastic cottage in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in Bude many times, this is by far the best accommodation we have had, spacious, family orientated, well equipped and a great location close to local amenities, beach and pubs! We loved our stay so much we have booked already for next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Clean and comfortable with plenty of room for five

  • 5 of 5

Bramley cottage was a pleasure to stay in. It was clean and tidy and easily large enough to accommodate our party of 5, thanks to the brilliant games room. The cottage was also well equipped and very homely and the table football game was very well used by us, especially with the poor weather during our second week there. Being in the town meant we could walk to the shops, beach, canal and cliff paths easily when we didn't want to drive to anywhere else. The only slight downside was traffic noise in the front bedrooms, but if you rent in a town centre you have to expect that! We dined at two local restaurants, both of which provided exceptional quality food and service. We would return happily as the cottage is good value for money.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive feedback re your stay at Brannel Cottage. We are delighted that you found the cottage clean, tidy and well-equipped and that you made good use of the games room. Bude has much to offer in easy proximity to the cottage and it is good to hear you enjoyed walking to the town, beaches and restaurants. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Christine & Ed Parker
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Brannel Cottage Bude the reason for booking again!

  • 5 of 5

We very rarely visit the same place twice yet alone stay in the same property, but this is different, Bude is a nice place to visit and the cottage is very close to the beach and the town,

The cottage was very clean and comfortable with everything you are likely to need we could not think of anything we would add or change to the cottage and as accomadation providers ourselves we know how much work has been put into this property to make your stay enjoyable, and there is private parking right on your doorstep.

The owners were very helpful which made booking the cottage a trouble free pleasure, You would have to go along way to beat this.

There are some very good restaraunt's within walking distance of the property, and if you are into fishing you won't beat it it's right on your doorstep like 75 yards with some very good fishing to be had from the canal and beach.

We enjoyed our stay so much we have booked it again for 2013 and like I said at the begining we rarely go to the same place twice certainly not two years running but this is well worth a second visit if not more, I am sure it won't be our last visit.

So if you are looking for a really good property in Bude you have found it,

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your time in providing this feedback on your holiday at Brannel Cottage. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much, and that you are breaking your tradition of rarely returning to the same place for your holiday. Thank you for booking again this year and we hope that your stay will again be as good. Ed & Christine Parker
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Brendon Arms
Nearest Ferry
51 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Bodmin Parkway
Nearest Motorway
58 Miles
Exeter M5
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Falcon Hotel & Restaurant
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

The clifftops at Bude offer walks and hiking along one of the most spectacular sections of the South West Coastal path. The Sustrans Cycle route also passes through the area.

The beaches offer wide expanses of sand, and all are patrolled by lifeguards during the season. Summerleaze and Crooklets beaches are a 5 minute walk away while Widmouth - the popular surfing beach all year round is

approx 2.5 miles along the coast.

The Bude canal is a popular spot for fishing and for the energetic canoes and rowing boats can be hired. Public tennis courts, mini golf, and bowls are a mere 100 metres away, whilst the golf course is a a ten minute walk. Riding stables are within walking distance and a pitch and putt golf course a 5 miles drive.

Numerous local restaurants and pubs offer a variety of options to eat out, whilst the local pasty shop has a well earned reputation not only for sumptuous pasties but for the best bread pudding ever made!

Other Activities: Canoeing, bowling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover day is Saturday - keys to the cottage are available from 2pm - 5.30pm. Departure is requested by 10.00am to allow the cottage to be prepared for the next guests.

Bed linen is optional and can be provided for a small additional cost (£10.00 double, £6 single) or guests are welcome to bring their own.

One well behaved pet is accepted at a small additional charge of £15.00 a week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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