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Beaches

Crooklets Beach – sandy at low tide, lifeguards 1st May to end September. Great family beach. Café, public conveniences, deckchair/windbreak hire. Plenty of parking, facilities for wheelchairs. No dogs Easter to October.


Summerleaze Beach – sandy all tides, lifeguards 1st May to end September. Fabulous family beach. One of the few remaining sea pools in the country – excellent for young children not too confident in the waves – lifeguards – public conveniences, deckchair/windbreak hire. Licensed bistro/café. Plenty of parking. Dogs allowed all year.- must be on leads from 10am to 6pm.


Middle Beach – between Crooklets and Summerleaze – good family beach at low tide. Dogs allowed all year.


Widemouth Bay – sandy at all tides. Wide beach, excellent for a gentle stroll, families, surfing etc. Café, public conveniences, deckchair/windbreak hire. Fairly reasonable parking available. Lifeguards 1st May to end September. No dogs Easter to October.


Black Rock Sands – good sandy beach – adjacent to Widemouth Bay – dogs allowed all year.


Northcott – lovely rural beach. Fairly rocky most tides. Lifeguards 1st May end September. No facilities. Limited parking. Dogs allowed all year.


Sandymouth – good, sandy beach, excellent for families. Lifeguards 1st May to end September. Café/bistro, public conveniences, reasonable parking. Dogs allowed all year. Two mile walk at low tide to Bude beaches.


Millook – stony beach. Truly rural beach, no lifeguards, no facilities, very remote.


Crackington Haven – sandy beach at low tide. Good rock pooling. Lifeguards 1st May to end September. Café, public conveniences, good parking. Pub just off beach. Dogs not allowed Easter to October.


Duckpool – rural beach. Good rock pooling. No lifeguards. Public conveniences. Dogs allowed all year.


Upton Beach – climb down to rocky beach. Secluded, dogs allowed all year. No lifeguards, no facilities.


Strangles – fabulous beach at low tide. Long, meandering climb down and even longer climb back up. Not suitable for young children or elderly. No lifeguards, no facilities. Limited parking at top of cliff. Fantastic if you are feeling energetic enough to go down and back up! Partial nudist area.

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"Quite simply the finest house and location we could have wished for, complete with outstanding service yet again from Nick Compton and Elite West. The third year in a row we have holidayed in Bude through Nick Compton and the best just gets better."

Mario Silvestri

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"Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Croft House and please pass on our appreciation to the owners,they clearly know how to equip the house to a high standard.We were blessed with reasonable weather and had some lovely walks along the beach with the dogs and children.You have a good, helpful and well run business and clearly do deliver all you say you will.......so rare these days!! We had a fab time and as I didn't get round to writing in the visitors book thought I should let you know directly. Thanks again."

Kay Carol Allen stayed at Croft House