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View towards the property
Enter into the cosy lounge
Original cottage charm
Snuggle up in front of the flame-effect electric fire
Get comfortable with a good book
Lovely detailing
Good sized kitchen area with dining for 4
Well-equipped kitchen
Cook up a good meal
Pretty double bedroom
Enjoy a morning coffee in bed
Retaining many original features
Bathroom with shower-over-bath
Outside space to dine al fresco
Nearby Widemouth Bay
Bude Seapool a short drive from the cottage
1 / 16  View towards the property
2 / 16  Enter into the cosy lounge
3 / 16  Original cottage charm
4 / 16  Snuggle up in front of the flame-effect electric fire
5 / 16  Get comfortable with a good book
6 / 16  Lovely detailing
7 / 16  Good sized kitchen area with dining for 4
8 / 16  Well-equipped kitchen
9 / 16  Cook up a good meal
10 / 16  Pretty double bedroom
11 / 16  Enjoy a morning coffee in bed
12 / 16  Retaining many original features
13 / 16  Bathroom with shower-over-bath
14 / 16  Outside space to dine al fresco
15 / 16  Nearby Widemouth Bay
16 / 16  Bude Seapool a short drive from the cottage

Thimble Cottage

Kilkhampton (2mls N), Cornwall
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Fishing on site / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming cottage in tranquil hamlet location a short drive from Kilkhampton
  • Relax in the enclosed patio with garden furniture perfect for al fresco meals
  • Located close to the Devon/Cornwall border and coastal path, perfect for exploring two counties at once
Property code: THIMB

Ideally situated in a tranquil and secluded hamlet along the stunning northern coast of Cornwall, this quaint, cosy and welcoming cottage makes an ideal base for a couple looking for a perfect romantic retreat in charming surroundings. Nearby is the popular village of Kilkhampton (2 miles), while the hamlet of Morwenstow (3 miles) leads to the spectacular Shipwreck Coast on the Hartland Peninsula where you can enjoy breath-taking walks and spot local wildlife.

Retaining plenty of original features, including exposed beams throughout, this delightful cottage adjoining the owner's farmhouse offers peaceful accommodation full of charm and character. Neutral hues throughout ensure you'll have a delightful stay and it's the perfect place to retire to at the end of a wonderful day exploring this fabulous area.

The property is less than 3 miles from the South West Coast Path and there are many beautiful beaches, quaint harbours and hidden coves to discover throughout this lovely area. Morwenstow, a National Trust plot of land famous for Hawker's Hut, is less than 5 miles away and 30 miles away is the popular coastal town of Port Isaac (30 miles), used as a location for the TV show Doc Martin. Bude is 8 miles, Tintagel steeped in the legends of King Arthur is 24 miles and if you cross the county border into Devon you can go climb the cobbled streets of Clovelly (12 miles).

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric cooker, fridge with ice compartment, microwave
  • Washing machine housed in the bathroom
  • TV, DVD and iPod dock/radio alarm
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 1 dog welcome (or 2 medium sized)
  • Regret no children over 1 year old
  • Beaches 4 miles, pubs and shops 3 miles
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Amy Hancock

This property is personally managed by Amy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Vinny 9th September 2023

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Everything absolutely perfect beaches and anything you need very close by

Reviewed by Val 2nd September 2023

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And chill!! A beautiful cozy cottage situated in a peaceful country location. Spotlessly clean and well equipped. Great dog friendly garden with large patio, great little sun trap. Perfect location to explore north Cornwall /South Devon. Lots of great beaches, Clovelly, Tintagel, Boscastle all a short drive away. Definitely recommend

Reviewed by Siobhan 12th August 2023

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We had yet again an amazing stay, if I had to make one comment is that the hot water system didnt always give enough hot water for baths

Reviewed by Bob 24th July 2023

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Reviewed by David 1st July 2023

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Great cottage, would stay again

Reviewed by Lorraine 17th June 2023

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Cottage very clean good location

Reviewed by Philip 10th June 2023

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This was my 4th stay at Thimble Cottage and it has become a home from home for me and my dog. If you haven't stayed yet, do book in before bookings close. It is so relaxing, we'll appointed and gives easy access to great walks and not far from such more.

Reviewed by Siobhan 20th May 2023

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Reviewed by Arthur 13th May 2023

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great place to stay

Reviewed by KIM 22nd April 2023

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Our 2nd stay at Thimble Cottage in 7 months. Peaceful, Cosy and homely for a lovely break away. Thank you to Sam for taking the time to get extra outside chairs organised so we could all sit in the garden when my sister visited. The Falcon Hotel, The Brendon Arms in Bude are lovely places to eat and both are dog friendly The Barge on the canal is lRead moreovely to eat at too with amazing cream teas and dog friendly Hide

Reviewed by Neil 25th March 2023

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Very clean, well equipped and great location. Our dog very much appreciated the treats left by the owners! Would book her again.

Reviewed by William 5th November 2022

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Reviewed by Steven 22nd October 2022

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Lovely quiet, cosy cottage. Perfectly situated for visiting so many of the wonderful locations around Cornwall. Well equipped and everything we needed was available. The enclosed garden was ideal for our dog without us having to keep our eyes on him.

Reviewed by KIM 1st October 2022

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Thank you to the owners. Small warm and cosy cottage, ideal for two people and a little dog. Very peaceful location which makes for a very relaxing holiday Secure enclosed garden for anyone taking their pet Eggs and milk on arrival which were appreciated. We look forward to our return in 2023 Kim, Alan and our cockerpoo Dillon - From Nottingham

Reviewed by Wendy 11th September 2022

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Small but cosy, great location

Reviewed by Tony 20th August 2022

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I have no hesitation in recommending Thimble Cottage! The accommodation is of a very high standard, in a quiet location, with everything that I needed for a restful and relaxing holiday. The secure garden was particularly appreciated by my dog (and me!)

Reviewed by Siobhan 16th August 2022

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An absolutely beautiful house, both myself and my wife loved it. It was perfect for our dog couldnt have wished for anything better. Will definitely be back

Reviewed by Mark 6th August 2022

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Just returned from a lovely week in Cornwall at Thimble Cottage. Relaxing, seculded & quiet. Owners on hand for any questions. The cottage is equipment with everything you will need - just take yourselves. Great location for village (5mins), Beach - Recomend Duck Pool Beach(10mins), Bude(15mins) Took our Australian Kelpie Enzo with us - Active and Read moreinquisitive - The enclosed garden was perfect, no issues with him getting out. 1st visit to Cornwall - will definatley return. Hide

Reviewed by Anne 30th July 2022

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Reviewed by Myra 2nd July 2022

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Quaint peaceful well equipped cottage with lovely dog friendly garden. Great location between Bideford & Bude. Great to come ho.e to after a day exploring.

Reviewed by Graham 18th June 2022

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Lovely little cottage with all the amenities provided nice and peaceful location,easy to get to the beaches in Bude where its a bit livelier but brilliant to come back to tranquility and home from home comforts the milk tea and eggs were a nice touch upon arrival Thanks to Sam,Don and Gwen

Reviewed by Philip 11th June 2022

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An excellent place to relax and enjoy country walks and scenery with many great places to visit within a few miles. The cottage is equipped with everything you need and the owners are easily contactable if you have any questions or concerns, though that is unlikely.

Reviewed by Julie 29th May 2022

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Lovely well equipped little cottage, with pretty enclosed garden. Ideal spot for visiting Hartland peninsula and attempting South West Coast Path. Near to several great dog friendly beaches. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Louise 21st May 2022

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Lovely cottage, garden and nice to be surrounded by countryside. Only downsides were the shower was a trickle at times and a bit remote.

Reviewed by Alison 7th May 2022

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Just want to say huge massive thank you, the cottage was everything we wanted peace and quiet very dog friendly. And after a days walking load of hot water lovely deep bath. Very clean and smart didnt want for anything. Just huge THANK YOU. Definitely booking again for later in the year. Nice fresh eggs when we arrived and the all important milk foRead morer cup of tea. Also just over the fence a wildlife garden saw so many different birds, rabbits and mr fix. It was truly a great cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Arthur 9th April 2022

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Great location quiet & peaceful all you could need

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View towards the property
Enter into the cosy lounge
Original cottage charm
Snuggle up in front of the flame-effect electric fire
Get comfortable with a good book
Lovely detailing
Good sized kitchen area with dining for 4
Well-equipped kitchen
Cook up a good meal
Pretty double bedroom
Enjoy a morning coffee in bed
Show 4 moreRetaining many original features

Location

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