Located just a couple of miles from the magnificent sands of Sandymouth Beach on Cornwall's great North coast, Nook is a wonderful place to stay. Decorated in chocolate browns and rich creams, the cottage provides the perfect backdrop to your stay in this dramatic part of Cornwall. Situated at East Thorne where there are 3 other cottages and a range of fantastic facilities on site. The very helpful Owners can help arrange a host of activities nearby if you are keen to enjoy the best that this are has to offer.
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Nook Cottage has lovely rich oak wooden floors and has been decorated in delicious chocolate browns and rich cream colours. The cottage has been fitted to very high standards, with solid oak dining tables and Italian chairs, refurbished bathrooms and comfortable furniture – perfect for lounging at the end of an active (or relaxing) day!
Nook sleeps up to six guests (2 adults, 4 children) with one double room, one twin room and two camp beds (additional charge for extra bed linen and towels for the camp beds). Downstairs you’ll find a comfy lounge, well equipped kitchen and dining area. There are extensive facilities on the site including a children's playground, a games room (usually open April to October - please check availability) and a superb open fire pit for great fireside chats in the evenings.
Ground Floor: Open plan kitchen, dining area and sitting room.
First Floor: Master double bedroom, followed by a twin room. There is a separate family bathroom with shower.
Exterior: Communal garden with external table, chairs & BBQ facilities. Separate games room, children's play area and fire pit area.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via night storage heating. The kitchen has a range of modern equipment. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge / freezer and washing machine. The sitting room area has a flatscreen digital Freeview TV & DVD player, radio & iPod dock. Free WiFi is available at the property. There is an iron & ironing board.
Electricity, heating, bed linen & towels are all included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. Up to 2 well behaved dogs are permitted at a small additional cost of £20 per dog / per week. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is a cot & high chair available. There is use of a shared wood fired clay oven to create some rustic treats.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£100 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
The closest village to East Thorne is Kilkhampton which dates back to before Saxon times. There you can find the remains of a 12th century motte and bailey style Norman castle. The church of St James the Great is over 450 years old. Both of the two pubs in the village the New Inn and London Inn serve food.
East Thorne is approximately 6 miles to the north of Bude. Bude is Cornwall's most northern town and has been a favourite seaside resort since Victorian times. The coastal scenery surrounding the beaches of is quite beautiful, boasting some of the finest sandy beaches and the best surfing in England! The town has excellent facilities and a wide selection of interesting, independent shops. This idyllic area has a large amount of bird life for the dedicated twitcher and some wonderful, scenic walks along the South West coastal path.
The centre of Bude is a lively hub with concerts, dances and fetes as well as other events throughout the season, including an annual Carnival Week. The town has a host of pubs, cafes and restaurants to suit every palate and there is a new Visitors Centre in the Crescent car park, a large children's play area, a 19th century canal and a small wharf amongst many other attractions. Bude is also home to the internationally acclaimed jazz festival which takes place each August.
Further along the coast is Sandymouth, a large beach ideal for families due to its lovely sand, rock pools and tea rooms. A short drive north over the border into Devon leads to the quaint village of Hartlandwith its very own shipwreck! Also well worth a visit is the world famous fishing village of Clovelly. The cobbled, traffic-free, high street is built into a cleft in a 400' high cliff and tumbles its way down past whitewashed cottages festooned with flowers to the tiny working port.
Guest from Dursley stayed for 5 nights.
My husband our 5month old pup Basil and I had a wonderful break away in Nook Cottage. It was beautifully decorated and so comfortable. We had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable and cosy. The location was perfect for walking Basil and doing some site seeing. Our hosts were amazing and made us feel so welcome. I would highly recommend staying at these wonderful cottages. Thank you so much for making us feel so welcome we will definitely be seeing you in the future.
Guest from Burnham-on-crouch stayed for 7 nights.
We really enjoyed our stay here and felt very welcome and found the owners to be extremely helpful and kind.
Guest from Pembroke stayed for 4 nights.
We stayed in the Nook at East Thorne Kilkhampton in June 2016 and had a fantastic time. The owners were very welcoming and helpful and explained all the facilities and local area very well. The cottage itself was open plan downstairs and very clean, comfortable and very well equipped,the upstairs bedrooms and bathroom were all good sizes with a practical layout. The site also contains a number of yurts and was flat and safe for children. The actual location was perfect for our visits to Bude, Widemouth, Port Isaac, Tintagel, Boscatle, Clovelly and Bideford which were all easily accessible off the A39, we returned on the "B" roads which were well signposted and very picturesque.We would definitely recommend a visit and will most likely visit again ourselves.
Guest from Nottingham stayed for 7 nights.
Everything we needed for the dogs and us . Only the second time we have had a cottage and i am driving my friends barmy by talking about . we did all the bays and beaches from Tintagel Ilfracombe . stayed near WHITBY / Sandsea. great cottage with Yorkshire Cottages . great time with Cornwall Cottages . .
Guest from Camelford stayed for 28 nights.
We stayed there for 28 days, It was very comfortable,and warm. Everything we need was there,and the owners couldn't do enough for us. We had a great stay.
Guest from Llantwit Major stayed for 7 nights.
Nice cottage in lovely grounds, owners were very helpful and couldn't do enough to help. The offer of fresh eggs was lovely from their chickens on site. Thank you for a lovely break!
Guest from Telford stayed for 7 nights.
We thought Nook Cottage was wonderful. Lovely rustic atmosphere. Our children loved the animals and play park also. Had a very comfortable stay. Will definitely recommend to friends and family.
Guest from London stayed for 2 nights.
Though our stay was short, it was a lovely place to stay in. We had a bit of an issue with our car, but with the help of Naomi and Adam, we were able to fix a solution up in no time. My friends and I would recommend anyone and everyone to spend a weekend or more at one of the cottages and experience how different and calming it can be to be that far away from everything else.
Guest from Lindford stayed for 7 nights.
We had the most relaxing week in Cornwall which was made even more so by staying at the lovely Nook cottage, not only was it of a very high standard but the atmosphere of East Thorne was excellent for which Naomi and Adam should be complimented for. We will definitely be back in Cornwall in the future and will keep East Thorne high on our list of potential places to stay.
Guest from Cwmbran stayed for 2 nights.
No fault with cottage.. Fab stay.. So peacefull. be prepared to drive as not much close by. Owners are very welcoming and helpfull.. Def will revisit
Guest from Chipping Norton stayed for 3 nights.
A nice cottage in a nice location, it would have been a little more comforatble if the mattress was not wrapped in plastic, but overall a very good short break
Thank you so much for your review and your feedback. Unfortunately we have to use waterproof mattress protectors for hygiene purposes. Sorry if you felt this uncomfortable as I know most people in their own homes don't use them. The protectors have a cotton liner but I could look to see if there is an extra comfort option.
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