Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Just found a great holiday rental at Kilkhampton near Bude, Cornwall

With all the great weather in England this week, what a great time to take a self catering holiday in England. If found this self catering lodge at englishcottagerental.com

Woodland Lodge in beautiful parklands at Kilkhampton in North Cornwall, near Bude. Nestling in a wooded glade with trickling brook in a peaceful, natural environment. Woodland Lodge is the perfect destination for travellers looking for relaxation and comfort, or for action and adventure. Whatever you are looking for, Woodland Lodge is the perfect choice for your visit to North Cornwall.

It Sleeps up to 4 in 2 bedrooms with 1 bathroom has a Shared pool.

There is a Beach nearby and the Shops and bars are nearby. Equipped with flat screen, microwave etc.

Kilkhampton has two convenience shops, a Post Office, 2 country Inns and a real butcher!. The main local shopping and banks etc are in Bude. There are a multitude of independent shops, plus a Morrisons and Co-op. A wide variety of restaurants, take-aways and pubs serving food.

There are two pubs, both serving bar and restaurant meals, within a five minute walk of the house. The village shop, next to the church, also has an excellent cafe serving meals all day (a terrific breakfast) and internet access. Local produce can also be bought from the Post Office on the sea front. Kilkhampton is an old-fashined Cornish Village, The ancient town of Stratton (famous for Civil War battles) is 4 miles. Bude is a bustling town with family owned shops, large sandy beach. Many Surf schools use part of the beach. Coastal walks, rambling, cycle alongside the canal. Golf, Fishing, Horse-riding, cycling, exploring hidden coved or sight-seeing — it's all here.

Woodland Lodge is located in the parkland surrounding a 19th Century Manor House. The former stables (3 minute walk) now has a Bar and Grill, games room and small convenience shop and ofen has live family-friendly entertainment. The Manor House (5 minute walk) has an entertainment suite with nightly Cabaret and a leisure auite with Indoor 22 metre pool, jacuzzi, sauna, indoor green bowls, Squash, Badminton, tennis etc. Sandy beach is 2 miles away and suitable for surfing, Golf, horse-riding and fishing locally. Children (aged 3 — 12) have free membership of the Children's Activity Club at the Manor House.

Places to Eat: There are many restaurants, pubs, bistros, cafes and take-aways in the local area. Here are just a few suggestions you may wish to try:The Bay View Inn Widemouth - Falcon Hotel Falcon Terrace, Bude - The Brasserie Lower Wharf Centre, Bude - Life's a Beach Summerleaze Beach, Bude - Brendon Arms Falcon Terrace, Bude - Inn on the Green Crooklets Beach, Bude.

It is also featured at jmlvillas.com Make the most of summer in Cornwall this year.

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