Easter holidays 2024

Check out our availability for the Easter holidays 2024 here . Just click the link to our live Bookalet calendar. If you already know which cottage you would like to book, choose the cottage here and scroll down to the calendar.

We are a 10 minute drive from Bude, Widemouth Bay and a choice of beaches. You can walk on the coastal path or try surfing, paddle boarding or coasteering locally. Visit Boscastle, Clovelly, Crackington Haven, St Nectan’s Glen, Tintagel and Rocky Valley, which are all within a 20-30 minute drive. Further afield, the Eden Project, Padstow, Plymouth with the National Marine Aquarium and the National Trust’s Lanhydrock are all within an hour’s drive.

23 March 2024

Short breaks available (minimum stay 3 nights) in all cottages.

Farmhouse from 25 March, from £1100 for 3 nights. The Farmhouse sleeps up to 11 in 5 bedrooms. There is plenty of room for a family or group of friends to get together, with two living rooms and a separate dining room. The Farmhouse has a private garden with BBQ.

Parsons cottage from £600 for 3 nights. Parsons sleeps up to 7 in 4 bedrooms. It is a modern cottage with a spacious open plan living area and a private hot tub in the enclosed garden.

Pound cottage, from £405 for 3 nights. Pound sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. It is a spacious modern cottage on one floor.

30 March

Swallow’s Nest £600 for the week or from £345 for 3 nights. Swallow’s Nest is a cosy barn conversion which sleeps 4 in a double room and a bunk. It has a balcony overlooking he swimming pool.

Primrose cottage from Wednesday 3 April for 3 nights £390. A cosy barn conversion sleeping up to 5 with a balcony overlooking the pool.

Nook or Pear Tree cottages for two. From £285 for 3 nights, or £520 for the week. Set away from the other cottages, with great views over the fields, our small cottages for two have everything you need. Double bedroom, shower room and living area with fully-equipped kitchen corner. You are welcome to bring a dog. Pear Tree also has space for a travel cot.

6 April

Badger cottage, £750 for the week or from £405 for 3 nights, available from Monday 8 April. Badger sleeps up to 6. It is a cosy barn conversion with a balcony overlooking the swimming pool.

Pound cottage, £800 for the week. Pound sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. It is a spacious modern cottage on one floor.

Manor cottage £850 for the week. Manor sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. Manor is a modern cottage with a spacious open plan living area which has great views across the countryside to the coast.

Try our heated outdoor pool and hot tub. Play tennis on a court with a great view. Children will enjoy the play area and trampolines.

Heated outdoor pool
Heated outdoor pool (open Easter holidays – end September)

Eating out in Bude 2023 – local restaurants and cafes

Here are some suggestions for eating out in Bude 2023. We always recommend booking as most local restaurants are small.

Marhamchurch

Regular visitors will know the village pub in Marhamchurch, the Bullers Arms. This is about a 10 minute walk but there aren’t any street lights, so please remember a torch if you are planning a walk back along the lane. Find the pub on Facebook or call 01288 361277. The pub is currently (June) serving food Thursday-Saturday. There is also a mobile chef outside the pub serving serving curry on a Wednesday evening and a roast lunch on Sundays.

On Tuesday evenings there is a good wood fired pizza oven in Stratton in the public car park next to the King’s Arms – Alex’s Wood Fired Pizzas on facebook. Book in advance and they will have it ready for you.

Just outside the village by the canal the Weir is a modern child-friendly cafe and bistro, open daily 9am-8pm, with a children’s play area. You can walk over the fields to Widemouth Bay from here, or into Bude along the canal.

Restaurants in Bude

Life’s a Beach is a long-established restaurant overlooking Summerleaze beach. The restaurant is open from 10-5. Good range of food and the fish, burgers, curries, salads are recommended. Children’s menu. Take-aways available to eat on the beach.

Sea Fever restaurant in the Atlantic Hotel, overlooking Summerleaze beach. Local chef and locally-sourced food. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 6.30-8.30pm.

Temple is a small, innovative restaurant open from 12-4 and 5.30-10 pm Tuesday-Saturday. Small plates and drinks on the terrace or the full menu in the restaurant. Locally-sourced interesting food, beautifully presented. Located on Granville Terrace at the bottom of town, along from the TSB.

The Deck is another relaxed restaurant on Summerleaze Crescent, in the Edgcumbe Hotel. Skewers, burgers, ribs, steak, good fish. Children’s menu.

La Bocca is a small traditional Italian pizzeria in Bude. They will also do take away and deliver to Hilton Farm Holidays.

The Crust is another pizzeria in Bude. Good pizza, take away or eat in.

The Bank is a popular tapas bar. Open in the evening Tuesday to Saturday.

Potters restaurant and cocktail bar. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 12-8.30. Mainly seafood, locally sourced.

The Barge is a cafe on a boat moored along the canal where you can get lunches, good coffee and cake.

Rosie’s kitchen on Crooklets beach serve ice creams and milkshakes as well as a beach cafe menu and pizza. Open 10-4 every day and also in the evening Wednesday-Saturday.

Preston Gate Inn, Poughill. Heading out of Bude, in the village of Poughill, the Preston Gate is popular with locals.

Takeaways

There are several fish and chip shops in Bude – the Mermaid and The Plaice are both taking orders for collection. If you are looking for an Indian, try Mirchi or the Bay Tree in the centre of town. For Chinese try Tiandi.

Icecream and pasties

Try the Taste of Cornwall on Belle Vue (opposite Boots) for a good choice of yummy icecream and milkshakes. Scoop on Lansdown Road sells icecream, waffles, crepes and sundaes.

Pengenna pasties on Lansdown Road, Tasty Pasties on Princes Street and the pasties from the Electric Bakery are all recommended.

Widemouth Bay

If you have been to Widemouth Bay and feel like getting breakfast, lunch or coffee and cake afterwards we recommend the cafe and shop at Cornish Coasts campsite on the A39. Opening hours vary. If you would like an ice cream at Widemouth in the summer holidays the ice creams at the Beach House hotel snack bar on the beach (head north along the beach) are the best, and the queue is usually shorter. Head north away from the car park. There are cafes in the Widemouth car park and also Blackrock. Widemouth Manor has a restaurant and bar with great views. Open daily, including Sunday lunch.

Further afield…

A couple of recommendations a bit further afield.

Rectory Tea Rooms at Morwenstow. Lovely lunches and cakes. Take a walk to Hawkers Hut and explore the church while you are there.

The Mill House Inn at Trebarwith Strand. Good food, Sunday lunches, great beach just down the road (don’t go when the tide is in as the beach disappears).

The Rocket Store in Boscastle. Very small restaurant. Great fish. Good for couples. You definitely need to book. Open in the evening and for lunch too but please note daytime parking in Boscastle during the summer can be difficult.

Molesworth Arms Pyworthy good village pub just “over the border” in Devon, about 20 minutes away. Open Thursday-Sunday 6pm-10pm.

Easter holidays 2023

Are you looking for a break over the Easter holidays 2023? We have limited availability in our comfortable self-catering cottages, near Bude. With the coast and Bude just a 10 minute drive away, there is plenty to do. We have a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, children’s play area and games room on site too.

Easter holidays 2023 availability

1-8 April 2023

Manor cottage Manor is a spacious, modern cottage sleeping 6 in two doubles (one ensuite) and a twin. It has an open plan living area, with great views over the countryside to the coast. £980 for the week.

Badger cottage Badger is part of a barn conversion, with a balcony overlooking the pool. Badger sleeps 6 in two doubles and a bunk room. £740 for the week.

Primrose cottage Primrose is part of a cosy barn conversion. It sleeps 5 in two doubles and a small single and has a balcony overlooking the pool. £640 for the week.

Nook cottage The Nook is our smallest cottage. It sleeps two in one double room (no space for a cot). The Nook looks out across the fields to the coast. £490 for the week, or shorter breaks also available.

8-15 April 2023

Stable is one of our cosy cottages for two. It sleeps two in one double room. From £490 for the week. Shorter breaks also available.

Outdoor pool and hot tub
Heated outdoor pool and hot tub

Happy 2023!

Happy New Year to all our guests! If you are looking for a holiday in 2023 you can check availability on our booking page or click on the cottage you want. Drop us an email at enquiries@hiltonfarmholidays.co.uk or call us on 01288 361521.

Christmas and New Year 2022

Last minute availability for Christmas and New Year 2022 in our comfortable self catering cottages. We are a 10 minute drive from Bude and the North Cornish coast. There is a hot tub, tennis court, games room and children’s play area on site (shared facilities). Our cottages are in a peaceful, rural location with great views across the countryside to the sea.

Badger cottage (sleeps 6) available over Christmas and New Year. Badger is part of a beamed barn conversion and sleeps 6 in two doubles and a bunk. From £550 for 3 nights.

Pear Tree cottage (sleeps 2) for New Year. Pear Tree is one of our cosy cottages for couples. It has a double bedroom, shower room and small living area with fully-equipped kitchen corner. Available from 30/12/22, from £300 for 3 nights.

Christmas decorations

October half term 2022 availability

Take a look at our October half term 2022 availability for a break in Cornwall. Week long stays and shorter breaks available in cottages sleeping 2, 5 and 6 during the week of 25 October. Our comfortable cottages are a 10 minute drive from Bude and Widemouth Bay. A choice of beaches, watersports, great walks around the coastal path. Our hot tub, tennis court and games room are open. We also have a children’s play area on site.

Badger cottage

Badger cottage is part of a cosy barn conversion. Badger sleeps 6 in two doubles and a bunk. Open plan living area. Available from Tuesday 25th onwards (from £380 for 3 nights).

Badger cottage Living area

Primrose

Primrose cottage is part of a cosy barn conversion. Primrose sleeps 5 in two doubles and a small single. Open plan living area. Available from Tuesday 25th onwards (from £350 for 3 nights).

Living area

Cottages for couples

Our cottages for couples are available for short breaks (from £250 for 3 nights) or a week’s stay (£420) over October half term 2022. Pear Tree, Nook and Stable each have a double bedroom, shower room and small living area with fully-equipped kitchen corner. They are set away from the family cottages, overlooking the countryside.

September 2022 availability

Are you thinking of getting away after the school holidays? Take a look at September 2022 availability in our self-catering cottages near Bude. Hilton Farm Holidays is just a 10 minute drive from Bude or Widemouth Bay. Our comfortable self-catering cottages are a great base for exploring North Cornwall or relaxing for a few days. Our heated outdoor pool is open until the end of the month. We also have a tennis court, hot tub, games room and children’s play area on site.

September 2022 availability – from 10 September onwards

Farmhouse – our Cornish Farmhouse has lots of space and is a perfect spot for friends or family to get together. Sleeps up to 11 in 5 bedrooms. £1750 for the week, or from £1050 for 2 nights. Available 23 September onwards.

Primrose cottage – sleeps 5. Cosy barn conversion with a balcony overlooking the pool. £660 for the week or from £350 for 3 nights. Available from 26 September onwards.

Pear Tree one of our cosy cottages for two – a double bedroom, shower room and small living area with fully equipped kitchen. Available from 26th. From £270 for 3 nights.

Parsons cottage – sleeps up to 7 in 2 doubles (one ensuite), a twin and a small single. A contemporary cottage with a private garden and hot tub. Available between 20-24 September. From £720 for 4 nights to £970 for a week.

Swallow’s Nest – sleeps 4 in a double and a bunk. Barn conversion with a balcony overlooking the pool. Available 19-22 September and from 26th. From £320 for 3 nights to £620 for a week.

Nook cottage one of our cosy cottages for two – a double bedroom, shower room and small living area with fully equipped kitchen. Available from 26th. From £270 for 3 nights, £440 for a week.

Heated outdoor pool and hot tub

Late availability in June 2022

We have limited late availability in June 2022 in our comfortable cottages near Bude. We are in a peaceful spot, with stunning views across the countryside to the coast. Hilton Farm Holidays is just a short drive from Bude and a choice of beaches. It is a good base for exploring North Cornwall and North Devon.

Our heated outdoor pool is open and we have a tennis court, hot tub, children’s play area and games room on site.

25 June – 10% off this week

Farmhouse – our Cornish Farmhouse sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms. Comfortable, spacious and full of character with a private garden. The Farmhouse is ideal for families and friends to get together. 10% off this week, usually £2000.

Parsons – a modern cottage, sleeping 7 in 2 doubles (one with kingsize bed and ensuite shower), a twin and a small single room. 10% off this week – usually £1300.

Manor cottage – a modern cottage, sleeping 6 in 2 doubles (one with kingsize bed and ensuite shower) and a twin. 10% off this week – usually £1200. 3 nights from £650.

Eating out in Bude – Spring and Summer 2022

Here are some suggestions for eating out in Bude and the local area. We always recommend booking in advance as most local restaurants are small.

Cream teas…

Marhamchurch

Regular visitors will know the village pub in Marhamchurch, the Bullers Arms. This is about a 10 minute walk but there aren’t any street lights, so please remember a torch if you are planning a walk back along the lane. Find the pub on Facebook or call 01288 361277. The pub is not serving food at the moment but you are welcome to eat a takeaway there (see a few suggestions below) and they will provide cutlery.

On Tuesday evenings there is a good wood fired pizza oven in Stratton in the public car park next to the King’s Arms – Alex’s Wood Fired Pizzas on facebook. Book in advance and they will have it ready for you. On Wednesday evenings there is a mobile chef at the Bullers Arms selling curry.

Just outside the village by the canal the Weir is a modern child-friendly cafe and bistro, open daily 9am-8pm, with a children’s play area. You can walk over the fields to Widemouth Bay from here, or into Bude along the canal.

Restaurants in Bude

Life’s a Beach is a long-established restaurant overlooking Summerleaze beach. The restaurant is open from 10-5. Good range of food and the fish, burgers, curries, salads are recommended. Children’s menu. Take-aways available to eat on the beach.

Sea Fever restaurant in the Atlantic Hotel, overlooking Summerleaze beach. Local chef and locally-sourced food. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 6.30-8.30pm.

Temple is a small, innovative restaurant open from 4pm. Small plates and drinks on the terrace or the full menu in the restaurant. Locally-sourced interesting food, beautifully presented. Located on Granville Terrace at the bottom of town, along from the TSB.

The Deck is another relaxed restaurant on Summerleaze Crescent, in the Edgcumbe Hotel. Skewers, burgers, ribs, steak, good fish. Children’s menu.

La Bocca is a small traditional Italian pizzeria in Bude. They will also do take away and deliver to Hilton Farm Holidays.

The Bank is a popular tapas bar. Open in the evening Tuesday to Saturday.

Potters restaurant and cocktail bar. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 6.30. Great food, locally sourced.

The Barge is a cafe on a boat moored along the canal where you can get lunches, good coffee and cake.

Rosie’s kitchen on Crooklets beach serve ice creams and milkshakes as well as a beach cafe menu and pizza. Open 10-4 every day and also in the evening Thursday-Saturday.

Preston Gate Inn, Poughill. Heading out of Bude, in the village of Poughill, the Preston Gate is popular with locals.

Takeaways

There are several fish and chip shops in Bude – the Mermaid and The Plaice are both taking orders for collection. If you are looking for an Indian, try Mirchi or the Bay Tree in the centre of town. For Chinese try Tiandi.

Northcott Mouth

If you are heading for Northcott Mouth beach or enjoying a walk across the downs from Bude towards Northcott stop off for a cream tea at the Rustic Tea Garden, just inland from the beach. You will spot the tea pot sign as you walk down the coastal path. The cream teas are highly recommended but they also serves hot pasties and freshly made sandwiches. Find the Rustic Tea Garden on facebook . Open Easter-September.

Widemouth Bay

If you have been to Widemouth Bay and feel like getting breakfast, lunch or coffee and cake afterwards we recommend the cafe and shop at Cornish Coasts campsite on the A39. Opening hours vary. If you would like an ice cream at Widemouth in the summer holidays the ice creams at the Beach House hotel snack bar on the beach (head north along the beach) are the best, and the queue is usually shorter. Head north away from the car park. There are cafes in the Widemouth car park and also Blackrock. Widemouth Manor has a restaurant and bar with great views. Open daily, including Sunday lunch.

Further afield…

A couple of recommendations a bit further afield.

Rectory Tea Rooms at Morwenstow. Lovely lunches and cakes. Take a walk to Hawkers Hut and explore the church while you are there.

The Mill House Inn at Trebarwith Strand. Good food, Sunday lunches, great beach just down the road (don’t go when the tide is in as the beach disappears).

The Rocket Store in Boscastle. Very small restaurant. Great fish. Good for couples. You definitely need to book. Open in the evening and for lunch too but please note daytime parking in Boscastle during the summer can be difficult.

Easter breaks 2022

Easter breaks 2022. Are you looking for a break over Easter 2022? We have availability in our comfortable self-catering cottages. We are in a peaceful spot, just a 10 minute drive from Bude and Widemouth Bay. There is plenty to do on site with a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, tennis court and a games room and play area for the kids. Just a few minutes drive from the A39, Hilton Farm Holidays is a good base for exploring North Cornwall and North Devon. You can try lots of watersports locally, walk on the coastal path or just enjoy the Bude area and relax in your cottage.

Badger, Swallow's Nest and Primrose overlooking the pool
Badger, Primrose and Swallow’s Nest, overlooking the pool.

2 April

Farmhouse – our Cornish Farmhouse sleeps up to 11 (plus cots) in 5 bedrooms. With lots of living space, the Farmhouse is ideal for a group of friends or family to get together.

Pound – sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. A spacious modern cottage, Pound is all on one level so it is ideal for young children.

Badger – sleeps 6. Badger is one of our cosy barn conversion cottages overlooking the pool.

Swallow’s Nest – sleeps 4. Swallow’s Nest is the smaller of our cosy barn conversion cottages. With great views from the upstairs living area windows and a balcony overlooking the pool.

Cottage for 2 – we have three small cottages for 2, Nook, Stable and Pear Tree. Available for short stays or longer bookings. From £290 for 3 nights.

9 April

Now fully booked

16 April

Cottage for 2 – we have three small cottages for 2, Nook, Stable and Pear Tree. Available for short stays or longer bookings. From £290 for 3 nights.