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Holiday Cottage at Crackington Haven, Bude. Cottage sleeps up 4 in 2 bedrooms - Parada Cottage, Crackington.

Bedrooms 2
Space 192 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking



Parada Cottage, Crackington.

This private 2 bedroomed property can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests, it benefits from having its own private, enclosed decked area overlooking the woodland and stream. Stunning peaceful location with superb views. We are located in a peaceful, secluded setting in the middle Mineshop valley, at the end of a private lane, and have 14 acres of private fields, woodland and stream, for you, your family and pets to have full access to. Situated on the stunning North Cornish Coast at Crackington Haven, between Bude and Boscastle, making Mineshop the perfect base for exploring all that both Cornwall and Devon have to offer. We appreciate that our guests have often had a long journey therefore a welcome homemade Cornish Cream Tea will be awaiting you upon arrival, so just arrive and relax!

About the property

Holiday at Crackington Haven

Please note the Change over day for this property in from Friday to Friday, other days may be available out of season, so please do ask us if Friday doesn't suit.

The following Quote is from The Sunday Times, 'We can argue all day whether or not Crackington is the prettiest beach in Cornwall, but we will agree that the cottages at Mineshop are a National Treasure'

Parada Cottage is located in the centre of the stunning Mineshop Valley, a short walk through the fields and woodland to the beach at Crackington Haven, between Bude and Boscastle on the spectacular North Cornish Coast.

This cottage consists of two bedrooms, and can accommodate up to 4 guests. Overlooking the fields, stream and woodland beyond, a perfect base for a relaxing holiday in a stunning part of Cornwall.

The Accommodation consists of....

One Double Bedroom with wall hung TV/DVD

One Twin Bedroom with 2 single beds or 1 Cot and One single Bed

Bed Linen included

Free Heating in all rooms

Entrance Porch

Open Plan Lounge and Dining room with Large Flat screen Tv with Freeview and a DVD player



Free WiFi

Free Electricity

Comfortable Leather Furniture Suite

Fully Equipped Kitchen with fridge and ice box, microwave, full sized oven, etc

Bathroom with full sized bath and electric shower

Iron & Ironing Board

We do welcome Dogs however we also do make a charge of £20.00 per Dog per week.

This Cottage is in an amazing location, take a stroll down a few steps and you enter our stunning streamside fields, which then lead onto the footpath which takes you to the Beach and Pub and Crackington Haven.

More Details

About Us

Charlie, Jane, Ben, Tori and J Tippett
Mineshop Holiday Cottages
Mineshop Cottage, Crackington Haven
EX230NR Bude
VAT Reg No

Property Manager
Charlie, Jane, Tori and Ben Tippett
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Charlie, Jane, Tori and Ben Tippett

Mineshop is a family run holiday cottage business, owned and run by Charlie & Jane and their children Tori & Ben. We hope that you will enjoy your stay with us in Mineshop, and will try to be as helpful as possible in order to make your stay more enjoyable. We welcome you to help us with feeding the chickens and the pigs, and you are welcome to help us to collect the eggs for your breakfast! If you would like to have a go at Bee Keeping, we are also happy for you to have a go. We have two dogs: 'Mutley' our border collie and 'Bobby' our cavapoo, both are exceedingly friendly. We want you to have the best possible holiday with us and are always happy to offer suggestions and make bookings when required.

Charlie, Jane, Tori and Ben Tippett purchased this cottage in 1966

Why Charlie, Jane, Tori and Ben Tippett chose Saint Gennys

A Unique south facing Valley location with only our 7 Holiday Cottages and our Main House. Set in our own Grounds consisting of our stunning stream and fields which lead to the Beach and Pub. Peace awaits you at Mineshop.

We do accept well behaved Dogs and have the luxury of owning the Valley streamside fields and woodland for your Dogs to have some lead free enjoyment, we do however make a £22.00 charge per dog per week.

What makes this cottage unique

If its Peace and Quite, amazing Views, beautiful walks and Quality comfortable Cottage accommodation then Mineshop is for you.

Guestbook comments from the manager


(Friday, June 01 12 11:12 pm BST)

We have recently returned from our fifth stay at Mineshop, and I cannot stress enough just how heavenly this place is for me and my three dogs. Nothing ever disappoints in this beautiful, peaceful homely setting, not even the weather! The cottages are always spotlessly clean and well maintained. The owners live on site and are relaxed and easy-going, but also helpful without being at all intrusive. We will most definitely be returning as soon as we can.

Jessica Lambert

(Wednesday, May 09 12 10:23 am BST)

We have just returned from an exquisite stay in Mineshop. My children had a lovely time playing in the stream, the fields and the woods. They helped feed the pigs and chickens everyday and morning collected eggs for our breakfast! We all enjoyed the walk to the beach, and enjoyed trying to surf, we caught crabs and fish in the rockpools and built sand castles. There is so much to do, it was lovely to be out of the city.
Jan 2013
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Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Our weekly rentals normally run from Friday to Friday, however we do try to help, & if possible will match your requirements, we offer short breaks when able to, so please do enquire.

Please either phone us or email to ensure your dates are still available.

Upon booking we ask you to fill out a booking form and send it back to us along with a one third deposit payable by cheque, bank transfer or PayPal. The balance is due one month before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover Day is generally Friday, we do offer some Saturdays and out of season we are extremely flexible.

We ask you to arrive any time after 2pm on your arrival day, if you hope to arrive earlier please contact us. We ask you to vacate before 10am

Notes on prices:
Prices are per cottage, per week. You are very welcome to bring your pets on holiday with you, however we do charge an additional £20 per per, per week.
We also have a 3 bedroom Cottages available.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Gennys in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 192 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • One bathroom consisting of a full sized bath, with overhead electric shower, wc and washbasin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 ( 2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: One double bedroom overlooking the woodland, with Flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD player, and a twin bedroom.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Electricity and WiFi are included in the rental price. Our Weeks generally run from Friday to Friday, however we will try to accommodate you, and offer alternative days and short breaks where possible. We have 14 acres of private land, consisting of woodland, fields and stream, which we welcome our guests to use, making Mineshop the perfect escape for families, walkers, and pets. Children are welcome to help us with collecting the chickens eggs, and we have suits for our guests to use should they wish to have a go at Bee Keeping! Utility Room: The property benefits from having an entrance porch, perfect for storing coats, boots, etc. We have a laundry room onsite consisting of washing machines and dryers. There is a ironing board and iron provided in your property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen is included in the price, towels can be hired but you are welcome to bring your own. Other: Door opens on to the private gated decked area outside which overlooks the woodland and private garden, and has outside furniture perfect for sun bathing or enjoying a glass of wine on a summers evening


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Parada Cottage, Crackington.
average rating of 4.9 based on 11 reviews

Fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

Warm and snug, adequately equipped, great views, superb walk to the hidden gem of a beach. Great pub and cafes on the beach. Accommodating hosts. We’ll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Parada Cottage was fabulous. The cottage was well equipped, right down to the corkscrew! The beds were really comfortable and the cream tea waiting for us on arrival very welcome after the drive down. The location is absolutely fabulous, my grandson Ben loved going to the stream with his fishing net, and Hetty the chocolate Labrador was in heaven running in the field. We visited Padstow, Tintagel, Boscastle, Port Isaac and Widemouth Bay, all easy to get to but our favourite was the beach at Crackington Haven. As it was October dogs were allowed on the beach so the dog and the boys were in their element. I thoroughly recommend Mineshop Cottages and look forward to visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou Lyn, Really glad you enjoyed yourselves in this wonderful Valley location, we look forward to meeting again. Kind Regards, from the Mineshop Team
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Closy accommodation, perfect for family and dogs set in a beautiful valley location. Quiet, away from roads and a gentle 20 minute wooded walk into the Haven. Just what we wanted.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good to hear you enjoyed yourselves, we are lucky to live in this amazing location, we do hope to meet again at some point in the future. Kind Regards, from all at Mineshop.
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It was the perfect rural retreat with the most idyllic walk through woods to the perfect beach

  • 5 of 5

Delivered in every aspect, the secluded location, wooded walk following the stream to the beach was just perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the review we are really glad you enjoyed your holiday. Kind Regards, Charlie
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Coastal escape hidden in a lush valley

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on Good Friday in much need of a relaxing break away from the city, commuting, crowds and work stresses. We found what we were looking for in Parada Cottage from the homemade scones, cream and jam and pint of milk awaiting us on our arrival to the luxury of waking up and hearing only birds singing their morning chorus! Amazingly, we had six days of glorious sun and blue skies and only one day of cloud - all pretty good for mid April. The cottage was very clean and well stocked and the only improvement would be to possibly provide a couple of lamps so that it would feel cosier in the evenings. Thank you for a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys, really glad you enjoyed yourselves, we will look into some lamps. Hope to meet again in the near future. All the best from us all at Mineshop.
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Clean, tidy and compact with all amenities taken care of

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay and found the accommodation comfortable and spotlessly clean. The owners couldn't have been more welcoming and friendly and the cream tea on arrival was a very welcome treat!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really glad you enjoyed your stay with us, hope to meet again at some point in the future, All the best from us all at Mineshop.
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Coombe Barton Inn
New Owners, fantastic food
The Cabin crackington
Nice venue
Car: necessary

A quote from 'The Sunday Times'........

'We can argue all day whether or not Crackington is the prettiest beach in Cornwall, but we will agree that the cottages at Mineshop are a National Treasure'


Crackington Haven is the nearest beach to Mineshop, it is an easy 1 mile stroll through the fields and woodland path. Here you will also find a fantastic Cornish Inn, and two fabulous cafes/shops.

Millook, Widemouth Bay, Bude, Summerleaze, Crooklets, Strangles, Bossiney, and there are so many other unknown coves that are quiet year round that we are happy to point you in the direction of.


Due to our extremely secluded and rural location we do recommend that you have a car.

However, our nearest airport is Newquay, nearest train station is Bodmin Parkway, and there is a bus service and many taxis that operate in the area. If this is an option for you please contact us and we will try to help you in any way that we can.


Bude is 7 Miles to the North of Mineshop, Boscastle is 5 miles to the South

Further Details:

The nearest local shops are 1 and 2 miles away, the closest supermarket is in Bude which has Morrisons, Co-Op and Sainsburys. It is possible to get Asda to deliver groceries to the property, if you intend to do this please let us know and we'll point them in the right direction when they arrive.