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Primrose Cottage is Family and Pet Friendly



Updated: 09-Sep-2016
Set in a small complex of cottages in Whitstone village near Bude, Cornwall

Bennetts Court is a small, family run complex of holiday cottages, set in a lovely quiet location with beautiful views over open countryside to the sea beyond. The cottages are all converted old farm buildings, and are set around a private courtyard well back from the road. The cottages are all comfortable and well equipped, offering a great place to stay for your vacation. Within the complex you can enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool (May to September), play table tennis, enjoy a walk or a kick about in the playing field, visit the rabbits and guinea pigs or sit and watch the alpacas grazing in their field. Perhaps a quiet time having a coffee outside and reading a book, or a BBQ in the picnic barn and see the sun go down over the sea. We are also ideally placed for exploring the surrounding area with North Devon in easy reach as well as the many lovely beaches and harbours along the North coast of Cornwall. Cots and highchairs are available free of charge, laundry facilities on-site.

Details for holiday cottage Primrose Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

Primrose Cottage is a very light and spacious cottage which has been recently renovated to provide a comfortable, modern cottage that still retains its charming 'cottage' feel. It has been arranged in an upside down layout enabling you to enjoy views over the countryside to Widemouth Bay. The accommodation in Primrose Cottage comprises a ground floor entrance hall, two spacious twin bedrooms, and bathroom with over bath electric shower. On the first floor a large open plan living room with two sofas and coffee table, TV, DVD player and radio/CD player, a dining area plus the kitchen which is well equipped with an electric fan oven and hob, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment. Leading of the sitting area is a stylish 'New England' styled double bedroom with built in double wardrobe. The cottage has central heating and there is room for a cot in the larger of the two downstairs twin beds. There is a seating area with patio furniture which looks out to the countryside beyond.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi, we are Nikki and John Swetman and we live here at Bennetts Court with our dog, alpacas, rabbits and guinea pigs. We enjoy living in the countryside and love being able to share our home and life-style with our visitors. We look forward to welcoming you and hope you will enjoy your stay.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Jan 2014
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1 holidaymaker review


Wonderful family holiday and alpacas too!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at primrose cottage. John and Nikki made us and our daughter really welcome. The cottage was well appointed and very comfortable. The site is set up perfectly for young families, there are lots of toys to borrow, swings and climbing frames and a very friendly dog to fuss. Nikki very kindly lets the kids feed the animals each morning, our daughter loved the alpacas and said they were the highlight of her holiday! The views are lovely and Bude is only a 10 min drive away and the nearest beach is wide mouth bay again about 10 mins away. We didn't have a dog but the site is very dog friendly. I would heartily recommend Bennetts court.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments, we are so pleased that you all enjoyed your holiday at Bennetts Court. Nikki and John
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From the Owner

We chose Bennetts Court chiefly for its position and open space. It is great to be able to pop down to the beach and then return to our tranquil rural setting; and all before lunch.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 60 Miles Car: necessary


Widemouth Bay - sandy beach, good surfing, surf schools, cafe, dogs allowed on the beach at black rock end. 10 minutes drive.

Bude Summerlease and Crooklets - close to the town centre with good parking, surf schools, sea swimming pool, cafes. 8.5 miles.

Crackington Haven - small beach and pub and cafes, 13 miles.

Boscastle - good walks around the harbour and on the cliffs, cafes parking shops. 17 miles.

Northcott and Sandymouth beaches are a short drive away.


Car is recommended.

Nearest airports - Exeter 58 miles, Newquay 42 miles.

Nearest trains - Okehampton 28 miles, Plymouth 37 miles (has a bus service to Whitstone)


Whitstone village centre 1/2 mile with local shop/post office (walk across fields or by car)

Bude 8.6 miles

Holsworthy 9.9 miles

Tintagel 22 miles

Padstow 38 miles

Eden Project 42 miles

Further Details:

Whitstone has an excellent store and post office.

Bude has a good range of independent shops and cafes, also banks, Morrisons, Sainsbury and Co-Op.

There are surfing schools on most of the local beaches during the summer months and good walks along the coast and also along Bude canal.

Cycles are available to hire in Bude (also along the Camel trail that goes from Padstow to Bodmin, and the Tarka trail from Braunton to Meeth)

There are several heritage railway lines close by and castles at Launceston and Tintagel.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
The booking deposit is payable within 7 days of the provisional booking being taken and is 30% of the cottage rental.
The balance of the rental charge is payable not less than 6 weeks prior to the start of the holiday.
Bookings made less than 6 weeks prior to the arrival date must be paid in full at the time of booking.

Changeover Day:
Primrose, Foxglove and Bluebell Cottage - Peak Season Saturday change-over - off-peak flexible.
4pm arrival, 10am depart on all cottage
Short breaks available off-peak.

Notes on prices:
All payments to be made in pounds sterling (GBP).

The booking deposit is payable within 7 days of the provisional booking being taken and is 30% of the cottage rental.
The balance of the rental charge is payable not less than 6 weeks prior to the start of the holiday.
Bookings made less than 6 weeks prior to the arrival date must be paid in full at the time of booking.

Changeover Day: Saturday

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Updated: 09-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: All bed linen is provide and towels are available on request (NOT for the beach). A cot or highchair can be provided free of charge. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer located in the tourist information office on-site (These are coin operated but washing powder is provided), iron's and ironing boards are also available here. Barbecue's are available for use but charcoal is not provided. Internet is available via BT Hotspots. Outside: Primrose, Bluebell and Foxglove both have a seating area with patio furniture directly outside the cottage. All of the cottages have use of the outside swimming pool (May to September), barbecues in the picnic barn, table tennis and a selection of indoor and outdoor games available in the table tennis barn/play barn. A good range of leaflets for local attractions can be found in our tourist information office. There is a large playing field great for walks, ball games, kite flying etc (and don't forget to make use of the football goal net!!).

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