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A different Christmas or New Year break?

Fancy doing something different this year? Maybe getting away together as a family and spending some time exploring Cornwall? Bude’s traditional Christmas Day swim is organised by the Bude Life Saving club, and all are welcome to join in, with mince pies afterwards. However if you prefer warmer water, then the indoor heated pool at […]

The Top Places to Swim in Bude

A holiday in Cornwall is not complete without going swimming, so here are our recommendations of the best places to swim in Bude.   Bude Sea Pool – Just above Summerleaze Beach This is the Number One attraction for Bude, created in the 1930’s the sea pool provides a haven for safe swimming. It is […]

A Perfect Place for a Family Holiday

The first signs of spring are on their way, and it is a great time to start planning your holidays for the year. If you have young family, trying to find the balance between keeping the children amused and a relaxing break for you, can seem elusive. Voted best UK Coastal resort, Bude has beautiful […]

The Best UK Coastal Town

Set in idyllic countryside, the Trevalgas Cottages are perfectly placed to visit the seaside town of Bude, or rest and relax enjoying the excellent onsite facilities including our newly refurbished indoor heated pool.   For the 2nd year in a row, the beautiful seaside town of Bude has won the Best UK Coastal Resort. It […]

All done!

We are pleased that our the pool refurbishment & fabulous new changing facilities are ready for our Easter guests. With a baby changing unit and two showers in each of the changing areas, it’s easy for Mum, Dad, Granny or Granddad – whoever’s in charge of the little ones. There’s a relaxed feel, from the […]

In the Swim

Our newly decorated entrance area, changing rooms and swimming pool are proving to be a hit with our guests – particularly the many who are returning from previous years, and enjoying the changes. Here is the welcoming entrance area.

All change !

Our swimming pool changing rooms are undergoing a complete makeover. No… we didn’t get in Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, but we are rather pleased with the plans for our larger changing areas with more showers, and baby changing facilities in both male and female changing rooms. The work started on Jan 3rd and will be completed at […]

King Arthur’s crib!

Today we went to Tintagel to see the castle where King Arthur allegedly lived. Before starting the climb up  we stopped off at the beach to admire the foaming sea, peek in Merlin’s cave and look at a waterfall! On top of the cliff we explored the remains of the castle which included a ladies garden, […]

Checking out Clovelly!

Roger found a leaflet about Clovelly in the Information Folder left for us in the cottage. We thought it looked interesting and so headed off to find out more. We arrived at the visitors centre and were nearly blown over getting out of the car. I was worried that Jack would be cold in the shorts he’d […]

Home again!

The journey back was pretty straightforward with a stop at the services and we seemed to be home in no time. It seems we’ve brought back a few souvenirs; a postcard for Jack’s geography homework, pebbles from the beach and a lot of sand in our wellies! The next day we discovered that we had […]