Hotel Review: The Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Cornwall, UK

Behind a mediocre façade of an bureau retard of a building lies The Bedruthan, a swish and stylish hotel with some of a best views of a North Cornish coast. Set high above a cliffs during Mawgan Porth unaware a golden beach, 5 miles from Newquay and a twisty 20-minute coastal expostulate from Padstow, dual generations of one family have combined something of a holiday breakwater for families.

Overall, a hotel is proud and unsentimental with loads of colour, room to breathe and bags to keep a kids happy.  And it’s rarely informal; a fact that a accepting is nestled in a heart of a building, rather than available we as we arrive, is covenant to that. Long corridors censor playrooms, a gym and some quirky selling areas. Apart from a Tranquility Lounge, that is adults-only and manages to live adult to a name, children are giveaway to ramble during will.

And there’s masses of automobile parking.

Who for

Families mainly, generally those looking for a bottom to learn North Cornwall’s coastal gems yet meaningful they can flog behind and relax if a prolonged expostulate has taken a toll.  The hotel was an early adopter of a family knowledge and works tough during staying forward of a diversion here.


Bedruthan Hotel: bedroom
A sea-view room with breathtaking views over a brook of Mawgan Porth

Rooms are bright, charming and spacious. Many bedrooms are sea-facing, that means examination a waves go out to exhibit a fanciful area of silt or examination it come behind bringing some severely surfer-friendly waves. Either way, a rarely gainful to room service.

A quarrel of family suites finish with berth beds and sunbed terraces lay along a behind and are value a additional investment if usually for a pleasure of shifting behind a doors and examination a kids brief out on to lawns dirty with play equipment, a trampoline and five-a-side weed football pitch.

When a sun’s out you’ll find relatives on loungers examination them play on a weed in front of them. One tip: if we do take one of these, use a netball justice down a side to unpack a luggage as it’s a trek via corridors with stairways from a categorical entrance.

Food Drink

The cook is vast on home-grown and “foraged” furnish and organisation in a faith that fresher tastes better, so takes advantage of a resources of peculiarity producers you’d design from such a postcode and does good to contest with a luminary alternatives on a doorstep.

Bedruthan Hotel: Wild Cafe
The Wild Cafe, a some-more spontaneous grill where children are welcome

There are dual restaurants, one infrequent – The Wild Cafe, one smarter – The Herring Restaurant, nonetheless conjunction are utterly fussy. That said, there is a certain flamboyance to a menu with dishes such as guinea fowl ballantine and hunger bulb milanese with fennel and parsley salsa offering as a preface to a likes of high breast with rhubarb, kale and honeyed potato fondant with a soy and ginger jus.

They’re vast on handcrafted cakes too and offer picnics, utterly in high deteriorate when guest are out and about.


Bedruthan Hotel: playroom area
A dilemma of a play area for younger children. Alongside it is a far-reaching area that includes trampoline, zipwire and a five-a-side football pitch.

The hotel offers all a child could want. A playroom with turn pits, slides and all a soothing play they are used to in those half-term outings. A waiter even serves relatives lounging on a sofas and a comparison ones can entertain themselves on a arrange of £1-a-time mini-rides that line selling centre malls.

There’s a sauna stranded out on a wing with a sauna, hydro pool and a eucalyptus steam room. The indoor pool enjoys utterly escapist sea views, and if wish to see them close-up, there’s a precipice trail that takes we all a approach down to a beach during Mawgan Porth. The really immature are best kept on harnesses for that though.

There’s also a vast turn outside pool finish with poolside bar surrounded with copiousness of pinkish and orange loungers.

Interestingly, a accepting table has only about all on hand, from Bonjela to float nappies, that is reassuring, given it’s stretch from a nearest chemist.

What’s nearby

Loads of important beaches, such as Watergate Bay, famous for a annual roller championships and a fantastic Bedruthan Steps with a precariously high single-file pathway down, both equidistant, a few miles north and south.

A few miles serve in possibly instruction are Padstow and Newquay. Foodies might wish to book Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen during Watergate for lunch and Rick Stein’s Padstow Seafood Restaurant for dinner.

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Apart from Watergate, a best beaches are along a circuitous lanes north: Porthcothan, Tryarnon, Constantine and Harlyn bays being many notable. Expect to share many of a automobile parks with camper-van loads of surfers who brief out on to a weed and fist enthusiastically into wet-suits.

And if we don’t imagination pushing anywhere, Newquay airfield is 10 mins away.

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Yes, nonetheless be warned: phone signals can be a bit pot-luck.  Staff will suggest anything from a tip of a quarrel of stairs out front to a wander along a circuitously line to safeguard each network is accommodated.


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