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Frequently Asked Questions


Q. What are the arrival and departure times ?

A. Your week starts Saturday from 3pm and departure by 10am the following Saturday to allow preparation time for our next guests.



Q. How do I get the keys for the cottage ?

A. As we live just round the corner, we will be there to greet you and hand over the keys.  If we are unavailable, the back door will be open and keys on the table.


Q. Do I need to bring towels and how do I pay for gas and electricity ?

A. All bedding and towels are supplied and changed weekly at no extra cost.  All gas and electricity is included in the price too.


Q. What essentials are provided ?

A. Hopefully we’ve covered the basics.  There is washing up liquid, soap powder, tin foil, cling film, salt, pepper and there’s plenty of crockery, pans and utensils.  Hand soap and toilet rolls are also supplied.  There will be a welcome tray and a pint of milk to get you settled in on your arrival.


Q. Is there parking available ?

A.  Yes – there is private, off-road parking with the cottage and, if you wish, you can close the gates to the area.


Q. Are you available if I have any queries ?

A. Yes, we live just round the corner and if we’re not home when you phone (weekdays 8am – 5pm) just leave a message and we’ll come round as soon as we can.  A contact number will be available in case of emergency.


Q. Do you do short breaks ?

A. Bookings in the high season (June – September) are minimum 1 week, Saturday to Saturday.  Short breaks in the low seasons are available on request with prices starting at £55 per day for the cottage.


Q. How do I pay for my holiday ?

A. A 20% non-refundable deposit is required within 2 weeks of confirming booking.  The balance is payable as follows:  by cheque – 3 weeks prior to arrival, by cash – on day of arrival.


Q. I see the cottage in on 2 floors, are the stairs steep/narrow ?

A. The stairs are normal width and split into 2 flights with a landing in between.  There is also a banister on one side on both flights (see photo gallery)


Q. Are there any extra’s provided ?

A.  Yes ! We have towels for swimming and beach use, picnic basket, haversack with 2 flasks, beach fishing rod (provide your own bait and hooks), fishing nets, pails and spades for children to use at the beach and umbrellas (just in case !)

 If you require any other information please contact us and we will answer any questions you have.