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The Beach Hut | Luxury Self-Catering | Millook, North Cornwall

Rediscover the simple life at this iconic beach hut in Millook on the north coast of Cornwall. First built in the 1920s for use as a genteel tearoom, The Beach Hut is the ultimate secluded seaside hideaway. Occupying an enviable nook above the beach, this idyllic self-catering cottage is an inspiring bolthole far from the madding crowds.

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Combining stripped floors with white-washed walls, dusted moss clapboard exteriors and an indulgent rustic charm, The Beach Hut is the epitome of seaside chic. This unique self-catering cottage, popular with Hollywood stars in search of peace and quiet, along with many a film and photo shoot, is the perfect place to reconnect with the important things in life. When the sun melts into the ocean in a blaze of orange glory, sip crisp white wine on the decking and watch sequined skies blanket the horizon.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

The lofty open-plan living space at The Beach Hut flaunts a cloud-soft super king-size bed adorned with squishy cushions, thick blankets and the finest of linens to ensure a blissful night’s sleep. The small separate wet room is perfect for washing off sandy bodies after a day on the beach, and has just enough room for two…


Perched on a grassy knoll right on the beachfront, The Beach Hut is set in the small valley of Millook between the popular harbour towns of Bude and Boscastle. This secret surf spot (when the conditions are just right) is one of the finest left-hand point breaks in the whole of Europe; sit out on the salt-weathered veranda and watch the surfers gather far out at sea as they ride the Atlantic waves using a heady combination of fearless skill and cat-like dexterity. 

For Relaxation

By day, there are several golf courses, coastal walks and woodland rambles for explorers of any ability. As night falls, lovebirds can enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner alongside the toasty woodburner, or snuggle up under blankets on the rocking chair outside to stargaze to the sound of the swell. Lovebirds will be soothed to sleep by the lullaby of the sea outside the window after an active day spent exploring this beautiful corner of rugged north Cornwall.


There is off road parking for one car. In true back-to-basics style there is no washing machine, but there is a microwave, induction oven, dishwasher and Smeg fridge. Guests are kept cosy with the log burner and electric heating.



  • SleepsUp to 2 guests
    From £1,750 per week, £1,295 per short break
  • Your Home Stay IncludesLinen, towels and logs for the fireDigital Property GuideDiscover what else you can look forward to...
  • BedroomsDoubles: One king-size double
  • BathroomsOne wet room with shower, WC and sink
  • FamilyChildren: Babes-in-arms onlyCots: No cot availableHighchairs: No highchair available
  • BBQA charcoal BBQ is provided
  • PetsTwo well-behaved dogs are welcome
    Each pet is charged at £60 per week or part thereof
  • Mod ConsTV/DVD player, SONOS 5 system, Nespresso coffee machineInternet & Communications: Wi-Fi internet (please note phone reception can be patchy)Mobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: FridayArrival Time: 3pmDeparture Time: 10am
  • Other InformationProperty terms and conditionsFrequently asked questionsRecommend to a friend

Style: Simple seaside chic at its best. "Rough-luxe" best describes the winning combination of shabby-chic and fabulous interior finds. Stripped floorboards and simple furnishings make this the perfect retreat.

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Our Take

Head of Brand Francesca says

The Beach Hut is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the perfect location for truly getting away from it all. The peace and seclusion on offer at this simple Cornish beach hut is such a rare find in these modern times- a true secret hideaway perfect for those who long for romance!

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Unique Extras

From professional in-house chefs to luxury at-home spa therapists and wine delivered to the door, see what’s on offer for your bespoke escape.

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Out & About

Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Millook, Cornwall to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!

Fore! There's a golf course in the centre of Bude, there's also a nine-hole golf course at Ivy Leaf, which is on the way to Kilkhampton - approximately three miles from the property.

Hit the Waves Surfing at The Beach Hut is not for beginners! This is the home wave of the current UK and European Surf champions; but if you’re not a pro, you can at least get to enjoy the view from your deck vantage point. Up the coast at Widemouth Bay you'll find a nice sandy beach break with friendly lifeguards.

Don Your Walking Boots The Beach Hut is the perfect base from which to explore the coastal path, whether you're just looking for a short walk locally or a bit more of a leg stretch.

Inspiration Unleash the artist within you...and take up an inspirational art course under the wing of renowned Trompe L'oeil artist Janet Shearer.

Nearest Beaches 0 miles to Millook Haven, 2 miles to Widemouth Bay.



The charmingly simple rustic kitchen area might be small but it has all the basics including an induction hob and oven. You can self-cater and enjoy a romantic dinner at the rustic dining table that overlooks the pebble beach and watch the waves crashing against the shoreline. 

In-House Cuisine

If you'd rather spend your beach break indulging in the little luxuries, let an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for you and your party (on prior request and subject to an additional cost).  

Eating Out

You probably won’t want to leave The Beach Hut behind once you've arrived, but if you do want a change of scenery, there’s a really great fish restaurant called Life's a Beach which overlooks Summerleaze Beach in Bude, and The Bay View Inn at Widemouth Bay is a good pub in a great location.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline so should not be relied upon as a statement of fact. The photographs show aspects of the property at the time they were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed. If there are points of particular importance that need clarifying before you book, please ask our team.

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