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Holywell Bay clapper board beach hut, The Limit in Cornwall
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This 1930s luxury Clapper board beach hut is an iconic dwelling within the north coast of Cornwall. Its unique position within Holywell Bay’s sand dunes making it perfect for luxury surf breaks and romantic self-catering weekends by the sea. 

The Limit Beach Hut in Holywell Bay


With one hut for sleeping and pampering, the other for cooking and socialising- The Limit offers truly unique luxury self-catering just a hop, skip and a jump from Holywell Bay. The whitewashed clapperboard walls retain the classic beach hut feel, whilst a well-equipped kitchen and plush bathroom fittings ensure this hideaway is less shabby-chic, more boutique.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

The king-size bedroom has an en suite bathroom and skylight windows, perfect for enjoying watching the clouds pass dreamily by overhead. The floor-to-ceiling window affords you the luxury of viewing the golf course, the golden sand dunes beyond, and the sea horizon from the vantage point of your marshmallow bed. The roomy walk-in shower, a complementary pack of deluxe bathing products and fluffy towels ensure a gorgeous pampering experience. Natural stone tiling throughout makes it the perfect place to wash sandy toes after a day bare foot at the nearby beach.


Set in two acres of wild grounds alongside the giant rhubarb, The Limit has outdoor space a-plenty. The spacious decking area is perfect for BBQs or romantic sundowners; pick your perfect sunbathing spot from the leafy picnic area at the bottom of the steps, or the suntrap lawn to the back of the shack. With dog-friendly beaches Holywell, Crantock and Polly Joke close by, don't leave your furry friend at home! Film fanatics and Bond Girl wannabes might be interested to know the opening scene to Die Another Day was filmed on Holywell Bay.

For Relaxation

Sit out on the deck with a glass of something cold and enjoy breath-taking sundowners. Stroll through the dunes towards the beach and enjoy the sea breeze on your face and the peaceful crashing of the waves. In winter months snuggle up with your loved one by the log burner and relish watching the wild Cornish weather from the vantage point of your toasty beach hut. There are a plethora of restaurants and traditional Cornish inns within a short drive of The Limit.


There is ample parking for two cars. The Limit has a washing machine, microwave, dishwasher, hob and fan oven. There is no internet at the property for total relaxation. 


  • SleepsUp to 2 guests
  • Your Home Stay Includes A selection of wetsuits, body boards and dune bobs (sand sledges) Logs and coal for the chiminea Digital Property GuideDiscover what else you can look forward to...
  • BedroomsDoubles: One king-size bedroom
  • BathroomsEn suite shower room
  • FamilyChildren: Babes-in-arms onlyCots: One travel cot is available
  • BBQA charcoal BBQ, plus a chiminea
  • PetsOne well-behaved dog is welcome
    There is a charge of £60.00 per week or part thereof for your pet to stay
  • Mod ConsThere is a TV and an iPod docking station in each beach hutInternet & Communications:No internet or land line meaning your stay is blissfully uninterrupted!Mobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: Monday or FridayArrival Time: Arrival is at 4pmDeparture Time: Departure is 10am
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Style: With luxurious interiors and charming home comforts, this is a unique beach hut indeed. The clapperboard exterior betrays the luxury within - think comfy leather sofas and the finest linens.

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Our Take

Press and PR Executive Hattie says

We took great pleasure sat out on the deck enjoying the breath-taking sundowners before strolling through the dunes to breathe in the salty sea air and listen to the peaceful crashing of the waves. There is no better place to watch the wild Cornish weather from the vantage point of this toasty hut!

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Unique Extras

Added extras to enhance your self-catering holiday... from fresh picnics to afternoon teas, seasonal wine selections to tried and tested caterers and more

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The cosy well equipped kitchen joins the open plan dining and lounging areas meaning budding chefs can be kept company whilst preparing a romantic meal for two. The spacious decking area is perfect for barbecues or romantic evenings spent watching the Cornish sunset.

In-House Cuisine

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

Eating Out

There are a couple of delightful pubs in Holywell Bay within walking distance of The Limit; alternatively, head to nearby Padstow, Newquay or Truro to experience a wide range of eateries. Odds Restaurant in nearby Cubert offers a fine dining experience 'from farm to table' with spectacular views out over the sand dunes to the Atlantic beyond.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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