SEA COOMBE is less than a 10 minute drive from Sandymouth Bay which is dog friendly all year round, has many rockpools, a cafe/shop with surfboard/bodyboard/wetsuit hire. Surf lessons are available in summer. At low tide it is possible to walk to Northcott and Bude along the beach.
Nearby Bude has a sea pool, canal, interesting shops, a castle showing Bude's history and heritage, summer craft market, numerous sports and activities, pleasant gardens, nature reserves, two lovely beaches and a traffic-free cycle way. The area has spectacular cliffs, wonderful walks along the south west coast path and wildlife in abundance. There's plenty to interest all ages!
The north Devon border is only 4 miles away and Tintagel, Boscastle and Port Isaac are only a short drive. Padstow, Newquay and St Ives are all within easy reach.