Bude, North Cornwall Coast

Bude, North Cornwall Coast

Bude on the North Cornwall Atlantic coast near the Devon border is a charming small town famed for its award-winning beaches and surfing, its historic canal and fabulous coastal scenery. Bude's beaches are some of the cleanest and best in the country for surfing and watersports and a popular tidal sea pool is at Summerleaze beach. Created in the 1930s, the Sea Pool is topped up twice daily by the Atlantic waves and offers a unique swimming experience perfect for families. Many surfing and outdoor activity centres in Bude offer a range of courses including canoeing, kayaking, surfing and boogie boarding, or you can stay indoors enjoying the water at the Splash Leisure Pool, Bude's swimming pool complete with a flume and wave machine.

Bude Sea Pool

Bude Sea Pool

Bude's range of activities aren't just on the water. Explore Bude's beautiful canal and walk or cycle along the towpath rich in bird and wildlife. Exciting attractions nearby include The Weir just 3 miles south of the resort featuring an interactive wildlife centre, a lakeside cafe serving the finest local produce and a choice of trails. The Weir is easily accessible from the Sustrans National Cycle Path, the South West Coast Path and the Canal Footpath. Bude is one of the UK's top surfing resorts. Widemouth Bay just one mile from the resort is a favourite spot for learning to surf. For golfers, the 18 hole links course at North Cornwall and Bude Golf Club in the centre of the town offers a great golfing challenge.

Discover a range of family fun activities at Tamar Lakes Country Park offering fishing, cycling, sailing and watersports. An outdoor activity centre sits at the Upper Tamar offering everything from windsurfing to kayaking and sailing. Find out all about Bude at the town's heritage centre at The Castle, former home of Victorian inventor Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, with exhibition galleries, a shop and restaurant. Bude events include a prestigious annual Jazz Festival in early September and the award-winning Leopallooza Festival - the 'Greatest House Party .. in a field' in August.

Accommodation in Bude

  • Near Bude   (2.6 miles from the centre of Bude)
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    Beachside holiday bungalow gem at Widemouth Bay near Bude with 3 double bedrooms and fabulous views. Enclosed garden and outdoor deck. WiFi, cot, highchair and parking.
     
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  • Bude   (1.2 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 12
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    £800
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    Large luxury holiday home a 3 minute drive from Bude. Open countryside surrounds, large garden, BBQ area, deck & conservatory. 6 bedrooms/3 bathrooms. WiFi and parking. Sleeps 12.
     
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  • Bude   (1.6 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 6
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    £287
    Static Caravan per week sleep 2-6
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    Luxury family run holiday park near Bude with a choice of stunning holiday homes, cottages, glamping & tourer pitches. Play areas, trails, tennis, fishing and bar/grill restaurant.
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  • Bude   (2.6 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 10
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    £995
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    Stunning contemporary holiday home near Widemouth Bay & Bude with sea views, small cinema room, a large garden with patio and BBQ, WiFi and underfloor heating. Pets welcome.
     
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  • Bude   (0.5 miles from the centre of Bude)
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    £31
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    Welcoming Bude B&B set close to Crooklets Beach. 6 ensuite rooms all with TV/DVD. Freshly cooked breakfast with local produce. Free Wi-Fi service, guest lounge. Families welcome.
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  • Bude   (0.1 miles from the centre of Bude)
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    The Old Lifeboat House contains 4 self catering apartments in a peaceful location, close to beaches and wonderful walks. Ideal for short breaks. Ample parking.
     
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  • Bude   (1.3 miles from the centre of Bude)
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    £36
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    Contemporary designed B&B close to local beaches and Bude. Four stylish guest rooms. Award-winning breakfasts. Spacious garden and deck, free parking and WiFi. Pubs 5 min walk.
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  • Bude   (0.3 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 6
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    £550
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    Character Sea Captain's cottage in Bude overlooking the canal, metres from beaches and town centre. Outdoor deck, garden and BBQ. 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. Pet friendly. Sleeps 6.
     
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  • Bude   (0.5 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 8
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    £550
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    Luxury seaside holiday home in Bude, just minutes from the canal, beaches and town centre with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, WiFi, Wii console and 3D Smart TV. Large garden and deck.
     
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  • Bude   (2.7 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 10
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    £950
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    Beautiful contemporary holiday home with sea views towards Widemouth Bay, just south of Bude. 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Stunning garden & terrace. Sky Sports and WiFi. Sleeps 10.
     
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