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

  • 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   (2.9 miles from the centre of Bude)
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    £54
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    Wonderful Bude B&B surrounded by countryside with two en-suite rooms, delicious breakfasts and parking. Ideal for couples or families. Only a few miles from the Cornish coast.
     
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  • Bude   (1.2 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 20
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    £1,250
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    Beautifully presented 8 bedroom group holiday accommodation in Bude close to the golf course & beach. Birthday parties, stag/ hen breaks welcome. Surfing lessons arranged.
     
  • Near Bude   (3.6 miles from the centre of Bude)
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    £225
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4
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    Family friendly holiday park near Bude with choice of holiday homes for 4 or 6 people. Outdoor pool, kid's play area. Nearby leisure club. 5 mins from the beach. Parking and wifi.
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  • Marhamchurch   (2.5 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 2
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    £340
    Per week (seasonal). Sleeps 2
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    5 Star Gold Award cottage retreat near Bude with stunning exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings. Underfloor heating throughout. WiFi, parking and patio. Spectacular views.
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  • Bude   (2.5 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 2
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    £370
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    Luxurious romantic hideaway near Bude, 5 Star Gold Award accommodation with underfloor heating, WiFi and spectacular sea and country views. Onsite Pamper Room & meal delivery.
     
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  • Bude   (2.5 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 2
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    £290
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    Stunning ground floor luxury accommodation for two within a Victorian house near Bude with a colonial style veranda, spectacular views, large lawn and onsite pamper room.
     
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  • Bude   (0.6 miles from the centre of Bude)
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    £33
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    Special Offer
    3 day special on bookings up to 14th May
    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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  • Marhamchurch   (2.5 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 2
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    £390
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    Delightful luxury romantic cottage near Bude perfect for couples with a mock woodburner, exposed stone walls & a stunning double bedroom. On-site holistic treatments. Sleeps 2.
     
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  • Bude   (2.5 miles from the centre of Bude)
    Sleeps 2
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    £420
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    Luxury open plan apartment near Bude with private patio and sun loungers, spectacular views, WiFi and Wii games console. Four poster beds. A perfect retreat for couples.
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