Beaches and Sand dune system - excellent family beaches - very popular surfing venue

The BIG Sheep is firmly established as one of the UKs most innovative and exciting family attractions. Hilarious and entertaining shows include the World Famous sheep racing, complete with woolly jockeys, Horse Whispering, Dog and Duck Trials. Plus, a great selection of slides and imaginative soft play climbing areas, tumble towers, mazes and obstacles in our MASSIVE indoor playarea

Kenneggy Sand is a nice sandy beach with difficult access and no facilities. Park at Bessys cove or nearby Praa Sands

Torpoint vehicle Ferry to Plymouth and Torpoint Marina Cornwall

Polruan - Fishing village on the River Fowey, opposite Fowey

Vaults Beach a large remote shingle beach with some sand at low tide - National Trust parking close by

Portloe is the living reality of a Cornish fishing village. The boats unload lobster, crab and other fish. Pretty cottages cluster around the harbour and stretch up the valley on both sides....

In the Middle Ages the only dwelling here was Efford Manor, the seat of the Arundells of Trerice, which had a chapel of St Leonard. Another chapel existed at Chapel Rock which was dedicated to Holy Trinity and St Michael.[4]

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Bob TrewinMuch too bitty. More like a too-fast slideshow of twitchy still photos. Did not give a coherent idea of Bude or give the viewer a chance to appreciate anything in particular.

The UK's top manufacturer of air rifle tuning kits, Tinbum Tuning (TbT) are based just outside of the town in the village of Marhamchurch.[citation needed]

Veryan is a historic and picturesque village located on the Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall The village is always a popular stop off for holiday makers and visitors who come to see the five unique thatched Round Houses the mark the entrances to the village

Excellent drainage enables the course to be playable throughout the year off regular tees and greens, making it one of Cornwall's finest golf courses.

Its earlier importance was as a harbour, and then a source of sea sand useful for improving the moorland soil. The Victorians favoured it as a watering place, and it was a popular seaside destination in the 20th century.

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Cotehele House and Gardens on The River Tamar

At the northernmost point of Efford Down Farm, overlooking Summerleaze Beach and the breakwater, a former coastguard lookout stands. Known as Compass Point and built by the Acland family in 1840 of local sandstone, it is based on the Temple of Winds in Athens. It was moved to its current position in 1880. It is so called as it has points of the compass carved in each of its octagonal sides.[22]

Bude is home to the increasingly popular Bude Jazz festival every August. What is now known as the Atlantic Highway or (A39 to give it it's less glamorous name!) links Bude to the other resorts along the north Cornish coast, ending in Newquay. It is an alternative route into Cornwall from North Devon.

Talland Bay and Talland Bay Beach Cafe - secluded cove with three small shelterd beaches that are safe for swimming flanked by a rocky foreshore.

Bude Canal, which once ran to Launceston, now runs only a few miles inland. Several historic wharf buildings were demolished in the 1980s, but since then the canal has undergone restoration.[15]

National Trust Headland vith views of Godreavy Lighthouse

St. Just-in-Roseland is famous for its picturesque church set in magnificent gardens complete with semitropical shrubs and trees. The church perches on the edge of a tidal creek,

As a wheelchair user who lives in Bude and self-propels everywhere, the following are recommendations based on my experiences within the town. Every disability and indeed individual is different however and the most wonderful thing about Bude as a community is that people will help you in any way they can, to partake in whichever activities you choose.

Rough Tor Rugged moorland terrain, with pre historic settlements

Cawsand on the Rame Peninsula Cornwall

We all need a little pick-me-up once in awhile, and Bude is just the ticket. Just a stone’s throw from the Devon border, epic, wild beaches and a thriving cultural hub await. Whether you embark on a day or a stay, you can expect one of the warmest welcomes in the South West. We are also child friendly, dog friendly, access friendly… in fact we’re just friendly in general here.

Roy BoydonGreat 'promo' film of our 'bude-iful' Bude, but would be even better if the time spent on most of the individual shots was slowed down a bit so the viewer can actually take in what they're watching. Blink and you miss it. Quality is sometimes better than quantity.

British Travel Awards 2014 - Best UK Coastal Resort - Bronze Award

Antony House Cornwall was the setting for Tim Burtons Alice in Wonderland - superb 25 acre landscaped gardens include a formal courtyard - home for the national collection of Hemerocallis

Bude Tourist Information Centre has knowledgeable staff who can help with any local queries. They offer daytrips to Lundy Island, sailing from Bideford or Illfracombe. For walkers, they may be able to hold your luggage or arrange for it to be sent to your next destination. You'll also find the new Canal Visitor Centre; a hands-on and informative display, where you can learn more about the famous Bude Canal.

We welcome all visitors and there are some great deals for groups and golf societies.

Gorran Haven a small picturesque anchorage, dozing on its sandy beach in the lee of the spectacular 400 foot high Dodman Point (once an Iron Age fort).


Bude & North Cornwall Golf Club, surrounded by the town and the sea, is a challenging 18 hole links course established in 1891. It is located in the centre of Bude, on the scenic North Cornwall coast, close to the border with Devon.

Mevagissey in Cornwall is a working harbour, Gorran Haven a small picturesque anchorage, dozing on its sandy beach in the lee of the spectacular 400 foot high Dodman Point

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A guide to car free days out from Bude. Leave the car use the bus and public transport to visit local attractions and villages across Devon and Cornwall.

Cape Cornwall - National Trust headland - with parking

From 1879 Bude's nearest railway station was at Holsworthy, ten miles away. The railway came to Bude itself in 1898.[23] The line was built by the London and South Western Railway, but was incorporated into the Southern Railway in 1923 and British Railways in 1948.

The town is home to a number of sports teams including Bude RFC—the town's rugby club, and Bude Town FC—the local football club. Bude is the host town of the North Cornwall Cup, a large youth football event held every August. Bude & North Cornwall Golf Club is ideally situated within the town centre.

Throughout the year the Bude & Nth. Cornwall Golf Club hosts a number of open competitions for all categories open to members and visitors. More