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Bude's beaches are definitely its main asset. Closest is Summerleaze , a bucket-and-spade affair with lots of space at low tide, and a 1930s saltwater sea pool . North across Summerleaze Down is Crooklets , offering golden sand and rock pools at low tide To reach Bude's other beaches requires either a car or a hike along the coast path.
Housed in a peculiar folly behind Summerleaze Beach, Bude Castle was built by local inventor Sir Goldsworth Gurney, whose creations included theatrical limelight and steam carriages. The building now houses the Castle Restaurant and a small heritage centre which roves through Bude's maritime, geological and social history.
BSX Surf Centre
Raven Surf School
The best place for fish and chips in town (the skate and monkfish are caught by the owner). For something fancier, try their scallops and lobster (half/whole £12/24).
Big Blue Surf School
Life's a Beach
This beachside bistro overlooking Summerleaze has a split personality: by day it's a beach caff serving coffees, panini and ice creams, by night it's a smart seafood restaurant.
Housed inside Sir Goldsworthy Gurney's faux folly in Bude, this restaurant is a relaxed place offering Mediterranean-influenced flavours. Chef Kit Davis honed his craft in the capital before setting up shop in Bude.
Bude Tourist Office
Beside the main car park near the Castle.
Oak Lodge Bed And Breakfast
Property Location With a stay at Oak Lodge Bed and Breakfast in Bude (North Cornish Coast), you'll be convenient to Bude Beach and Crooklets Beach. This bed & breakfast is within the vicinity of Sandy Mouth Beach and Widemouth Bay...
Oak Lodge B&B
The spacious and modern Oak Lodge B&B boasts a peaceful garden and a decked area with picturesque views over Stratton. With free Wi-Fi throughout, it also offers free private parking...
Nestled within the picturesque Cornish village of Stratton, this 4-star gold award B&B offers spacious, elegant rooms, indulgent spa treatments and a secluded garden...
Broomhill Manor Holiday Cottages
Just 2 miles from Bude on the north Cornwall coast, the Broomhill Manor Holiday Cottages provide 4-star rated self-catering accommodation...
Property Location With a stay at Bosvean House in Bude (North Cornish Coast), you'll be close to Crooklets Beach and Bude Beach. This 4-star bed & breakfast is within the vicinity of Sandy Mouth Beach and Duckpool...
Wooda Farm Holidays
Wooda Farm Holiday Park is a 5-star family-run holiday park situated in Bude, Cornwall and enjoys stunning views over Bude Bay and the North Cornish coastline. It offers a restaurant, free private parking and WiFi at a surcharge...
Northshorebude Backpackers Hostel
Northshorebude Backpackers Hostel is located close to the centre of the Cornish seaside town of Bude. Free parking is possible on site, and free Wi-Fi is available...
Clean, comfortable self-catering accommodation in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Large self catering kitchen, T.V. lounge, some rooms have sea views, large garden with BBQ area. All linen provided, showers and board store...
Bude Haven Hotel
Property Location Located in Bude (North Cornish Coast), Bude Haven Hotel is minutes from Crooklets Beach and Bude Beach. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Sandy Mouth Beach and Duckpool...
With a cocktail lounge, grill restaurant, and a sundeck, the elegant Hebasca is situated just metres from Crooklets Beach. With free Wi-Fi throughout and free private parking, it is a 15-minute walk from Bude's town centre...