Bude (Cornish: Porthbud) is a small seaside resort town in north Cornwall, England, UK, in the civil parish of Bude-Stratton and at the mouth of the River Neet (also known locally as the River Strat). It was formerly sometimes known as Bude Haven. It lies southwest of Stratton, south of Flexbury and Poughill, and north of Widemouth Bay and is located along the A3073 road off the A39. Bude is twinned with Ergué-Gabéric in Brittany, France. Bude's coast faces Bude Bay in the Celtic Sea, part of the Atlantic Ocean.
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.
Local authority: Cornwall Council
OS Grid Reference: SS210057
Phone 01288 354 240
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Run by the same family since 1872, The Brendon Arms overlooks Bude Harbour and is 500 metres from Summerleaze Beach. It offers traditional pub food, real ales and free Wi-Fi. Details...
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. Details...
Overlooking the Bude Canal and just minutes from the sandy beaches of the west Cornish coast, The Falcon Hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking on site. Delicious food is served in the elegant restaurant. Details...
Situated opposite the Bude and the North Cornwall Golf Club, Sea Jade is just a 10-minute walk from Crooklets Beach. The town centre of Bude is only 2 minutes’ walk away. Some front-facing rooms have views over the golf course, towards the beach. Details...
Located in Bude, on Cornwall’s picturesque coastline, this charming guest house offers attractively furnished rooms with flat-screen TVs. A couple of minutes from Summerleaze Beach and the town centre, there is free parking. Details...
Just metres from Bude North Cornwall Golf Club, the Links Side Guest House offers free Wi-Fi and freshly cooked breakfasts. Summerleaze Beach is a 5-minute stroll away. Details...
Outlook is a detached cottage in the village of Stratton, just two miles from Bude on the North Cornwall coast. The cottage has one ground floor twin bedroom, one double room and a family bathroom, making it suitable for four people. Details...
Corner Cottage is a terraced cottage in the village of Stratton just two miles from the North Cornwall coast near to the town of Bude. With its three bedrooms (one double and two twins) and a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep six people. Details...
Honeysuckle Cottage is a terraced cottage on a small development of holiday homes just two miles from Bude in Cornwall. The cottage sleeps two people and has one double bedroom with an ensuite. Details...
Dairy Cottage is a semi-detached cottage on a small development of holiday homes just two miles from Bude in Cornwall. The cottage sleeps four people and has one double bedroom, one with bunks and a family bathroom. Details...
Campion Cottage is a terraced cottage on a small development of holiday homes just two miles from Bude in Cornwall. The cottage sleeps five people and has one double bedroom, one room with three single beds and a family bathroom. Details...
Corky's Cottage is a end-terrace cottage situated on a small rural site, just over half a mile from the village of Poughill and 2.5 miles from Bude. The cottage sleeps seven people in three bedrooms, consisting of one super king-size double with en-suite, a double and a twin, as well as a bathroom. Details...