"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Bude

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

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Things to see and do in and around Bude

  • The Splash
  • Atlantic Pursuits
  • Brocklands Adventure Park
  • Killarney Springs Conservation, Adventure and Leisure Park
  • Harlequinns Leisure
  • Bowling at Harlequinns Leisure
  • Holsworthy Museum
  • The Gnome Reserve and Wild Flower Garden
  • The Pixie Kiln
  • The Gnome Reserve

Tourist Information

Bude
Visitor Centre
The Crescent
Cornwall
England
EX23 8LE

Phone 01288 354 240
Email budetic@visitbude.info
http://www.budelive.com/

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 26 September

06:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 100%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 85%
UV Index
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12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 69%
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15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 67%
UV Index
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18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 84%
UV Index
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21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
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