A small seaside resort town in the North of Cornwall, Bude is a stunning place in which to stay and enjoy a relaxing period of time away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Bude features a number of amazing beaches both in the town and in the surrounding area, with gorgeous sand for building sandcastles, sunbathing, jogging, walking and volleyball games, as well as many of the beaches featuring excellent facilities and conditions for surfing, which Cornwall is popular for.
Bude is also the home of the Bude Nature Reserve and Bude Marshes, an amazing area showcasing an abundance of wildlife that is a popular spot for both casual viewers and photographers, wildlife-watchers and scientists.
There are a number of food choices and shopping opportunities to enjoy and Bude’s location on the A39 means Bude is easily accessible, with a number of accommodation choices to choose from, including nearby campsites.
Bude Castle Heritage Centre, The Castle, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8LG (01288) 353576
Originally built during the 1830s by Victorian inventor, Sir Goldsworthy Gurney; the first man to make a mechanical steam-driven journey from London to Bath and back; Bude Castle is now a heritage centre showcasing exhibitions, educational research and some outstanding views over the north Cornish coast.