Bude’s dramatic coastline is home to Demerara-soft sand, glittering seascapes and lovely low-key beach huts. You’ll find beaches with Blue Flag and Seaside Awards. Bude is the ultimate base for adventurers and beach lovers. Do you dream of safe, child friendly beaches with great facilities and oodles to do? Or maybe you’ve a hankering for seclusion – picture-perfect coves brimming with a wild charm that’ll take your breath away? That’s the beauty of Bude: top facilities and activities on tap, paired with wonderful “secret” Cornish coves. Our advice? Pack a picnic, and dive into this bevy of beautiful beaches.
The beach guide below provides all the answers, along with details on facilities, lifeguard times and much more. You could tackle any of these locations with a picnic and a beach towel, but for many visitors it would be unthinkable to arrive without a surf board. Our dedicated surfing and watersports page within this section has more on the subject, along with places you can hire equipment or learn to surf with friendly experts.