Excellent water quality in Bude

Bathing water quality at Bude’s beaches has been rated as Excellent under the new EU Regulations for bathing water quality. The beaches include

  • Summerleaze Beach – Excellent
  • Crooklets Beach – Excellent
  • Northcott Mouth – Excellent
  • Widemouth Bay – Excellent
  • Sandymouth Bay – Excellent

Water quality at designated bathing water sites in England is assessed by the Environment Agency. From May to September, weekly assessments measure current water quality, and at a number of sites daily pollution risk forecasts are issued. Annual ratings classify each site as excellent, good, sufficient or poor based on measurements taken over a period of up to four years.

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