For fun seekers

While you’re free to take it seriously easy on your visit to Bude, it is the endless variety of action and adventure that tends to draw regulars back time and again. With stacks of activities for all tastes and ages, we are one of the best holiday destinations in Cornwall for outdoor pursuits and all things active. This section contains fun things to do in Bude from light hearted fun to the thrills of coasteering and rock climbing.

In addition to the great outdoors, Bude also has various attractions and all weather activities that provide fun and recreation come rain or shine, all year. Many of these are just a short drive away and relatively inexpensive for parents in search of family activities or things to do on a rainy day.

Attractions and all weather activities

A range of activity centres and attractions in and around Bude cater for all kinds of tastes, whether you fancy a paddle or a game of crazy golf. The following options also make for some handy choices for those days when the sun won’t cooperate, with some of the best year round, rainy day activities in Cornwall.

Outdoor pursuits

With a wide range of fun activities, sports and adventure pursuits available, Bude is one of the best places in Cornwall to enjoy your favourite pastime. With so many great facilities and professional coaches nearby, however, it is also a great place to learn something completely new. This is why you’ll also find details for friendly experts and service providers in the area.
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One of the most pleasant and active ways to take in the sights of Bude is on two wheels. With roads and trails that are generally quiet and accessible, you’ll find us a great place for cycling breaks in Cornwall. There are some challenging places to conquer, but also pleasant, level routes such as the Bude Canal towpath.

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