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Activities available in and around Bude.

Nordic Walking

Originating from Finland, it is used as an off season fitness training regime for competitive cross country skiers. Nordic Walking uses specially designed poles and a specific technique, so it is an interesting and fun fitness activity that can offer a total body workout using 90% + musculature. It can be enjoyed by anyone at any age ....from the complete beginner to competitive athlete. This all year round activity can be uniquely tailored to your fitness level, age and ability. Try a free technique and taster sessions or join a regular walk.

2019-06-05T10:29:10+01:00Tags: , |

War Horse Valley Countryside Park

War Horse Valley Countryside Park is a 40 minute journey from Bude, just 5 minutes east of Hatherleigh.Parsonage Farm has been farmed by the same family for nearly 100 years and is the farm around which the book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo was set, along with the parish of Iddesleigh. It was also once home to Revd John ‘Jack’ Russell, first breeder of the terriers to which he gives his name.​This beautiful hidden part of Devon boasts stunning scenery of rolling hills and valleys with Dartmoor as its magnificent backdrop. Come and explore War Horse Valley – its farming history, its people and its Wartime stories and of course the place where the story of Joey and Albert was born.

2019-05-31T10:13:30+01:00

Geology Walks

Bude and the surrounding area is one of the most fascinating geological areas in Cornwall. You can find out more at Bude Tourist Information Centre, or better still why not join Dr Roger Higgs, our friendly local expert, for a fascinating walk through time?

2019-06-14T11:01:00+01:00Tags: , , |

Bude Pitch and Put

de-Stratton Town Council has recently opened the brand new Pitch and Putt at Summerleaze Downs, Bude. The new facility offers refreshments and an indoor seating area, and there are toilets on the premises available to use. The nearest parking for customers is at Crooklets Car Park.

2019-05-02T12:13:36+01:00Tags: |

Bowling at The Venue

The Venue in Bude have 10 lanes of high quality bowling with animated scoring, ‘Glo-bowling’ and disco lighting! Ramps and gutter rails are available so all ages and abilities can play! Huge selection of amusement arcade games and machines to keep you entertained for hours.

2019-05-29T13:58:47+01:00Tags: |

Bude Town and Beaches Cycle Route

Route 2 takes you through the centre of Bude and along the coast to the beaches of Summerleaze, Crooklets and Northcott Mouth. From Crooklets to Northcott, the route works well as a loop or “there and back” return via bridle path or quiet lane.

2019-04-27T11:55:09+01:00

Bude to Tamar Lakes Cycle Route

A picturesque route through Cornish countryside up to the Tamar lakes that lay on the Cornwall and Devon border. The lakes offer water sports, wild life watching and fishing, and a cycle track around the north lake.

2019-04-27T11:56:58+01:00

Bude Farm and Villages Cycle Route

A beautiful scenic route that takes you along the quiet lanes, villages and farms which surround Bude. This route passes through the villages of, Stratton, Marhamchurch and Helebridge. This route is perfect for anyone who wants to explore Bude further than the beaches.

2019-04-27T11:52:58+01:00

Bude Canal and Coast Cycle Route

A great family cycle going from The Weir at Whalesborough, across fields and woodland to the beach all off road. The new all-weather track takes you around the farm on gentle gradients, with no roads, if you follow all the way around the 4 miles you eventually come back to where you started. It is a short ride perfect for families with young children. If you don’t mind using the road you can take the coast road up from Widemouth to Upton then left back down to the multi use trail either to Bude or back to The Weir, a slightly more challenging route of around 7 miles.

2019-04-27T12:02:34+01:00
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