The Cider Shop opening times are officially Monday to Friday 4pm to 7pm but these are flexible as there is usually someone at the farm - just call Jon on 07496 627671 if you would like to visit at other times! Sample the ciders, have a look around the orchard and see how cider is made...
Stratton, located moments from the town centre of Bude is a great place to stay whilst on holiday, choose something ancient or contemporary!
Bude and this stretch of the North Coast is becoming increasingly well known for the high quality of the local food produced. Apart from the standard Westcountry fayre, such as freshly caught fish and excellent local meat, you will find an increasing array of cheeses, ice-cream, baked goods, pastries, beers and ciders made in the area.
Independent Charters offer a unique fishing & cruising experience around the coast of North Devon, Lundy Island and the Bristol Channel, including salt water fly fishing, lobster chambagne outings, visits to and around Lundy Island and marine wildlife excursions.
You can join Adela at her mosaic studio in the courtyard of the old rectory and learn the relaxing art of mosaic. Her studio is situated in Holsworthy, North Devon, just a few miles from the North Cornish coast. All materials, tools and an information sheet are provided on the day.
Our Bude Beach Guide provides all the information you need with full details of local 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. We have numerous beaches in Bude, all are accessible via road and on foot via footpaths or the South West Coast Path. We have the best beaches in Devon and Cornwall!
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.
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.
Prideaux Place is one of the very brightest jewels in Cornwall's crown; just 40 minutes from Bude it is one of the West Country's oldest houses remaining in habitable condition.
There may be some days when the weather is a touch inclement so you need rainy day attractions in Bude. We are lucky to have lots of fun places to visit when its not the sort of day for lazing on the beach.