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.
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?
Described as a fabulous little shop, full of loveliness, Daisy Crafts will enjoy a friendly, fair and creative retail and work space, which respects individuality, diversity and new ideas.
With so many spectacular walks in the Bude area, it can be tough deciding what to do. Harry McConville B.A.(Mod.) Nat.Sci. who is a local artist, historian and naturalist will pick the very best route for the season and sights, which could include the SWCP, canal, nature reserve or battle site. Children will love the pond dipping and rockpool ramble sessions.
Bringing you right up to date, you will learn all there is to know about Bude, including the history of the Bude Surf Life Saving Club, Bude's natural seapool, the sea Lockgates, the Breakwater and Pepperpot. If you are lucky, you might get to meet other characterful locals along the way such as the harbourmaster, the lifeguard, coast guard or the countryside ranger.
This wonderful walk leads you through one of the most unspoilt, remote and beautiful areas in North Cornwall. The ancient woodlands of the Millook Valley now belong to the Woodland Trust and are a haven for lichens and a range of wildlife.
Atlantic Glass Studio is a collaboration of 4 local artists who specialise in glass art and jewellery but also work with pearls, silver and other metals. Our work is diverse, incorporating different glass working techniques and draws inspiration from our beautiful countryside and the wild ocean on our doorstep. We look forward to meeting you.
Canal and Coast Linear Walk takes you from Tamar Lakes, via the ancient Cornish village of Kilkhampton and the pretty hamlet of Coombe, to the sea at Duckpool. More adventurous walkers may wish to join the coast path for an extended hike to Bude.
Crackington Haven is one of the more secretive places on the North Cornwall coast. Hemmed in by Pencannow to the north and the undulating headland of Cambeak to the south, the walk from Bude is fairly hard but there is a bus back to Bude.
Crackington Haven Circular Walk incorporated The Strangles with its sweeping beach; Samphire Rick; the natural arch known as Northern Door and the dramatic headland of Cambeak with its fascinating geological formations.