Atlantic Glass Studio is an exciting workshop and studio situated alongside the edge of the canal at Bude in Cornwall, with views out across Summerleaze Beach to the Atlantic. It's a collaboration of four local artists, Lesley Ann Taylor, Jane Trotman, Marie Glossop and Lotti Rains; who specialise in working in glass, pearls, silver and other metals and materials.
Beau Nidol is a small shop and craft unit alongside the Bude Canal with a gorgeous selection of art and jewellery made from glass and bone. In addition to the shop, Hannah offers four types of workshops throughout the year in fused glass, Tiffany glass, bone carving and stained glass. All of the equipment is provided, along with expert guidance. Take home what you make!
Visit Better, Bude Leisure Centre with the whole family this summer. Enjoy a workout in our new, high-spec gym, take part in a fitness class – timetables or on demand in our virtual studio, or bring the family along for a swim in our 33m swimming pool with fun features such as flume and wave machine. The poolside café offers soft drinks and food after your activity and really is the perfect space to watch the fun unfold if you would prefer to relax whilst the others burn off some energy.
Welcome to Devon's Large Attraction of the Year!! When looking for the best days out, The BIG Sheep is an award winning attraction full of fun and laughter for the whole family with masses of animals, activities and even its own brewery! The whole flock are committed to ensuring that everyone in the family has a guaranteed great day out!
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.
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?
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.
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.