Enjoy a beautiful walk through the archeaology sites to the Battlefield, riverside woodland and King Arthur's Stone. Also see the 18th Century Lady Falmouth's Garden, now undergoing restoration.
Lundy Island is a great day trip from Bude. Spend a day on the natural & historic National Trust island of Lundy, 3 miles long, ½ mile wide, 12 miles off the North Devon coast serviced by the Lundy passenger & supply ship MS Oldenburg.
A picturesque, historic, fishing village, steeped in maritime atmosphere and history, once owned by the Queen of England. This atmosphere is embodied in a traffic-free, cobbled street with flower-strewn cottages, tumbling down a cleft in the 400-foot cliff to the ancient fishing harbour and 14th-century quay bringing glorious views along the way. Just donkeys and sledges move needed supplies to the village. It combines a rich environment and an historic village, with so much to see and explore. It promises visitors a wonderful half day out, full of memories and staying a night or two is a very good thing to do.
Docton has a working water mill with a leat and holding pond still central to the garden's layout. It also has a natural bluebell woodland (into which shrubs like rhododendrons have been planted over the last 20 years), an old orchard, and several distinct areas of herbaceous and shrub plantings. The daffodils in spring are spectacular.
Tamar Lakes Country Park near Bude on the North Cornwall coast these two lakes offer a variety of activities including watersports, angling, walking and relaxing.
Nature reserves With a mixture of wild coast and rich countryside inland, Bude and the surrounding area has a wonderful diversity of living things to find. As accessible as much of this wildlife is,
Several features along its length are unique in British canal history, as you will discover. A unique waterway, it was originally created for transporting lime rich sand to local farms. Today it is a place for fun rather than industry.