Visiting Bude, Tourist Attractions and Campsites in Bude0
Bude, one of the sunniest places in the UK, is a one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK. Bude is large enough to provide a shopping hub with its interesting shops, accommodation options and great places to eat.
The atmosphere of Bude still manages to be quiet and relaxed. We have compiled this location guide to get the most out of your holiday if you are camping or exploring Bude, these places and things to do shouldn’t be missed.
Places to visit around Bude
Boscastle, a fishing port 5 miles from Bude makes for a fantastic visit for lovers of views and history. This unique and picturesque harbour makes Boscastle a popular tourist destination. While visiting you can check out the Museum of Witchcraft. The area is also an access point to the South West Coastal Trail. While in the area most will pay a visit to Tintagel and Port Issac. The Beautiful views and history steeped buildings of this area makes it well worth a days visit.
We can’t write about Bude, without mentioning the number one reason people visit:
The Beaches Near Bude
Bude itself is home to a fabulous sandy beach and close to many tourist related shops. A short distance away you will also find many other great options, that are likely less busy. Visit this great guide on Beaches in Bude. You can find many places offering to teach you to surf, or you can chill out on the fine golden sands. Pictured below is Sandymouth Beach, a short distance from Bude and still offering the conveniences of a cafe and toilet facilities. All these fabulous open stretches of sand make Bude one of the top destinations for camping and touring.
Other Things to do in Bude
For the kids, or for the occasional rainy day in Bude, we recommend considering The 10 pin bowling and leisure facilities at Harlequinns. You can hire a boat to use on the Canal, and afterwards tackle the 10 mile circular walk the “Planekeepers Path” which begins by the Canal – details and maps of which are available from Budes tourism information office. ?Explore the history of Bude at the Heritage Center.
Bude is an excellent base to explore Cornwall, and enjoy major tourist attractions like the Eden Project, within short driving distances. Bude is our top pick for those staying?in cornwall without a car,?with beaches, walks and attractions all within easy reach.
Campsites in Bude, Cornwall
For campers touring in the area, we maintain a list of campsites in Bude. If you would rather enjoy Cornwall from the comfort of a hotel or bed and breakfast, check out some great deals from our friends at booking.com