Popular Lettings in Bude
Highlights in Bude
- Gorgeous beaches
- Family fun activities
- Fishing and watersports
- Small coastal town
Most popular in Bude
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Bude
Lying near the border of Devon and Cornwall, Bude is a genuine off the beaten path hidden gem of a seaside town. Here you can enjoy holiday lettings with spectacular views of the sea right next to gorgeous sandy beaches which tend to be quieter than other parts of Cornwall, even in high summer. Bude village is an oasis of calm, and it offers holiday lettings stretching along its beautiful river, just to the south of the centre. Wherever you choose to holiday in Bude, you’ll come back refreshed and reinvigorated.The beauty of Bude
When choosing a holiday home in Bude you’ll find that your options extend to pretty thatched or stone-roofed buildings in the traditional Cornish style with white walls and riots of colour from innumerable flowers. Most holiday lettings are for two to four people, but accommodation for larger groups is also easy to find. Look out for holiday rentals with fabulous sea views.
Holidays in Bude
The area and getting around
With frequent trains from Exeter, Bude is easily reached by rail, and for those who are visiting Bude to enjoy the coastline and town public transport does the job just fine. The River Neet, cuts through Bude, a winding and pretty river which offers delightful walks and a chance to see some local wildlife.Explore Bude’s swimming options
Summerleaze Beach is one of the most family friendly beaches in Bude, with perfect sandcastle building sand and lifeguards in high season. Fishing boats flank the beach and bob merrily to the tune of the seagulls, adding a vibrant colour to the panorama. The Bude canal, originally built to take sand inland, ends at the beach and has an interesting and unusual sea lock. Next to the beach there’s the half natural, half man-made swimming pool, the ‘Bude Sea Pool’, which is a fantastic option for young children who can take a dip in complete safety.
Travellers and activities
As well as the swimming options in both the Bude Sea Pool and the sea, Bude offers a fine range of watersports. Fishing is very popular in the town, so those looking to cast their line will have plenty of options to choose from. Take a yacht on a day trip around the coast, or learn to windsurf and let the local air be your engine. If you want to go deeper, there’s some fabulous diving to be had in Bude, and the town has its own highly popular sub aqua club and diving school, which caters to beginners and experienced divers alike.Bude for families
Cornwall’s coastline is an absolute delight for families, and Bude is the place to experience Cornwall’s beauty in its full vigour while avoiding the crowds. Beach options include the wonderful Crooklets Beach. Children can spend many a happy hour rock pooling here, searching for crabs and other sea creatures, The beach sweeps around in a horseshoe shape, with loads of soft, clean sand, and there’s a fun playground just behind the beach to burn off some more energy before happily heading home for a good night’s sleep!
Bude has been on many occasions recorded as the sunniest place in the UK!
Top 5 travel tips in Bude
This 70m long plastic tunnel achieved iconic status when people began to describe it as an outstanding piece of architecture. In response, the town has decorated the tunnel and it is now an attractive light show.2. Visit The Castle Bude
This heritage centre has a wonderful array of displays and information about Bude’s history and local area. Find out more about the shipwrecks which lay in the waters around the coast of Bude!3. Explore the rock pools of Widemouth Bay
Just a couple of miles away from Bude, Widemouth Bay is a lovely beach with fabulous sand. It also has hundreds of rock pools to explore and discover, which unveil themselves as the tide goes out.4. Explore Bude from a Segway!
One of the most fun ways to get around, the Segway is essentially a board on wheels controlled by handlebars. Fun for all the family and a skill anyone can learn! There are Segway rental points around the centre of town.5. Follow the Bude Mystery Treasure Trail
Pick up the treasure trail paperwork from local shops or the tourist office, and head out to solve the mystery by finding local landmarks and places of interest. Children and adults alike will have a wonderful day out together!
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Bude
Our data shows that Bude has an average price of £157.42 per night, which is a relatively high one under the cities in the United Kingdom.Are there usually many holiday rentals available in Bude?
It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Bude, as only 29% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.How many holiday lettings does Holidu have in Bude?
We have collected the holiday rentals and lettings from 8 different partners in Bude, so we can provide you with around 240 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing!