Where to stay around Bude?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 887 holiday lettings near Bude. From 400 cottages to 182 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bude for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bude?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bude. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bude Beach: 1,710 holiday lettings
  • Crooklets Beach: 1,714 holiday lettings
  • Widemouth Bay: 1,912 holiday lettings
  • North Cornwall Museum: 3,224 holiday lettings
  • Bideford Bay Holiday Park: 2,611 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bude listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Bude?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 400 cottages in Bude. Our other popular types of Bude holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 182 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 112 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 68 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bude?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 66 holiday homes with pool available in Bude. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday cottage in Bude your home away from home

    Excellent surfing beaches and endless hours of sunshine make Bude a popular destination for surfers, families, and couples seeking the quintessential summer holiday. Bude is made up of a cluster of lovely villages full of rustic old-world charm with plenty of places to explore. Similar to other villa holiday destinations in North Cornwall, visitors to Bude can walk down to any number of golden beaches to enjoy surfing, sea kayaking, and other watersports, or simply enjoy the scenery.

    HomeAway has a great selection of holiday cottages in Bude to choose from, ranging from cosy nooks to sprawling estates. Most of the homes have three, four, or five bedrooms and start at £380 per week. They all come fully furnished and are very well appointed. Many holiday cottages in Bude even offer added amenities like access to a swimming pool, tennis courts, and BBQ facilities.

    Things to do

    -Beaches: Summerleaze beach is just a five-minute walk from the centre of Bude. Flanked by a river on one side, the soft sand dunes of Summerleaze make it a popular beach for families. Three miles out of town, Northcott Mouth is another family-friendly spot with plenty of rock pools to explore. Dogs are also welcome here. One of the most popular beaches in the area is Widemouth Bay, which actually splits into two beaches and attracts sightseers as well as surfers.

    -Watersports: Bude lies at the centre of several notable surfing beaches. Crooklets Beach and Widemouth Bay are both known for their consistent swells and are very close to many holiday homes in Bude. In addition to surfing, the beaches surrounding Bude are also well suited for kayaking and open canoeing. Holidaymakers without watersports experience can take lessons from one of any number of surf schools located in the area.

    -Family attractions: Families with small children can enjoy safe leisure swimming at The Splash, located right in central Bude. The facilities include a large wave pool and waterslides. A short drive from Bude is the Milky Way Adventure Park. Great for a family day out, the park has rides, live shows, and a large play area for kids. Though it is a bit of a drive, it’s also possible to visit the Eden Project. The eco-friendly bio-domes here are Cornwall’s most visited attraction. If you want to be especially close to the Eden Project, HomeAway offers a selection of holiday homes in St. Austell.

    -Golf: It isn’t just surfers who choose holiday cottages in Bude; golfers find their sport too. Bude and North Cornwall Golf Club lies on the outskirts of the village. The 18-hole course here was founded in 1891 and is open to visitors year-round. A little further away, the Ivyleaf Golf Course and Driving Range is an excellent place for a casual round of golf. It features a 9-hole parkland course with spectacular views of the coast and Cornish countryside.

    Weather in Bude

    Holidaymakers seeking sunshine will want to visit Bude from June to September, when high temperatures exceed 15°C and rain is rare. The winter and spring months are chilly, but still pleasant enough to enjoy outdoor activities and golf. Rain is more common in the colder months, though it is rarely heavy.

    Travel to Bude

    From the M5, take the A361 to the A39, which will run right up to Bude. From London, Bude is less than a five-hour drive. Visitors travelling from further afield can fly into Newquay Cornwall Airport and make the 40-minute drive north to holiday homes in Bude via the A39. Bude does not have any rail stations.

    Sightseeing in and around Bude

    Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Bude a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
    • Merlins Cave (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
    • New Mills Farm Park (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
    • Launceston Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
    • Trethorne Leisure Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
    • Bowood Park Golf Course (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Bude

    Travellers enjoy Bude for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bude

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Bude is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bude Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Bude Sea Pool (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Crooklets Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Widemouth Bay Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Sandy Mouth Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Duckpool Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)