Attractions in the Bude Area


  • Visitor Attractions

    • Tintagel Old Post OfficeTintagel Old Post Office

      Tintagel
      Nestling among the modern buildings of Tintagel high street, this unusual and atmospheric 14th-century yeoman’s farmhouse, with a famously wavy roof, beckons the curious to explore. The name dates from the Victorian period when it briefly held a licence to be the letter-receiving station for the district. Cared for by the National Trust.

    • Launceston CastleLaunceston Castle

      Launceston
      The castle at Launceston dominates the surrounding landscape – perched on top of a large, natural mound. The Castle was the ultimate status symbol of Middle Age wealth and power. An English Heritage site.

    • Bude Castle Heritage CentreBude Castle Heritage Centre

      Bude
      Formally the home of the Victorian inventor Sir Goldsworthy Gurney. The Castle is now a heritage centre with exhibition galleries, an archive with research facilities, an education room, shop and restaurant with breathtaking views over Chapel Rock and Summerleaze Beach.

    • Outdoor Adventure Surf SchoolOutdoor Adventure Surf School

      An inspirational surf school specialising in coaching beginners and intermediates, using the most modern surfing equipment. The half and full day surf lessons are run at Widemouth Bay which has ideal waves to learn on. The coaches are excellent; as well as being highly experienced and qualified they are also great surfers. Group discounts available. A fantastic place to learn! BSA accredited.

    • South West Lakes TrustSouth West Lakes Trust

      The region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity, South West Lakes Trust manages 50 inland waters. Facilities and opportunities for activities vary from site to site. At some you will find campsites, activity centres and waymarked walks. Some are ideal for coarse or trout angling, watersports, picnicking and relaxing.

    • Trethorne Leisure FarmTrethorne Leisure Farm

      Launceston
      Trethorne is the ideal choice for excellent home cooked food, quality accommodation, fun and entertainment for adults and children, and all on one site! A friendly family run establishment, Trethorne has something for everyone, whatever the weather.

    • The Tamar Otter & Wildlife CentreThe Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre

      Launceston
      The Otter Trust is the world’s leading Otter conservation organisation, the only place in the West Country breeding the British Otter regularly and reintroducing young otters into the wild to save the otter from extinction.

    • Tintagel CastleTintagel Castle

      Tintagel
      Set on the rugged and awe-inspiring north Cornwall Atlantic coast stands the remains of the 13th century castle. Tintagel has an air of myth and mystery associated with King Arthur and Merlin the magician. Special events during the summer.

    • Golfing in CornwallGolfing in Cornwall

      A directory of the main golf courses in Cornwall.

    • Outdoor AdventureOutdoor Adventure

      Family activity holidays, activity weekends for adult groups and half and one day courses. Our location is second to none, perched on a cliff top in a spectacular setting. Full board accommodation. Surfing, climbing, kayaking, coasteering, windsurfing and more! Delivering high quality family holidays and activity weekends since 1981. Nationally accredited by AALA, Adventure Mark, BSA, RYA, BCU, IIP.

    • Launceston Steam RailwayLaunceston Steam Railway

      Launceston
      Launceston Steam Railway is a narrow gauge steam railway running from the historic Cornish town of Launceston, through the glorious Kensey Valley, to the hamlet of Newmills. Wet or dry Launceston and the Steam Railway make a great day out!

    • Accommodation with FishingAccommodation with Fishing

      This page lists more than 20 accommodation providers who particularly feature their fishing. Ranging from 1-2 lakes, large fisheries and one park with 15 lakes.

    • Hidden Valley Discovery ParkHidden Valley Discovery Park

      Launceston
      Exciting Crystal Challenges, guaranteed to keep the whole family engrossed to the end. Wonderful railways, cute farm animals, acres of woodland, fresh air, and scrumptious food.

  • Visitor Attractions

    • Accommodation with FishingAccommodation with Fishing

      This page lists more than 20 accommodation providers who particularly feature their fishing. Ranging from 1-2 lakes, large fisheries and one park with 15 lakes.

    • Bude Castle Heritage CentreBude Castle Heritage Centre

      Bude
      Formally the home of the Victorian inventor Sir Goldsworthy Gurney. The Castle is now a heritage centre with exhibition galleries, an archive with research facilities, an education room, shop and restaurant with breathtaking views over Chapel Rock and Summerleaze Beach.

    • Golfing in CornwallGolfing in Cornwall

      A directory of the main golf courses in Cornwall.

    • Hidden Valley Discovery ParkHidden Valley Discovery Park

      Launceston
      Exciting Crystal Challenges, guaranteed to keep the whole family engrossed to the end. Wonderful railways, cute farm animals, acres of woodland, fresh air, and scrumptious food.

    • Launceston CastleLaunceston Castle

      Launceston
      The castle at Launceston dominates the surrounding landscape – perched on top of a large, natural mound. The Castle was the ultimate status symbol of Middle Age wealth and power. An English Heritage site.

    • Launceston Steam RailwayLaunceston Steam Railway

      Launceston
      Launceston Steam Railway is a narrow gauge steam railway running from the historic Cornish town of Launceston, through the glorious Kensey Valley, to the hamlet of Newmills. Wet or dry Launceston and the Steam Railway make a great day out!

    • Outdoor AdventureOutdoor Adventure

      Family activity holidays, activity weekends for adult groups and half and one day courses. Our location is second to none, perched on a cliff top in a spectacular setting. Full board accommodation. Surfing, climbing, kayaking, coasteering, windsurfing and more! Delivering high quality family holidays and activity weekends since 1981. Nationally accredited by AALA, Adventure Mark, BSA, RYA, BCU, IIP.

    • Outdoor Adventure Surf SchoolOutdoor Adventure Surf School

      An inspirational surf school specialising in coaching beginners and intermediates, using the most modern surfing equipment. The half and full day surf lessons are run at Widemouth Bay which has ideal waves to learn on. The coaches are excellent; as well as being highly experienced and qualified they are also great surfers. Group discounts available. A fantastic place to learn! BSA accredited.

    • South West Lakes TrustSouth West Lakes Trust

      The region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity, South West Lakes Trust manages 50 inland waters. Facilities and opportunities for activities vary from site to site. At some you will find campsites, activity centres and waymarked walks. Some are ideal for coarse or trout angling, watersports, picnicking and relaxing.

    • The Tamar Otter & Wildlife CentreThe Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre

      Launceston
      The Otter Trust is the world’s leading Otter conservation organisation, the only place in the West Country breeding the British Otter regularly and reintroducing young otters into the wild to save the otter from extinction.

    • Tintagel CastleTintagel Castle

      Tintagel
      Set on the rugged and awe-inspiring north Cornwall Atlantic coast stands the remains of the 13th century castle. Tintagel has an air of myth and mystery associated with King Arthur and Merlin the magician. Special events during the summer.

    • Tintagel Old Post OfficeTintagel Old Post Office

      Tintagel
      Nestling among the modern buildings of Tintagel high street, this unusual and atmospheric 14th-century yeoman’s farmhouse, with a famously wavy roof, beckons the curious to explore. The name dates from the Victorian period when it briefly held a licence to be the letter-receiving station for the district. Cared for by the National Trust.

    • Trethorne Leisure FarmTrethorne Leisure Farm

      Launceston
      Trethorne is the ideal choice for excellent home cooked food, quality accommodation, fun and entertainment for adults and children, and all on one site! A friendly family run establishment, Trethorne has something for everyone, whatever the weather.