Attractions in the Bude Area


  • Visitor Attractions

    • 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.

    • 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!

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

  • Visitor Attractions

    • 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!

    • 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.

    • 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.