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August Bank Holiday – Lifeboat Day in Bude

If you had pick just one day to be in Bude, I suspect many people would choose ‘Lifeboat Day’ on August bank holiday. The RNLI are always blessed with good weather and the town, beaches and downs are a-buzz with events and activities that range from crabbing competitions at the sea lock to fun runs, […]

What’s new at The Beach Haven for 2017?

We always have an improvement project or two on at The Beach Haven in the close season each year and we’re excited to reveal this year’s improvements. We completely replaced the decking at the tail end of 2016 as some of the boards and joists were rotting. Although the end result looks similar, the deck […]

A bank holiday stroll in the sun

It was another glorious spring day today and a Bank Holiday too so we took a little walk from Tintagel to Trebarwith Strand. The clifftops are just now coming into bloom and the ocean was azure and crystal clear. The beach was surprisingly busy too. We even saw one brave soul bathing without a wetsuit! Why not come […]

Bude at War Weekend

How’s this for something a little different?  In 1944  the US 2nd Rangers (the ‘Saving Private Ryan’ regiment) were encamped in Bude, training for the D-Day assaults on Omaha beach and the infamous, disastrous assault on the non-existent guns at Pointe Du Hoc. This September, re-enacters will set up camp at Crooklets beach and stage a […]

Win a Free Holiday at The Beach Haven

Update: Congratulations to Peter Brocklehurst who has won our free holiday at The Beach Haven. We look forward to welcoming him and his family to Cornwall How do you fancy winning a free holiday for up to four people in ‘The Best Seaside Resort in the UK’ in ‘The Best County/Destination in the UK’ according to […]

Bude is once again voted the UK’s Top Coastal Resort!

We are delighted and proud that Bude has, for the second year running been voted ‘The Best UK Coastal Resort’ in the British Travel Awards. In addition to that, Cornwall has also been voted ‘The Best UK County/Destination’. Proof, if you needed it, that this indeed the best place to take your holiday! Click any […]