Bude Beaches, Cornwall

Beaches

  • Black Rock BeachBlack Rock Beach
    Surfing beachDog-friendly beachLifeguarded beach (seasonal)Safe bathingRefreshmentsParkingToiletsDisabled access

    Black Rock is the rockier, southern end of Widemouth Bay, a long and sandy beach near Bude. Popular with both families and surfers, there is ample parking and hundreds of rock pools at low tide.

  • Bossiney HavenBossiney Haven
    Dog-friendly beachParkingToiletsDesignated Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyOff the beaten track

    Bossiney Haven’s sandy beach lies in a small, sheltered cove between Tintagel (1 mile) and Boscastle (2 miles) on the north Cornwall coast; a breathtakingly stunning stretch of coastline with dramatic coastal views.

  • Crackington HavenCrackington Haven
    Family beachSurfing beachRestricted dog accessLifeguarded beach (seasonal)RefreshmentsParkingToiletsDisabled accessDesignated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Crackington Haven boasts a west-facing, rocky beach in a scenic cove dominated by high cliffs. Low tide reveals a stretch of sand dotted with rock pools to explore. Crackington Haven is a beach popular with both families and all levels of surfers.

  • Crooklets BeachCrooklets Beach, Bude
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    Crooklets Beach is a small, west-facing beach in northern Bude, on Cornwall’s north coast. At low tide, when Crooklets links with the neighbouring beaches of Summerleaze and Northcott Mouth, wider expanses of sand and rock pools are exposed. Over land, Crooklets is within walking distance of Bude’s town centre.

  • Duckpool BeachDuckpool Beach
    Dog-friendly beachParkingToiletsDesignated Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyOff the beaten track

    Four miles north of Bude, on the Cornwall and Devon border, Duckpool is a small, pebbly beach which reveals expanses of sand and rock pools at low tide. Duckpool is one of the most picturesque coves in the Bude area, bordered by steep cliffs and the woodland of Coombe Valley, with fine views of the north Cornwall coast.

  • Millook HavenMillook Haven
    Dog-friendly beachDesignated Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyOff the beaten track

    Millook Haven is a quiet, pebbly beach lying south of Widemouth Bay, around 4 miles from Bude on the north Cornwall coast. Millook is a north-west facing beach which lies at the foot of Penalt Cliff, the strata of which is of keen interest to geologists.

  • Northcott MouthNorthcott Mouth
    Dog-friendly beachLifeguarded beach (seasonal)ParkingDesignated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Northcott Mouth Beach is a west-facing beach near Bude in north Cornwall. At high tide, the beach is confined to a rocky cove. At low tide, a long, sandy beach is exposed, with rock pools to explore.

  • Sandymouth BeachSandymouth Beach
    Surfing beachDog-friendly beachLifeguarded beach (seasonal)RefreshmentsParkingToiletsDesignated Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyOff the beaten track

    The beach at Sandymouth is situated 3 miles to the north of Bude, near the Cornwall-Devon border. A large pebble beach owned by the National Trust, at low tide Sandymouth reveals large stretches of sand, from which the beach takes its’ name, and numerous rock pools.

  • Stanbury MouthStanbury Mouth
    Dog-friendly beachDesignated Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyOff the beaten track

    Stanbury Mouth is a large pebbly beach around 5 miles north of Bude on the north Cornwall coast. The beach is one of Cornwall’s most northerly, lying within a few miles of the Cornwall-Devon border. Low tide reveals sandy stretches of beach and rock pools to explore.

  • Summerleaze BeachSummerleaze Beach, Bude
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    Summerleaze Beach is the principal beach of Bude, Cornwall. Summerleaze is a north west-facing beach, which is particularly popular with families, who enjoy the wide, open stretches of sand within minutes of Bude town centre. A breakwater provides natural shelter for the beach.

  • The Strangles BeachThe Strangles Beach
    Designated Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyOff the beaten track

    The Strangles is a west-facing beach on the north Cornwall coast. It is a 1½ mile long, sand, shingle and rock beach between Tintagel and Bude. Due to the difficulty of access from the high cliffs backing the beach, it is normally very quiet.

  • Widemouth BayWidemouth Bay
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    Widemouth Bay beach is located to the south of Bude on the north coast of Cornwall. An ideal family beach with plenty of amenities, Widemouth Bay is also a popular walking spot, with fine coastal views.

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