Bude Beaches, Cornwall

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Bossiney Haven

Bossiney Haven



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 Haven

Crackington Haven



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 Beach, Bude

Crooklets Beach, Bude



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 Beach

Duckpool Beach



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 Haven

Millook Haven



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 Mouth

Northcott Mouth



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 Beach

Sandymouth Beach



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 Mouth

Stanbury Mouth



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 Beach, Bude

Summerleaze Beach, Bude



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 Beach

The Strangles Beach



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 Bay

Widemouth Bay



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.