The Beach Blog

Valentine's Day at The Beach

Posted by Paula Woodward in Food & Drink, What's On,

The Beach at Bude offers a romantic setting for couples wanting to celebrate Valentine’s Day in style, overlooking Summerleaze Beach in north Cornwall. Find an example menu from Valentine’s Day 2019 below, and keep an eye on this page for updates on our 2020 romantic offering. CRAB DOUGHNUTWith curry sauce *** STARTERS RAW VENISONWith clementine, […]
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Bude Christmas Day swim

Posted by Paula Woodward in Beaches, Cornwall, Local Events, What's On,

The main event in the Bude Christmas calendar is the annual Christmas Day swim. Hosted by Bude Surf Life Saving Club, over 500 people brave the icy cold waters to take part each year in the ‘no wetsuits’ swim, which has been running for around 35 years to raise money in memory of former member […]
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Interior focus: Lloyd Loom chairs

Posted by Paula Woodward in Cornwall, Latest News,

When staying at The Beach at Bude, guests are welcomed into a relaxed New England seaside style decor. Whether returning from a surf, beach walk or a paddle down the Bude canal in a kayak, we understand the need for a calming atmosphere which is reflected in our interiors. A signature feature throughout the bedrooms […]
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Wildlife in north Cornwall

Posted by Paula Woodward in Cornwall, What to do,

North Cornwall has much more to offer besides the sandy beaches and rolling waves brimming with wetsuit-clad surf fanatics. Hidden within its coastal beauty is a wonderful array of wildlife. From sea creatures navigating the open waters between boats, boards and swimmers, to the fascinating organisms found in rock pools and seasonal birds flying inland […]
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A perfect bonfire night in Bude

Posted by Paula Woodward in Cornwall, Local Events, What's On,

The annual fireworks display in Bude is always a big family occasion. There’s something magical about the atmosphere created by fireworks, and to be able to experience bonfire night with the Bude community makes it even more special. The excitement and build-up to the evening for children will have undoubtedly begun at school, with many […]
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Seasonal local produce

Posted by Paula Woodward in Cornwall, Food & Drink, What's On,

We are extremely lucky to have such a variety of fresh, seasonal produce during autumn. From hearty root vegetables to leafy cabbages and crumble-worthy tart fruits, autumn’s harvest influences warming dishes that will help you make the transition from our long, hot summer into the colder months ahead. Head chef Joe Simmonds has taken inspiration […]
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Autumn Picnic Spots Near Bude

Posted by Paula Woodward in Cornwall, What to do,

Cornwall is arguably most sensational in the autumn months. Now that the summer rush has passed, there is no better time to take a romantic break. What’s more romantic than a picnic watching the sunset? So grab a blanket, a punnet of strawberries, and maybe a bottle of bubbly and head to one of these […]
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5 alternative sunny day activities in Bude

Posted by Paula Woodward in Cornwall, What to do,

There is no better place to soak up the rays than in Cornwall. With its multiple unspoilt beaches, Bude has been always been a popular destination for those seeking to make the most of the British summertime. However, Bude has more to offer than simply stunning beaches so here is our rundown of other things […]
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Family Friendly Things to do on a Rainy Day

Posted by Paula Woodward in Cornwall, What to do,

Cornwall is blessed to be one of the most sun-drenched counties in England, but inevitably we will get the occasional day of rain. Fear not, Cornwall still has so much to offer to guarantee a fun-packed family day out no matter what the weather. Here in Bude we are able to make the most of […]
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Secret beaches in north Cornwall to escape the summer crowds

Posted by Paula Woodward in Beaches, What to do,

One of the many advantages of the rugged north-Cornish coastline is the plethora of hidden coves and secret beaches tucked away under the tall cliffs. They’re not always easy to reach, but with a little effort you really can escape the crowds. We’re lucky to have several within easy reach of Bude…
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