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Best Bude campsites

The beautiful town of Bude in Cornwall is one of the UK's most popular coastal camping destinations. Whether you’re looking for waves to surf or a relaxing family break away, Bude is perfect. View and compare our Bude campsites below.

Bude camping FAQs

Which Bude campsites are near the beach?
All campsites in Bude are within an easy walk to sandy beaches, including our Bude Club Site.
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Which are the best campsites in Bude?

With such a close proximity to the beach and plenty of attractions for all ages, you'll find all of our Bude campsites are ideally located. Some of our best Club Sites near Bude include:

Bude Club Site
Tavistock Club Site

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Which Bude campsites are best for families?
Our Bude Club Site is within driving distance to the Milky Way Adventure Park, Tintagel Castle and within walking distance of beautiful sandy beaches making it brilliant for a family holiday.
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Which campsites in Bude have electric hook up?
All of our Club Sites in Bude and the surrounding areas of Cornwall and Devon have electric pitches available. All facility information and pitch types can be found listed on each campsites page.
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Which campsites in Bude are dog friendly?

Most of our campsites allow dogs and have facilities to cater to your four-legged friend, including those in Bude. Look out for dog friendly facility icons on campsites, such as whether there’s a designated dog walk or doggy shower. View a list of our top dog friendly campsites.

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Things to see and do while camping in Bude

Miles of sandy beaches, glorious landscapes and plenty of family attractions make this part of Cornwall great for everyone. Here are our top recommendations of things to do.

1. Cornwall is home to some of the best beaches in the UK. Bude itself has plenty of beaches to choose from, with some of the most popular being Black Rock Beach, Summerleaze Beach, Widemouth Bay and Crooklets Beach. You’ll have easy access to the beach wherever you camp in Bude.

2. Being so close to the sea means watersports like surfing, sailing and paddleboarding are popular. You can book lessons if you’re new to some of these and hiring equipment is easy.

3. Bude Sea Pool, just behind Summerleaze Beach, is an outdoor lido popular with families as is protected from the currents of the Atlantic Ocean. Lifeguards overlook the pool in the summer months and its also completely free to use.

4. The nearby village of Boscastle is worth a visit and is where you’ll find Tintagel Castle, which is shrouded in the legend of King Arthur. Don’t miss walking down to the beach to discover Merlin’s Cave.

5. You might recognise the name of the nearby village, Port Isaac, from Doc Martin. The village is also a beautifully Cornish fishing port with whitewashed cottages.

6. Bude sits along the longest National Trail in the UK, the South West Coast Path which stretches all the way from Minehead to Somerset. Whether you’re a avid walker or prefer a short amble, it’s worth checking out just to say you’ve done a stretch of it.

7. Within driving distance, the Milky Way Adventure Park is brilliant for those camping in Bude with kids. The amusement park makes a great day out, and Bideford, where its located, is a lovely historic port town worth exploring.

8. You can walk for a few miles down the Bude Canal or hire a boat or pedalo to explore on the water.

9. The coastline from Bude to Pentire Point is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Clifftop walks offer wonderful views, fossil hunting is fun for kids, and you can even book a geologist led walking tour.

10. Overlooking Summerleaze Beach, you’ll find Bude’s castle. Visit the Heritage Centre to learn about The Castle's history as well as Bude and the surrounding areas.

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