Bude is a seaside town in North Cornwall that offers all you’d expect from coastal living in this famous English county. Located at the mouth of the River Neet it is close to Stratton, Flexbury, Poughill and Widemouth Bay. Exeter is just over an hour away along the A30.
The town continues to be a popular place for young couples and families, and you’ll find a range of new homes in Bude for sale with Wain Homes.
Bude is a relaxed Cornish seaside town with plenty to offer its residents
There are some stunning beaches in the local area – many are fantastic for surfing and dog-friendly
Three schools in and around Bude have been rated as “Good” by Ofsted
Bude has plenty to offer culture lovers with a selection of live music festivals in the local area
There are great options to stretch your legs in Bude, especially along the renovated canal path
WHY BUDE IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Bude is laidback, relaxed and offers the slower pace of life many people look for when moving to Cornwall. It was voted as the “Best Beach Resort” in the UK at the 2015 Travel Awards and it’s easy to see why when you stroll along the fantastic beaches in the area. Popular beaches in Bude include Millook Beach, Black Rock Beach, Widemouth Bay Beach, Summerleaze Beach, Crooklets Beach and Northcott Mouth. You’ll find wide stretches of open sand and excellent water quality. If you already surf or want to get into Cornwall’s most famous sport, there are plenty of options to ride the waves including at Widemouth Bay, Sandymouth and Northcott Mouth. In fact, some people even say that surfing in Bude is better than at Cornwall’s most famous surfing town, Newquay.
People that enjoy the great outdoors with their four-legged friends will be pleased to know that many of the beaches in the local area are dog-friendly. Plus the walk along the renovated canal path is a great option to stretch your legs, whether with a dog or not. And it isn’t just the outdoor lifestyle that continues to attract people to life in Bude. The town also promises much in the way of culture with its Jazz Festival, Folk Festival and Food Festival, as well as the popular music festival Leopallooza hosted close by. Rebel Cinema just outside the town is also great for film buffs.
Families with school age children are well catered for in Bude, with three schools in the local area rated as “Good” by Ofsted. They are Budehaven Community School, Stratton Primary School and Marhamchurch CofE Academy.
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There is plenty in the town to make living in Bude an appealing option. Bude Sea Pool is one of Cornwall’s most popular and well-known tidal pools, plus you’ll also find a range of independent and specialist shops in the town including a microbrewery and a specialist wine shop. Norton Barton Artisan Food Village is also a great option for foodies.
If you want to call Bude home, you’ll find a range of new builds in Bude for sale with Wain Homes.
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