A page for local history connections, with special thanks to the late Ray Boyd who donated so many of his images to Bude & Beyond so that everyone could see them.
The Past, Present and Future of our Unique Bude Sea Canal
Here is a wonderful poem celebrating Bude Sea Canal by Lucille Opie: Our Canal, unique as it is locked to the sea Was opened in eighteen twenty-three. For two […]
Bude and Stratton Old Cornwall Society – Grenville Estate
By Helen Bartrop Hocking: The Bude, Stratton & District Old Cornwall Society gathered in The Parkhouse Centre on Lady Day evening to listen to the lecture ‘Grenville Estate and the […]
Chapel Rock and life on a ketch – from John Acland’s book, 1914
At the Breakwater on an afternoon an hour or two before high tide, so picture the scene: AS we get nearer to it, the deep harmonious roar of the waves […]