Well, the new shorter Bude Carnival route was deemed a success by the Bude and Stratton Post today, and certainly for those walking the route, it probably was. It made the event a lot shorter, and many have apparently commented that it was better. However, some of our Twitter followers felt otherwise. Some people down from the Crooklets/Flexbury end decided not to attend the carnival because of parking/mobility problems, and some were disappointed not to be able to watch from the Inn on the Green (one of the pubs which had a float). So, mixed feelings, it seems…….