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Bude Sea Pool makes Lonely Planet

Exciting news that Bude Sea Pool makes an appearance in the 13th edition of the highly respected Lonely Planet’s Great Britain travel guide, which will be published in May 2019! What an accomplishment. Well done to FoBSP for all their efforts involved in keeping the Sea Pool high profile.

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Bude Sea Pool Charity Channel Challenge

This is a great annual event raising funds for Bude Sea Pool. Come along and support/cheer the teams along on the day, or why not bake a cake for the valiant swimmers when they finish? Following the first Charity Channel Challenge in 2013, the Friends of Bude Sea Pool will […]

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Bude’s sexy sea pool

The Red Bull website has “picked the most amazing pools to train in on the planet” and Bude Sea Pool has come in the top ten along with pools at exotic places like Bondi, Chamonix and Chile. It describes Bude Sea Pool as: Managed by the local charity of the Friends of […]

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Fancy a doggy dip in the sea pool?

Have you ever wanted to take your dog in the sea pool?  Well, dog owners, come down to Bude Sea Pool on the 29th of October, join in the dog show fun – and you can!   Dogs are not normally allowed in Bude Sea Pool but after the show […]

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Bude Sea Pool office at Summerleaze car park

Friends of Bude Sea Pool now has a new permanent (for the next 10 years) office and shop in Bude. When the charity was unable to continue using the offices at Bude Tourist Information Centre, those involved took the opportunity to take on and refurbish the redundant toilets at Summerleaze […]

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FRIENDS OF BUDE SEA POOL – Charity Channel Challenge

By Friends of Bude Sea Pool:    By Friends of Bude Sea Pool: Saturday 30th September 2017 This is a great annual event raising funds for Bude Sea Pool. Come along and support/cheer the teams along on the day, why not bake a cake for the valiant swimmers when they […]

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5 years of Swim Safe

    Swim Safe, a national programme offering free outdoor swimming and water safety sessions for children aged 7–14, returns to Bude again this summer, with more than 5,000 children taking part in the free sessions since Swim Safe started in Bude in 2013. Thanks to RNLI for the photos.    […]

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You did it! Bude Sea Pool wins £5000 from Calor

Bude Sea Pool is celebrating after being awarded a grant of £5,000 by energy provider Calor to purchase community pool play equipment, as part of the company’s Rural Community Fund.   Calor’s Rural Community Fund asked local organisations to apply for funding for rural community projects, with winners eligible to […]

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Limited edition sea pool print

The Bude sea pool limited edition print by Neil Butler surf art is now available! The prints measure approx 55 x 43cm and are supplied dry mounted and unframed (framing is available at extra cost). Numbers are strictly limited to 75 editions and are available exclusively at the Seventh Wave […]

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Get shopping for the Bude sea pool…

Good to pop in to the Bude Sea Pool Office in Summerleaze car park at the weekend, to see what has become of the old loos! Hard to think of a better use for them, though most people who have been going in while the office is prepared have been […]

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Vote for Bude Sea Pool

Calor Gas is offering grants of up to £5,000 for projects that will provide an on-going service for local communities. Rural communities with projects off the mains gas grid have been invited to submit a project for funding. The projects which receive the most votes on Calor’s website will be […]

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Bude Sea Pool benefits from Co-Op fund…

Bude Sea Pool were one of more than 4,000 causes across the UK who’ve benefited from the Local Community Fund and are making a difference in their communities. How the fund works: Every time a Co-0p member bought Co‑op branded products and services over a six month period, from a […]

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Bude Sea Pool is drained

The Bude Sea Pool has been drained for the annual essential maintenance and enhancement programme. Timings are governed by tides as the new concrete needs the maximum time to set. Swimmers can still swim at high tide. Thanks to Fay Hargreaves of Friends of Bude Sea Pool for the fab […]

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FatFace choose Bude sea pool for second year…

In 2015 FatFace decided not to take part in the discounting phenomenon ‘Black Friday’. Instead of discounting they donated just under £200,000 to 221 charities local to their stores – each store crew chose their own local charity. In November 2016, the Bude FatFace crew chose Bude Sea Pool for […]

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