Bude number 12 in best seaside resorts for families

The Day Out With the Kids website has chosen its best seaside resorts and Bude comes in at number 12, receiving a silver grading along with Padstow (number 18). Bournemouth […]

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Scott Mann celebrates tourism in North Cornwall

Scott Mann MP joined Tourism Minister Michael Ellis to shine a spotlight on the country’s tourism industry in a week devoted to travel and exploration during English Tourism Week (ETW) 17-25 […]

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Letter to locals from some visitors to Bude…

Dear Bude & Beyond, I just wanted to send a message (please feel free to copy to your page) to say what a pleasure it was to spend 9 days […]

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Aspects Open for Business in Bude

Popped into Aspects Holidays which is now open in Bude.  They have moved into the old Studio South-West premises in Flexbury and the place looks amazing, as they have uncovered some original […]

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Bude and Cornwall Both Get Gold

Well, it was something of a double whammy at the British Travel Awards this year when Bude again won Best UK Coastal Resort (of course) and Cornwall also won Best UK […]

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Good News for SW Tourism

Nick Clegg has announced an investment of £5 million to create a strategy to boost tourism in the South West. The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was in Cornwall yesterday […]

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New Charge to Surf Schools – How High Can They Go?

Surf Schools in Cornwall are horrified to discover that the fourth version of the bungled council effort for licensing selected beaches has been changed yet again, resulting in a tax […]

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Boom in Foreign Visitors to UK

Gear up for a bit of a boom, Bude. The UK welcomed a record number of international tourists in 2014 who spent £21.7 billion, which Tourism Minister Helen Grant said […]

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Record Spending from Overseas Tourists

New analysis from VisitBritain reveals that more international tourists are travelling across the country than ever before, with spending hitting new record levels in the majority of nations and regions […]

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Stay Safe This Bank Holiday Weekend

Devon and Cornwall Police is preparing for a busy May Bank Holiday weekend with an expected influx in visitors and a number of large public events taking place. The Force […]

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The Wild Woman of Cornwall!!

This week leads up to Valentine’s Day, and as I’m not heavily into Hallmark,  hearts and flowers, you’re getting a real ‘labour of love’ story instead, one about salvaging, re-using, […]

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Really – There is a Boat in Grimscott!

It’s always wonderful to hear about a new local business, especially one as quirky as this one. Grimscott couple, Ivan  (37) and Emma Napier (32) bought an old 1920’s Isle […]

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Budehaven Students Tour London….

Thanks to Nick Tyrrell of Budehaven School for this report on the recent London residential visit of the GCSE Travel & Tourism students at the school. While Bude thrives on […]

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Is Bude Britain’s Best Coastal Resort?

Bude TIC  have been able to nominate Bude as the UK’s best coastal resort in the very prestigious British Travel Awards. Voting opened on 1st July, and Bude has some stiff competition […]

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Bude/Stratton Residents – Have your Say on Beaches

Bude-Stratton residents are being asked for their views on how to improve Crooklets and Summerleaze beach areas. The consultation is taking place as part of the Council’s Bude Coastal Assets […]

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