9 Fantastic Family-Friendly Days Out for Your Perfect Bude Holiday

A summer holiday in a holiday cottage in Bude is the perfect opportunity for families to create unforgettable memories together. With its stunning beaches, exciting attractions, and picturesque surroundings, Bude and the surrounding area offer a plethora of family-friendly activities to enjoy. In this blog, we’ve compiled a list of just 9 of these fantastic days out so you can plan in advance and make the most of the luxurious holiday cottage and your well-deserved time away during your stay with us here at Court Farm Holidays. Don’t forget this is just a small selection and our team will be happy to help point you in the direction of the veritable plethora of other options on our doorstep whenever you need, please don’t hesitate to ask.

1. Beach Bliss at Summerleaze and Crooklets

Start your holiday with a trip to Bude’s two most famous beaches – Summerleaze and Crooklets. Build sandcastles, paddle in the shallows, and soak up the sun while the kids explore rock pools and the fun of catching a few waves. And Don’t forget to take a leisurely stroll along Bude’s scenic coastal path too, a great way to tire out the kids or your four-legged friends before you enjoy a glass or two in the hot tub!

2. Discover Bude Sea Pool

Venture to Bude Sea Pool, a semi-natural pool perfect for a refreshing swim, especially for children. The pool is sheltered from the waves by a semi-natural rock formation, providing a safe and enjoyable environment for the whole family, great for less confident swimmers and the days when the waves are not so inviting.

3. Explore The Castle Bude

Take a step back in time by visiting The Castle Bude, a historic building turned into a heritage centre. Explore the fascinating exhibitions, enjoy the stunning views from the tower, and let the kids engage in interactive displays to learn about the area’s rich history.

4. Adventure at The Big Sheep

For a day filled with laughter and excitement, head to The Big Sheep, an amusement park with rides, awesome animal encounters, and live shows. From sheep racing to indoor play areas, this attraction promises fun for kids of all ages. Plus there is a brilliant brewery and a gin distillery on site for the bigger kids so you can reward yourself and kick back with a delicious pint or G and T when you return after a day of adventure with your well-exercised children!

5. Cornish Birds of Prey Centre

Another great day of animal adventure can be found at the Cornish Birds of Prey Centre. Meet some fantastic feathery friends and nurture the budding ornithologist in yourself and your younger ones. Your entry fee will also help to provide a caring home for mistreated, unwanted, injured and neglected birds of prey and other animals, whether from private owners or zoos. What’s not to like?

6. Discover Tintagel Castle

Combine history and adventure at Tintagel Castle, a legendary site associated with King Arthur and Merlin. Explore the ruins, enjoy breathtaking coastal views, and engage in the new footbridge experience for an unforgettable family adventure steeped in myth and history.

7. Family Fun at Milky Way Adventure Park

Another exciting option is the Milky Way Adventure Park, featuring thrilling rides, indoor play areas, and interactive exhibits. With attractions suitable for a range of ages, it’s the perfect place to spend a day of family fun.

8. Surf Day

Get into the spirit of Cornish coastal life with a surf day with your family. Whether it’s bodyboards, surfboards or paddleboards on the calmer days, getting onto the water is a must when taking a holiday in and around Bude. Why not take a surf lesson with one of the many surf schools at Widemouth Bay, just a stone’s throw from our base and most of our holiday cottages in Maramchurch? We also have wetsuits and bodyboards available to hire onsite to make things all the easier to enjoy a few waves.

9. Cycle The Bude Canal

Rent bicycles from us, at Court Farm Holidays, and embark on a leisurely ride along the scenic Bude Canal. The flat terrain and picturesque surroundings make it an ideal family activity, providing an opportunity to connect with nature while staying active. Booking the bike hire is essential so make sure you do this in order not to be disappointed.

Bude and its surrounding area offer an incredible array of family-friendly activities that guarantee an unforgettable summer holiday. From building sandcastles on beautiful beaches to exploring historical sites and engaging in thrilling adventures, there’s something for everyone. Embrace the charm and warmth of Bude as you create lasting memories with your loved ones during your summer getaway. And don’t forget at Court Farm Holidays we have a resplendent range of luxurious holiday cottages available to make your Bude experience all the more pleasurable whatever your group size or needs.