Bude Holiday Resort

Bude Holiday Resort is perfectly situated beside the National Trust Coastline with its own private access to the South West Coastal Path.  The picturesque town of Bude – named the UK’s Best Coastal Town in the British Travel Awards 2016, is within walking distance or  2 minutes by car.  Discover the beautiful beaches of Crooklets, Summerleaze and, Bude’s own Sea Pool with places to eat out close by.

The park is undergoing a £2.4m upgrade for 2017 with 100 new ‘Super Pitches’ for tourers and motor homes, a new heated outdoor pool (open in the summer season), owners only static caravan and lodge development and, new hire fleet caravans.  The landscaped Super Pitches are gravel hardstanding touring pitches, accessed along hard roadways and paths with parking spaces. Each pitch is fully serviced with 16 amp electricity, fresh water connection, grey and brown water disposal. The park has a new easily accessible entrance from Maer Lane and all those potholes will be repaired!

The new touring site will have a state of the art amenity building with central heating. The flushing toilets are sensor actuated with hand basins & showers, some totally private cubicles each containing a toilet, wash basin & shower, washing up room, dog wash area, Elsan point and wet suit drying.  The park also has a launderette including washers, dryers, ironing board & hand washing facilities.  Please note, we estimate that our improvements will be completed by the middle of May, so please expect limited development work onsite and an uneven access road until that point.

The completely new ‘Owners Only’ development will have 99 static caravans and lodges for sale.  On site we have an adventure playground, amusement arcade, convenience store, diner and launderette. Nightly family friendly entertainment featuring our cuddly mascot Surfing Sami starts from Easter weekend and continues until the end of October. We are open a 12 owners month season, so you can holiday with us anytime of the year!  Most facilities will close at the end of October and re-open at Easter.

In the area, choose from exploring historic houses to surfing big swells and cycling to crazy golf – the charming haven of Bude has something for everyone. Bude Holiday Resort is a friendly place for families, couples and solo travelers to stay in an idyllic location safely perched by the stunning coastline and clifftops of the North Coast of Cornwall.

We’re a dog friendly park* and love welcoming you and your pets to stay.  Please click here for more information and to book dog friendly accommodation at Bude.

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  • Caravan Holidays – choose from 2 or 3 bedroom, fully equipped modern holiday homes to suit all needs, mostly 2015, 16 and 17 models;
  • Holiday home lodges & caravans – finance solutions available from £200 a month.  Check out our finance offer from Black Horse
  • Tourers and Motorhomes – We have 100 brand new, 20 foot, landscaped ‘Super Pitches’ now available at Bude with fresh water, grey/black water drainage, electric supply, hardstanding and a grass area for an awning.  Enjoy our best pitch ever for your holiday this year and walk in to town.
  • Seasonal Touring -why not join the many owners who keep their touring caravans at Bude Holiday Resort all the year round and enjoy one of our brand new ‘Super Pitches’ for just £2,600 pa.
  • Glamping Pods – cosy, heated pods with beds, a fridge, microwave, kettle and TV, just bring your bedding, cuttlery and crockery
  • Camping– We no longer have space for camping at Bude, but our modern sister site Widemouth Fields is just 5 miles away, plus you get to use all of the facilities at Bude for free.

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*Please note – Dogs are not currently permitted in the bar area.

With it’s wide range of on-site facilities, Bude Holiday Resort is the perfect destination for couples and families of all ages. Day or night, rain or shine, you’ll find plenty to do on the park!

You’ll find everything you need to make your holiday unforgettable. Our resort is jam-packed with things to do, from a magical summer entertainment schedule to an outdoor pool to dive right into. Whatever the weather, we’re on hand to create memories that last a lifetime!

Please note opening times of some facilities will vary, particularly outside of the main season.



Outdoor Swimming Pool

Tucked into a quiet part of Bude Holiday Resort, our heated outdoor swimming pool is being completely refurbished for the 2017 season.  With new water features and an improved poolside area this will be the perfect place to enjoy some summer sun.  The pool is open usually between May and Mid September, subject to weather.


The Atlantic Bar

Our club house bar provides a welcoming environment for everyone to enjoy. Grab a drink and relax playing pool in the daytime, or be seated for our nightly entertainment on-stage in the evening (between Easter and the end October). Free Wi-Fi is available in the bar.  In 2017 enjoy a pint in the sun in our new beer garden area!  Please note opening times will vary outside of the main holiday season.


Beachcombers Diner & Takeaway

Treat yourself to a meal out on the resort with the family in the Beachcomber’s Diner and Takeaway. Sit back and relax whilst we cook up a simple, tasty hot meal or two for you, or alternatively you can place an order to take out.  Please Note: Beachcombers is run privately and so opening times and availability are not controlled by Bude Holiday Resort. 

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Amusement Arcade

Right next door to the Atlantic Bar is our amusement arcade. There’s fun and games aplenty inside, so the younger ones can spend those coppers ‘til their heart’s content! Please note: During quieter seasons opening times may change.


Adventure Playground

Located amidst the green meadows of our touring and camping area, the adventure playground has been designed for entertaining children in the great outdoors! There’s plenty of slides, swings and frames for them to clamber on in Bude’s glorious summer sunshine.



Stocked with all your holiday essentials, our on-site mini-market is sure to have everything you need during your stay. If you’d like a bigger store, Sainsbury’s is just a three minute drive down the road!   Please Note: the Mini-Market is run privately and so opening times and availability are not controlled by Bude Holiday Resort. 

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Our self-service laundrette is open every day, should you need to do any laundry during your stay. There are coin operated washing machines and tumble dryers inside, as well as a sink area for hand-washing items.

We have entertainment to keep you and your family entertained throughout the day and night.  With daily activities for kids and adults including mini Olympics, chocolate parties, pool tournaments and daily cash bingo you will never be bored.  Plus our brand new nightly shows presented by our welcoming entertainment team are coupled with fun for the kids featuring our cuddly mascot Surfing Sami. 




Regular Daytime Entertainment

We’ve got plenty to keep you entertained during the day with Surfing Sami’s Funhouse for the kids plus the chance to become an entertainer, join a pop group or our Choir, try out for our talent contest or show us your skills in our darts tournament, pub quiz and games championship.
NB. children need to accompanied by an adult at all times 


Regular Nightly Entertainment

Our nightly entertainment starts each night at 7pm with a kids’ disco, followed by Sufing Sami’s Fun House with dancing games and nightly prizes.  Every night our entertainments team will bring you cash bingo, gameshow time, karaoke, talent performances and our late night disco party.  Plus one of fabulous live shows.
NB. children need to accompanied by an adult at all times

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Surfing Sami’s Funhouse

Surfing Sami’s Funhouse takes place every day at 10.30am – 12.30pm.  Enjoy a range of activities including mini-Olympics, arts and crafts, fun by the pool, crazy household science and chocolate parties.   There is something fun for everyone at Surfing Sami’s Funhouse.  In the evening join your Funhouse host for dancing, games and a chance to win some great prizes. 

NB. children need to accompanied by an adult at all times

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Revolution

Get your fists in the air, your air guitar tuned and get ready to experience the evolution of Rock ‘n’ Roll with this fully choreographed, full cast production, sharing the best songs from Rock throughout the ages.  Whatever your era, we’ve got something for you to rock out to; with a unique blend of 50’s Rock ‘n’ Roll and a generous helping of new-age rock, you are sure to be “Rocking All Over the World”!

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Destination Disco

It’s time to hit the dance floor and celebrate those dancing days with a selection of the most exciting disco tunes ever released.  This lively, visually pleasing celebration of disco will make you grab for those flares, frilly shirts and platform boots and join the journey to Destination Disco

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Swing Through Time

Join us for this exciting and engaging production celebrating the most familiar, popular and breakthrough songs of this iconic genre.  Filled with memorable songs that we all know and love plus modern songs performed with that catchy swing beat, you are sure to be tapping those feet and singing along with this high class production.



Get to really know your entertainment team as they share with you some of their favourite songs.  Come along and enjoy some stunning live vocals and a great mix of popular tunes.


Visiting Acts

Enjoy regular visiting live acts including local bands and musicians as well as the popular personality vocalist, Christopher-John who presents a collection of pop/rock and party anthems from the 60s to the present day.  With stunning vocals, sharp suits and audience participation you will certainly be entertained.

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Hot Summer Party – Summer Only

Our all day beach party theme continues right through the night as we host a Hot Summer Party.  Let’s get together and celebrate that summer holiday feeling as we present the most exciting and feel good songs of the season, old and new.  We’ll have you singing and dancing along, a celebration of the summer that is not to be missed!

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Cirque de Sami – Summer Only

Sing and dance along with Surfing Sami as we bring you all the fun of the circus in this 20 minute production, especially for the kids.  Watch as he tries his best to become a talented circus clown.  We’re not quite sure Sami has what it takes, but we’ll let you decide.

NB. children need to accompanied by an adult at all times

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Sami’s Western Round Up – Summer Only

Let’s get that party started as Sheriff Surfing Sami takes us to the wild, wild west in this 20 minute show, especially for the kids.  Join in with the pirate theme as Sami teaches you some of the things he learnt on his journey.

NB. children need to accompanied by an adult at all times

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Sami’s Swashbuckling Adventure – Summer Only

Surfing Sami’s been on a swashbuckling adventure and he wants to share his story with you.  Join in with the pirate theme as Sami teaches you some of the things he learnt on his journey in this 20 minute show, especially for the kids.  

NB. children need to accompanied by an adult at all times

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Sami’s Pop Party! Summer Only

Everyone loves music and Surfing Sami is no exception.  Sami’s downloaded some his favourite songs to share with you in this 20 minute show, especially for the kids.  See you on the dancefloor!

NB. children need to accompanied by an adult at all times


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Bude’s Beaches

Inspiring painters, photographers and visitors alike, Bude’s beaches are truly breathtaking. At Summerleaze you’ll find beach huts and a beautiful tidal swimming pool. Crooklets offers a huge expanse of golden sand and is popular with surfers of all abilities. Out of town you’ll find even more delights such as Northcott Mouth, Widemouth Bay and Sandymouth.

Distance: 1.2 - 7.8 miles

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Tintagel Castle

Visit Tintagel Castle for history, beauty and magic. Situated in a wonderful location, high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, the Castle offers dramatic views, and its fascinating ruins and beach cafe make it a perfect day trip. With history stretching as far back as the Romans, Tintagel Castle is one of the most iconic visitor attractions in the South West.

Distance: 16.1 miles

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Bude Sea Pool

A part of Bude’s history as a seaside resort, Bude Sea Pool is a must-visit during your stay. Created in the 1930s, part man-made and part natural environment, Bude Sea Pool is an incredible part of Bude to uncover. Enjoy a blissful swim amongst the cliffs and bathe in the sunlight at this unique spot. Admission is unrestricted and completely free.

Distance: 1.4 miles

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Walks & Bike Rides

The local area is brilliant for walks and bike rides through the countryside and along the coast. Our resort has a private path leading onto the South West Coastal Path where you can then begin your journey. Watch this space for a downloadable walking and bike riding guide.


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Bude Canal

Take a stroll beside or paddle along the historic Bude Canal. Stop off at the local Tourist Information Centre and head to the Canal where you can hire a canoe, kayak, pedaloe, or bike for you and your family. The level towpath makes the Canal ideal for wheelchair users and pushchairs and you can discover all sorts of wildlife and nature as you make your way down the Canal.

Distance: 1.8 miles

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Bude Castle

Bude Castle is ideal for anyone eager to learn Bude’s rich heritage, geology, natural history and local art. Built in 1830 by inventor Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, today it is the ideal space for you to discover all there is to know about Bude and the surrounding area. From shipwrecks, Gurney’s inventions, the town’s history to local artwork, it’s a great day out with the family.

Distance: 1.7 miles

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Cornish Ice Cream Cafe

The Cornish Ice Cream Cafe is Bude’s original ice cream cafe parlour and has the best selection of Cornish ice creams Bude has to offer. In the heart of town, try from a huge selection of flavours and take a seat outside in the sun. If you’re feeling adventurous try their incredible Belgium waffles or pancakes topped with ice cream, chocolate sauce and maple syrup.

Distance: 1.4 miles

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Milky Way Adventure Park

For a family day out filled with space-themed adventures, head to North Devon’s Milky Way theme park. Ride the Cosmic Typhoon roller coaster, go wild on the assault courses and slides inside the indoor play area, and kick back to watch some amazing magic shows and animal displays. The adventure awaits!

Distance: 18.6 miles

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Trethorne Leisure Farm

Find acres of indoor and outdoor play areas at Trethorne Leisure Farm! There’s a fantastic range of activities such as trampolines, crazy golf, slides, sand pits, ball pools, assault courses and much more. Meet their friendly animals in the farm barn and ride one of their lovely ponies around the yard. Trethorne has all you need and more for a great family day out in Cornwall.

Distance: 18.2 miles

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Hidden Valley Discovery Park

The Hidden Valley is an adventure park with a real difference. Embark upon many quests during your visit, with lots of clues and challenges along the way. With different trails including the Indiana and Sherlock Holmes trails, as well as a maize, mini railway, woodland walks and much more. Don’t forget to visit the spectacular and mysterious Forbidden Mansion too!

Distance: 18.6 miles

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Harlequinns Leisure Centre

Open all year round, Harlequinns Leisure Centre offers entertainment for all the family, whatever the weather. With one of the biggest children’s play zones in the South West spread over six fun-packed floors, there’s endless fun to be had. There’s also ten lanes of ten pin bowling and a wide variety of dishes available at their in-house restaurant ‘The Snackbowl’.

Distance: 3.6 miles

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Life’s A Beach Restaurant

Overlooking Summerleaze Beach, Life’s A Beach restaurant is a prime location for eating out and features delicious seafood on the menu. Enjoy a quick lunch during your day of sunbathing on the beach, or book an evening meal followed by a lovely stroll along the beach.

Distance: 1.4 miles

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If you have any questions or comments about staying with us, please get in touch!

Contact number: 01288 355955

Email: reception@buderesort.co.uk

Address: Bude Holiday Resort, Maer Lane, Bude, Cornwall EX23 9EE

See here for directions (our postcode does not always work with Satellite Navigation systems).

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