October half term is a great time to visit Bude! The weather is still mild, the crowds have thinned out, and there are plenty of activities and events to keep the whole family entertained.
Here are a few ideas for things to do in Bude in October half term:
- Explore the coast. Bude has stunning coastline with the world famous ‘Bude fold‘, with plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling. You can also go rockpooling, fishing, or surfing.
- Visit the beach. Bude’s beaches are perfect for swimming, building sandcastles, and playing beach games.
- Surf. With fewer people in the sea than summer and often bigger waves, October can be an amazing time to surf. Never surfed before…take a lesson…you’ll be up and riding in no time.
- Go for a walk along the Bude Canal. The Bude Canal is a beautiful and tranquil spot, perfect for a leisurely stroll. Reward yourself with lunch or cake at the Weir. Canalside, Bude is right on the Canal path!
- Swim in the Sea Pool. Completely free and refreshed by the sea twice a day, swim securely out in the open. Water temperature in October is the same as June!
- Visit the Bude Castle Heritage Centre. The Bude Castle Heritage Centre tells the story of Bude’s history, from its Iron Age origins to its Victorian heyday.
- Go to the cinema. The Rebel Cinema just outside of Bude shows the latest films.
- Go to a soft play centre or Bowl The venue in Bude has both!
- Visit the Bude Skatepark. The Bude Skatepark is a great place for skateboarders, scooter riders, of all ages.
- Indulge in afternoon tea. With many in Bude, or the amazing Rectory Farm Tea Rooms about 15 miles north, spoil yourself with a delicious afternoon tea.
- Go to a restaurant or cafe. Bude has a wide range of restaurants and cafes to choose from, so you’re sure to find something to your taste – see our guide here.
- Halloween activities at the Milky Way Adventure park. A short drive from Bude, the Milky Way has a week long set of Halloween filled activities.
- Go see live music. The Preston Gate Tuesdays and Fridays, The Barrel Sunday day time to name but two places.
With so much to see and do, Bude is the perfect place to spend October half term with your family and friends.
- Location, location, location! Canalside Bude is located in the heart of Bude, just steps from the canal, pubs, restaurants, and Summerleaze Beach. This makes it the perfect base for exploring all that Bude has to offer.
- Luxury accommodation. Canalside Bude is a luxury two-bedroom holiday let that has been beautifully furnished and equipped. It features everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay, including a fully equipped kitchen, two spacious bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a private terrace overlooking the canal.
- Excellent customer service. We are passionate about providing their guests with an excellent customer experience. We’re always on hand to help with any questions or requests you may have.
- Stunning views. Canalside Bude offers stunning views of the Bude Canal and the surrounding countryside. You can enjoy these views from the private terrace or from the living room windows.
- Peaceful setting. Canalside Bude is located in a quiet and peaceful setting, making it the perfect place to relax and unwind.
- Close to all amenities. Canalside Bude is close to all of Bude’s amenities, including shops, restaurants, pubs, and attractions. This means that you can easily get around without having to use a car.