Widemouth Bay, located on the North Cornish Coast, is a village which mainly consists of bungalows built in the twentieth century, however it’s history harks back to the age of smugglers and many inlets and coves can be found along the local coastline. Other prominent tourist destinations such as Crackington Haven, Boscastle and Tintagel are within a 30 minute drive of Widemouth Bay.
Eating and Drinking
There are many cafe’s, restaurants and pubs in the village, a Sunday carvery can easily be found either side of the Bay! There are many residential properties and holiday lets throughout the quiet village. Shops and other amenities are within a 10 minute drive in the local town of Bude.
Cinema – Just up the road at Treskinnick Cross – The independant Rebel Cinema
Adventure activities are easy to find and do in the local area. Surfing is a very popular draw and Widemouth Bay is favoured by surfers and bodyboarders of all abilities. The coast also offers opportunities to embark on adventures such as abseiling, coasteering, getting on your bike or going for a walk as long as you like.
Outdoor Activity Centre, Widemouth
Follow the above link to visit Outdoor Adventure’s homepage.
The below downloads are available on the Bude Bikes website along with bike rental – https://budebikehire.co.uk
The below links are websites with numerous suggestions for walks along the North Cornish coast and further afield.
Walking with Dogs
Our site has a large dog walking area. Please keep dogs on leads at all times.
Cornwall is known for its Atlantic waves. Widemouth is 2 miles south of Bude and enjoys good surf. See the surf cam on our welcome page. Widemouth has Life Guards on duty during the summer. Below is a link to other lovely beaches in Cornwall.
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Buses stop outside the site going toward Wadebridge and outside the Manor Hotel going toward Bude. A leaflet giving latest information is available at Bude
Information Centre – Call 0871 200 2233 for journey times.
Tourist Information Centre
The Crescent, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8LE – Tel: 01288 354240