Surfing: With the Atlantic facing north coast of Cornwall rating so highly for great waves and epic scenery, the Bude area and its wild surf beaches are a brilliant destination for surfing in Cornwall. Many European Champion surfers were born and raised in the waves of Bude. More experienced surfers will love exploring the stunning wild coastline nearby, while newcomers are well catered for with excellent surfing tuition and safe, accessible beaches close at hand.
Cycling: One of the most pleasant and active ways to take in the sights of Bude is on two wheels. With roads and trails that are generally quiet and accessible. There are some challenging places to conquer, but also pleasant, level routes such as the Bude Canal towpath.
Golf: With a golf course opposite Links Side itself, as well as a few others just a short drive away, Links Side is an ideal place for golf break.
Rowing & Pedalos: There are fantastic rowing boats and pedalos to hire on The Bude Canal and nearby Tamar Lakes. Both locations are perfect for a leisurely few hours on the water exploring and enjoying the amazing scenery
Walking: There’s no better way to explore the area than on foot. With numerous, well-marked foot paths and bridleways, walking in Bude is a delight. There is always something interesting to spot and with so many routes on offer, you never need walk the same path twice during your stay. The South West Coastal Path also runs south towards Crackington Heaven, and North towards Hartland Quay. The Path in total runs for 630 miles of the south west coastline which makes up the longest National Trail in the UK.