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Bude - Crooklets Beach

Bude, Cornwall

The small bay of Crooklets is due north of Summerleaze and adjoins it at low tide. The bay is formed by the rocks of Wrangle Point to the north and outcrops of rocks to the south. Summerleaze is a sandy beach surrounded by dunes.

Beach Type



Lost child centre
Toilets with disabled access


All the water activities are zoned
The annual Bude festival is the 3rd Saturday in August and the Bude Jazz Festival is on the August Bank Holiday

Nature and Wildlife

There are rock pools and cliff and canal walks from the beaches with local nature reserves nearby. The beaches are on the South West Coastal Path.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beaches are cleaned daily and there are litter bins.


Dogs are allowed; dog bins provided.

Tourist Information

Bude Visitor Centre Crescent Car Park Bude EX23 8LE Tel: 01288 354240 e-mail: [email protected]


Nearest town: Bude
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8353, -4.5529
Postcode: EX23 8NE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Bude is situated on the A39 coastal road. From the A30 turn off at Okehampton along the A3079 and then the A3072. For Crooklets follow the road north from Bude town centre.

Public Transport

The nearest train station is Exeter or Barnstaple. Bus routes 518 519


Pay car parking for 400 cars with disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Crooklets, Bude (Long stay).
About 0 miles away
Summerleaze Coastal, Bude (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Post Office, Bude (Short stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Shalder Hill War Memorial, Bude (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
The Wharf, Bude (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Crescent, Bude (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Northcott Mouth Beach, Poughill (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Howells Bridge, Stratton (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Sandy Mouth Beach, Stibb (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Viewing Point North, Widemouth Bay (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bude