The Look Out is ideally located and a good base to explore from being close to both Devon and to the rest of Cornwall.
The South West Coastal path is on our land and is easily accessible. Local areas to explore including Millook and Crackington Haven to the south and Widemouth, Crooklets and Sandymouth to the north. There are lots of Ordnance Survey maps and leaflets for circular walks available.
Instead of walking, why not cycle your way along the coast of Cornwall? Bude Bike Hire offers cycle hire equipment to suit your needs.
Sandymouth, Duckpool, Northcott, Welcombe, Hartland, Clovelly, Appledore, Instow and Bideford all within 45 minutes away.
Crackington Haven, Boscastle, Bossiney, Tintagel, Trebarwith Strand, Port Isaac, Port Quin, Constantine Bay, Trevose Head, Hawkers Bay, Padstow and Watergate Bay - all dog friendly and all approximately 45 minutes away.
Bude Tourist Information is a fabulous find situated on the Crescent just before the Bridge into Bude. (Visit www.visitbude.info or phone: 01288 354240). Everything you need to know in one place!
There is a huge basket full of leaflets and information about most places to explore in Cornwall in The Look Out. We would recommend booking in advance for anywhere you particularly want to visit as the summer gets very busy and books up well in advance.
Bude offers such a great selection of restaurants, bistros and posh cafes - we really are spoilt for choice!
situated by the Wharf - fab bistro with great outdoor space next to the Canal. http://www.olivetreebude.co.uk/
located at Summerleaze with parking. Dogs outside only but covered area. Great views and buzz. http://lifesabeach.info/
located at Crooklets. Free WiFi and dogs allowed. http://www.rosieskitchen.co.uk/
situated on the first floor of Bude Castle and Heritage Centre - try and grab the table in the window or outside...stunning views and great food. http://www.thecastlerestaurantbude.co.uk/
on the road into Bude just passed Widemouth Bay. Mainly Italian/Pasta but great location and interior. Dogs allowed outside under covered area. Open all day and night. http://www.elements-life.co.uk/
- you can walk here along the beach. Good food but better for its location for sunset and people watching. http://www.bayviewinn.co.uk/
A shabby chic new venture which has its own beach boasting a cocktail bar. Ignore the kitsch decor but not the moreish Mojitos. You can pre order your Fish & Chips and have a beer whilst waiting. Dog friendly outside area.http://www.beachhousewidemouth.co.uk/
Open from 10.30 - 17.00 hours Widemouth Bay Café is not only dog friendly but is a short walk from The Look Out. Located right on the beach front at Widemouth it boasts the best breakfasts serving locally sourced produce and caters for gluten free and veggies. This is a wonderful little find and reasonable prices too. http://www.widemouthbaycafe.co.uk/
A fabulous find situated along the Canal path. Dog friendly outside under the covered area. Also has a timber childrens play area and small wildlife centre. A great place to end up after walking the Canal path from Bude. A contemporary bistro cafe with fab food and great location. An ideal place to go for a Full Monty breakfast before heading back after your holiday. A short drive along the A39 towards Bude. http://www.weir-restaurant-bude.co.uk/
Eat in, take away + delivery. Freshly prepared unique locally sourced toppings on the Best Pizzas in the West! http://www.laboccabude.co.uk/