The Beach Guide

Summerleaze Beach (Bude)

Summerleaze Beach (Bude) - Cornwall

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Summerleaze is a wide sandy beach within easy walking distance of Bude town centre. Flanked by the river, backed by dunes and sheltered by an impressive breakwater, Summerleaze is popular with families and surfers. A seawater bathing pool offers safe swimming in all conditions. Beach huts are available to hire.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs are allowed but must be on leads during the day, between Easter and end September.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    EX23 8HN

    OS grid ref.

    SS 2047 0654

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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