Bude is a small seaside motel metropolis in north Cornwall, England, UK, in the civil parish of Bude-Stratton and on the mouth of the River Neet. It was occasionally formerly known as Bude Haven. It lies southwest of Stratton, south of Flexbury and Poughill, and north of Widemouth Bay and is located alongside the A3073 avenue off the A39. Bude is twinned with Ergue-Gaberic in Brittany, France. Bude's coast faces Bude Bay inside the Celtic Sea, part of the Atlantic Ocean. The population of the civil parish may be found underneath Bude-Stratton.
Its earlier importance become as a harbour, after which a source of sea sand beneficial for improving the moorland soil. The Victorians favoured it as a watering vicinity, and it was a famous seashore vacation spot within the 20th century. In the Middle Ages the simplest living here changed into Efford Manor, the seat of the Arundells of Trerice, which had a chapel of St Leonard. Another chapel existed at Chapel Rock which was committed to Holy Trinity and St Michael.