Open air swimming, lido, salt water pool, free activity, things to do. Bude, Cornwall


The school summer holidays are now drawing to a close and its not too late to book yourself a September getaway!

Come and enjoy this wonderful time of year in Cornwall, take advantage of the quieter roads, beaches and attractions.

You’ll find us just outside Bude, North Cornwall, in tranquil rural locations. Ideally situated for exploring both coast and countryside. And dare we say it, but yes North Devon too!

Choose from  two farmhouses, six courtyard barns, three houses with hot tubs, four cottages plus our Rural Retreats that sleep from 2 to 17.

If your travelling with pre-schoolers, there is no need to pack the kitchen sink, being parents ourselves, we’ve been there and done it (and are still doing it!) so there are so many items that we can provide for you to make your holiday as relaxing as possible – Our cottages and facilities have been designed with this in-mind – see our Child Friendly page for more information.

For couples and groups alike, you can also enjoy this quieter time of year exploring the local area, coastal path, restaurants etc – see our Couple Getaway & Group Stays pages for more information. 

We have dog-friendly properties too. Some houses and cottages have fully enclosed gardens to ensure your dogs safety and space to play too!

All our holiday homes are fully equipped, Plus our range of onsite facilities including heated swimming pool, tennis court and much much more guarantee that you don’t need to go far to start having fun.

We offer weekly stays arriving on either a Friday or Saturday with short stays also available with flexible start dates




September is the month of Food Festivals, including Bude’s own Budelicious Festival on 21st – 22nd September here are some details of just some of the events happening in Cornwall this month  …


Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast

1st September 10am – 5pm

Lobster and Crab Feast is how Clovelly celebrates its famous links to this amazing seafood. It’s a great day out for all the family. Clovelly celebrates its famous, sustainably caught, lobsters and crabs.  Live folk music, quay kitchens.

Newquay Fish Festival

13 Sep 2019 to 15 Sep 2019

Showcasing Newquay Harbour, the festival attracts thousands of visitors to sample delicious fish dishes, watch local chefs rustle up amazing food and enjoy the entertainment.

World Belly Board Championships

8 Sep 2019

The World Belly Board Championships 2019 will take place on Perranporth Beach in Cornwall. The popular traditional surf event will see more than 200 people compete in a series of races, using wooden boards which hark from a by-gone era.

The Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival

13 Sep 2019 to 15 Sep 2019

The Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival returns to the beautiful grounds of Healey’s Cyder Farm on Friday 13th – Sunday 15th September 2019 with The Zutons and Reef confirmed as headliners.

St Ives September Festival

14 Sep 2019 to 28 Sep 2019

300 events planned for this year, there is something for everyone, so join in the St Ives September Festival celebrations – two weeks of great music, exhibitions, walks, talks, workshops, films, comedy, theatre, plays.

Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb

14 Sep 2019 to 15 Sep 2019

Organisers of the ground-breaking Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb in Cornwall can confirm that the motorsport weekend will become an annual event and take place for a second time on

Newquay Beer Festival

20 Sep 2019 to 22 Sep 2019

An event where you can enjoy sampling over 100 beers and ciders (50 different real ales and 50 different ciders) from across Cornwall and the rest of the country.

Budelicious Food Festival

21st to 22nd September, 2019

We are delighted to hear that the second Budelicious Food Festival on 21-23 September 2019.  Budelicious will again showcase the wonderful artisan food and drink producers in the area, and the very best and varied restaurants that Bude has to offer.

The Budelicious event will include ‘street-food’ vendors outside the Falcon Hotel; an Artisans’ Hall, where local area producers will taste and sell their wares; a Marquee where our fantastic local and celebrity chefs will demonstrate their skills; a family area, with children’s entertainment; and Cornish Musicians to close the Festival

Red Panda Weekend at Paradise Park

21 Sep 2019 to 22 Sep 2019

Become a ‘Red Panda Ranger’ during this special weekend event in aid of the ‘Red Panda Network’, which is establishing the world’s first protected area dedicated to red pandas in Nepal.

5km Harbour to Harbour Sea Swim 2019

21 Sep 2019

 The 2019 5km sea swim will again be a point to point swim starting at the harbour of Charlestown and finishing at the harbour of Polkerris, taking you across St Austell Bay from West to East passing Carlyon Bay beach before finishing at Polkerris. 


Grandparent’s Weekend at Lappa Valley

28 Sep 2019 to 29 Sep 2019

We know how helpful and supportive grandparents can be, so as a thank you why not treat them to a FREE day out at Lappa Valley Steam Railway? Grandmothers OR Grandfathers get FREE* entry with any full paying child (3-15 years).


For details of more events, visit the VISIT CORNWALL Events Page 


ALWAYS double check our availability calendar for the latest prices just in case this page gets a day or two out of date!

Should you experience any problems in making an online booking via our website, or would like further information, then please contact us on 01288 361494.