This town near the Devon border in northern Cornwall has lovely coastal scenery and good surfing. Because of its close proximity to both Cornwall and Devon, many backpackers travelling by car use it as a base for making daytrips into the neighbouring counties.
The Crescent, Bude
Tel (01288) 354240
Open May-Sep Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
First buses 319 and 372 go to Barnstaple, X8 goes to Plymouth, X9 goes to Exeter, X11 runs between Bude and Camelford, where you can transfer to the X10 to Newquay.
57 Killerton Road, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8EW
Tel (01288) 354 256