Welcome to Bude Sea Pool

Bude Sea Pool is a semi-natural amenity that has provided a haven for free and safe bathing and other water-based activities since the 1930s.

Bude Sea Pool is a popular destination. It received the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice in 2022, awarded to attractions in the Top 10% worldwide. Friends of Bude Sea Pool (FoBSP) aims to preserve, improve and enhance Bude Sea Pool as a free amenity for the benefit of the community and the thousands of people who visit the town every year. 

Access to Bude Sea Pool is unrestricted and free of any admission charge. Friends of Bude Sea Pool (registered charity no. 1143156) relies on the support of Friends, Donors and local Business Sponsors and Visitor Giving Partners, as it receives no public funding to keep it open and safe for all. To manage this, FoBSP relies of your help, whether through making a donation, joining as a Friend or becoming a volunteer. 

Please show us your support and check out the many ways you can keep Bude Sea Pool afloat. 

Swim – Safe

Billy O׳Mahony of Bude Open Water Swimmers (BOWS) group has written a very useful article about safe swimming and swimming safely in areas of open water .  That article can be found here and we commend it to all as an excellent read.