Welcome to 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.
Access to Bude Sea Pool is unrestricted and of any admission charge. Friends of Bude Sea Pool (registered charity no. 1143156) relies on the support of Friends, donors and local Business Sponsors as it receives no public funding to keep it open and safe for all.
Bude Sea Pool is a popular destination. It is ranked Number One visitor attraction in Bude. In 2020, it received the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice, awarded to attractions in the Top 10% worldwide. (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. To manage this, FoBSP relies on your help. Please show your support by volunteering with us, joining as a Friend or making a donation.
Update – Autumn 2021
Following the recent rapid rise in Covid cases in Bude, the Trustees of the Friends of Bude Sea Pool have made an executive decision to postpone all indoor, in-person events in October and November 2021. It was put to vote and it was decided that this course of action is in the interest of public health of both residents and visitors.
- This will affect the following events:
- Both elements of the Art Extravaganza, the Spot the Artist Exhibition and End of Show Auction, that were due to be held from 27th-29th October have been postponed until 11th-13th May 2022.
- The 10th Year Birthday Celebrations that were due to be held on 13th November will be postponed until early 2022, date to be confirmed.
- The Annual General Meeting will remain on 28th November, however will now be via Zoom.
Weather-willing, the Annual Dog Show will proceed on the 31st October as it is an outside event.