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The Castle Bude
The Castle Bude

The Castle, Bude was designed and built by Cornish engineer and inventor, Sir Goldworthy Gurney in 1830. The building includes a Heritage Centre with a variety of displays chronicling the history of Bude and the surrounding area. Two art galleries provide visitors with a changing exhibition programme featuring local artists. Café Limelight offers a delicious range of cakes and light lunches with the best sea view in Bude. The Castle is also a licensed wedding venue. The Heritage Centre includes an important painting by Robert Lenkiewicz, depicting local members of The Sealed Knot in costume. There are also local scenes by British artist Charles Henry Branscombe.

The Castle Bude

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The Castle Bude is managed by Bude-Stratton Town Council

Bude-Stratton Town Council is an Art UK Partner

The Castle Bude

Bude, Cornwall EX23 8LG England

01288 357301

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  • 31 March 2020

    Would you like a little something good to focus on for the future perhaps? Whilst we are all sitting tight at home, we're getting going on organising Bude's first Literary Festival, currently still scheduled for October 22-25th ...more info here ...