Tamar Lakes Country Park is two miles from the A39 north of Bude on the North Cornwall coast and the two lakes offer a variety of activities including watersports, angling, walking, cycling and relaxing.
The watersports centre at Upper Tamar offers a range of watersports to visitors, who can also benefit from tuition from qualified instructors, hire equipment or launch their own craft. There is also a peaceful campsite, a café overlooking the lake and Visitor Centre. There is also a children’s play area and plenty of space for informal games.
The Green grade ‘Tamar Tootle’ circumnavigates the lake, providing beautiful views and relaxed cycling.
Location: Near Bude, Cornwall, EX23 9SB. Map ref LR190: Upper Lake 288118, Lower Lake 294107.
- Stagecoach operate a service on Sundays from Bude – Barnstaple via Kilkhampton, service number 319 (May to Sept). Visit the Stagecoach website.
- Western Greyhound operate a town service from Bude to Kilkhampton (Monday – Saturday). Service number 520 visit the Western Greyhound website.
- Kilkhampton is the nearset bus stop and links up with the Bude Canal Trails Canal & Coast Walk. Tamar Lakes are approximately 3 miles from Kilkhampton on this trail.
For more information visit the South West Lakes Trust webpages.