CLC World resorts & Hotels

How far is Bude (and Tintagel)?


Bude was very popular with the Victorians but the stuffiness of that era is a thing of the past. Laidback is the key word. Popular with surfers, ramblers, golfers and fishermen, Bude has won several British Travel Awards. Clean beaches and its own Jazz festival (end of August) are just two reasons to visit this lovely town.

Tintagel is associated with the legend of King Arthur and the ruins of his castle on the headland are inspirational. Explore the island said to be Arthur’s birthplace.

Distance by road: 39 miles

Route: Via the A39. There are a number of B roads before you get to Bodmin and follow the A39 north towards Bude. For Tintagel, leave the A39 for the B3263.

Travelling Time: Just over an hour

How far is Padstow?

A charming fishing port with more than its fair share of great fish restaurants, Padstow is also one of the locations for Poldark. As it’s a working harbour you get to experience the daily life which is also reminiscent of times past. A starting point for the Camel Cycle Trail and boasting golden beaches within minutes of the town, you can work off those fantastic fish and chips while enjoying the scenery.

Distance by road: 28 miles

Route: From the B3269, turn onto the A390 before joining the A389 Truro Road. Merge onto the A30, then join the A39, heading to Padstow.

Travelling Time: 45 minutes

From Land’s End to Bude

CLC Trenython Manor is the idyllic spot to enjoy some downtime and simply relax. However, Cornwall has a lot to offer, so it would be remiss if you didn’t venture out to experience Cornwall’s food, history and natural beauty.

You will need a car, and a GPS would be advisable, and then you can explore as near or far as you desire. We’ve delved into our local expert knowledge to show you what to expect in terms of distance and travel times to some of Cornwall’s top attractions.

How far is the Eden Project?

Landscaped gardens, biomes hosting a rainforest and millions of plants, the Eden Project has become one of Britain’s top attractions. Even better, it’s just down the road from CLC Trenython Manor.

Distance by road: 4.5 miles

Route: Turn onto the A390 Tywardreath Highway, before turning right onto Prideaux Road and then left into Bodelva Road and the Eden Project.

Travelling Time: just over 10 minutes

How far is Land’s End?

200 foot cliffs, the Longships Lighthouse and Isles of Scilly are part of the spectacular scenery that greet you at Britain’s most south-westerly tip.

Distance by road: 63 miles

Route: From the resort, join the A390. Then follow the A389 Truro Road before taking the A30 to Redruth. Continue on the A30 past Penzance to the Land’s End Landmark Attraction. You’re now at the edge of Cornwall and Britain.

Travelling Time: 1 hour 40 mins

How far is Mousehole?

This appropriately named village (it really is petite), has lots of character and provides a unique Christmas light display in the harbour. The narrow streets are filled with shops, galleries and inns.

Parking is VERY limited in the actual village and it is advised to use the North Quay (open all year) or South Quay (not available in winter) car parks and walk in. It’s not far!

Distance by road: 57 miles

Route: Take the B3269 to the A390 Truro Road and continue to the A30 heading towards Redruth. From the A30 turn onto the B3315 and into the village of Mousehole.

Travelling Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

How far is Truro?

Cornwall’s only city, Truro has everything you’d expect in a city – cathedral, museums, galleries, parks and places of historic interest – just on a smaller scale.

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Distance by road: 21 miles

Route: Take the A3082 to the A390 Holmbush Road. Follow the A390 into Truro.

Travelling Time: 50 minutes