A Naturist World Flexbury - Northcott Mouth

Beach Destination Information

  • Listed By : Team - ANW
  • Listed On : Jul 01, 2019
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  • Category : Europe-North » England
  • Description : Small sandy coves just over a mile north of Bude in Cornwall on a beautiful sandy beach. Exhilarating in the surf (caution no life guard) and easy to get to.

    The nearest village is 'Flexbury'. The nude area is 2km North of the village of Flexbury and to the south of Menachurch Point. There is a National Trust carpark close to the beach. 
  • Location : Northcott Mouth, Bude, Cornwall, England, UK

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Good to Know

  • Beach Type Beaches and Coves
  • Facilities At Sandymouth Beach (National Trust) can be reached at all but high water, cafe open June-Sep.
  • Nudist Status Tolerated / Clothing Optional
  • Ease of Access A bit of a hike. There is a steepish path beneath Westpark Pit down to the beach where there are plenty of secluded areas at the back of the beach.

Getting There

  • Town / County / State Flexbury, Bude, Cornwall
  • Zip / Postal Code EX23 9EG
  • Directions Satnav: EX23 9EG (Northcott Mouth) Bude is on the main A39 coast road or, if approaching from inland, approach on the A3072 from the direction of Holsworthy. Having parked in Bude, the beach is a relatively short distance to the north. Alternatively, follow side roads north from Bude - via Flexbury - and then turning to the left in Poughill to reach Northcott Mouth (where car parking in available). From Northcott Mouth, the beach used by naturists is said to be about a quarter of a mile south - towards Bude. Parking - available above the beach at Northcott Mouth and Sandy Mouth. There is a half mile walk to the north/south of the beach. Nearest parking is at Sandy Mouth (1 km south along beach or cliff top) or Northcott Mouth (300m north along cliff top or beach if tide is out); both have National Trust car parks but better facilities at Sandymouth.


  • Latitude 50.846173
  • Longitude -4.555422
  • Sea Level (In Meters) 19