Bude is located in the county of Cornwall, South West England, one mile west of the town of Stratton, 36 miles north-west of the major city of Plymouth, 74 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 198 miles west of London. Bude lies three miles west of the Devon border. Bude falls within the unitary authority of Cornwall. It is in the EX23 postcode district. The post town for Bude is Bude.
Bude is in the ceremonial county of Cornwall, the historic county of Cornwall, and the administrative county of Cornwall.
Bude is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cornwall, and towards the easternmost extremity of Cornwall.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Bude is EX23 8JU.
Bude is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EX23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the EX23 postcode district.
The post town for Bude is Bude. Bude is in the EX23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bude.
The centre of Bude is located at position 50.83111° latitude and -4.54535° longitude.
The centre of Bude is located at the grid reference easting 220849 and northing 106596 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Bude relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Bude to the centre of the town.
Position of Bude relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Bude to the centre of the city.