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The Bude 01288 Area Code (Bude Dialling Code)

The 01288 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Bude area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01288 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Bude area code is (01288) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01288 Area Code?

The Bude 01288 dialling code intersects the counties of Cornwall and Devon in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01288 Bude dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01288 Bude dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01288 dialling code.

Phoning the 01288 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1288).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441288
Europe00441288
Australia0011441288

Origins of the 01288 Bude Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0288.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01288 area was BU8. The first two characters are taken from the letters B and U in BUde. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 8 and 8.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01288 Bude area code
An old rotary dial for the 01288 Bude area code.

Map of the 01288 Bude dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01288 Bude phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01288 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01288 Bude area code
Map of the 01288 Bude area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Bude 01288-Bude dialling Code

Bude
Kilkhampton
Marhamchurch
Stratton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Bude 01288-Bude dialling Code

Bude (WWBUDE) Cornwall