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Bude Tunnel

Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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Unforgettable experience!!!

On an overcast day we were looking for attractions in Bude when we stumbled across this tunnel with... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Watch Paint Dry or The Bude Tunnel?

We were looking through Trip Advisor for things to do in Bude, as the weather was pretty bad or... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Rob B
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The only tunnel Bude has to offer is open to the public free of charge, walk from the Sainsbury's car park to Crooklets Road completely undercover, protected from the elements whilst maintaining your view to the spectacular surroundings of Bude...more
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Crooklets Road, Bude EX23 8ND, England
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

On an overcast day we were looking for attractions in Bude when we stumbled across this tunnel with the wonderful Trip Advisor reviews. Being a very travelled family there is not much that can surprise us but Bude Tunnel exceeded expectations. One of those places...More

16  Thank TessRead
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We were looking through Trip Advisor for things to do in Bude, as the weather was pretty bad or should I say the usual spring bank holiday weather we expect to ruin any chance of outdoor pursuits, when we happened upon The Bude Tunnel. It...More

7  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

You know how a trip to a supermarket on holiday abroad is more exciting, what with those euros and funny foreign languages ? We have always been excited by those shade things that they have abroad to stop your car getting too hot. Well this...More

4  Thank poppet2004
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Spotted this as part of my research for a fun day out. Spent a good ten minutes walking the full length of the tunnel. The tunnel also has exit routes along the path which is great of someone annoying is also taking advantage of the...More

6  Thank J0nnyb0y1969
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Wasn't aware this was called bude tunnel. It's just a Perspex cover running from the car park to the supermarket which is handy if if is raining. Gets very hot in the summer and I would advise to walk on the outside of it.

7  Thank brummychez
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We have visited the Bude tunnel twice now, having run out of pop & crisps; we had to go back to Sainsbury‘s a second time on our recent holiday in Bude. As a Perspex covered walkway it rivals any Sealife centre I have visited, but...More

9  Thank Neil W
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Folks I'm not even sure why this has been created as a place! It's a Perspex tunnel at the side of a supermarket - we did use it as the Sainsbury's car park is free for 90 mins so it came in handy but i...More

48  Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The Bude tunnel has to be seen to be believed. Incasing the visitor in a protective shell from the outside, this tunnel affords safe passage to and from Sainsbury's to the Sainsbury's car park. But that practical description does nothing to convey the majesty of...More

28  Thank TheAngusYoung
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I have walked through this tunnel on a number of occasions, it is the main footpath from Sainsbury's car park to the front of the shop because it is badly designed with the car park behind it! The tunnel is useful for one thing -...More

7  Thank Loves2lunch
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Some people say they don't like modern architecture but this will make them change their mind. We actually first discovered the tunnel because we needed to go to the supermarket that it leads to. My family found it a really convenient and fun way to...More

37  Thank Karrim J
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