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Bude Tunnel

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A tunnel like no other

Most tunnels are dark and damp places. Not this one though. Full panoramic views of the outside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ross W
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A must see local attraction

Absolutely stunning , highly recommend and very carefully designed .just perfect for those UK... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jez L
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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most tunnels are dark and damp places. Not this one though. Full panoramic views of the outside world and nobody gets a restricted view. You can go through as many times as you like for free and it’s easy to park nearby. There is the...More

14  Thank Ross W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning , highly recommend and very carefully designed .just perfect for those UK summer days

4  Thank Jez L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the site at night and noticed that Bats have started to roost. Amazing should now be recognised as a Bat conservation area. This place is a real asset for Bude’s tourist trade. Can’t believe it’s on my doorstep. Not to be missed. Best time...More

5  Thank marcopolo3262
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the wife, the kiddies, and the mother-in-law last week. I thought we'd be there for half an hour, but we were there all day! This place is amazing. We didn't leave until gone 8 p.m. and the kiddies were in tears! It was...More

20  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic section of modern engineering. Took the wife and kids and we all had a great time. Certain times of day it is free. Would strongly recommend this for a family well worth the morning we spent here. Next to the beach and supermarkets as...More

4  Thank dean w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bude tunnel keeps your little ones warm and dry on wet and windy days for free! They can enjoy playing dodge the shopping trolley for a whole 90 minutes (as that's how long You can park for)

4  Thank Ali A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd heard the stories but never believed the hype, I had to visit and guess what, nothing I had read could have prepared me for the out of world experience. On my first visit I chose a wet day, and whilst the storm raged outside...More

9  Thank Alfie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve just moved to the area and saw a discussion about this on a local banter site, so thought I had better visit it myself, to see if it lives up to the hype on there. All I can say is wow, wow, and thrice...More

6  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and the kids have enjoyed its amazing location and ecco for years. I think it has been very well situation with such convenience nearby as well as great parking facilities (with a huge carpark nearby located within easy walking distance and its free... Every...More

4  Thank Rachael O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing so much about this must see attraction, I decided a visit was in order. Wow it totally blew me away, literally. You get a warm feeling in your body, oh wait that's the heat through the cheap plastic roof . The modern architecture,...More

6  Thank kbrind2018
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jpreston2018
19 September 2018|
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Response from barryfrombude | Property representative |
It’s very possible it might be busy later in the morning when the gift shop opens but before then it should be relatively quiet.
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Rob A
18 September 2018|
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Response from barryfrombude | Property representative |
There are no plans to run guided tours at this time, perhaps something to consider for 2019
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Tom D
18 September 2018|
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Response from barryfrombude | Property representative |
Most certainly it is a romantic location, but beware recent reports suggest a couple decided to get divorced whilst in the Tunnel
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