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Bude Tunnel

Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
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There's light at the end of the tunnel

After hearing so much about this must see attraction, I decided a visit was in order. Wow it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kbrind2018
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Bude, United Kingdom
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Brunel

I’ve seen a lot of tunnels in my life and this is truly one of the best, it’s architecture is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
brunel573
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Truro, 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 4 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve seen a lot of tunnels in my life and this is truly one of the best, it’s architecture is mesmerising, we spent most of the there admiring the structure, the kids really enjoyed it too. A must see if your in Cornwall. AMAZING!

3  Thank brunel573
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful tunnel, if you are anywhere near you must visit one of the most underrated attractions in Bude

3  Thank BECKYBOO72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is so lovely I love it. It is a must in Bude please come and see it, I am sure it would make a fantastic wedding photo xx

5  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit, because trust me you will never in your life see another wind tunnel quite like this and with a sea view to add to the experience . Supermarket shopping as a local or tourist just couldn’t get any better. Negotiate...More

8  Thank 66JLS66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I regularly visit family in bude to go and enjoy the wonders of bude tunnel, come rain or shine the tunnel will brighten any dreary day. Watching the rain fall down the side of it is mesmerising and during the summer months you feel like...More

6  Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this attraction by accident when visiting Bude. I was surprised it had not been publicised nationally. A real gem of an attraction. The Tunnel is accessible - so great for those with mobility issues and for those usig the complimentary trollies. It has...More

4  Thank Emily B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been visiting Cornwall for the past 10 years and never experienced anything like The Bude Tunnel - A truly magnificent example of Cornish architecture that evokes memories of the ancient tin mining industry whilst appealing to today's audience of Star Wars fans. Indeed, one wouldn't...More

8  Thank Seaside13089
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm still not convinced that this is not an elaborate practical joke being played on me. The Bude tunnel is an elongated plastic bus shelter. It does a serviceable job linking Sainsbury's car park to the store. As somewhere to visit its up there with...More

51  Thank Generalmont
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not an attraction. To be honest I thought this was part of the supermarket and not a tourist attraction. I suppose I’ll be back if I ever need to go to sainsburys again!

10  Thank jqdickson
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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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