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Wonderful Splash in the Sea 🌊 Pool

What an amazing facility! A wonderful open air sea pool that is replenished on every tide. It’s 93m... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kajakster
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Somerset
via mobile
Looked did not swim

What an amazing pool. It looks great and is very big, unfortunately it was late in the evening so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GrahamP113
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Witham, United Kingdom
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Bude Sea Pool is a part-natural, partially man-made tidal swimming pool on the beach at this popular seaside town in North Cornwall. It was built in the 1930s under the cliffs of Summerleaze Beach to provide safe bathing in sea water, but away from...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an amazing facility! A wonderful open air sea pool that is replenished on every tide. It’s 93m long and 45m wide so perfect for folks wanting a safer sea swimming 🏊🏼‍♀️ experience, to practice life saving skills or to learn how to roll a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing pool. It looks great and is very big, unfortunately it was late in the evening so did not go in but very inviting

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice place to visit,chilled ,calming and not too busy even in the summer.They are collecting to keep the pool alive .i hope they can continue it,if you can spare a coin or two its a great idea.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a dip this summer and really enjoyed my swim. Really nice vibe and left a donation to help keep it open. GreatMore

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Frances F, Trustee at Bude Sea Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review! So glad you had a good time at the pool. We rely on donations to keep the pool open and free to use so thank you for your support! Hope to see you at the pool again soon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few Sea Pools in the UK. Free to enter. Great at all times of the year. Spectacular views of the Ocean whatever the weather. Safe swimming for all the family. Complete with a shallow end

1  Thank dpg20162016
Frances F, Trustee at Bude Sea Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! So glad you had a great time at the pool and we hope you can visit us again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful sea pool with platforms for changing, some beach huts near by and great beaches on either side. It's great for photography when the tide is in. It provides safe and accessible swimming for all, and it is slightly warmer than the sea generally.

1  Thank Linzini
Frances F, Trustee at Bude Sea Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review! So glad you enjoyed your visit to Bude Sea Pool and please do tag us on social media of any photographs you took while at the pool. We hope you can visit us again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the sea pool! We visited in July and we’re blessed with amazing hot weather. We got to the beach pretty early and headed straight for the pool so it was fairly quiet. I have a young daughter who loved the idea of swimming...More

1  Thank Danni O
Frances F, Trustee at Bude Sea Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Danni, thanks so much for the great review! So glad you and your daughter enjoyed the sea pool so much and we hope you can visit us again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun a bude sea pool, we hired a paddle board and let the kids have a go at their balancing skills. It's very safe for kids and it slowly slopes in stop kids going out of their depth. Highly recommend if...More

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Frances F, Trustee at Bude Sea Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Russ, thanks so much for the great review. The sea pool was built in 1930 to allow for safe bathing and is still used as such! The pool is actually situated on Summerleaze Beach, just along from Crooklets Beach. Hope you can visit us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must be seen....high surf due to fast warm wind....waves crashing into the pool because tide was high......never dreamed the pool would be so big and well maintained......simply awesome views.....

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Frances F, Trustee at Bude Sea Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sharon, thanks so much for the great review. The Sea Pool at high tide is definitely not something to be missed, the views are incredible! So glad you had a lovely time and hope to see you at the pool again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day down at Bude Sea Pool. Very family friendly, the children especially liked the floats and paddle boarding. A real treasure of a place and will definitely visit next year!

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Frances F, Trustee at Bude Sea Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lauren, thanks so much for the lovely review. The floats are a new addition to the pool this year and have been very well received by all, so I'm pleased your children enjoyed them so much! See you next year :)

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Tom D
21 August 2018|
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Response from Frances F | Property representative |
Hi Tom, yes there is a beach at Bude when it is high tide :)
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liveinengland
1 August 2018|
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Response from Frances F | Property representative |
Hi there, due to the nature of the pool we are unable to provide an accurate depth. However, that being said the deepest part of the pool is around 8ft and is roughly in the centre of the pool. The sides of the pool can be... More
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kevinwood88
24 July 2018|
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Response from Frances F | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, dogs are allowed around the pool area providing they are kept on the lead, however, they are not allowed in the water! Many thanks.
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