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The Blue Pool and Tea House

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Good for relaxing walk with Family !

Great place for a relaxing family walk in the sunny weather. The water color, unfortunately, is not... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
LondonBacha
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London
A peaceful place for an afternoon walk

Very peaceful and a lovely place to walk. We were lucky enough to see the deer! We had a lovely cup... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Dawn W
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Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

This poem by Marjorie Edwards sums up The Blue Pool perfectly. And the perfect cream tea. The pool is magnificent with its ever changing shades of blue and green.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mindy E
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great place for a relaxing family walk in the sunny weather. The water color, unfortunately, is not like the pictures edited, but maybe it depends on the weather. My pictures reflect the real color of the water so as not to be disappointed. Price £8...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LondonBacha
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Very peaceful and a lovely place to walk. We were lucky enough to see the deer! We had a lovely cup of tea and the lady who served us was very welcoming. The gift shop is delightful with a wonderful range of items to tempt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Although we have visited the area on many occasions, this was our first visit to The Blue Pool. It wont be our last. We had a lovely couple of hours wandering around the various paths round the pool. It is such a peaceful, tranquil place....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Phil C
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I couldn't give this 5 stars as there was a close to the Blue Pool walk blocked off and no mention of this when paying which should have been as it could have made a difference if you weren't able to walk around the red...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JohnRWebb
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We visited here while on holiday. Wish we hadn’t bothered. Firstly the price was high for what you get. There are other picturesque places to visit that’s free to walk around. Although nice walk around there were only a few spot where you can actsee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank besttostay
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a very warm afternoon so the shady woodland on the estate was very welcome. Our first surprise however was the cost of the entrance ticket. At £7.00 per person (£6.00 concession for over 60's). We thought it rather expensive. The blue...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank karin r
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Called the Blue Pool, its not, its just a filled in quarry, and on our visit ( bright sunny day) it was brown/green. on the plus side, it has some lovely walks, dont rush round, take your time, enjoy the tranquility of mother nature. Walkways...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank blueboyChippenham
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Firstly, the entrance cost is a bit steep. Free entry for under 16s though, so may balance out if you have children with you, plus the parking is free. After the payment booth there is a display of plants for sale, not sure who the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Hampshirefamilyof3
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Made my partner drive 20 mile round trip as remembered azure blue from my childhood visit paid £12 for couple to see murky lake - overpriced and more to the point not blue - nice walk but not at price - really feel I need...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Denise S
15 September 2018|
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Response from Barbara D | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry for the delay in answering your query. I would suggest the spring or summer for best views of the lagoon as the sun helps with the vista. We did feel it was overpriced but saying that we would probably pay it... More
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2 August 2018|
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Response from Catan | Reviewed this property |
We saw a number of people having picnics around the lake and at the play area
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debs1209
2 August 2018|
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Response from borneokirby | Reviewed this property |
There is still no fee for parking.
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