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Bude Tunnel

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Well worth the visit

Awesome piece of contemporary modern architecture. From start to finish, this is defo at Ely one of... read more

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GoPlaces801990
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The tunnel of dreams

An arcitectual marvel. Truly amazing you can see right through it and stay dry at the same time!!!!!

Reviewed 2 days ago
always h
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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 yesterday via mobile

Awesome piece of contemporary modern architecture. From start to finish, this is defo at Ely one of the wonders of Great Britain.

Thank GoPlaces801990
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An arcitectual marvel. Truly amazing you can see right through it and stay dry at the same time!!!!!

Thank always h
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Incredible to see this structure. When visiting the weather was slightly inclement so the opportunity to shelter as well as view gave an extra perspective great day out

1  Thank GrahamP113
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very funny to have this as the 2nd best thing to do in Bude , but lets face it : It’s a long bus shelter and that’s that . Still be funny watching the tourists from around the world stand there and think they are...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was overjoyed when we popped to the supermarket, and inadvertently found ourselves at the famous tunnel. It’s reputation precedes it, and I’m thrilled to report it is well earned. Naturally we took some pictures of the experience to share with our friends, and they...More

2  Thank 14trees
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Truly amazing :-) when will you ever have such an experience again. An architectural gem. With windows and all!

Thank SuneJR
Reviewed 3 days ago

So nice a tunnel. it kept me dry all the way. and it has windows too. very clean and very nice staff

Thank Kresten L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every time we visit Bude we always go here. My teenage sons enjoy riding the shopping trollies down it without hitting the sides.

Thank TAC1965
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All the family wanted to go and see the tunnel built by the side of Sainsbury’s in Bude. Especially after reading all the Trip Advisor reviews and pictures. I honestly think it’s pretty cool. The town is pretty chic and the tunnel just adds to...More

2  Thank Rapgal w
Reviewed 4 days ago

I wasn't convinced that this would be as good as it is - especially after reading the One Star Reviews. However, as we were staying in Bristol and it was only a couple of hours away we loaded the four children in to the car...More

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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
19 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
19 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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