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Bude Tunnel

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Inspiring place to visit

Having seen it a few weekends ago before its recent celebrity status, I feel I owe it a poetic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Neil M
A Tunnel you must Visit

A must Visit if you visit the Southwest, Have you spent 4hrs+ on the M5 or A303 ? Stop off at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bude, 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 yesterday

Having seen it a few weekends ago before its recent celebrity status, I feel I owe it a poetic tribute. I hope that your visit inspires you as much as it did me! Oh conduit of repeating bands, Wrought by civic council hands Proud and...More

11  Thank Neil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must Visit if you visit the Southwest, Have you spent 4hrs+ on the M5 or A303 ? Stop off at the Bude tunnel, Parking Available and very close to Shops and ATM.

64  Thank it4ggbnruegi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m a tad disappointed that this little hidden gem is now fully exposed to the world, I live in a better town just over the boarder in to Devon called Holsworthy, where thankfully we have our own hidden gems, where no emmets visit, however the...More

123  Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On visiting bude this summer we must have picked the only rainy day so we popped in to the supermarket picked up some pasty 's got our holding chairs out of the car and set up a picnic in the tunnel and at one point...More

114  Thank Pete W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is without doubt the crowning jewel in Bude towns magnificent buildings, there is time to saunter through at a sedate pace and take in the magnificent views afforded by the perspex roof, on a good day you are able to view the beautiful beaches...More

38  Thank Granville J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been to Bude this year and this is one of the things I miss most. The tunnel is a godsend when it is raining (as it often is) can get congested with trolleys and visitors but I guess that is the price of success.

32  Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since Bude's main attraction is soon to be leaving the area, this amazing tunnel is now my only reason to come back. Can't wait for my next visit!!!

42  Thank samgunn87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being lucky enough to live locally to the Bude Tunnel I visit it at least once a day. Usually at night so I can get undressed without causing alarm. It is without doubt the best spot in the universe to stop time and collect ones...More

74  Thank KenKapow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today and immediately got a warm feeling, I felt that I had been to this magical place before. I cannot recommend highly enough and I cannot wait to visit this magical dome again but the next time I will take my husband. I honestly...More

42  Thank nvq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been told of this magical monument by friends, and although I had been to Bude many times before, I had never seen this tourist attraction. I took the small walk up the hill towards Sainsbury’s, and there it was; glistening in the Cornish...More

30  Thank Simon W
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19 September 2018|
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.
Rob A
19 September 2018|
Response from barryfrombude | Property representative |
There are no plans to run guided tours at this time, perhaps something to consider for 2019
Tom D
18 September 2018|
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