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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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Unique in Cornwall

Those who say it's just a perspex tunnel from the carpark to Sainsburys door have missed the point... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Patrick C
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Iconicly Bude

What more can I say that others haven't said a true icon of Bude although the rumours that it may... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TravelBugDW
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Basingstoke, 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 3 days ago via mobile

Those who say it's just a perspex tunnel from the carpark to Sainsburys door have missed the point. You must see through the architecture to the world outside. It has panoramic views of parts of Bude and with gaps in the tunnel (for the more...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s just a walkway from Sainsburys to their car park! However, have not seen it lit up. Useful if it’s raining though!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a covered walkway from Sainsbury’s to its car park about 60 metres long! No way is it anything other than that!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know why this is classed as an attraction. All it is is a covered way from the car park to Sainsbury's entrance.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What more can I say that others haven't said a true icon of Bude although the rumours that it may have been erected by Banksy are sadly not true.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank TravelBugDW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't even realise that there was a bonus attraction to when we visited and happily decided to leave the car in the formal parking area. As we tried to navigate our route through to the front of the shop and the expansive provision of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Uuug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Bude the last couple of years and unfortunately never managed to get in due to the overwhelming crowds. Though, I hasten to add, the crowds are well deserved. Even though we've not 'traversed the tube' just yet, the majesty of the structure...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Toby R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seen it,done it. Son loved it! Ticked off the bucket list. Don’t need to go again as took in its beauty.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Wow what an experience I feel so lucky to have visited what can only be described as the 8th wonder of the world

Date of experience: September 2018
9  Thank dave o
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

Every year we make the pilgrimage and are never disappointed who needs the Eden biomes and the expense to enter when this marvel is free and is an all day non stop experience for both young and old alike and should be given world heritage...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Tracie P
20 December 2018|
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Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not. While the tunnel itself is still there, the sound & light show has closed for Christmas . . .
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SteveF1967
17 December 2018|
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Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it was anything special. As the Bude Tunnel has gone now I can't even find out.
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