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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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Amazing truley amazing

Every time we visit Bude we always go here. My teenage sons enjoy riding the shopping trollies down... read more

Reviewed today
Reading, United Kingdom
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Bude and the famous Tunnel

All the family wanted to go and see the tunnel built by the side of Sainsbury’s in Bude. Especially... read more

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  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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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 today 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 yesterday 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

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Reviewed yesterday

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

2  Thank 3,10,396
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were blown away, but only figuratively, because the strong and strangely beautiful arches of the tunnel protected us from the mild hurricane that was assaulting the area. We travelled internationally - from Australia and Belgium - and can honestly say this is up there...More

4  Thank Kattwalker
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fun for all of the family, a must see whilst visiting the lovely Bude 😃 Couldn’t recommend this tunnel more, you can even visit on a miserable day and not get wet!

Thank jodiehill
Reviewed yesterday

We had heard the hype and as we were in Bude, we couldn't resist. It's everything it was cracked up to be: warm, dry, sheltered and fun :)

1  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 2 days ago

There's a small one of these tunnels outside the Sainsburys in Gravesend, not sure why the architects seem to build them near supermarkets. Anyway the one in Bude looked so good I made the trip down to Cornwall and wasn't disappointed. It was a rainy...More

1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Free to enter and you can stay all day. The only limit is to your imagination. No need to pack a picnic as there is a nearby supermarket. I’ve seen these springing up all over the country now. Most are not as impressive and some...More

1  Thank Jill L
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

19  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.

66  Thank it4ggbnruegi
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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