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What a day

Loved the bude tunnel, Well worth the 6 hour journey. Who would look for a light at the end of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amy K
via mobile
Perspex Perfection

Upon entering the tunnnel my first thought was to look up and survey the magnificent vistas... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Derek L
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Westhill, 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. Consisting of 36 metal arches and over 70m long, nowhere else in Bude can you walk this far undercover in a continuos straight line, all ages are welcome
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Bude EX23 8ND, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the bude tunnel, Well worth the 6 hour journey. Who would look for a light at the end of the tunnel, when the tunnel is this good? The only reason I rated 4/5 is because there was another lady in the tunnel at the...More

1  Thank Amy K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Upon entering the tunnnel my first thought was to look up and survey the magnificent vistas rivalled only by Michelangelo’s Cistine Chapel; the bird droppings perhaps the only thing obscuring the true wonder. As I walked along the tunnel I wondered about the great people...More

Thank Derek L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There have been many memorable tunnels - the Channel Tunnel, Tom, Dick and Harry, the carpal tunnel and so many others, but none of them have been in Bude. Some people might not understand why this tunnel is so special, but some people have also...More

Thank Dave8753269542587
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I may not get out much, but this tunnel just blew me away. I literally spent minutes here, spending the time between being in awe at how such a structure had come to Bude and imagining myself stepping through to the Challenger space shuttle or...More

5  Thank Henry H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a tunnel! Kept me totally dry on many occasions, I always give it a nod of appreciation whenever I pass by, which is most days! Touch it when you go through it, and just imagine........................!

2  Thank Neil E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never seen anything else quite like it, absolutely brilliant! If you haven't had this experience yet then get along to Bude. It's not all about the tunnel, Bude is a stunning North coast town with beautiful beaches and a canal. The shops are excellent, unique....More

2  Thank TheresaM455
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've walked through this 'tunnel' countless times simply to get into Sainsbury's from the car park. I had no idea this was an attraction until I saw it pop up on here. Sure, it's not unpleasant to walk through and it is useful on a...More

Thank Laura K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How many times have we been to Sainsbury's and not really appreciated the powerful yet functional design that is the tunnel leading from the car park to the store. In a way it symbolises the struggle between man and his environment.... yet for us the...More

1  Thank reece h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having seen the many positive reviews of this attraction we made the pilgrimage and suffice to say we were not disappointed! This tunnel is not merely a piece of inspired modernist architecture (which in our opinion easily rivals the majestic shapes and photogenic perspectives created...More

4  Thank Antoinette E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had fairly low expectations of this attraction before arriving, despite the positive reviews, and I am delighted to say we were conclusively proved wrong. For a free attraction, it's really quite a spectacle. From the outside, the Bude tunnel is a Tron-inspired structure -...More

9  Thank Barnum81
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Rocket R
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Budeangie | Reviewed this property |
No tigers or elephants 😊
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Richard W
April 30, 2018|
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Response from PresidentOWFC | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, assisted by Megan Markle and one of the Wurzles.
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Jonathan J
April 26, 2018|
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Response from Perspexpickandmix | Reviewed this property |
Occasionally the tunnel will ask for a sacrifice in the form of your first born but other than that it’s fun for the whole family (apart from your first born obviously).
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