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“Perfect Swim”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bude Sea Pool

Bude Sea Pool
Ranked #1 of 39 things to do in Bude
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Bude Sea Pool is a part-natural, partially man-made tidal swimming pool on the beach at this popular seaside town in North Cornwall. It was built in the 1930s under the cliffs of Summerleaze Beach to provide safe bathing in sea water, but away from the dangerous Atlantic currents in the bay. Measuring around 91m by 45m, it is topped up at high tide by the Atlantic Ocean. Since 2012 it is managed by the Friends of Bude Sea Pool, a not-for-profit charity that took over the facility when public funding was withdrawn. The spacious Pool provides plenty of room for paddling or serious swimming: inflatables, snorkels, surfboards and even scuba divers are welcome - just be considerate of other users, please. Bude Sea Pool is open throughout the year and is FREE for all to enjoy. Lifeguards are on duty at peak times. Children must be accompanied at Bude Sea Pool at all times.
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Perfect Swim”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013

The Sea pool fills and refreshes twice a day with sea water, safe for small children as long as they supervised,Worth the swim free of charge to use the pool.

Visited August 2013
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Windsor
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“Great for children”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013

Safe all weather area to introduce children and weaker swimmers to sea swimming. Currently raising funds to repair and look forward to enjoying the results in the future.

Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great tidal pool”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

Excellent pool, needs more public support. Free swimming lessons were being offered over the summer, what a great initiative!

Visited August 2013
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

Absolutely fantastic!! My kids loved the Free swimming lessons and the cap and thirst!! The people who run this are lovely and very friendly!!!! Will defo see you next year

Visited August 2013
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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“Day of Sun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013

The beach was nice and clean, because the weather was out it took us a long time to drive into Bude and park. Parking was a nightmare. we managed to find a place just outside of the town center on a field. £5 for 24 hour parking.

Visited July 2013
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