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Bude Tunnel

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Hidden gem!

Someone needs to have a word with the Bude tourism board, I didn't see any advertisements for this... read more

Reviewed today
Southampton, United Kingdom
A deep and profound spiritual journey

After completing my pilgrimage through the Bude Tunnel, I have enjoyed an immense feeling of... read more

Reviewed today
Jim H
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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

Someone needs to have a word with the Bude tourism board, I didn't see any advertisements for this anywhere! So fortunate I parked at Sainsbury's and got to enjoy the delights of the Bude tunnel. I've always wondered what a clear aquarium tunnel would be...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

After completing my pilgrimage through the Bude Tunnel, I have enjoyed an immense feeling of elatedness. With my new found sense of wonder for the world I would whole heartedly suggest visiting this site to everyone

Thank Jim H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just amazing. One hour was just not enough to really appreciate all the tunnel has to offer. Will have to come back again.

Thank Louise273
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing value for money. Free parking, free admission and unlimited fun for all the family. I thoroughly enjoyed my trip through the tunnel. So much so, I even used it again on my way home. As the Beatles famously sang... When I find myself in...More

4  Thank Adventureb4Dementure
Reviewed 6 days ago

I didn't know what I wanted from life before I walked down this tunnel every day after school. The tunnel made me the man I am today. You merely adopted the tunnel; I was born in it, moulded by it. I didn't see the light...More

3  Thank GrandTour09598577513
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We organised a weekend away from Washington, Tyne and Wear, to visit this iconic monument for the weekend and what a weekend it was. A cracking fun filled, awe-inspiring time we had. The Tunnel, which is so well built and designed, a true testament to...More

4  Thank timbobScarborough
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I visit this iconic tunnel every year. It’s properties in keeping one dry are well documented and I can attest to its proclivity in that area too. What is perhaps not so well known is that this tunnel has taken us from...More

3  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to walk the tunnel (even though Sainsbury didn't have what I was looking for) and it didn't disappoint!

1  Thank Explore17205217363
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

November 5th 2018 will now forever be known as the day my life changed forever, the day that I had a life-altering experience in a small place called Bude. Now, from an outsiders perspective this quaint place can look like nothing but a town with...More

4  Thank Amy579117
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Bude on a dank, dreary, wet and windy day and found this Tunnel which afforded us great protection from the elements, we even took our Llama with us to also take in the atmosphere and spectacle, we all liked our time in...More

1  Thank Tourist12181046767
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November 10, 2018|
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Response from Barry B | Property representative |
The tunnel is always open
November 6, 2018|
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Response from Philip K |
Yes! It's omnidirectional!
October 30, 2018|
Response from KHHardy |
To fully encounter Trolls and as you say Daemons, arrive just before 3.30 weekdays, term time only. You are sure to spot some lurking around, mostly wearing blue. As regards the ghosts..... that’s an after dark experience... More