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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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The tunnel of love!

I was overjoyed when we popped to the supermarket, and inadvertently found ourselves at the famous... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Truly amazing :-) when will you ever have such an experience again. An architectural gem. With... read more

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Roskilde, Denmark
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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 yesterday

Very funny to have this as the 2nd best thing to do in Bude , but lets face it : It’s a long bus shelter and that’s that . Still be funny watching the tourists from around the world stand there and think they are...More

Thank Sammy509
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was overjoyed when we popped to the supermarket, and inadvertently found ourselves at the famous tunnel. It’s reputation precedes it, and I’m thrilled to report it is well earned. Naturally we took some pictures of the experience to share with our friends, and they...More

2  Thank 14trees
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Truly amazing :-) when will you ever have such an experience again. An architectural gem. With windows and all!

Thank SuneJR
Reviewed yesterday

So nice a tunnel. it kept me dry all the way. and it has windows too. very clean and very nice staff

Thank Kresten L
Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days ago 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

2  Thank Rapgal w
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

5  Thank 310,396
Reviewed 2 days ago 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

5  Thank Kattwalker
Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 days ago

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
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September 19, 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
September 18, 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
September 18, 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