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The Blue Pool and Tea House

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I couldn't give this 5 stars as there was a close to the Blue Pool blocked off

I couldn't give this 5 stars as there was a close to the Blue Pool walk blocked off and no mention... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
Very tranquil and peaceful place

We visited here on a very warm afternoon so the shady woodland on the estate was very welcome. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
karin r
Halstead, United Kingdom
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Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
+44 1929 551408
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Although we have visited the area on many occasions, this was our first visit to The Blue Pool. It wont be our last. We had a lovely couple of hours wandering around the various paths round the pool. It is such a peaceful, tranquil place....More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't give this 5 stars as there was a close to the Blue Pool walk blocked off and no mention of this when paying which should have been as it could have made a difference if you weren't able to walk around the red...More

Thank JohnRWebb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here while on holiday. Wish we hadn’t bothered. Firstly the price was high for what you get. There are other picturesque places to visit that’s free to walk around. Although nice walk around there were only a few spot where you can actsee...More

1  Thank besttostay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a very warm afternoon so the shady woodland on the estate was very welcome. Our first surprise however was the cost of the entrance ticket. At £7.00 per person (£6.00 concession for over 60's). We thought it rather expensive. The blue...More

1  Thank karin r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called the Blue Pool, its not, its just a filled in quarry, and on our visit ( bright sunny day) it was brown/green. on the plus side, it has some lovely walks, dont rush round, take your time, enjoy the tranquility of mother nature. Walkways...More

1  Thank blueboyChippenham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, the entrance cost is a bit steep. Free entry for under 16s though, so may balance out if you have children with you, plus the parking is free. After the payment booth there is a display of plants for sale, not sure who the...More

1  Thank Hampshirefamilyof3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made my partner drive 20 mile round trip as remembered azure blue from my childhood visit paid £12 for couple to see murky lake - overpriced and more to the point not blue - nice walk but not at price - really feel I need...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

£7 entry per adult makes me feel this is overpriced. In the morning we visited old Harry's rocks for free! The walk was lovely but I think entry for adults needs to be reduced.

Thank Amelia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice woodland walk and quiet but can not justify the entry fee of £7 and on the day we visited the pool was more green than blue . Over all disappointing and would not recommend mainly due to the cost of entry.

1  Thank mcgil8924
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We have visited here a couple of times now as a family and the area is stunning. The entry fee may seem a bit steep but free entry for children covers the shock and you have to remember that this area is funded partially by...More

2  Thank borneokirby
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Denise S
September 15, 2018|
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Response from Noddy62 | Reviewed this property |
The entrance price is a little steep and £5 would be better. The pool constantly changes between blue to green due to atmospheric conditions so unless anyone is posting the colour then perhaps ring the shop to check. The... More
August 2, 2018|
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Response from Catan | Reviewed this property |
We saw a number of people having picnics around the lake and at the play area
August 2, 2018|
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Response from borneokirby | Reviewed this property |
There is still no fee for parking.