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The Blue Pool and Tea House

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Good for relaxing walk with Family !

Great place for a relaxing family walk in the sunny weather. The water color, unfortunately, is not... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
A peaceful place for an afternoon walk

Very peaceful and a lovely place to walk. We were lucky enough to see the deer! We had a lovely cup... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Dawn W
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  • Average19%
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Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
+44 1929 551408
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All reviews cream tea fairy doors gift shop lovely walk clay pit tea rooms are peaceful place children's playground corfe castle sunny day play area small museum couple of hours lovely place to visit free entry jacket potato afternoon tea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This poem by Marjorie Edwards sums up The Blue Pool perfectly. And the perfect cream tea. The pool is magnificent with its ever changing shades of blue and green.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mindy E
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Great place for a relaxing family walk in the sunny weather. The water color, unfortunately, is not like the pictures edited, but maybe it depends on the weather. My pictures reflect the real color of the water so as not to be disappointed. Price £8...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LondonBacha
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Very peaceful and a lovely place to walk. We were lucky enough to see the deer! We had a lovely cup of tea and the lady who served us was very welcoming. The gift shop is delightful with a wonderful range of items to tempt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn W
Reviewed October 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Phil C
Reviewed October 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JohnRWebb
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank besttostay
Reviewed October 1, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank karin r
Reviewed September 29, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank blueboyChippenham
Reviewed September 28, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Hampshirefamilyof3
Reviewed September 27, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.