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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 1 week ago
LondonBacha
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London
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 2 weeks ago
Dawn W
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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
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+44 1929 551408
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We visited Blue Pool today and although it was a little chilly we loved it. It was a beautiful walk and peaceful everywhere you went the views were stunning whether of the Pool or the woodland. I did feel the price was a little steep...More

2  Thank Barbara D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 11, 2014

We visited the "blue" pool yesterday with hopes of a mirage of colour, beautiful tea rooms and a long country walk. Instead we were greeted by an extortionate entrance fee of £5.50 (and extortion is the word) to visit a dubiously coloured pond. In all...More

6  Thank Ryan T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank LondonBacha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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

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

1  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

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

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

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

Thank Janet L
Reviewed September 22, 2018 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.

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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
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offthebeatentrack57
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
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debs1209
August 2, 2018|
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Response from borneokirby | Reviewed this property |
There is still no fee for parking.
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