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Bude Tunnel

Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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Incredible architecture

This has to be Cornwall's hidden treasure. The concept of Jonathan Ball's amazing Eden Project... read more

Reviewed today
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Wow what an attraction.

After many years I have finally made it and fulfilled my dream of vistiting the famous bude tunnel... read more

Reviewed today
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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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All reviews modern architecture life changing shopping trolley magnificent structure getting wet untrained eye great wall of china car park what it says on the tin visited earlier eden project weather conditions free entry rainy day many occasions an absolute bucket list
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Reviewed today via mobile

This has to be Cornwall's hidden treasure. The concept of Jonathan Ball's amazing Eden Project stands in importance alongside this masterpiece of minimalist functional architecture, being both beautiful and practical.

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Reviewed today via mobile

After many years I have finally made it and fulfilled my dream of vistiting the famous bude tunnel and it did not disappoint. I was totally protected from the Atlantic weather from start to finish and every aspect of the experience made a day out...More

1  Thank jon M
Reviewed yesterday

drove 6 hours from nottingham and i have to say i am somewhat underwhelmed. Kids were disappointing.

Thank vinny w
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on a day trip to get here and were completely wowed! This tunnel is the best car park tunnel I have ever seen. Architecture is to a T and I would highly recommend coming to visit. 10/10

1  Thank Twigga D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friends and I had heard of this attraction and decided to stay nearby and visit. We could actually see it from the hotel room! The best bit was the gift shop where you can buy almost anything! It also has a car park and...More

2  Thank 113AnneM
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great day out loved the views definitely would recommend to friends. Great shopping and toilet facilities as well and a great place to take the kids

3  Thank Luke T
Reviewed 4 days ago

This tunnel is the best attraction in Bude, Which is a sad reflection on the town. The nearest rival to this for entertainment is the town library

Thank martin A
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was sceptical at first, but once I saw it, I was hooked. The space-aged design, smooth contours, fluid lines and modern styling are simply irresistible. I can hardly believe that something so functional can be so attractive. It’s a pity that other towns don’t...More

3  Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 5 days ago

I can't imagine travelling more than 2 miles to see this so called tunnel. Says it all really - nothing n Bude to look at except the sea

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barryfrombude, Public Relations Manager at Bude Tunnel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm sorry that you appear to be disappointed by Bude Tunnel, can I ask when you visited the tunnel, what would have made your experience more enjoyable? Please let us know how we can improve Bude Tunnel Thanks Bude Tunnel

Reviewed 5 days ago

I’d heard a lot about the tunnel and was a bit sceptical about it, as it has disappointed some people. But boy, was I wrong. This tunnel is an architectural masterpiece and I stayed in awe of the arches for hours. We had a picnic...More

3  Thank Yeeeeeetnt
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martin A
12 October 2018|
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Response from martin A | Reviewed this property |
I will revisit the beautiful city of Bude if I can see an Austin Allegro parked in Sainsbury,s car park, but it must be brown. The best car ever produced in Britain!
5 October 2018|
Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
There's parking in the nearby Sainsbury's, BUT they have a CCTV system with number plate recognition. You've been warned!
1 October 2018|
Response from Chrisnik48 | Reviewed this property |
There is a very handy supermarket at one end and a car park at the other. Only another 20 metres and you're in Bude town centre.