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Bude Tunnel

Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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Britain's best Christmas lights. In a Sainsbury's car park.

What is going on here? This is bonkers. It is a supermarket car park tunnel turned one of the most... read more

Reviewed today
London, United Kingdom
Bude Tunnel at Christmas

Fantastic light display, well worth a visit, well done all those involved. I think the lights are... read more

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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 today

What is going on here? This is bonkers. It is a supermarket car park tunnel turned one of the most magical things I have ever seen. Must be seen to be believed. Bude Tunnel you are a national treasure. Only Brits could think of this!

1  Thank ak7888
Reviewed today via mobile

Fantastic light display, well worth a visit, well done all those involved. I think the lights are there for a very limited time. Convenient for Supermarket!

1  Thank jezandsuz
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This latest incarnation of the famous Bude tunnel is truly jaw dropping. Thousands of lights encrusted all along the tunnel making it Europes longest - beating the tunnel in Norwich. The lighting effects are amazing with swirling tunnels of lights and candy cane swirls shooting...More

1  Thank Pat F
Reviewed yesterday

I have visited this attraction many times and I am glad it is getting the recognition it deserves drop everything and give it a visit.

Thank MartSutton
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All decorated and looking great. Well done to sainsbury. Now is the time to come visit the Bude tunnel.

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited many tunnels in my time. But this tunnel is by far the greatest of all. Protection from the elements with a beautiful view of crooklets the best route to by a lovely bottle of red to watch the sun set.

Thank LeafWinning
Reviewed yesterday

Having returned to Bude after a 23 year absence, we were both very keen to visit this very popular attraction. We had previously lived in the town during the 80s & 90s, for 14 years, and enjoyed the many assets this then “pre tunnel” seaside...More

1  Thank Richardsons-r-us
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tonight as we walked around Bude’s for the Christmas late night shopping, countless people we met spoke of the lights up in the tunnel. “They are wonderful,” they said. “They are so amazing,” we heard. So we took the not so long walk from the...More

3  Thank Jingu G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Bude tunnel has to be a must see if you're in that part of the world. On a dark clear night you can even see the stars through it. The design is contemporary some say controversial. But what ever you feelings towards modern architecture...More

2  Thank Supermotion
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Bude Tunnel Christmas makeover is here! Totally unexpected and truly awesome! Nice one, Sainsbury's!

2  Thank sighmanH
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10 November 2018|
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Response from Barry B | Property representative |
The tunnel is always open
7 November 2018|
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Response from Philip K |
Yes! It's omnidirectional!
30 October 2018|
Response from KHHardy |
To fully encounter Trolls and as you say Daemons, arrive just before 3.30 weekdays, term time only. You are sure to spot some lurking around, mostly wearing blue. As regards the ghosts..... that’s an after dark experience... More