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The Blue Pool and Tea House

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Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
+44 1929 551408
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Tranquil site, lovely forest walk but not if you are disabled.

Went with two elderly relatives with the dog. The dog walk around the forest was great and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cahollisatwork
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
Very beautiful & tranquil site

I really enjoyed visiting this wonderfully uplifting place, where I had first been brought as a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AndyHoldcroft
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average19%
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“tea room” (75 reviews)
“cream tea” (40 reviews)
“fairy doors” (25 reviews)
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Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
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+44 1929 551408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with two elderly relatives with the dog. The dog walk around the forest was great and very beautiful, however, even the easy walk was too rugged for the oldies and they had to sit out in the cafe and visit the 'museum'. The tea...More

Thank cahollisatwork
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed visiting this wonderfully uplifting place, where I had first been brought as a young child, even though it was a day to dodge showers. The pool itself is extremely beautiful & breath taking, but do take a walk through the woods too:...More

Thank AndyHoldcroft
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in August with our young grandson, and although he enjoyed the fairy doors and playground, we thought the charge of £7 per adult was way too expensive. The walk is nice with some good views but only takes about 40 minutes, we would...More

Thank KittyfriendEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a lovely relaxing walk around. Although the pool was not blue due to the gloomy weather the view did not disappoint. My child was too small, however the fairy doors and squirrel hunt is a nice added touch. Unfortunately I was disheartened by the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took our dog for a walk around the lake this summer. £7 entry felt quite expensive for what ended up being a 40 minute walk through some woods and around the lakes. The tea room was a lovely end to the...More

Thank Pipey1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Blue Pool whilst staying in the area, it was a nostalgic visit for her ladyship, who'd visited with family as a youngster. Unfortunately (as mentioned by another) it seemed a little pricey, for what essentially was a walk around a lake in...More

Thank CSLWolves
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am unable to walk far so my partner pushed me around the red route in my wheel chair. It was so peaceful and beautiful. We finished with a coffee and tea which was simple.

Thank alfrescobubbles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's not a lot here but a great walk through the woods for children looking for Fairy doors, wooden owls squirrels and woodpeckers hid in the trees. I took my 4 grandchildren who had a wonderful time looking for them.They get a form at the...More

Thank Jorickhols
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the blue pool over 25 years ago and I certainly don't remember having to pay £7 a head for the entrance fee. We have plenty of lovely walks with lakes in our local area that we don't have to pay to visit, but...More

Thank SkillFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love it here. The children love doing the hunts around the pool and playing in the parks, and the grown ups love the views around the lake and the delicious cream tea at the end! Great value day out. Beautiful on a sunny day...More

Thank sparkle2013
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eatthebiscuit
26 August 2017|
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Response from johnandbabs | Reviewed this property |
No, we never saw any boats and I would have thought that entering the water was forbidden, its not that type of lake .
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Peter W
7 September 2016|
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Response from BJH1980 | Reviewed this property |
I'll try and add some pictures of the playground. The fairy trail kept my 3 1/2 yr old walking!
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