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Address: Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
Phone Number: +44 1929 551408
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2nd visit to this lovley place

This was our 2nd visit to this lovley place. Tea room ok. Food fine. Lovley open fire on cold days. Nice clean loos for ladies and baby change. Play areas for little ones... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Treena C
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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The blue pool is so named for minerals that reflect an azure, turquoise or green colour depending on the light. It's part of a now defunct estate and can be accessed directly as an attraction. There's a shop and large restaurant on site, and the shop contains the 'Wareham Bears', a huge collection of dioramas of small teddies in Victorian... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to this lovley place. Tea room ok. Food fine. Lovley open fire on cold days. Nice clean loos for ladies and baby change. Play areas for little ones. Can take picnics!!

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Thank Treena C
west sussex
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Pleasant walk around the 'pool' but extensive and disappointing vandalism to natural rock faces with individuals choosing to scribe their names. An expensive attraction when surrounding landscape just as beautiful but free. The tearoom was a huge disappointment - admittedly it was raining and so quite busy but not really an excuse for an established business.Our toasted sandwiches were charcoal... More 

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Thank cazsay
Oxford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Blue Pool is a natural phenomenon in Dorset. There is a very good tea shop selling excellent quality produce. I particularly liked it because it was so peaceful and calm. The staff were kind too and sympathetic

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Thank Hugemack75
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Ample parking and a pleasant walk around the pool. The pool isn't as large as I had assumed but nice none the less. Would probably say put aside an hour or two to leisurely stroll and stop around the pool.

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Thank angelacollins3
Dorset
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54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It was a lovely tranquil walk through the trees, with glimpses of the water. But I could say the same about the free Upton Park on Poole Bay, or Arne Nature Reserves. The USP - the Blue Pool - is actually green and looks no different from other inland waters. Wildlife was being shy - one frog and bees. I... More 

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Thank KeithLDorset
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Beautiful walk in the woods with things for the children to do along the route. small playground on the route in a relaxing area. did not use the cafe but it looked clean.

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Thank steve b
Bourne End, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wonderful walk around the pools and childrens playground. two routes which interconnect - good with older children who can use up their energy without getting lost. NOT COMMERCIALISED! Café? - needs updating, but service ok

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Thank Peter W
Blandford
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129 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a very pleasant walk around the Blue Pool and no, it's not always that colour - though it does seem to change colour as you go around it. It is the sort of place where you could wander for quite a while, or take a picnic and sit overlooking the pool at its more attractive side. The information... More 

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Thank Terry O
Warwick, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Although the pool isn't always blue there is a lovely nature walk around it and as you walk the pool changes worth a visit

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