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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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We went here on the fly with no research perhaps we should have done before driving down the lane... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
via mobile
Surprisingly Beautiful

We stopped here on a whim and was extremely surprised by just how beautiful it was. A walk round... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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“cream tea” (40 reviews)
“fairy doors” (27 reviews)
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Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
+44 1929 551408
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We went here on the fly with no research perhaps we should have done before driving down the lane but when we got there do I really want to pay £21 as a family to see a blue pond?? Maybe not. I'm perhaps not doing...More

2  Thank Neil_Staniforth
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stopped here on a whim and was extremely surprised by just how beautiful it was. A walk round the lake reminded us of being in Canada, extremely peaceful and beautiful scenery. The kids play areas were great as well. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Amanda4471
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A striking woodland feature in a really nice setting. It takes around 30 minutes to an hour to walk around at a slow pace. Plenty of opportunities to sit, watch the pool, wildlife and have a picnic. No cafe open on the day and £5.00...More

Thank tom2002cl
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Wow, if you want a bit of peace and quiet in this noisy modern world, switch your phone OFF and take a walk all the way round The Blue Pool. Your soul will become as calm as the water and if you stop talking the...More

Thank cjmandcj
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is an absolutely stunning part of the world! Totally beautiful. Myself and my fiancé went for a summers walk enjoying the views, lots of people around, adults, children, dogs... it was still an amazing visit. I can't wait for summer again so we can...More

Thank Jamie H
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...More

Thank ACR888
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!!

Thank Treena C
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...More

2  Thank cazsay
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

Thank Hugemack75
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.

Thank angelacollins3
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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 .
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!