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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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Good relaxing place

Thought this place was very good. Lovely walk around the "Pool" with plenty of places to sit and... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
prenticemrszandrap
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Beautiful

Visited with my family after being recommended by a friend. It's a really lovely place and is also... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Paullilley33
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Warminster, United Kingdom
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Furzebrook Road, Furzebrook BH20 5AR, England
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+44 1929 551408
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"lovely walk"
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"tea rooms are"
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"beautiful lake"
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"sunny day"
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"pleasant afternoon"
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Thought this place was very good. Lovely walk around the "Pool" with plenty of places to sit and admire the view. Worth another visit.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with my family after being recommended by a friend. It's a really lovely place and is also dog friendly( they do have to be kept on the lead though) Really nice walk and not too long, has little trails as well that young children...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We visited the Blue lake this year in May, it was a dull day and not very nice weather wise so maybe didn't get the full impact of the pool changing colour. We found this an expensive trip for a walk around the lake and...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit - ideal for families of all ages. With a map supplied showing walking routes around the pool to suit anyone's needs and then at the end a small tea house serving delicious homemade tea and cakes that, in...More

1  Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

My overall impression of this is that the whole site is a bit faded and shabby, bearing in mind you have to pay £7 per adult to get in. It's a lake surrounded by trees. The water can look blue in certain lights, but I...More

1  Thank sen862017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

The walk around the pool was lovely and worth the entrance fee. We saw lots of wildlife (including a small herd of deer) and had fun exploring the various different paths. My daughter enjoyed the playground. The tea rooms, however, were a serious let down...More

1  Thank Lawgirl9
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Took the 40 Bus from Swanage, got dropped off the middle of nowhere. Had a lovely mile walk down a track to the Blue Pool. Lovely tea shop and beautiful place to walk around. Only disappointment was the food in the cafe. Paid £5.50 for...More

3  Thank stevematthews58
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Expensive entry fee however you don't pay for the kids. But give the tea rooms a miss paid £5.30 for a soup and roll. Soup very small portion and Luke warm, bread roll only one butter portion, asked for soup to be reheated came back...More

2  Thank paul394bessell
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Have not been to Blue Pool for about 10 years but my son and I were camping in the area over the Easter holidays so thought we would visit for a couple of hours. It was a glorious day which I guess help but we...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

My sister and I were going to Corfe Castle for the day, but were going to stop off on the way to look at the Blue Pool, as suggested by her husband. We had no information on it, other than it was a blue pool...More

1  Thank Heather S
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Ian C
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Response from Suzy L | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can buy ice creams at Blue Pool.
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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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