North Herts Leisure Centre (9 miles)
North Herts Leisure Centre
Tropical Wave plus wacky Water Flume and Wave Machine pool. There is also a children's Swan Slide and Froggy Fountain Water Squirter.
Letchworth Outdoor Pool (10 miles)
Letchworth Outdoor Pool
Open May to September, this is a pleasant outdoor heated swim facility plus separate toddler splash pool and fun floats.
Parkside Pools (12 miles)
25m fitness pool and combined teaching and diving pool with moveable floor. They also have two flume rides: one single, and one suitable for two people, plus a children's leisure pool.
Cherry Hinton Water Play Area (12 miles)
Jesus Green Pool (12 miles)
Jesus Green Pool
Unheated outdoor swim facility with natural windbreak. There are plenty of grassed and paved areas for sunbathing.
Hitchin Swimming Centre (13 miles)
Hitchin Swimming Centre
Heated indoor and outdoor pools, with both types of toddler pool too plus custom Poolside Baby Seats! Lidos open May through September. Easy disabled access and disabled pool hoists.
The Priory Lido (17 miles)
The Priory Lido
Heated outdoor main and teaching pools, with tennis and basketball courts adjacent.
Oasis Beach Pool (18 miles)
Oasis Beach Pool
Water Flumes, Yellow Screamer and Flume of Doom sound good for a start, combine this with an outdoor pool, lazy river ride, wild waves and parent and toddler sessions.
Luton Sports Village (19 miles)
Robinson Pool (20 miles)
situated in the stunning grounds of Bedford Park, boasting the main competition pool, the diving pool with varying high boards and a beginners' teaching pool.
Haverhill Pool and Slides (20 miles)
Haverhill Pool and Slides
has 2 excellent weekender flume slides and regularly puts on Fun Sessions with inflatable toys and float mats thrown in! There's room to actually swim as well, but you won't get to! Elsewhere on same site there's an adventure play facility and loads of bookable sports facilities too.
Hatfield Swim Centre (22 miles)
Hatfield Swim Centre
The uniquely designed 33m pool allows a full length to to be swum in either shallow or deep water. The separate Learner Pool and D Pool boast a bubble machine!
Hertfordshire Sports Village (23 miles)
Hertfordshire Sports Village
Offers great family fun all year round! Our climbing wall, 25m pool, indoor and outdoor facilities host the perfect location to teach and develop skills through sport. Our successful holiday programme is complemented by a range of activities available all year round.
Woburn Open Air Swimming Pool (25 miles)
Woburn Open Air Swimming Pool
is a seasonal, heated lido. The pool is a good size, 22m x 10m, 1 to 2m deep, in a lovely setting adjoining the Estate with plenty of space for picnics, sunbathing and games.
Braintree Swimming Centre (29 miles)
Braintree Swimming Centre
Facility includes a great family fun orientated pool, with slide and interactive equipment. Children must be under 8 years to use this pool and acompanied by a parent or an adult.
Splash Leisure Pool (29 miles)
Splash Leisure Pool
Their cool 25 metre leisure pool features a beach entry and a cool flume slide, plus spray umbrella and play jets! So add in lessons, swim club, Toddler Splash sessions plus an enormous inflatable assault course pulled out on special occasions!
Aquatic Playground (32 miles)
Children here can play in amongst the interesting jets, Silly Showers and other interactive wet play features during summer: great idea if you are looking for summer family days out in Northamptonshire.
Finchley Lido (32 miles)
With not only a seasonal lido but also an indoor facility boasting wave machine, rapids, water cannons and air jets, this is a full on family fun destination for lovers of the wet stuff!
Waltham Forest Pool and Track (32 miles)
Fullwell Cross Swimming Pool (33 miles)
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre (33 miles)
Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre
WIth main, learner and activity pools plus the Tom Daley Diving Academy, this is a step above and beyond the normal family swim. Parent Toddler Exclusive Sessions often held in activity pool.
Park Road Leisure Centre (33 miles)
Park Road Leisure Centre
Features a main pool, learner pool and outdoor lido, with swimming and diving lessons available.
Leyton Leisure Lagoon (34 miles)
Leyton Leisure Lagoon
The shape of the pool and exciting activities such as flip n fun, water walkers, water scooters and flume wet play sessions, makes this a great family destination.
Archway Leisure Centre (35 miles)
Archway Leisure Centre
Free form leisure pool with a sloping beach and water kept at a tropical 30 degrees. There are a flume, two spa pools, a river run, water jets and wave machine.
Hampstead Ponds (35 miles)
Chesham Heated Open Air Pool (35 miles)
Parliament Hill Lido (35 miles)
Parliament Hill Lido
Lovely Art Deco outdoor, unheated pool, with paddling pool for under 5s, plus hot showers. Open all year (if you’re brave enough!), lovely in summer but it can get pretty chilly at other times so bring your wetsuit!
Becontree Heath Leisure Centre (35 miles)
Becontree Heath Leisure Centre
Swimming facility with 1m springboard. There’s also a 13 metres by 7 metres teaching pool for swimming lessons plus parent and baby sessions. Jolly Jungle indoor play facility also on site.
London Fields Lido (36 miles)
London Fields Lido
A 50m heated open air pool welcoming bathers of all ages to this Hackney oasis! There are loads of session types and dedicated lanes, so everyone has a time set aside for them. Lovely!
Hornchurch Sports Centre (36 miles)
Hornchurch Sports Centre
1, 3 and 5 metre diving boards. The site also offers fun swims, swimming lessons, diving and other exciting activities in its two pools, as well as other sporting opportunities.
Chiltern Pools (36 miles)
Diving pool with one, three and five metre boards. Leisure pool has flumes, fountains and a water creek! Also has sporting opportunities such as the climbing wall.
Regional Fitness Swimming Centre (36 miles)
Peterborough Lido (36 miles)
Three outdoor heated pools: a 50m, a teaching and a paddling pool in a Grade II listed building. Seasonal opening for a family splash about! Also a large lawn area with play facilities, balcony and refreshment area. What better way is there to enjoy the summer sun?
Aqua Vale Swimming and Fitness Centre (37 miles)
Oasis Swimming Pools (38 miles)
Oasis Swimming Pools
has 2 pools, 1 indoor pool and also a stunning outdoor pool surrounded by 2 seperate patio areas for adults and families.
Blackwater Leisure Centre (39 miles)
Blackwater Leisure Centre
- boasts a superb leisure pool, incorporating the challenging Jungle River ride, a fun flume ride, lazy river ride, a safe swimming area for children and novelty bubble pool! Plus separate Baby Pool for our youngest visitors and lane swimming provided.
Danes Camp Leisure Centre (39 miles)
Danes Camp Leisure Centre
Facilities include a leisure pool with beach entry, adventure soft play, sports hall, pre school activities, climbing wall and roller skating.
Wet n Wild at Waterfront Leisure Centre (39 miles)
Wet n Wild at Waterfront Leisure Centre
The leisure pool has a 65m snake slide, wave machine, waterfall, volcano, water jets and five lane waterslide! Standard swimming facilities also available.
Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Complex (40 miles)
Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Complex
One of the top leisure facilities in the country with 50m indoor competition pool, leisure pool, outdoor lido, sauna, steam room, 100 station gym, wide range of exercise classes, athletics stadium and track, 3G floodlit pitches, sports hall, cafe, creche, meeting rooms and much more.
Belvedere Splash Park (41 miles)
Belvedere Splash Park
Apparently the largest free access public wet play park in the United Kingdom. Children can paddle in a lagoon surrounding a desert island and play on a huge safety surfaced beach equipped with water sprinklers, showers, bubble jets and sprays.
Swan Pool and Leisure Centre (41 miles)
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre (41 miles)
Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre
The centre has a leisure pool which features a 40m slide and a 25m fitness pool. Plus squash and badmington courts and 5 a side footy courts.
Corby International Swimming Diving Pool (41 miles)
Corby International Swimming Diving Pool
Feeling adventurous? Enjoy the aquatube flume, Pirate Ship Fun Pool and four springboards (1 to 3m) with a 5m diving platform, as well as many other facilities. Creche also available.
Colchester Leisure World (41 miles)
Colchester Leisure World
16 family fun features including two thrilling flumes, river rapids, crazy river, waves, geysers, still more slides and family spa pools! Also has standard swimming facilities.
Towcester Centre for Leisure (42 miles)
Towcester Centre for Leisure
Their family sessions are fun packed with waves, flume rides, inflatables, floats and music. For the parent and toddler sessions they have baby waves and pool toys for a fun toddler friendly swim.
Waterworld and Breckland Leisure Centre (42 miles)
Brockwell Lido (42 miles)
Full Olympic size outdoor pool with scenic surrounds and other features inside for much older types. Swimming lessons and summer holiday activity days on offer too. Lido open even in winter!
Woodup Pool (43 miles)
A very basic salt water bathing pool with an area of sand at one end. Open May to September. It should be noted they do not have lifeguards. Currently undergoing changes, call before going.
Wycombe Rye Lido (43 miles)
Wycombe Rye Lido
is a popular Lido located in the centre The Rye. The 2 heated outdoor pools and changing facilities have just been refurbished. The Lido has also been expanded to include gym, exercise studios, soft play and a cafe.
Richmond Pools in the Park (43 miles)
Thanks for all the great things to do and Water Parks near Royston with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
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