Lidos Near Me

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Now that summer is on its way, the time for outdoor adventure and fun is rife! Don’t stay stuck indoors, take to the skies and travel abroad, take to the waves and head to a beach near you. Or if you love the water, find a lido near you, for some outdoor swimming leisure.

Here’s 8 of the best lidos near you:

Clevedon Marine Lake, Somerset

Fancy a trip to Somerset? Don’t miss out on the chance of visiting the Clevedon Marine Lake lido, a tidal pool on the beautiful Somerset coast. Every spring an influx of seawater from the Bristol Channel fills it and people flock to play, swim and boat in this outdoor pool.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Clevedon. Marine Lake. Old Church Road. Clevedon. BS21 7TU
  • Price Free but donations are encouraged!
  • When Daily
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Saltdean Lido, Brighton

Saltdean is something special. It’s one of the finest examples of modernist lidos left in the UK. With beautiful surroundings, enjoyable atmospheres and more, your family fun day out will be truly enjoyable. Have a dip in the outdoor swimming pool and enjoy your summer months here. With waters warming up to 22°C, why not!

Info & Pricing

  • Location Oval Park. Saltdean Park Road. Saltdean. Brighton. BN2 8SP
  • Price Adult from £5.00. Child (0-24 months) free and Child (3-15) from £4.00
  • When Monday to Friday 07:00 - 15:30 and Saturday to Sunday 07:00 - 17:00
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Bristol Lido, Bristol

Enjoy a family day out at the 24m outdoor heated pool. It’s heated to around 22-25°C, too, so no nippy waters, you can jump straight in for a relaxing and comfortable swim.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Oakfield Place. Clifton. Bristol. BS8 2BJ
  • Price Non-member swim starts from £20.00. Non-members child £7.50
  • When Members - daily 07:00 - 22:00. Non-members - daily 10:00 - 15:00. Those with children only have access from 14:00 - 16:00. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
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Tinside Lido, Devon

Impressively voted one of Europe’s top 10 outdoor pools, Tinside Lido is one to visit. Built in 1935 it holds cultural history and its popular Art deco Style in a Grade II listed area. A stunning saltwater swimming pool is fully accessible to all needs, it also has a sun deck for those wanting to catch some rays after spending an afternoon swimming. What’s better than being in a beautiful place and having a place to cool off in the hot summer months?

Info & Pricing

  • Location Hoe Road. Plymouth. PL1 3DE
  • Price Public swim from £5.20
  • When Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
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Jubilee Pool, Cornwall

Welcome to the UK’s largest and most celebrated art deco seawater lido! And it’s also geothermally heated too – so you won’t get any chills here.

It’s also not shaped like a normal lido but in fact a triangle! Containing 5 million litres of seawater and can hold a capacity of 600 swimmers – wow! With so much space, it’s the perfect spot to visit a lido near you this summer season.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Jubilee Pool. Battery Road. Penzance. TR18 4F
  • Price Adults from £4.25 and Child from £3.00
  • When Tuesday and Friday 08:00 - 18:00. Wednesday Thursday and Weekends 09:00 - 18:00
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Lymington Sea Water Baths, Lymington

It’s time for some family fun at Lymington Sea Water Baths! An open-air seawater bath, as old as 1833! With an option of inflatable sessions for optimal summer fun, paddle boarding and swimming, the entire family can spend an eventful day here.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Lymington Sea Water Baths. Bath Road. Lymington. SO41 3SE
  • Price 75-minute sessions from £16.00. 2-hour swimming from £2.00 and 1 hour SUP from £8.00
  • When Various times. Please check the website for more info
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PTP Coaching, Beckenham

Visit this lido near you at Beckenham Place Park. Situated on a beautiful lake, open water swimming in a lido is an ever-growing summer activity. And one of many brilliant family attractions.

During the summer, the lake reaches up to 20°C! So you can enjoy a leisurely swim. Although it’s not just a swimming pool and you may come across some water wildlife like fishes, water birds and insects. So, be mindful as you have your fun!

Info & Pricing

  • Location Beckenham Place Park Lane. Beckenham Hill Road. Beckenham. Br3 5BS
  • Price 1-hour sessions start from £5.80
  • When Monday 06:30 -12.40 and 13:30 - 19:10. Tuesday and Thursday Closed. Wednesday 06:30 - 12.40 and 13:30 - 19:10. Friday 06:30 - 12.40 and 13:30 - 19:10. Saturday 07:30 - 18:20 and Sunday 08:00 - 17.10
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Lido Ponty, Wales

Now Lido Ponty is the place to be. with 3 pools: the main pool, an activity pool and a splash pool. Your entire family has bounds of fun to be had here.  There are all sorts of activities for the little ones to have a play with, like umbrella water fountains, buckets and watering cans and an inflatable play area. The outdoor heated swimming pool is a brilliant attraction to go to. So, if this is a lido near you, check it out!

Info & Pricing

  • Location Lido Ponty. Ynysangharad War Memorial Park. Pontypridd. CF37 4PE
  • Price Prices from £2.50
  • When Please check the timetable on their website
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FAQs

What is a lido?

A lido traditionally is an outdoor, public, open-air swimming pool or a bathing beach. The public are able to use it and can be free, although check before visiting.

What is the difference between a lido and a swimming pool?

A lido more than often is near a body of water, whether it is a lake or by the sea. Whereas, a swimming pool can generally be anywhere, and indoors.

How many lidos are there in the UK?

Currently, there are over 100 lidos in the UK and plenty more are being built!

So, do you fancy dipping your toes in a lido near you? Choose one of these locations for the ultimate summer day out and make some quality family memories. A cheap and cheerful thing to do in the summer holidays, especially if the weather is hot, hot, hot!

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