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Best Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres In Cardiff, Glamorgan and Cardiff

We've rounded up the best swimming pools and leisure centres in Cardiff in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 23 Cardiff swimming pools and leisure centres to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the swimming pools and leisure centres we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Cardiff International Pool

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Jump feet first into Cardiff International Pool! With the 50 metre Olympic swimming pool your little ones will be Olympic champions in no time. Howev...

Llanishen Leisure Centre1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Cardiff
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

Llanishen Leisure Centre features leisure pool with wave machine and water play features ideal for kids and families! There's also space to swim shou...

Newport Centre

  • Newport
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Newport Centre has a leisure pool with slide and wave machine in a warm and tropically themed environment. The flume slide is several tight coils...

Brean Splash

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Brean Splash offers the ultimate indoor or outdoor water based fun! This huge waterpark as an indoor splash zone for those days when it’s just too co...

Portishead Open Air Pool

  • Portishead
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Here you’ll get the best of both worlds, stunning views and a huge outdoor heated pool to play in till your heart's content. The community run Portis...

Bridgend Life Centre

  • Bridgend
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Bridgend Recreation Centre boasts an enormous leisure pool complete with super cool hydro slide, and a serious wave machine! Be sure to hang onto the...

West Somerset College Community Sports and Leisure Centre

  • Minehead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

West Somerset College Community Sports and Leisure Centre  is a dual based sports centre within the West Somerset Community College. The Sports Centr...

Keynsham Leisure Centre

  • Keynsham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

If your kids love soft play, you should definitely take them to Better  Keynsham Leisure Centre! The refurbished centre features an action-packed sof...



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Easton Leisure Centre

  • Bristol
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Let the kids go wild and keep active with the variety of sports on offer at Easton Leisure Centre! Dive right in and do a few lengths of the 25-metre...

Wells Leisure Centre

  • Wells
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Wells Leisure Centre boasts a 25m swimming pool but also a dedicated family interactive pool with lots of fun little water play features to add to th...

Thornbury Leisure Centre

  • Bristol
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Get active with your family at Thornbury Leisure Centre . We have a whole array of fun activities for you and your family to enjoy. Splash around in...

Bath Sports and Leisure Centre

  • Bath
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Up for an energy-fuelled day out? Keep your whole family happy, healthy and active at Better Bath Sports and Leisure Centre with a choice of swimming...

Shepton Mallet Lido

  • Shepton Mallet
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Shepton Mallet Outdoor Pool, tucked away just off an unprepossessing residential street in Shepton Mallet, is a fantastic place to take the kids for...

The LC Swansea

  • Swansea
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

Splash, dive and surf your way to The LC Swansea. This premier leisure destination on the doorstep of the Gower will have you diving in deep into a w...

Writhlington Sports and Leisure Centre

  • Bath
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Writhlington Climbing Wall is an 8 meter high, 16 top rope indoor climbing wall. There are 42 climbing routes ranging from Grade 4 (beginner) to 7A+...

Wotton Pool

  • Wotton-under-Edge
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Wotton Pool is a long established heated outdoor swimming facility with a great transparent cover over it that is open at either end to retain the op...

Trowbridge Sports Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Trowbridge
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Trowbridge Sports Centre offers a 6 lane 25m swimming pool ideal for having a family splash about. Pack your best swimming costumes, grab the goggles...

Hereford Leisure Pool5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Hereford
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Hereford Leisure Pool features a wave machine and a water slide (available at certain sessions only so be sure to check!) plus a beach area and a...

Llanelli Leisure Centre1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Llanelli
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The newly refurbished Llanelli Leisure Centre offers main and teaching swimming pools with gallery seating, but more importantly it's got a huge hydr...

Stratford Park Leisure Centre1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Stroud
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Stratford Park Leisure Centre, as well as being home to indoor facilities galore, a 50 metre outdoor pool also welcomes those wanting to take a dip,...

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