FAQs

Our new normal...

Detailed information about our new normal can be found here.  Please ensure you read this in full before booking or visiting the pool.

Our main & learner pools are not heated.  They are sea water bathing pools and are usually 1-2 degrees above sea temperature.

The geothermal pool is heated to 30-35 degrees. 

  • Septembers tickets release on August 24th
  • Octobers release on September 21st
  • Novembers release on October 26th
  • Decembers release on November 23rd

Yes that’s fine.

Yes, tickets can be booked in advance, we are now allowing walk-ups up to capacity.

You can book your tickets here.

We do not. Valuables are brought to the pool at your own risk.

Yes.  Please do not enter the pool if you have recently exercised. Time should be allowed for your body to temperature to return to normal after exercise.

Sessions are one hour long.  However, bathers are advised to take regular breaks from the  pool. It is advised to exit the water every 10-15 minutes to allow your body temperature to return to normal.

We plan on keeping the Geothermal pool and café open all year around.

We do a deep pool clean each month and regularly refresh the seawater. However the will from time-to-time be natural debris.

Regular testing is carried out to ensure our lido is always safer then open water swimming.

Please see our opening hours for the pool and café.

Yes, there is a bike shed opposite us in St Anthony’s car park.

Absolutely! We offer a second half day in the Main pool at a discount. 

Geothermal session can be booked consecutively but we advice that for heath reasons you don’t do sessions back to back. 

No.  Please book online or if you are having issues please email.

There is no need to book, the cafe is operating on a first come basis. 

Main pool: Open

Learner pool: Open

Geo Pool: Open

Yes!  But please note that you need to follow our supervision ratios at all times.

Children aged 5 and over are permitted in the Geothermal pool. 

For their own safety children under 5 are not permitted. 

In line with NHS guidance, we don’t permit pregnant women to bathe in the geothermal pool.

This depends on the age of your child(ren), please see our supervision ratios page.

Dogs are welcome on our top terrace but are for hygiene reasons and water safety are not allowed on our poolside except for on our designated ‘Dog Day.’  Guide dogs are welcome at all times.

Please see our tickets page.

Sometimes we do this when weather is poor and there are a limited number of customers to help save costs to our charitable organisation on lifeguarding costs.

Please email with a description of the item and date.

Our team will get back to you.

Lost property is held for roughly a month before being donated, recycled, or disposed of.

Yes you are welcome to bring food to be eaten poolside however please make sure you don’t bring glass or breakable containers to poolside for safety of other customers.  You can buy food in our café which helps support the running of the pool and keeping it here for future generations. Only food purchased in the cafe can be eaten at cafe tables.

Please note poolside seating is limited.

Our facilities (much of which was built in the 1930s) have been adapted for improved accessibility.

Check out our Accessibility Page for full details.

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Sorry, we're closing at 3 today due to bad weather

We aim to be open as usual over the weekend, however times may vary in the adverse weather. We will update this page with any further changes. 

The pool is closed for cleaning today, Monday August 5th

We’re closed for swimming every other Monday for essential cleaning & maintenance. Check our planned closures section for dates.