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. 

Tickets are released on the 15th of each month for the following month. 

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.

Yes, the Geothermal pool and café open all year around. 

Our Aquafit classes and Cold Water Swim club run all year round too.

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 homepage for the pool and café opening times

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

Due to limited space, and for the safety of our staff & customers, we are unable to accommodate bicycles on site.

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 operates on a first come basis. 

We have a zero tolerance site-wide no smoking or vaping rule. This is in-place for the safety and comfort of others.

We have changing cubicles (some with doors, most without), unisex toilets, baby changing tables, disabled changing room & toilet, hot & cold showers, water refill station. In addition the pools we have a café, two takeaway outlets and a shop. 

Main pool: Open. The main pool may be shallow end only during quieter times. This helps us save on lifeguard costs. 

Learner pool: Open – (July – September)

Geo Pool: Open – 55 minute sessions on the hour. 

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 café terrace but for hygiene and water safety reasons are not allowed beyond the kiosk to poolside except for on our designated ‘Dog Day’.  

Guide dogs are welcome at all times.

Please see our tickets page.

We use natural salt sea water and therefore highly recommend removing all tarnishable and valuable items such as (but not limited to) watches, smart-wear, rings and other jewellery.

We don’t accept liability for damage to any items taken into our pools.

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 were built in the 1930s) have been adapted for improved accessibility.

Check out our Accessibility Page for full details.

We offer a concession rate for those with specific health care access needs and free swimming for carers if their assistance is required for swimming.

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