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Shap Swimming Pool

Gayle Avenue, Penrith, England
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A little gem

Visited with the kids, it's excellent value. The pool is spotlessly clean, heated and there's a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Morecambe, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great little find

Last minute decision to try this pool. Great little place, pool area was clean and tidy, even has a... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Kendal, United Kingdom
via mobile
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6 days ago
“A little gem”
4 Jun 2017
“Great little find”
Gayle Avenue, Penrith, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited with the kids, it's excellent value. The pool is spotlessly clean, heated and there's a lifeguard on duty. Outdoor pools are brilliant and very refreshing, the kids loved it. The volunteers and community who look after this pool should be very proud, it's an...More

Thank ChrisAngel1977
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision to try this pool. Great little place, pool area was clean and tidy, even has a lifeguard on duty, plenty of floats to share, reasonably priced as well, will visit again soon

1  Thank Gillx4
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great outdoor pool, well maintained, clean and tidy. Supported and run by a fabulous ten of volunteers to keep this gem of a facility open to the general public. Extremely popular with affordable daily pass or season pass rate.

1  Thank Kerryanne W
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Small pool but great for training . Welcoming and friendly people. As a swimmer wanting to train it was excellent temperature, not too hot, nor too cold. Has adults only sessions which is good, and there were only 5 of us in the water. Bliss.

Thank Swimmer200
Reviewed 18 August 2016

A little gem my daughter and my self went on the 18th of august and had a fab afternoon very reasonable priced we will defo be back carry on the good work xxx

Thank judery
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Shap pool is an asset to our village. It's community ran, with local Volunteers. We our so lucky to have this on our doorstep and a place were our children can learn to swim. Visitors our very much welcomed!!

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

My husband stumbled upon this swimming pool a few years ago during a miserable, rainy and cold camping trip with our youngest son. We had been to Scotland for a few days and as a surprise for me we stopped here on our way home....More

Thank J3KTN
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We have just been to Shap swimming pool this afternoon. It is a great pool with a play park next door. The pool was warm. If it is a lovely sunny day you could spend all afternoon there. Refreshments available. We will def pop up...More

1  Thank trish w
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Travelling back from Shap Abbey we decided to have a look at the pool, we started talking to the friendly staff (Volunteers) and decided to get our swimming clothes from the hotel and give it a go. We spent the best part of an hour...More

Thank MichaelMcG7
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Shap Swimming pool is the highest open air pool in England. it's open from May to September each year. season tickets are available, private hire for pool parties, friendly staff willing to help, they now have a box of costumes and towels available for if...More

2  Thank LAILA C
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