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Lido Ponty

Open Now: 7:30 a.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Open today: 7:30 a.m. - 7:15 p.m.
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A hidden gem

The lido is a fantastic space for everyone to enjoy. I was so impressed with the refurbishment of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fun for all

Have been here on few ocassions and always had a great time. It does get booked up quite quickly so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tiffany P
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“The National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty is situated in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park and has three pools; a main pool, an activity pool and a splash pool. All are heated to a very comfortable 28 degrees, Lido Ponty offers fantastic swimming...more
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A4223 | Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd CF37 4PE, Wales
+44 300 004 0000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The lido is a fantastic space for everyone to enjoy. I was so impressed with the refurbishment of the old Victorian pool. It is clean and bright but still holds the feeling of the past - individual changing rooms along the poolside are fantastic. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MySay70
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been there a couple of times maybe they could put more showers in the changeing room because ive seen there are only 2 shower cubicles plently of sun beds

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here on few ocassions and always had a great time. It does get booked up quite quickly so book in advance in you can. They sometimes have availability there but it is pot luck Park area great for all ages Swimming and inflatable...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tiffany P
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Book as early as you can as it gets full so quickly. Great place and the kids have a great time. Suitable for all ages

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MelN1975
BrentB1573, Manager at Lido Ponty, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we will look forward to seeing you when we open Easter 2019

Reviewed December 5, 2018

Early morning exercise routine in an open air lido. Busy but not overly so. The Lido is popular later in the day and especially weekends and school holidays when sessions are in place. The canteen is limited and they could do much better - very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank voices123
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great price kids had a amazing time lovely,clean and safe cafe prices a little high but can always take your own food, went there so many times over the holidays will be going next summer as well 😁

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank campbellcarla04
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The lido itself is amazing and at great value. It's clean, and all staff are friendly. There are a lot of lifeguards around the multiple pools which is great for safety. The only negative I would say is the cafe that is adjoining to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank klthomas9
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Took my granddaughter to the lido for the first time beautiful clean facilities lovely warm water both enjoyed our swim very much

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Storm Q
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Again in RCT no consideration for the less mobile disabled person nearest parking in town a good 10 minute walk for able people. Therefore this is a third person report. My family returned full of enthusiasm for what they said was a brilliant experience, nostalgic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pwilliamsjones
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Visited when it was raining and everyone still had fun. The pool was nice and warm, facilities and activities were great. Definitely worth the visit. Will ha e to return when it’s sunny 😁

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EVlla
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Sandra T
July 7, 2018|
Response from CardiffMUMof2 | Reviewed this property |
You have to turn up and see if they have walk in tickets available. They often do so it’s worth a try!
June 7, 2018|
Response from Julia H | Reviewed this property |
It's 25m. Shallow at one end deep at the other. Adult only laned swimming on the early session from 7.30 till something like 9.30 am.