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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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Great fun

Great price kids had a amazing time lovely,clean and safe cafe prices a little high but can always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lovely lido, overpriced cafe

The lido itself is amazing and at great value. It's clean, and all staff are friendly. There are a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
A4223 | Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd CF37 4PE, Wales
+44 300 004 0000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 😁

Thank campbellcarla04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank klthomas9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

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

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 😁

Thank Eb3092
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

good for family cheaper and staff friendly was still open though weather was not good still enjoy using the facilities will come back again

Thank Journey809812
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a gem, during the day you can swim lengths whilst the rest of the family do activities or have a leisurely swim. There’s also formal swim sessions. Changing room are clean and warm or you can use the outdoor stalls to take you back...More

Thank SarahV284
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit even on a gloomy day. Something for everyone even if it’s just having a coffee whilst watching the fun in the pool. Every where was very clean

Thank Princesswillow
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Even though it was a very warm day, we finally visited Lido in Pontypridd. What a great place. Paid £2.50 each for my boys to use the inflatable activities. They played on them for the whole hour and a half. They asked could we go...More

Thank donadiva1
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Great outdoor pool with fun activities which is very cheap. Usually need to book in advance though as gets booked up very quickly. Excellent park outside as well. Only negative is food outlet, food is average.

Thank garmunty
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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.