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Chagford Swimming Pool

Probably the best outdoor pool in Devon,or even the UK. Heated,good value great setting and a mug... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chagford, United Kingdom

Difficult to find but a real treat.We thought it would be a chilly experience,but no.The feel of... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Keith L
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Chagford Pool is a unique friendly 34 metre river fed pool, set on the banks of the Teign in lovely countryside just outside Chagford. We are open every afternoon, with additional opportunities for Adults to swim Lengths. Please look at our website...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Rushford, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8DA, England
+44 1647 432929
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the best outdoor pool in Devon,or even the UK. Heated,good value great setting and a mug of tea for £1 !

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Difficult to find but a real treat.We thought it would be a chilly experience,but no.The feel of the water( it is fed from a leat coming off Dartmoor)is strangely and pleasantly different .The staff are often volunteers and are extremely friendly. Nice tea and cake...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We are so lucky to have in Chagford the largest fresh water pool in Devon. It is fed from the River Teign and that water is heated by solar panels. Snacks, warm drinks and a great welcome.

Thank Pierreaulit
Reviewed September 6, 2018

On a sunny day in August, I took my daughter and her friend (both 12 years old) to Chagford Outdoor Pool. We were amazed and delighted with what we found, on this, our first visit. The pool is very long - a whole 34 metres...More

Thank breakinmay
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

A group of us came to the pool on a visit to Chagford. It’s a great set-up; cheap entrance fee and a nice little snack shop selling hot drinks, cakes and ice creams. The 2 lifeguards were so friendly and kind to the children offering...More

Thank saladboxman
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Along with the clear water and beautiful setting, what makes this pool so welcoming is the staff. I was greeted warmly upon arrival, and, when I discovered I had left my prescription goggles at the pool, the staff returned them to me by post free...More

Thank SophieS3226
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The pool is lovely, and the staff were friendly. My only criticism is the limited adults only/lane swim time - never seems to be more than an hour. Which if you want to hang out and swim and sunbathe in peace is not actually very...More

1  Thank farnsbarnes
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This Swimming Pool is ideal! It's open air and clean and gives adults only a chance to swim during the day...As well as family time!!! It's set in a stunning location in Chagford and the drive there is superb, Great place!!.... Areas available to sunbathe...More

1  Thank gemini0987
Reviewed June 22, 2018

What more could you ask for .... Sparkling warm water (which comes from the river and has the lowest chlorine levels I have ever experienced in a pool, plus they have heating now so its a balmy 24deg most day) Decking to lounge around on...More

1  Thank PAulsmcC
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Crystal clear pool, which I think used UV light to clean the pool rather than chlorine. So no chlorine smell. Heated to @24 degrees, it was warmer in the pool than out. Absolutely fabulous find, surrounded by beautiful Dartmoor hills. As 'untouristy' as you will...More

1  Thank Patti A
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