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Bathurst Pool

Places to Visit

Bathurst Pool!

Given as a present to the inhabitants of Lydney and Aylburton by the Bathurst family in 1920. Bathurst Swimming Pool in Lydney is considered to be one of Gloucestershire’s best kept secrets.

This 38 metre outdoor pool in the Forest of Dean is run by volunteers and open for at least 14 weeks during the Summer. The Depth goes from 1m to 1.8m. Changing cubicles are available however there are no lockers, so please bare this in mind when packing for your trip. The pool is fully supervised by lifeguards. 

Over flow parking on hot days is available in the field to the right of the entrance to the pool. Bikes can be locked against the railings. Please do not park on the side of the main road blocking the pavement.

Fully stocked shop available, you are welcome to bring a picnic, however no glass. 


Adults: £4 Child: £2.50 (for children 3yrs and over) 

SAT NAV postcode: GL15 5DY 

Opening Hours

Monday12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday12:00 - 17:00
Thursday12:00 - 17:00
Friday12:00 - 17:00
Saturday12:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00

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