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Sandford Parks Lido

Open Now: 09:30 - 19:30
Open today: 09:30 - 19:30
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Summer fun

Visited in the middle of the summer heatwave with 4 of my nephews. Absolutely lovely day, perfect... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracy C
Worcester, United Kingdom
Super summer swimming

Cheltenham doesn’t realise how lucky it is to have this gem. So many lidos across the country have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“children's pool”(14 reviews)
“changing rooms”(15 reviews)
“table tennis”(7 reviews)
Sandford Parks Lido - a charitable trust since 1996. Built in 1935 in four acres of beautiful landscaped grounds. Many of the original art deco features remain. We are in the very heart of Cheltenham, the town centre is just a brief walk through...more
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Sandford Parks Lido Keynsham Road, Cheltenham GL53 7PU, England
+44 1242 524430
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited in the middle of the summer heatwave with 4 of my nephews. Absolutely lovely day, perfect for the hot weather. Took a picnic and plenty of drinks as the temp was touching 32. If I had one complaint to make it would be the...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheltenham doesn’t realise how lucky it is to have this gem. So many lidos across the country have been demolished, and it’s great that those that have survived are being cherished by a new generation. We visited on one of the hottest days of the...More

Thank DinkyDonut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped here on a cloudy day. A little chillier but not quite so crowded. It is a lovely big pool with a small pool for younger children. It has cafe facilities but I can't comment on that as we didn't use them. My youngest...More

Thank kateleach777
Reviewed 14 August 2018

No complaints about pool ... but after a lovely swim, thought I'd treat myself to a 'healthy snack' so avoided the chips.... chose moma porridge and what a disappointment...felt done by... catering manager trying to cut costs and make money on cheaper brands.... I'm guessing...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely day at the park, the pool was warm and it was busy but no more than you would expect on a sunny day in the school holidays. The cafe had a good selection on the menu and catered for allegeries and...More

Thank BobandLorna
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I drove for a hour to get to the lido as it has amazing reviews. However on arrival the car park was full. We drove round for a further hour attempting to park but sadly all we encountered was just double yellow lines and resident...More

2  Thank Melanie P
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely day out with 2 friends, great for all ages! Pool was massive, 3swimming lanes separated from the people who want to have fun and use inflatables etc. More than 1 lifeguard watching over the pool keeping everything in check, fully focused on everyone in...More

1  Thank Lorton L
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Goodness what a facility we have right in the heart of Cheltenham! We had friends over from Germany last week, with their toddler daughter, so where better to take her on a hot July day than to the lido? There is the 50m pool, a...More

1  Thank Christine W
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The children enjoyed their time there. I can imagine it getting very busy in this heat wave but it wasn't to bad. I think it cost £15.00 for 2 adults and 2 children.

Thank homesteads
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a Monday when most of the local schools were still in term time, so was pretty quiet. The pool is really nice, though it does take you a few minutes to get acclimatised. I will be back!

4  Thank Flying_Brummie
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25 June 2018|
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Response from CathrynF33 | Property representative |
Hi. There are indeed. There are lockers in the indoor and outdoor change area. You just need to purchase a token for £1 at Lido Reception.
6 June 2018|
Response from CathrynF33 | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for your question. The Children's pool is 50cm deep in the shallow end and 80cm deep in the deep end. Best wishes Cathryn
28 April 2018|
Response from CathrynF33 | Property representative |
Hi. The main pool here is 50 metres. Thank you. :)