Open-air splish-splashing is your God-given right. And on a sunny day, there’s nothing quite like making a splash at the pool. From community-run lidos to places to dip in the river, here’s our growing list of lidos and Outdoor Swimming where you can enjoy an al fresco dip.
Riverside Park and Pools in Wallingford, South Oxfordshire, offer a heated outdoor pool ideal for a family day out with a Splash Park for children.
A 50m outdoor swimming pool with an aqua-splash area and slide, indoor bowling hall, 50 station gym and 2 fitness studios located in the heart of Banbury.
Located in the heart of Banbury, the Banbury Open Air Pool is a 50m outdoor swimming pool with an aqua-splash area and slide.
A heated outdoor lido in the heart of West Oxfordshire and a short walk from Blenheim Palace, open during the summer months (April to September).
An open-air swimming pool in Abingdon with both lane swimming and ‘swim for all’ sessions. The venue also offers heated outdoor pools, crazy golf and a play area.
Set in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, The Lido Chipping Norton has two fully-heated outdoor pools: a 25m swimming pool and a toddlers’ paddling pool.
Hinksey Heated Outdoor Pool offers an excellent Lido/Outdoor Pool for swimming and group exercise activities & cafe on site.