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Shap Swimming Pool

Gayle Avenue, Penrith, England
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Ranked #7 of 12 activities in Penrith
Traveler Description: Shap Swimming Pool is a heated open air swimming pool. There is a 25m and toddler pool, separate changing rooms, showers, free use of floats etc and... more »
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Sedbergh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have just been to Shap swimming pool this afternoon. It is a great pool with a play park next door. The pool was warm. If it is a lovely sunny day you could spend all afternoon there. Refreshments available. We will def pop up again during the holidays.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Travelling back from Shap Abbey we decided to have a look at the pool, we started talking to the friendly staff (Volunteers) and decided to get our swimming clothes from the hotel and give it a go. We spent the best part of an hour in the pool and it was great fun and so unusual, I would recommend it... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Shap Swimming pool is the highest open air pool in England. it's open from May to September each year. season tickets are available, private hire for pool parties, friendly staff willing to help, they now have a box of costumes and towels available for if anyone forgets to bing one on holiday with them. This pool is a little sun... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011 via mobile

We visited Shap outdoor pool last sunday. The water temperature was perfect, the staff were so friendly and the drinks and snacks were excellent value. It's closed now until next summer but we can't wait to go back.

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