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Stonehaven Open Air Swimming Pool

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Address: Queen Elizabeth Park, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
Phone Number: 01569 762134
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Description: Huge, Olympic-size open air swimming pool and lido with clean sea water...
Huge, Olympic-size open air swimming pool and lido with clean sea water heated to 29°C (84°F). Open daily 30 May - 6 September 2015. Quiet swims for adults, fun sessions for kids, toddlers' paddling pool, midnight swims during peak season (4 July - 19 Aug inc 2015). Also peak season Funday Sunday afternoon games and competitions for kids. Sheltered sun terraces, on-site cafe, ample free parking. Day tickets are valid all day! 2015 prices to be confirmed, but expected to be around: Adult £5.30, child/senior £3.20, family £14.35. Midnight swims £6.90/£4.75/£18.00. 12-session & season tickets also available.
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Sadly closed in January........

I was planning to swim in this well known heated pool to be told that it was closed for the month of JANUARY. What a shame and certainly not their gain. Never mind I found the... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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Scottish Borders
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I was planning to swim in this well known heated pool to be told that it was closed for the month of JANUARY. What a shame and certainly not their gain. Never mind I found the nearest best spa............at no cost.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

We went here for the day with the little one,entry was more expensive than most swimming baths but we'll worth the money,the pool is heated with a shallow paddling pool and waterfall,plenty of seats for spectators and you can take your own food and drinks in with also,great day out especially in the summer

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

You simply have to try this place...suitable for all ages, great fun, so different to anything we had ever done before. Spotless, great value, great fun a must if in the area (and great fish and chips locally for afterwards!)

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I used to live in stonehaven and loved the open air pool, so when I visited recently, knowing how things change and rarely fro the better, i was prepared for a bit of a disappointment. Not at all. Other than some new bouncy toys, it hasn't changed. It's a bright colourful piece of art deco, beautifully cared for and looked... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

a must see and go to when in Stonehaven. Its Art Deco its sea water and best of all its heated and has been enjoyed by locals and visitors for decades. i will be most surprised if you do not like it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The open air pool is a great thing to do whether you are visiting 'Stoney' or live locally. Not only is it good value for money it gives you a retro feel to how these sort of outdoor pools would have looked up and down the country generations ago. Great for all ages

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Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is one not to be missed- its a fantastic pool with sea water at just the right temperature..........great day out and very good price for a family- you can spend the entire day at this place and either take a tasty picnic or eat from the cafe on site - at realistic prices and good quality food...

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I used to come here as a child when I came to stay with my Gran in Inverbervie. The open-air pool has never lost its charm for me. I'm not as brave as I was for going down the big slide, although I see it's still a big hit with the younger visitors. On this visit (I came twice over... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Having lived in the area for almost 3 years, we felt guilty at never having visited the pool. Last Friday afternoon we put that to right and had a great swim. The outside temperature was a bleak early autumn day, but the pool is truly tropical sea water. It is a truly bizarre but pleasant experience. The pool is substantial,... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Warm water but cold wind made this a truly open air experience. Loads of lifeguards on duty for a pool of this size (comforting when you're there with two increasingly water confident little brats). Clean warm changing rooms. Reasonably priced. All good. Will be back.

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