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Jubilee Pool

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Utterly glorious, cafe attached

Jubilee Pool is one of the glorious old ladies of the UK lidos. Huge, seawater filled and with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bramblesici
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London, United Kingdom
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Truly Unique Experience

What a special place indeed! I felt as if I had been transported back to the '50s and felt I needed... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
downssideup
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Cornwall
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About
*We are currently closed for our building project to geothermally heat the pool and redevelop our top terrace. We will reopen in Spring 2019.* UK's biggest and most celebrated art deco sea water lido.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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The Promenade, Penzance, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jubilee Pool is one of the glorious old ladies of the UK lidos. Huge, seawater filled and with iconic architecture. Brilliant for families and lap swimmers alike. As of 2019 or 2020 (I forget when it will be done) they will have a heated water...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

What a special place indeed! I felt as if I had been transported back to the '50s and felt I needed a swim cap with flowers on it just to complete the feel. The pool is filled with sea water and so is refreshing to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Thomas H, Manager at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you had such a good time at our pool and we looking forward to seeing you again next season.

Reviewed September 25, 2018

After more than 230 reviews I have had my knuckles rapped and been asked to revise my initial review of the Jubilee Pool. I wanted to get over the message that the water was chilly, that I did swim in the pool and it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Thomas H, Manager at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Hi Alex many thanks for your review and next year we will have our geothermal pool to warm up in!

Reviewed September 20, 2018

I visited Jubilee Pool on a one-day stopover in Penzance after reading about it on the website of the hotel I was staying in. It was a glorious day in mid-September and I almost didn't go in but then changed my mind and raced back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Thomas H, Manager at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Hi Mona, it's great to hear that you had such a good time while visiting our pool and cafe and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The Jubilee Pool offers the fun of sea swimming in a safe environment with changing room, toilet and a hot shower. It is newly restored after being devastated by storm Desmond, locally supported and fundraised. Well presented and thought through, friendly staff and a good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Thomas H, Manager at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you for your review, I'm pleased that you had a good time while visiting.

Reviewed September 14, 2018

This restored pool is another Penzance gem. Beautifully conserved as a great outdoor pool and lovely cafe. Great for a family visit and also for a quite lone swim. Great aspect and really catches the sun. The cafe serves good food and great coffee. Well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Thomas H, Manager at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

I'm pleased that you and your family enjoy visting our pool and make the most of what we have to offer.

Reviewed September 1, 2018

What an amazing pool, right along the front of Penzance, not far from the harbour. Really big and so nostalgic of olden days of the lido. A vibrant cafe. An ongoing campaign to raise money for it to become a geo pool, hot pool outside...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Thomas H, Manager at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you very much for your review and I'm glad you had a good time. Regarding our fundrasing we have nw reached our minimum target of £350,000 and are pushing for our optimal target of £500,000.

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Stunning outdoor pool for all weather days. Our 10 year old son describes it as amazing. Cafe is excellent too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Thomas H, Manager at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Hi Jennifer, I'm glad you enjoyed your time at the pool and cafe.

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Visited in August on quite a cool day, but the water was lovely so I really didn't want to get out and leave. We had rosemary salted chips in the café and good coffee. Wished we lived closer because I would be visiting it very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Thomas H, Manager at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Hi Linzy, I'm glad you enjoyed your day at the Jubilee Pool and hope you can come back again soon for another great day out.

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Penzance Jubilee Pool is a joy to swim in. The Art Deco architecture gives a feeling of yesteryear and the Cafe serves lovely coffee.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Abbie C, Chief Operations Officer at Jubilee Pool, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks John, glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon.

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KimF2235
July 15, 2018|
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Response from AbbieC253 | Property representative |
Yes dogs are welcome on our top terrace and in the cafe but not poolside.
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Kevin L
July 9, 2018|
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Response from AbbieC253 | Property representative |
Hi there I'm afraid we do not have lockers as we have issues with these corroding as we are a salt water pool and right next to the sea. You can leave your belongings poolside and our environment is very safe so it's a bit... More
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FerryWind
July 9, 2018|
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Response from AbbieC253 | Property representative |
Just the café and top terrace (not poolside in case of any little accidents!). We will have a day at the end of the season (30 Sept) where you can bring your dogs for a swim.
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