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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good21%
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Aug 31, 2018
“Short, sharp Shap - swim through to the end of Summer”
Aug 11, 2018
“Lovely pool”
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Gayle Avenue, Penrith, England
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

After a five hour drive on the M6 we were glad to see Junction 39 and to know that Shap Swimming Pool was only a short drive away. The temperature reading in the car said 10 degrees C but the pool itself was mid twenties...More

Thank Woody065
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous find! Thought it might be a little cold being outdoors, but once in the pool lovely and warm. Life guards the best, not whistle happy and interacted with everyone. Tea’s,coffee’s and hot chocolate all served in “proper” mugs, none of this plastic...More

Thank D10mol
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Fantastic outdoor pool.Seemed a bit chilly when we first dipped our toes in,but we soon got used to the temperature.It was not very busy when we visited so the children in our party had the pool basically to themselves for a good 45 minutes.The lifeguard...More

Thank lovatscout70
Reviewed August 11, 2018

What a great find! kids were so happy we went to this little pool during our holiday. Really impressed with the community spirit! Nice little park next to it too. oh and the Life guards are easy on the eye.

Thank Clair R
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Recently refurbished. Great value. Friendly people. Unbeatable place. Adult sessions as well as family swimming

Thank Robert E
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We had no idea that Shap had a little outdoor pool, and could have happily had a swim on our gorgeously hot days there, but didn't take swimwear. We had to have a look at it though, and it was well worth checkin out -...More

1  Thank Oystervelt
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Fab community run baths - clean, inexpensive. Asset to the community! Great for families, kids and solo. Lovely warm temperature too!

1  Thank 043han14
Reviewed August 28, 2017

After reading about Shap pool my grandsons could not wait to go for a swim the wind was strong and cold but they went anyway. The pool had a lot of happy children in it and we were made very welcome, the hot showers and...More

Thank dianor
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited with the kids, it's excellent value. The pool is spotlessly clean, heated and there's a lifeguard on duty. Outdoor pools are brilliant and very refreshing, the kids loved it. The volunteers and community who look after this pool should be very proud, it's an...More

Thank ChrisAngel1977
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision to try this pool. Great little place, pool area was clean and tidy, even has a lifeguard on duty, plenty of floats to share, reasonably priced as well, will visit again soon

1  Thank Gillx4
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