The 50 metre main swimming pool is one of the largest outdoor pools in the country, set in landscaped gardens within Sandford Park. It is a children's paradise with slides, a children's pool and a paddling pool. Basketball, volleyball and table tennis are also available – all included in the entrance charge. Light refreshments are available at the poolside cafe. The main pool is an ideal place to train, with two lanes reserved most days.
Please note - Sandford Parks Lido is an open-air recreational facility and prices are for entrance onto the site, not just swimming. Spectators will be charged normal swimming prices. Please be aware that the Lido are currently operating a booking system. Book before you arrive to ensure a slot.
*Concession prices are available for children aged 8-17, students, over 63s, registered disabled and unemployed. Family tickets are available.
- Guide Dogs Permitted - We shall work on all the above areas during our winter close down.
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Ramp/Level Access
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
- On-Site café/restaurant
- In town/city centre
- Max group size - 3000
- Min group size - 10
- No Smoking Attraction
- Outdoor Attraction
Parking & Transport
- On site parking
- Parking (charge)
- Special group rates
- TIC Staff Admitted Free
- Marketed towards children
- Marketed towards families
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook. Pre-booking required for large groups
|Opening (27 Mar 2023 - 7 Oct 2023)|
|Bank Holiday||06:30||- 19:30*|
From the M5: Head for the centre of the town, follow the signs for the General Hospital, then the tourist signs. There is a large car park suitable for over 150 cars which sits directly outside of the Lido. Parking fees start at £2. Both coins and cards are accepted and you can also pay by phone. It’s a great location if you are using the hospital, local parks or walking into Cheltenham Town Centre.