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Beautiful pool with fascinating history!

Beautiful pool with fascinating history! Friendly helpful staff, clean pool at perfect temperature... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
Great day, could be fantastic......

This was our first visit and I had read the website so knew it was card payments only everywhere so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Saltdean Lido is the country's only Grade II* listed lido. The 1930's swimming pool has been refurbished and opens June 2017 for the summer season. The swimming pool offers heated water and there is a separate children's paddling pool and play area...more
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Saltdean Lido The Oval Park Saltdean Park Road, Brighton BN2 8SP, England
+44 1273 069984
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First things first. Make sure you have an old style pound coin for the lockers. They’ve yet not updated their lockers for the new ones despite them ceasing to be legal tender since October 2017. They have a limited supply of token which soon went....More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely pool, spoiled by the reduced temperature this year, children are getting cold rather than enjoying the water. Ideal for competitive swimming, no good for a family day out. They are obviously trying to reduce any losses made last year.

Thank pktango
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went with some friends and had a pleasant day. The pool is lovely and I didn’t mind paying £12 as I’m very happy to support the restoration of this facility. However, to then ask a further £6 for a sun bed is foolish. I...More

Thank Graham R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this place twice in 3 weeks. The water is very cold and the staff are not the best. It will be much better when the building is finished. My husband has a heart condition and really couldn't cope with the temperature of...More

Thank 579Nikki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful pool with fascinating history! Friendly helpful staff, clean pool at perfect temperature, good facilities. Will definitely be visiting again. Excited for the lido's future as a fantastic asset to the communities of Saltdean and Brighton.

Thank bentrip2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic part of England which is slowly spoilt by teenagers!! Who run it Could not believe this weekend 80degree heat packed with swimmers and sunbathers and did not have 1 cold drink for sale slush puppy wasn't ready until 3 and at 3.30 when...More

2  Thank julesgoldee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit and I had read the website so knew it was card payments only everywhere so that was fine. I also had read taking a picnic is acceptable and yes, make sure you do! Also, toilets and changing rooms not quite...More

2  Thank Emmaj78Sussex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today was my third visit to Saltdean Lido. The water is beautifully clean and it is an amazing way to start the day. I jus wish I was able to visit everyday.

1  Thank alisonm721
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here we are again for another summer season - feels like I've never been away! It's as wonderful.as ever and such an amazing resource for the local community. Open now every day from today until early Sept, this year features late evening swims till 9pm...More

Thank Tiggi W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still waiting for the promised family pass after appalling service/treatment on being asked to leave at 5.30 as we had a child with us- even though website clearly states family or child session until 7pm! We were told 5mins after arriving at 5 25pm, that...More

Thank jdisney
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Carole D
25 June 2018|
Response from becks30 | Property representative |
It is chlorinated but its a very modern system so its very subtle.
Rebeca G
24 June 2018|
Response from becks30 | Property representative |
No white lines and I think from memory we aren't allowed them because of the grade ii* listing!
10 February 2018|
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Response from julesbirdie | Reviewed this property |
No! That was something they did on the very last day of the season before the pool closed.