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Shoalstone Pool

Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9FT, England
+44 1803 852262
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A stunning pool.. a stunning location with stunning views ....what more could you ask for on a... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Beautiful Lido with amazing view

Why doesn't Brixham shout about this place? It's awesome! We found out about it by accident, from... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
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Shoalstone Sea Water Pool is an iconic feature of the South Devon Coast ... FREE to use and Enjoy! Each year, the Friends work tirelessly to reclaim this historic sea water pool from the ravages inflicted upon it by the wild winter storms and huge seas. Shoalstone Pool is one of only a few remaining sea water poolsin this country. The money raised by the Friends pays for its annual cleaning, painting and recommissioning, and also helps to build a contingency fund in the event of a major storm and any subsequent repairs needed. When you join the Friends of Shoalstone Pool, or contribute via the Square Metre Appeal or attend one of the Friends' fundraising events, you are making an important contribution to the preservation of an iconic amenity which is loved and enjoyed both by local residents and the many visitors to the region. We really welcome your encouragement!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Berry Head Road, Brixham TQ5 9FT, England
+44 1803 852262
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

A stunning pool.. a stunning location with stunning views ....what more could you ask for on a beautiful sunny day!Grandkids loved it...in pool...then on the rocks....a fantastic day....even thinking of letting a cottage near here next year as the kids would love this on their...More

Thank jane_ashton40
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Why doesn't Brixham shout about this place? It's awesome! We found out about it by accident, from someone in a shop. It's a little further away from the harbour - but I always think the best places are the ones off the beaten track, and...More

Thank Interiors_geek
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Finding out about the work involved in getting this amazing place restored and back in use makes it more important to review it so it is well used and funded. It's a beautiful place, clean with friendly life guards. The life guards are there for...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This hidden little Gem is a walk across breakwater beach to get here and was just amazing. This pool is a must see when you got to Brixham. The kids loved it, despite being freezing...hahah It was very clean and safe, the lifeguards were right...More

Thank HarperGem
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Not to be missed great sea pool with other facilities small P&D car park - Also saw a seal swimming along the beach👍🏻

Thank Alan P B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Travelled from torquay about 30 mins parked at breakwater beach(lovely) walked here about 10 mins up the steps at the end. 2 lifeguards plenty of changing toilets at the car park there. It was raining it had been all day but we only have 2...More

Thank Mildenhalleagles87
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Fabulous clean seawater pool on edge of the sea. Waves come over when it is high tide which makes for exciting swimming

Thank cillatone
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Never even knew this was here but happened upon it last week. Quiet on the day that we visited. Clean and plentiful changing facilities with a cafe that has a balcony overlooking the pool and the sea. Totally free to use with a voluntary payment...More

1  Thank Marian W
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This pool is tidal and generally every 10 days the tide is high enough to change the saltwater pool. Everyone who works here volunteer 's and they get some grant funding but not much. There is bags of room to plonk ur towel, there's changing...More

Thank Jill O
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We 'landed' in Brixham for the first time three years ago, on a hot day, whilst on holiday in Dartmoor. Brixham was lovely and the Shoalstone Pool a very nice place to cool off. Two years ago we stayed in Brixham for two weeks and...More

1  Thank Carolien37
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2 July 2015|
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Response from SeeItLocal | Property representative |
Hi ... Dogs: are not allowed onto the Pool surround at all. Dogs on the promenade above the Pool must be kept on their leads ... More info on our INFO page Regards Keith [Webmaster]