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Blackpill Lido

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Address: Mumbles Road, Swansea SA3 5AR, Wales
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Great place for small people

Blackpill Lido has a shallow but fairly large paddling pool. Great fun for small people. There's also a playground for small to slightly older children. No good for teens! But... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blackpill Lido has a shallow but fairly large paddling pool. Great fun for small people. There's also a playground for small to slightly older children. No good for teens! But they can skateboard / cycle, etc along the Mumbles promenade.

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Thank amblebrec0n
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great place to take the kids. Clean and close to the ocean. A little kiosk for food and hot drinks close by with a public washroom.

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Thank Rivergirl1
Swansea, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a shallow water and spray area that would only be fun in very warm weather. A few swings and rundown playthings also near by. Across a path you have a beach and fabulous views of Mumbles and area. The Lido is under repair or restructuring at the moment so check on any developments before travelling. There are lots... More 

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Thank tonyhenparc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We had hired bikes to cycle along the coast to Mumbles Pier and on our way back we wet our feet in the lido so the boys could run around and enjoy the water. Very busy even at the end of the day and lots to keep the boys engaged. The cafe closed as we came along - it was... More 

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Thank Dawud M
Swansea, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great fun for the kids to cool down and splash around in on a sunny day, just a shame they close it down September 1st regardless of the weather

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Thank becx82
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place for young children, our daughter loved it, beautiful views of Swansea Bay too! Would definitely visit this place again! Take a picnic and a blanket to sit on the grass around the lido and enjoy!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The children had s datasets. Time playing in the splash park! It was clean and a lovely temperature. The cafe there however is pricey and you cannot take away but there is s kiosk selling trays of chips (£2) and jumbo sausages (£1.70). The kiosk also sells cold drinks and Joe's ice-cream (variety of flavours). There is a little park... More 

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Thank Bethan W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

What more could you want. Splash park for children, park, ice cream parlor, café and sandy beach and all free to use. Great way to spend a few hours without spending a fortune. Saw lots of people with picnics. Grand children love this place

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Thank Tay1orjay
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Great little pool here for kids and often there is a bouncy castle. The land train runs from here to Mumbles in the summer too if you want a trip along the front where the old mumbles railway used to operate!

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Thank JTcymru
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Plenary to do with the kids here great snacks available blow up toys to be bought or there will blow your up for a small fee paddling climbing bouncy castle great right on the beach great time for all

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