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A perfect place for young children.

Ideal for young children: there is a large paddling pool a play area and a cafe. The best thing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gary W
Swansea, United Kingdom
Lovely venue in the sun

This lido is kept clean and has a lovely cafe attached to it. Hop skip and a jump to the beach too... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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Mumbles Road, Swansea SA3 5AR, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ideal for young children: there is a large paddling pool a play area and a cafe. The best thing about it is it’s free.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gary W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lido is kept clean and has a lovely cafe attached to it. Hop skip and a jump to the beach too. Nice for young families and school trips.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 412hannahd
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The estuary views makes this young child friendly lido even more usable, but there ia a distinct lack of staff - needs to be more safety conscious

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Here last week, really nice clean place with lots for youngsters to do. Next door to the Junction cafe and an Ice Cream parlour so all good!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NeilS303
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Blackpill Lido on a walk from Mumbles. Although we didn’t have any children with us, were very surprised to see all the facilities available for young families including a water park, climbing wall picnic tables a beach with lifeguards,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Caroline_and_Bob
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The weather was really hot so grand children had a great time in the splash pool. Suggest taking a picnic as choice of food from The junction box cafe is limited and expensive for what you get £2 for a small cone of chips. Toilets...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank odonovansteve
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We took our two little boys here (22 months and 9 months) on a weekday in June. I came across it by the off chance of seeing someone post a picture online. We got there by 10am and I was very impressed! The lido was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gemrach
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a day/afternoon out with the kids. Look no further. You don’t want to pay to park and then carry everything to the beach. Go to blackpill. It’s got the water which is clean and safe with a great filtration system plus...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank James E
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The Junction Box is a kiosk cafe serving Blackpill Lido a local water facility well used by parents with young children during the summer months. The smaller Junction Box is adjacent to The Junction which is located within the old Blackpill Station which was once...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank John5550
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Really helpful staff in the restaurant but i must addmit its not much to do there in the winter rather than summer because the swimming pool is not open in the winter and that means its not much people there in the winter.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Niall W
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Leanne O
14 May 2016|
Response from Kat M |
Is blackpill open now
23 June 2015|
Response from Eleanor P |
Yes. There are lots of shaded areas under trees though you’ll need to push the wheelchair over some uneven grassy areas. The pool is sloped at one end with no step so you can even push the chair into shallow water. Toilets... More