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Jubilee Pool

The Promenade, Penzance, England
+44 1736 369224
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Amazing architecture

Open air pool. Always on verge of being closed/abandoned by the Council. Icy cold at the best of... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
RebekahYork
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Penzance, United Kingdom
Fabulous afternoon

We were staying nearby so spent an afternoon there. Sooooo wonderful and a real gem now restored... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Di E
via mobile
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“storm damage” (8 reviews)
“large pool” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 18:00
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The Promenade, Penzance, England
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+44 1736 369224
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Open air pool. Always on verge of being closed/abandoned by the Council. Icy cold at the best of times. No shelter whatsoever from sun. Usual English lobsters getting redder and redder on poolside. Iconic structure; shame to see it unloved and unused for most of...More

Thank RebekahYork
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We were staying nearby so spent an afternoon there. Sooooo wonderful and a real gem now restored. Well done to the team who made this happen

Thank Di E
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Very unique experience! An art deco lido salt water pool. Don't expect it to be warm but it will be warmer than the ocean. I also loved longing on the steps!

Thank globalgal90
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The jube is back looking great after a two year renovation. We used a family ticket many times this summer - the children love jumping in the deep. Good in most weather as sheltered from the wind. Cafe good too.

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The pool has its own hot tub so worth jumping in for a relax session and is worth swimming in as the pool is a fair size.

1  Thank Ed E
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

An iconic site fantastically preserved. This & Tinside lido are two of my favourite places to swim. People who moan about the water being cold need to know it is an outdoor Art Deco sea water pool in England!! What do you expect?? Go enjoy,...More

1  Thank 4DevonC
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the pool in June for a birthday treat for myself! The pool was amazing, clean & generally a soothing experience. Staff were all lovely, could find no fault at all. My dad sat & watched us from the cafe overlooking the pool with...More

Thank surfchick106
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The Jubilee Pool is a delight and a pleasure. Recently revamped and much loved by locals. Make sure you buy the t-shirt and swimming hat as these products raise money for up keep

Thank bramblesici
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Took my 6 and 13 year old and they loved it ,water a bit colder than I expected but was great to cool down when the weather was so hot. Even non swimmers like my wife enjoyed the pool as she could just sit and...More

1  Thank Dale G
Reviewed 29 August 2016

It was the firts thing to do when we arrived in Penzance. It was a nice sunny day and we went to swim in the Jubilee pool. The water was refreshing cold for the warm weather and fairly clean. The pool is very big and...More

Thank cons_fil
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Lilaclady19
Are inflatables allowed?
14 August 2016|
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Mrsanna74
Are wetsuits acceptable please?
12 August 2016|
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
yes but because the water temperature is a few degrees warmer than swimming in the sea, not really needed.
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Easterpromise1999
How deep us the pool? Feet and inches please? How does the sea water get in and out and how often does it get refreshed? Thanks
22 June 2016|
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
The Jubilee Pool is between 3 ft deep at shallow end and about 7 ft at deep end. The pool is refilled at high tide by sea water filtered as it is pumped into the pool. This keeps seaweed out very efficiently. I think it is... More
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