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Blackpill Lido

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Address: Mumbles Road, Swansea SA3 5AR, Wales
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+44 1792 635404

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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

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

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.

Thank amblebrec0n
Toronto, Canada
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210 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
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.

Thank Rivergirl1
Swansea, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
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 

Thank tonyhenparc
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

Thank Dawud M
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
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

Thank becx82
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 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!

1 Thank 1234431
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Thank Bethan W
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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

Thank Tay1orjay
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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!

Thank JTcymru
Swansea, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
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

Thank jackie j

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