The pool is open for cold water swimming on Sunday mornings from 9.30am to 10.30am. Tickets are £4.50.

Buckfastleigh Open Air Pool

Whether you want a quiet relaxing early-morning swim, or a fun splash around with the family, Buckfastleigh Open Air Swimming Pool is a heated pool where everyone can enjoy the benefits of open air swimming.

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About us


We’re in an historic town on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, in an area of natural beauty. What better place to have fun and keep fit at the same time? Find out more about the facilities at our pool.

Buckfastleigh Open Air Pool young people jumping in

Adult single swim £3.95, child and concession £2.80. We offer a "12 for the price of 10" ticket offer and also our TQ11 Pass for young people living in Buckfastleigh is only £15.50 for a month.

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From early-morning lane swimming, to family sessions, we have something for everyone. Come and join us on Saturdays for our fun family session - wet and wild!

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History


The Hamlyn family, prominent benefactors and original owners of the woollen mills, gave Victoria Park and the swimming pool to the town of Buckfastleigh in 1887 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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Get involved


Buckfastleigh Open Air Pool cannot survive without the help of volunteers. There are lots of ways you can get involved. You will be joining a lively group, passionate about saving our pool. So come on, join the team!

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Tuck shop


Our tuck shop serves hot and cold drinks, sweets, ice-cream and more. In the winter, we serve hot chocolate and cake for our intrepid cold-water swimmers!