Buckfastleigh Open Air Pool


We are so pleased to announce that we will be opening our doors on Saturday 29th May 2021.

There will be restrictions, so please bare with us while we adapt, however we are aiming to keep things as easy and safe as possible.

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 £4.10, child and concession £3.00. We offer a "12 for the price of 10" ticket and also our TQ11 Pass for the Saturday and Sunday Set Sessions for young people living in Buckfastleigh is free this year (more details to follow on how to claim these passes).

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From early-morning lane swimming, to aqua fitness sessions, we have something for everyone. Our general swim sessions run everyday!

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Come on in, the water's warm!

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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!


Tuck shop

UPDATE! The tuck shop will not be in operation!

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!