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Christmas Day Dip at Portishead

Free of charge to swimmers, but donations welcome as this is a community run pool that relies on volunteers.

This year the water will be heated, for the first time ever.

Doors open 1030 to 1130, all welcome. Mulled wine and mince pies on offer from the tuck shop, fancy dress welcome.

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Portishead Open Air Pool aka Portishead Lido is an open air pool built in 1962, 33m x 12.5, with stunning views of the Severn estuary and saved from closure by the local community in 2008. It is heated from April to September and in 2014 for the first time we introduced cold water swimming sessions on Saturday mornings from late September. We have a Facebook group for cold water swimming https://www.facebook.com/groups/685785994851626/

Tel: 01275 843454
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  • Added: 11/12/2016

    Full details at http://www.portisheadopenairpool.org.uk

    The pool also now has a community cafe with breathtaking views over the Bristol Channel.

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