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Splash Pads, Outdoor Pools, Waterparks & Places to swim

Updated: Jun 20

We get quite a few messages asking for ideas and one that has come up a few times recently is, do we know of any outdoor swimming Pools?....

So I have put together this list to hopefully give you some ideas for water play. Click the Purple links to find out more

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Splash Pads/water based play

Riverside Park - Chester-Le-Street - Free to use

Now open!

Seaton Carew splash pad - Free to use

Usually opens in May

Spittal Playground near Berwick Free to use

Opens for the summer holidays

Keel Square, Sunderland Fountains Free to use

Sporadic times, usually on during the summer.

WWT Washington

Water play area, included in your entry fee

Outdoor Pools

Haltwhistle Open Air Pools - 3 seasonal outdoor heated pools, entry fee is for all day unlimited use Click HERE for prices and more info

Stanhope Open Air heated pool closed for 2023

Click HERE for more info

Carlisle park Paddle Pool - Free to use

Open now

Alnwick Gardens Water garden

Included in Entry Fee Click HERE for more info

Elliot - Silksworth

Other places to swim in the North East

Concordia leisure centre Northumberland

Washington leisure centre

Raich Carter centre

Silksworth Leisure centre

Aquatic centre Sunderland

Waves Whitley Bay

Spennymoor Leisure centre

Teesdale sports centre

The Dolphin centre Darlington

Splash - Stockton

Redcar leisure centre

Further Away

Alton Towers waterpark

Splashdown Quay west Devon ( Biggest in the UK)

Water world Stoke

Liquid Leisure Windsor

Sandcastle Blackpool

Calypso Cove Barnsley

Askham Outdoor pool

Helmsley Open Air Pool

North Yorkshire Water Park

Valley Gardens Swimming pool Harrogate

Bebra Gardens Swimming pool Knaresborough

Borage Green Pool Ripon

Whitby outdoor paddling pool

Bridlington Paddle pool

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Head to one of the North Easts fab Museums

Woodland Walk and hunt for Zog

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Potters World - Lanchester Garden Centre

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