Unfortunately, the Tuesday Evening (17/09/19) and Wednesday morning (18/09/19) Aqua classes have been cancelled this week!

We are open for the season!

The Main pool is heated to 26 degrees and the Children’s pool is heated to 30 degrees.


Please note, we are open as normal on Bank Holidays. Season Tickets are currently available to purchase now. Please visit our Season Tickets page.

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To see a full timetable of what goes on in our main pool throughout the week, please see: Main Pool Timetable. Please note, this is our term-time schedule and will alter slightly during the school holidays.

The times in brackets under the cafe opening times indicate when only drinks and light refreshments will be available. The kitchen will be closed during these times. Please note, hot food will not be available after 7:15pm.

Mon Monday Open 07:00-09:00 then closed until 11:00-19:00
Tues Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00
Wed Wednesday Open 07:00-09:00 then closed until 11:00-19:00
Thurs Thursday 09:30 - 19:00
Fri Friday Open 07:00-09:00 then closed until 11:00-19:00
Sat Saturday 11:00 - 19:00
Sun Sunday Open 08:00-09:30 then closed until 11:00-19:00
Mon Monday 11:00 - 19:30
Tues Tuesday 09:30 - 19:30
Wed Wednesday 11:00 - 19:30
Thurs Thursday 09:30 - 19:30
Fri Friday 11:00 - 19:30
Sat Saturday 11:00 - 19:30
Sun Sunday 11:00 - 19:30
Mon Monday 08:00 - 09:30. (09:30 - 11:00) 11:00 - 19:30
Tues Tuesday 09:30 - 19:30
Wed Wednesday 08:00 - 09:30 (09:30 - 11:00) 11:00 - 19:30
Thurs Thursday 09:30 - 19:30
Fri Friday 08:00 - 09:30 (09:30 - 11:00) 11:00 - 19:30
Sat Saturday 10:00 - 19:30
Sun Sunday 08:00 - 19:30


All Day Rates:

Adult    £5.00    Family of 2    £7.50
Concession*    £3.00    Family of 3    £12.50
Under 5’s    Free!    Family of 4    £14.00

Sandford Parks Lido is an open air recreational facility and prices are for entrance onto the site, not just swimming. Spectators will be charged normal swimming prices. 

Check the full pricing here.

If you are a frequent visitor, you can take advantage of our Season Tickets.

*Concession prices are available for Senior Citizens on a state pension, Registered Disabled, full-time students and children under 18 yrs


We have a large car park suitable for over 150 cars which sits directly outside of the lido. Parking is not free and fees start at  £1.70. 

Season Ticket holders are entitled to free parking! See here for more details: Parking Policy for Season Ticket Holders

Keynsham Rd, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL53 7PU
Sandford Parks Lido

Thanks for visiting our site, we hope you found it useful and informative. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us using the form below. If your query is about any Lido events, please email gina@sandfordparkslido.org.uk.


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