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Retro ;)

Party venue. Like stepping back to the 70's. Social club bar, dance floor and tables with paper... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Fareham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Grand for the grandkids

Hilsea lido must be one of the last lido's still open. Dating back to the early 1900 hundreds it's... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Houston, Texas
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4 weeks ago
“Great swim”
8 Aug 2018
“Great potential but sadly lacking”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had a very enjoyable swim in this pool. It’s open for ‘swimming only’ sessions from 12-2pm. It’s 67m long so ideal for swimming lengths. There’s still a lot of work to be done to restore this amazing facility but I applaud...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a large outdoor pool with a couple of diving platforms admirably run by volunteers. It could be a fantastic facility, but organisation and customer service are sadly lacking and it really needs proper investment to reach its full potential. As it stands, customers...More

Thank hampshiregal1
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Check this place out. It just goes to show what can be done with great determination, a good local community and real commitment. This place fell into disrepair, and, only through a great group of local people it re-opened. Amazing place - back to the...More

Thank AlisonA1473
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t touch this place with a bargepole. Having supposed to be “revamped” we thought we’d give it a go on a recent holiday to find that the pool is absolutely filthy and no attempt being made to clean it at all. Aware this is run...More

1  Thank Gaynor M
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Party venue. Like stepping back to the 70's. Social club bar, dance floor and tables with paper table cloths. Staff pleasant. Easy to park. What more can I say...

Thank Dinnerhall
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Hilsea lido must be one of the last lido's still open. Dating back to the early 1900 hundreds it's quirky look and safe swimming for the little ones without the commercial smack your face of buy this and buy this. Is just as good as...More

Thank 480michael
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I wouldn't recommend if you don't like dirt. The sides of the pool are thick with slippery green mould as well as the bottom of the pool. The pool also has little, if not no chlorine in it whatsoever and if you look under the...More

1  Thank RandomTraveller7456
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Well, had a great morning with my daughter and some of her school friends that arranged to all meet here. The weather was hot, very enjoyable and clean and its all free. What more do you need. Brilliant..

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

There is a lovely set up here......free parking, a good sized play park (suitable up to about 10 years old ish) and a splash park. It is all free to use!!!! The play park is based in sand so bring buckets and spades. There is...More

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 31 August 2015

My grandchildren had a whole day here. 3 hours in the sand park. There was plenty of space to sit down and have a picnic. We then spent nearly 2 hours at the splash park. You can swim at te lido where there are changing...More

2  Thank Grainne3755
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