Splash Pads and Outdoor Pools near GuildfordPublished:
Feeling hot hot hot and need to cool down? As the weather warms up, we've pulled together a round up of some of the best local splash pads, water parks and outdoor pools near Guildford to keep you and your little ones cool over the summer.
Splash Pads and Outdoor Pools near Guildford
Stoke Park Paddling Pool *FREE*
Refurbished in 2016, the large Stoke Park paddling pool features colourful animals decorating the floor and a sand-coloured path around it. It's free to visit and no booking required. There is now wheelchair access to the pool. Public toilets are available, and a kiosk to buy ice creams.
There is parking available but charges do apply.
Address – Nightingale Road, Guildford, GU1 1ER
During one of the general swimming sessions, you will have use of the pool, paddling pool, and garden area for the whole day (at the time of writing the slides are currently closed). These are family friendly sessions where customers can enjoy the open section of the swimming pool, relax on the grass area, bring picnics or purchase food and drink from the kiosk or Burrito Loco. Pre-booking is recommended.
Address – Stoke Road, Guildford, GU1 1HB
Frensham Great Pond Farnham *FREE*
A huge sandy lake with a beach to play on and build sandcastles, plus swimming in clearly marked areas. There is a network of footpaths and a beautiful circular loop around the lake which is suitable for buggies. There is a visitor centre, café, toilets. No booking required but it can get popular in the summer months so arrive early if you can.
Address - Bacon Lane, Churt, Surrey GU10 2QB
Aldershot Lido is one of the largest outdoor pools in the country with water slides, toddler paddling pool, sandpit, picnic area, basketball courts and pool side cafe. For more information visit the website here - Website
Address - Guildford Road, Aldershot, GU12 4BP
Fishers Farm Park Splash Attack
The ‘Splash Attack’ is a giant, colourful, exhilarating splash area and water zone for all ages to enjoy, and one of the first of its kind in Sussex. Open April to September. Entry is via a pre-booked admission ticket to the farm. Visit the website for more details.
Address - Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EG
A little further away
Great Hollands Splash Park and Paddling Pool *FREE*
The whale splash pad at Great Hollands features 13 water soakers and 2 bucket drenchers! The buckets slowly fill with water before tipping over to drench anyone standing underneath; perfect for cooling off on a hot day! The splash pad also features mini fountain jets, water bouquets and water tunnels!
There are plenty of picnic spots on the Great Hollands Field next door along with free parking and toilet facilities. The coffee shop onsite open between 11am-5pm
Address - South Road, Wokingham RG40 3EE
California Country Park Paddling Pool
Currently closed and reopening for the school summer holidays. A fee applies and tickets must be booked.
Address – California Country Park, Wokingham, RG40 4HU
Wellington Country Park
Wellington has a huge splash zone within the park which is now open. Entrance tickets are required.
Address - Riseley, RG7 1SP
Liquid Leisure Windsor
The Junior Aqua Park has been specially designed for the youngest fun-seekers, with smaller easier features for children aged 4+ years, of a height between 100cm – 150cm.
Address - LIQUID LEISURE, HORTON ROAD, BERKSHIRE, SL3 9HY
Caversham Lakes, Reading
Aqua Park in Caversham is brilliant place to visit for the adrenalin loving families! There is a seriously impressive Inflatable Course along with paddle boarding, Canoeing, Nature Trails and a family beach. There is an onsite restaurant servicing delicious food and drink.
Lagoona Park Reading is a beautiful fresh water lake, sandy beach and paddle area. There are lots of family activities to enjoy such as the famous aqua park as well as paddle boarding. There are changing facilities, showers and toilets along with a brilliant Bar and Grill serving hot food and drinks.
Address Lagoona Park, Pingewood Road South, Reading, RG30 3UH