Worcestershire Outdoor Pools and Splashpads

I love the summer time (even though I look more like a snowman by the time I’m done with the suncream).

It can be a struggle to know what to do when it gets hot and how to keep the kids cool. So here are our top places for some water fun in Worcestershire – I never knew we were so lucky to have so many splashpads – enjoy!!!


Splashpad, Gheluvelt Park, Worcester

Perfect for cooling down – the kids will love the splash pad with its pools and fountains.

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Droitwich Lido

Worcester Road, Droitwich Spa. WR9 8AA

The Droitwich Spa Lido is Worcestershire’s finest outdoor pool, open during the summer months it’s the ideal day out for all the family. There’s plenty here to keep the kids happy with a ‘Wet Play Area’ full of water cannons and fountains.

Droitwich Spa Lido is one of the UK’s few remaining open-air saltwater swimming pools, and with a 40m pool, wet play area, sun terraces and Lido Café you’re sure to have a memorable day out that won’t break the bank.

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Brinton Park SplashPad

The main entrance to the park is from Sutton Road. Other entrances can be found at Park Lane and Stourport Road/Park Lane. Nearest postcode for main entrance DY11 6QT.

Facilities and Attractions:

  • Limited car parking
  • Public and Disabled Toilets
  • Bandstand
  • Bowling Green
  • Enclosed Children’s Play Area
  • Splash Pad
  • Tennis Courts, Basketball Court, Five-a-side Area
  • Ornamental Beds and Gardens
  • Sensory Garden
  • Large open grass area for games and picnics
  • Onsite Skatepark and Multi Use Games Area

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Riverside Meadows, Bewdley

Facilities and Attractions:

  • Picnic Areas
  • Shrub Beds
  • Naturalised Areas
  • Riverside Walks
  • Large car parks (Hacketts Meadow and Gasworks Meadow side)
  • Enclosed Children’s Play Area (Northwood Lane Area)

St George’s Park, Kidderminster

Radford Avenue, DY10 2ES.

Facilities and Attractions:

  • Enclosed Children’s Play Area
  • Paddling Pool
  • Multi Activity Play Area
  • BMX Track
  • Picnic Area
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court

Riverside Meadows, Stourport on Severn

NOTE: THIS IS PRESENTLY CLOSED DUE TO VANDALISM AND EXPECTED TO OPEN WEEK COMMENCING 2 JULY.

Martins Way. Nearest Sat Nav postcode is DY13 3SA.

Facilities and Attractions:

  • Car parking
  • Public Toilets, Disabled Toilets
  • Bandstand
  • Enclosed Children’s Play Area
  • Paddling Pool
  • Skatepark
  • Picnic Areas
  • Large open grass area
  • Riverside Walks
  • Boat trips, small boats for hire (privately operated)
  • Putting Green (privately operated)
  • Crazy Golf (privately operated)
  • Refreshment stall (privately operated)
  • Bouncy castle (seasonal)

Abbey Park, Evesham

Facilities:

  • mature trees
  • open grass areas
  • shrub planting
  • ornamental herbaceous borders
  • children’s play area
  • water play fountains
  • skate park
  • lily pool
  • picnic benches and plentiful seating
  • variety of artwork (including Penny Whistle wood carving)
  • bandstand
  • historic features
  • Simon de Montfort memorial
  • bell tower and clarion
  • boat trips on the river
  • lighted avenue of lime trees along the river

Abbey Park, Pershore

The park has lovely mature trees including a tree carving sculpture and plenty of open grass area. There is a children’s play area, a children’s water play area and also a skate park.

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FURTHER AFIELD

Midlands Open Water Swim Centre

Tamworth Road, Kingsbury, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Midlands Open Water Swim Centre – the perfect place to learn how to adapt to open water swimming, train for long distance or triathlons.


 

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