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Shoalstone Pool

Brixham’s outdoor seawater swimming pool is one of only a few left in the country, with large open areas to relax in and enjoy the sun.  There is also a small shingle beach adjacent to the pool. There is easy access with adequate parking at the back of the pool and a nice café with superb views across the bay.

The ‘Friends of Shoalstone Pool’ is a group of community-minded local people who have been instrumental in ensuring that the pool remains open to the public. Without their sterling efforts to repair the winter damage every spring, it is unlikely that it would remain open and free for all.

Whilst Torbay Council runs the pool during the summer season and provides maintenance materials; the Friends group raise funds and carry out the maintenance work on a voluntary basis. If you are interested in finding out more, or offering to help; please visit the Friends of Shoalstone Pool website.

Type: The pool area is level
Transport: Access is from the main road to Berry Head. There is a local bus service nearby, Bus no.17
Disabled: There is a disabled ramp to the promenade, but steps down from the car park to the pool.
Dogs: Dogs are not allowed onto the pool surround at all. Dogs on the promenade above the pool must be kept on their leads. Dogs may be taken onto the beach without their leads
Safety: Lifeguards, Supervision, Warning flags, Lifebuoys, First aid, Lost child centre and Patrol boat
Facilities: Cafe, Shoalstone Toilets (open summer season only) and Deckchair hire
Wet Weather Facilities: Amusement arcade at Brixham harbourside
Car Park: Shoalstone Car Park
Surrounding Area: Town with shops, harbour and Nature reserve

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