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The best outdoor pools and lidos for a summer swim in the UK

With hot weather on the way, why not cool off in one of these pools or lidos?

From seaside swimming in Gourock to a brine pool in Cheshire, these are the best lidos and pools to cool down in this summer whether you're at home or on enjoying a getaway.

Theres nothing more luxurious than chilling in an outdoor infinity pool of this grandeur  located in 300-acre woodland and featuring a stunning roof top spa.

5. Rudding Park, North Yorkshire

Theres nothing more luxurious than chilling in an outdoor infinity pool of this grandeur located in 300-acre woodland and featuring a stunning roof top spa.
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Featuring a spa garden, Swinton Park is set in the beautiful 200-acre grounds of North Yorkshire countryside on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

6. Swinton Park, North Yorkshire

Featuring a spa garden, Swinton Park is set in the beautiful 200-acre grounds of North Yorkshire countryside on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
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This elegant outdoor pool can be found in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside.

7. The Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa, Wiltshire

This elegant outdoor pool can be found in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside.
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This fresh water pool is heated and has gained increasing popularity over the years with fun days and aquathons bringing in thousands of visitors of the summer.

8. New Cumnock Community Open Air Pool, Ayrshire

This fresh water pool is heated and has gained increasing popularity over the years with fun days and aquathons bringing in thousands of visitors of the summer.
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