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Outdoor Swimming Pools in Dorset

Discover a multitude of stunning outdoor pools now welcoming visitors in Dorset this summer. Whether you're seeking a family-friendly swimming environment or a serene adult-only retreat, we’ve compiled a list of all of Dorset’s best options!

If you’re looking to elevate your swimming experience, utilising outdoor pools that offer views of the Dorset coast and nature is the way to go.


Shaftesbury Swimming

Shaftesbury Oasis

About: Shaftesbury Oasis is currently open for the summer season and is widely popular with families as they provide inflatable courses for the kids, as well as swimming lanes for the more experienced swimmer. Shaftesbury Oasis also offers both pay as you swim and membership options.

Opening Times: 7:30-18:00/20:00

Parking: Free onsite parking

Address: Barton Hill, Shaftesbury, SP7 8DQ

Telephone: 01747 853181

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Knoll House Hotel

Knoll House Hotel

About: Knoll House Hotel provides fantastic leisure facilities, including their large heated outdoor pool with an adjacent children’s paddling pool. Please note that you must purchase a full day pass to gain access to the pool. Alongside this you’ll gain access to other amenities, including the sauna, golf course and games room, starting from £19.

Opening Times: 10:00-16:00

Parking: Free onsite parking

Address: Ferry Road, Studland, BH19 3AH

Telephone: 01929 450450

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Wareham Forest Swimming

Wareham Forest Tourist Park

About: Wareham Forest outdoor pool is open from late May to early September. This beautiful spot is located in Wareham Forest Tourist Park and was rated best campsite in the South West by AA. If you still have some energy after swimming, this pool is located right next to some beautiful nature trails and walks.

Opening Times: 08:30-17:30

Parking: Free onsite parking

Address: North Trigon, Wareham, BH20 7NZ

Telephone: 01929 551393

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Bournemouth Mariott

Bournemouth Marriott

About: Bournemouth Marriott hotel has a beautiful heated outdoor pool with views overlooking Bournemouth beach and pier. Being right in the center of town this is a popular spot for both locals and tourists alike. There is also a pool bar, sauna and hot tub if you want to put your feet up after having a swim.

Opening Times: 08:00-20:00

Parking: Free onsite parking (upon request)

Address: 105 St Michael’s Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5DU

Telephone: 01202 557702

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David Lloyd Pool

David Lloyd Poole

About: David Lloyd have both indoor and outdoor pools available, with there being allotted adults only swimming times, from 6:00-10:00 then again at 18:00-21:45. Unlike many others, David Lloyd’s outdoor pool is not seasonal, you can swim here all year around. Whether you are looking for a relaxing summer dip or brisk winter swim, this pool is available to you.

Opening Times: 06:00-21:45

Parking: Free onsite parking

Address: 24 Cabot Lane, Poole, BH17 7BX

Telephone: 01202 642600

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