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Gourock Outdoor Pool

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
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Summer outdoors swimming

Great to go to on a hot day, wish there were more outdoor pools in Scotland. Last time I was there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Rolling back the years

What a wonder to behold. This took me back in time as I watched people enjoy a good old splash... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salt water”(21 reviews)
“changing rooms”(19 reviews)
“changing area”(7 reviews)
Enjoy open air swimming in our salt water pool, heated to 29ºC and then get a feel for the summer on our terraced area or the traditional patio all with spectacular views of the Clyde Estuary. Recently refurbished as part of a £1.8m renovation...more
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Albert Road, Gourock PA19 1NQ, Scotland
+44 1475 715670
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great to go to on a hot day, wish there were more outdoor pools in Scotland. Last time I was there I felt I could have been in the Caribbean or Italy, where I was just back from. It was glorious, sun was shining and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

What a wonder to behold. This took me back in time as I watched people enjoy a good old splash about. The scenery could not be better as it overlooks the Clyde Estuary. Recently refurbished it provides all the facilities you could ask for and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank storm206
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I’m a regular swimmer at this pool. It is unique! It’s a pleasure to swim here in all weathers. The staff are excellent. Carol, on reception deserves a special mention for her warm welcome and friendly service. I would have no hesitation in giving five...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mags562013
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Went for the starlight session with my family and we all had a ball. wasn't the warmest evening but water was warm-shoulders were freezing though! lovely atmosphere and great facilities, lifeguards very pleasant and overall experience exceeded expectation.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helena C
Reviewed 9 August 2018

cant recommend it enough.. good facilities and amazing experience... staff lovely. all so went smoothly... didnt see the stars but it was magical! :)

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great fun and slightly surreal experience. When we went it was raining a wee bit but that made it even more fun. So does the salt water! Staff were very friendly and helpful. Only downsides were the big diving board being closed, and maybe a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Although the weather did not live up to expectations (was slightly chilly and lightly raining) my son and I enjoyed this outdoor pool. This was the first time I had been in an outdoor pool in this country and can imagine it to be brilliant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MG874
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Gem of a pool for a summer like this. We went early so not too busy. Changing rooms clean and staff on hand to sort out problems. Some of the tiling round the pool is a bit tired and the diving boards seem to have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Carol I
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Warm water and well maintained building. We had a lovely swim. Not too busy. Good weather. 2 teens and gran enjoyed the visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 381jen
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

First time here and thoroughly enjoyed it. Was very busy and just had to sit on the floor between the 2 pools but that didn’t stop us enjoying ourselves. Large pool is salt water kids pool is very cold but only to be expected. Plenty...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank ClaireC271
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17 September 2018|
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Response from Mags562013 | Reviewed this property |
It closes on Sunday 30th September. Until then it’s open 12.00 - 7.00 Monday - Friday and 10.00 - 4.00 Saturday and Sunday.
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25 July 2018|
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Response from jayney2827 | Reviewed this property |
Bring your own food with you , or you could buy from the Sainsbury’s just along from it .