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Splash pools

I hope we’re not jinxing the weather by adding this section! Lets keep our fingers crossed that the sun stays out long enough for us to all enjoy some of these splash pools.

Stokes Bay, Alverstoke

Open 10-7 and intended for children 8 and under. Splash pool has water features and a slide. Play park also on same site. Toilets are next to Pebbles café and pay and display parking is adjacent to the splash park.

http://www.gosport.gov.uk/sections/your-council/council-services/leisure-amenities/gosport-splash-park/

Flemming Park Paddling Pool, Passfield Avenue, Eastleigh

Large paddling pool open 10-7. Benches and umbrellas for shade around the edge of the pool. Adjacent to park area.

https://www.eastleigh.gov.uk/sport,-countryside,-parks-culture/parkworks-parks-and-play-areas/paddling-pools-in-the-borough-of-eastleigh.aspx

Hedge End, Bursledon Rd

Good size paddling pool and small fountains. Grass area for seating. Play park adjacent to paddling pool. Snack bar and toilets on site. Parking on road.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hedge-End-Paddling-Pool/177868098933023

Canoe Lake, Portsmouth

Splash pool with park next door for younger children and zip wire for older kids in same area. Toilets at opposite end of canoe lake. Cafes very close by for food and drinks, we love the cakes at the Tenth Hole a bit further along Eastern Parade.

Plenty of grass to sit on.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southsea-Splash-Pool-Canoe-Lake/396834730379936

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea

Aimed at the under 8’s, open 10-6.  2 paddling pools and lots of play equipment.

Plenty of grass to sit on and a couple of cafes very close for food and drinks, Watkins and Faux have a nice kids area with a little play house, next to the tennis courts. Toilets next to the D Day museum.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southsea-Splash-Pool/182653665115582

Hilsea Jubilee Splash Pool, London Rd, Hilsea

Open 11-6. 2 shallow splash pools, toilet and baby changing facilities. Seats and picnic tables.

Café onsite and free parking.

https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/ext/events-parks-and-whats-on/leisure/swimming-pools-splash-pools-and-watersports.aspx

Lymington Sea Water Baths

Summer holiday opening times 10-6.

Adults £2.50

Children under 14 £1.50

Separate charges for inflatable sessions.

Splash pools and sandpit along with main pool. Toilets and changing facilities. Snack café/kiosk.

Parking in council car park on Bath Rd.

http://www.lymingtonseawaterbaths.org.uk/facilities-entry-charges.php

Southampton Common Paddling Pool, situated off The Avenue

Open 10-6. Decent sized pool on the common. Portaloos on site and play park next to paddling pool. The Cowherds pub is nearby if you fancy a drink or food.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southampton-Common-Paddling-Pool/288682287905822

Hangar Farm pool, Aikman Lane, Totton

Large traditional style paddling pool. Play park next to pool.

http://www.totton-and-eling-tc.gov.uk/Living_In_The_Town/Play_Areas.aspx

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