Shoalstone Pool

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Shoalstone lido in 2007

Shoalstone Pool is a sea-water swimming pool or lido on Shoalstone Beach, Brixham, Devon.


This pool is the English Riviera's only open air 50m sea-water swimming pool. The pool is used by local families and schools in the area. There are excellent views across Torbay at high tide.[1]

The swimming season is May-September when it has lifeguards on duty from 10am to 6pm. There is no charge for swimming. The pool is managed by Shoalstone Pool Limited and supported by the Friends of Shoalstone Pool.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ William Oxley (1992). The playboy; Volume 81 of Salzburg studies in English literature. University of Salzburg. 
  2. ^ Alexandra Buxton (26 July 2003). "Sea change". The Guardian. 
  3. ^ Alexandra Buxton (25 August 2007). "The Great Outdoors: Wild Swimming: Top 100: Outdoor Swims: Saltwater Pools". The Guardian. 
  4. ^ "Shoalstone, Brixham". BBC Devon. 

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Coordinates: 50°24′04″N 3°29′56″W / 50.401233°N 3.498759°W / 50.401233; -3.498759