Beccles Lido


general information

General Information

Opening months: May –  September FREE for under 5s, for more pricing information click here.

Operating Times: Mon-Wed:07:00 - 18:30, Thurs: 07:00 - 20:00, Fri: 07:00 - 18:30, Sat-Sun: 07:30 - 18:30

We had over 36,000 visitors in 2012 and over 46,000 in 2013 and despite the poor weather, over 42,000 in 2014 and 36,000 in 2015! Beccles Lido has been voted one of the 50 best things to do in Suffolk!

We are in Puddingmoor in the Suffolk market town of Beccles, by the beautiful River Waveney. Our 30 x 15 metre pool, separate toddler and paddling pools are all heated.  We have lots of paved and grassy areas for sunbathing, as well as picnic tables, chairs and sunloungers.

u  Lane swimming until 10am (later if we are not too busy)

u  1 metre springboard (Click here to find out how 4 local teenagers secured a grant to buy the diving board)

u  Giant inflatable aquarun (please phone for times when it will be in use – and Click here to find out how we got it)

u  Slide: come and check out our fab new slide (you must be able to swim and please note the water is 4½ feet deep)

u  Splash Pool Bar: hot & cold snacks, ice creams, cold drinks, delicious Fairtrade teas, coffees & hot chocolate

u  New for 2013: All-weather shelter: we are installing a large awning to protect from the rain and sun

u  Excellent facilities for disabled swimmers (please phone ahead for details or with any special requirements)

u  Swimming & Diving Lessons: we offer a full programme of lessons for all ages and all levels (please phone for details)

u  Acquacise & (new for 2013) AquaZumba Classes: please phone for details


Beccles Lido is the perfect place to come for an early morning swim or a family day out

u  Bus: from Norwich to Lowestoft, Bungay, Halesworth and Yarmouth

u  Train: on the Lowestoft to Ipswich East Suffolk line

u  Cycle (lots of bike stands to securely lock your bicycle)

u  River: reasonably priced moorings

u  We have limited car parking at the pool but there is extensive car parking in the town  -  PLEASE don’t double park and respect our neighbours!




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