Swimming Pool at Knockerdown Cottages

Holiday Cottages Swimming Pool Information

Indoor Heated Swimming Pool Information

The swimming pool opens at 8.30am each day and closes at 6.30pm apart from early closure on Christmas and New Year's Eve and CLOSED on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times, in both the swimming pool, and the games room.

Unisex changing rooms, with shower cubicles and separate toilets are situated opposite the pool entrance.  Please do not leave any valuables in the changing rooms.

Please shower before entering the pool, you will find showers on the poolside.

NO external footwear, balls or inflatables are allowed in the pool area. 

Please do not take food, drink or glassware into the pool area or changing rooms.  

The games room is open up until midnight, when the lights automatically turn off. 

These facilities are not supervised, and we urge you to use them with the utmost care to ensure your stay with us is an accident free one. We will not accept responsibility for any accident or injury sustained whilst using these facilities, or any loss, damage or theft of personal property. 

Swimming pool

Swimming Pool Safety Information

Outside games room
To ensure the safety of all pool users at Knockerdown Cottages, please adhere to the following simple rules: 

  • The pool is an un-staffed facility and is not supervised. 
  • Please do not use the pool if you are unwell or have been unwell in the last 48 hours.
  • Please ensure you remove footwear and outdoor clothing prior to entering the pool area, pushchairs/prams are not allowed.
  • When you sign in to use the pool please ensure you read the pool rules and emergency action plan. 
  • Food, drink and glassware is forbidden in the pool area.
  • Please shower before entering the pool, you will find showers in the pool area where you can also rinse off after using the pool, but please do not use any toiletries in this area, it is for rinsing off only.
  • Please familiarise yourself with pool depth before getting in. Signage is provided detailing the exact depth.
  • Appropriate swim nappies must be worn where appropriate to eliminate contamination of the pool.
  • An adult must accompany all children under the age of 16.
  • N0 inflatables, balls or music are allowed in the swimming pool area.
  • An able swimmer must accompany non-swimmers and incompetent swimmers.
  • Max 25 people in the pool at one time.
  • Do not run around the swimming pool. Please be aware of trip and slip hazards whilst in the pool area.
  • Diving is strictly not allowed.
  • Do not attempt to take a swim after consuming alcohol or after a heavy meal​.
  • ​Establish which the deep end of the pool is before first entering.
  • If you are ill in anyway whilst in the pool, please report this to a member of staff, so immediate action may be taken.
  • All users to ensure they have a charged mobile phone with suitable signal pool-side.

Please be responsible whilst using the pool facilities. In the event of an emergency please contact emergency services on 999.

We do hope you enjoy our leisure facilities, adhesion to the above rules will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.