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OUR TOP 7 UK HOTEL POOLS

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OUR TOP 7 UK HOTEL POOLS

At Blackfish we love the treat of a weekend away and the luxury of a great hotel pool.

Here are our top 7 UK favourites, trying to rank them is a completely impossible task, so here they are in alphabetical order!

Beechfield House Hotel in Wiltshire

A magical pool set within a walled garden under the backdrop of the elegant 19th century country house hotel.  Their swimming pool is thoughtfully heated to a delicious 85F! With only 24 bedrooms there is a strong chance you will have a moment to have the pool all to yourself...

Photo credit Beechfield House Hotel

Cowley Manor in Oxfordshire

The beauty of an incredible slate lined pool indoors from which you can swim out  to the outdoor pool, the treat being they are both open all year round.  If you can't make a weekend away here then try out on of their Spa Days they are sumptious...

Photo credit Cowley Manor

Four Seasons Hotel in Canary Wharf

The swimming pool of the Virgin Active Canary Riverside Health Club can be found next to the Four Seasons hotel.  A beautiful infinity pool with an expansive view over London on one side and landscaped gardens on the other.  It was the setting for the swimmng pool scenes in Skyfall, the Shanghai backdrop was sneakily added digitally afterwards.  An uber sexy, dynamic city pool...

Photo credit Eon Productions - the makers of Skyfall

London Aquatics Centre

Designed by the late Zaha Hadid this is a feat of engineering and an incredible space.  It's worth booking yourself in for some diving lessons just to say you dived in the same place as Tom Daley!  We love this pool for a family day out, if the kids aren't tired after this you can hire bikes at the Olympic BMX track next door, that is sure to finish them off!

Photo credit London Aquatics Centre

Ockendon Manor in Sussex

Ockendon Manor is a beautiful blend of historic Elizabethan and contemporary cool. Completely stunning!  And there is the brilliance of being able to swim through from an indoor to an outdoor pool. Seriously cool...

Photo credit Ockendon Manor

Priory Hotel Isle of Wight

A classic period hotel set within rolling grounds that lead down ot their own private beach.  Their pool can be found in the walled garden in the grounds, an exceptional English country setting...

Photo credit Priory Bay Hotel

Watergate Bay Hotel

This hotel is on a beautiful stretch of beach and has an incredible 25-metre infinity pool that looks out over the sand and ocean beyond. If you don’t manage to stay here, book a day visit to their pool and spa, it is a super special place for a swim!

Photo credit Watergate Bay Hotel

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