Swimming, Spa and Yoga
PLEASE NOTE – DUE TO COVID-19: Many local activities and attractions may be closed or have significantly changed what they offer & times/days/prices. Please check with venues directly before visiting and check out this handy Responsible Visitor Guide and the local Tourist Association also have a useful Business Re-Opening page.
Keep Up Your Fitness Regime
There are many local places to help you keep to your fitness regime.
Bathhurst Outdoor Pool – Lydney
A unique experience if the weather is warm – check it out! Given as a present to the ‘inhabitants of Lydney and Aylburton’ by the Bathurst family in 1920, Bathurst Swimming Pool in Lydney (GL15 5DY) is a 38 metre outdoor pool in the Forest of Dean is run by volunteers and open for at least ten weeks during the summer months.
Weather permitting the pool is open from June daily 12 noon until 6pm. Other times are available – visit http://www.bathurstpool.co.uk/ or phone 01594 842625 for more details.
Monmouth Leisure Centre
There is a good leisure centre in Monmouth offering swimming and a range of fitness classes and health and well-being treatments.
Visit http://www.mssportsclub.com/index.htm for more details, or phone 01600 775135 for more details.
Ross-On-Wye Swimming Pool
There is a good swimming pool in Ross-on-Wye. Visit https://haloleisure.org.uk/centres/herefordshire/ross-swimming-pool or phone 01989 763487 for more details.
Spa & Health Treatments
To keep yourself in perfect balance and health, there are a few local options.
Spa Rituals in Coleford is very good for a treatment – visit https://www.sparituals.co.uk/ or phone: 01594 837545. Or you can book for a treatment at Whitemead Forest Park where you also get use of their facilities (pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room) if you spend a certain amount on treatments. Visit https://www.whitemead.co.uk/health-beauty or phone: 01594 560000.