Swimming, Spa and Yoga

Keep up Your Fitness Regime

Source: Wye Valley & Forest of Dean Tourism Association

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 School Sports Club

There is a good leisure centre in Monmouth on the right before you cross the bridge to cross the A40.

Visit http://www.mssportsclub.com/index.htm for more details, or phone 01600 714381 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.

Yoga

Wildwood Yoga do a number of great classes around the Forest of Dean. Visit: http://wildwoodyoga.co.uk/ or email: kishe@wildwoodyoga.co.uk.