Jubilee Bathing Pool

- Jubilee Pool (01736 334832)
Eastern Prommenade, Penzance
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What is it? - Described as one of the most unusual and pleasingly designed lidos of the era, the Jubilee Pool was designed in the early 1930s by Captain F Latham, the Borough Engineer. The pool was opened with great celebration in May 1935, the year of King George V's Silver Jubilee.

The Pool was built upon a traditional bathing spot at the Battery Rocks near the harbour at Penzance. Cleverly designed to cope with the full ferocity of the Cornish seas, the pool is triangular in shape yet with gentle curves, making it a most pleasant environment.

Today the pool is the last open air art decco bathing pool in the UK

When is it open? - Jubilee Pool is open May to September.

  • Opens daily from 10.30am to 6pm (7pm Thursday).
  • Half price entry after 4pm.
  • Free sunloungers and deckchairs.

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