Devon Lido Rescued from the Cold!

Updated: Sep 13

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The Herald Express reports: Devon’s biggest outdoor freshwater swimming pool will soon be open in the winter!


Sport England has splashed the cash on Chagford’s outdoor swimming pool, giving it £55,128 to buy a heating system.


Thanks to the grant, Devon’s biggest outdoor freshwater swimming pool, which is fed from the River Teign in the heart of Dartmoor, will now be able to open in the winter months.


The new heating system will used an air source heat pumping system and a solar PV system to heat the 33-metre pool to a steady 20C. More…

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