An Aberdeenshire pool has broken into the top ten of best outdoor pools following a national survey.
Stonehaven’s famous outdoor swimming pool has been named as the 6th best pool in the UK after fending off fierce competition from across the Scotland, England and Wales.
Following a spate of hot weather, holiday experts Parkdean resorts set about finding the best outdoor pools in the country to offer holiday goers their dream staycation after lockdown.
The Friends of Stonehaven Open Air Swimming Pool weren’t surprised to hear their local swimming baths had ranked so highly.
Chairman Pete Mills said: “It comes as no surprise that we have been named in the top ten – it is wonderful and a huge vote of confidence.
“We regularly feature in lists like these and it is just great to hear our local facilities are so well thought of.”
The Olympic-size pool in Stonehaven Open Air Pool has been a tourist attraction in the town since the 1930s due to its distinctive art deco design and heated filtered seawater.