The Lido Café


The Lido is looking for a café supervisor, or supervisors, to work in our newly refurbished café, preparing simple hot and cold food and drinks, purchasing and controlling stock. Friendly customer service, an ability to work under pressure, and attention to food hygiene and cleanliness are essential. The café will open between around 10am and 6pm each day, including weekends, …

Swimming Lessons at The Lido

Junior Intensive Swimming Lessons

We are delighted to offer two weeks of Junior Intensive Swimming Lessons with Jess Miles in the summer holidays. Running Monday to Friday, 26-30 July and 2-6 August, there will be three beginners’ classes, an improvers’ class and an advanced class. The beginners’ classes (NPTS stage 2-3) are at: 9.45-10.15am, 10.15-10.45am and 10.45-11.15am. These classes are for small groups of …

Lido lawn

Tai Chi at The Lido!

Starting on Wednesday 16th June, then every Wednesday until 14th July, we are delighted to offer Tai Chi classes here at The Lido, 1.15-2.15pm followed by an optional swim 2.15-3.00pm. Instructed by John Hickson, these sessions are suitable for complete beginners upwards, age 16+. From early years to 100+ years, Tai Chi has something to offer everyone. Physical movement and …


Half term timetable

Please click/tap the image or title for details of some minor adjustments to our usual timetable during half term (w/c Mon 31 May)…

Lessons info

Half term children’s swimming lessons

From Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th June 2021, we are pleased to offer three levels of children’s intensive swimming lessons with our successful and popular teacher, Jess Miles. 10.30-11.05am – Improvers’ course for children already able to swim 25m and confident in deep water (recommended for NPTS stage 4-5). Aim is to improve confidence, stamina and stroke style. 11.15-11.50am – …


Activities are back!

We are delighted to resume our programme of activities to complement swimming and make the most of our lovely space.

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View from the office

Receptionist required

The Lido is renowned for its beautiful setting and clear blue water, but our wonderful staff are also key to the fantastic experience that is a swim here. Would you like to join us? We are seeking a receptionist, starting w/c 19th April, to work Monday-Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm. While we welcome applications from anyone aged 16+, we are particularly …

Burglary pauses booking launch

We are very sad to report that The Lido’s office was burgled overnight. While there is never a good time to be a victim of crime, this is the worst because today we planned to announce our opening date and the launch of the new booking system. However, as vital hardware has been taken, we have had to pause bookings …

Snowy Chippy Lido

2021 recruitment

Swimming in The Lido may still look and feel a long way off. However, behind the scenes, we are planning for that moment and looking ahead to a new season. As you know, quite apart from our beautiful setting and clear blue water, also key to the fantastic experience that is a swim in Cotswolds fresh air is our wonderful …

Café collage

2021, here we come!

While we imagine most of us are delighted to wave 2020 goodbye, it is worth a quick backwards glance, if only to thank you for your support of Chippy Lido during a difficult year. Having had to open late and adapt our operations, it was great how many of you got to swim during our abbreviated season. It really endorsed …