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All you need to know – Blunsdon House Hotel
Blunsdon House Hotel, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN26 7AS

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at Blunsdon House Hotel – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: Blunsdon House Hotel

Parking: There is free parking outside the hotel.

Essential Information:

  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly NappyWraps & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not potty/toilet trained. Why not buy one of our great value Starter Packs which contain everything you need for your swim lesson?
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Changing rooms: There is one male and one female changing room. There are no nappy bins available at the premises so please take your used nappies with you.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have use of half the pool, the other half remains open to members.

Access: Spectators can watch the lessons from the hotel bar.

Poolside assistant: There isn't a Puddle Ducks poolside assistant at this pool.

Technical Information:

  • Pool temperature: 30 degrees (For babies and children under 2 years old a Baby or Mini Wetsuit or Thermal Top will be available or can be purchased from our online shop, if needed).
  • Depth: 0.8m to 2.1m
  • Maximum class ratios: 8 children/adult pairs:1 teacher

Helping you to make your special time last even longer...that’s the Puddle Ducks’ difference

You’re likely to be swimming with friends and make new ones along the way, so why not live life swimmingly away from the pool by meeting up before or after class.  Here are some local places we think you and your children may like:

Closest play-park

There is an outside play park at the hotel and the Local Nature Reserve, Stanton Park, is not far from Blunsdon. 

Closest cafés

Carries Bar - offering coffees, light lunches and bar snacks in the hotel.

Closest soft play

Jungle Mania - Swindon indoor play for 0-10 year olds.

Other local attractions

Swindon & Cricklade Steam Railway

Roves Farm Visitor Centre

Welcome to the Puddle Ducks Shop

From swim nappies to swimming hats, swim goggles to swimming costumes, you’ll find all you need for your child’s swim lessons here!