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Whorlton Lido (closed)


Any one remember Whorlton Lido? if so please share your memories (good or bad) in the Comments section!

Whorlton Lido was a former recreation area on the banks of the River Tees near the suspension bridge at Whorlton, County Durham. As well as swimming there was a miniature railway, children's corner and a 9 hole putting green. The facility was closed in 2005.

Any one remember Whorlton Lido? if so please share your memories (good or bad) in the Comments section!

Whorlton Swimming and Diving
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River Tees swimming area at Whorlton Lido in 2001

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Whorlton Lido

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The River Tees at Whorlton Lido in 2000

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Lido Falls, Whorlton

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WHORLTON LIDO
- 1986: "Just below the village of Whorlton, the R. Tees has bared the underlying limestone rock. The river bank rises vertically on the north side, but only gradually on the ...

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Simon Cotterill
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Whorlton Lido, 1991
- "Looking Back" in the Darlington and Stockton Times, 17 Apr 2015. Includes a photograph showing a very busy lido!

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Simon Cotterill
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Re-open Whorlton Lido - Facebook group
- "This is a page to get whorlton lido back up and running it was a great place to go as a child it was a great place for friends and ...

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Whorlton Lido

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Whorlton Lido closed to the Public?
- Post by MattD on UK Rivers Guidebook, 2006

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MP blasts high sheriff over lido
- Bessie Robinson, Northern Echo, 23rd Jun 2008.

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