Looks like fun! Children enjoying the splash pool in August 1973

19 memories of Hilsea Lido to make you dream of a hot summer’s day without lockdown

You know the drill. It’s a hot summer’s day, and there’s nowhere better to cool off than at Hilsea Lido.

Wednesday, 6th May 2020, 5:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th May 2020, 5:47 pm

The popular splash pool has been one of Portsmouth’s top community facilities since 1935, with thousands of visitors enjoying the pool, sunbathing room and Blue Lagoon bar every year.

With crowds that seem a million miles away from the current lockdown, the pool used to be one of the summer’s highlights for families in Portsmouth.

Here are some of our favourite photos from The News’ archives to get you feeling nostalgic!

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