Arkleby Leisure

Arkleby, Wigton, CA7 2BP

Fancy treating yourself to a mini spa session? At Arkleby Leisure, a ten-minute drive from Cockermouth, you can. This lovely pool has the added bonus of a hot tub and a sauna, and best of all, it is only available to book on a private-hire basis, giving you and your group privacy whilst you enjoy a leisurely swim. This is a very popular facility with local residents, so you do need to book in advance.

Planning Your Visit

Contact Details:
01697 320 374 / Website
Membership Cost:
One Off Cost:
£20 / Hour

Indoor Pool

The pool is approximately 13m x 5.5m, and heated to 31C, making it perfect for a leisurely swim. It is approximately 1.2 metres deep throughout, with a stepped area leading into the pool.

Adjacent to the pool, there is a hot tub, and you have full control over the temperature and bubble settings. In addition, and also adjacent to the pool there is a small sauna room.

There are two large, lockable changing rooms, and when you arrive for your one-hour slot, you can use one changing room whilst the previous pool user has the other changing room. Both changing rooms have two changing cubicles, a toilet cubicle, and a shower cubicle. There are baby changing facilities in each changing room.

Pool Hire

The pool not open for public swimming sessions, but instead you must hire it on a private basis. Hire is available for one-hour slots, costing £20 per hour for up to 8 people. Any additional swimmers incur an additional £3 per person. Sessions book up quickly, and the facility’s Facebook page is regularly updated with the available sessions for the coming week.

Other Features

The pool is home to a swim school for children aged 3 and up. It is located on a private estate where you will find holiday cottages and farmland. Outside the pool, there is a picnic area and an animal paddock, usually home to friendly ponies.

Inside the pool’s building, there is a waiting area with comfortable seating and some vending machines for refreshments.


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