Tollesbury Parish Council, Woodup Pool, View Of Salt Water Woodup Pool

Woodup Pool

Tidal pool for swimming and supervised water sports


Woodup Pool is a salt water amenity pool with an area of sand at one end. There is also a grassed area with picnic tables and two BBQs. A portable toilet is provided between June and September. Public toilets are also available at Woodrolfe Green Car Park.

Woodup Pool Information Event, 9 April 2024:

To view a presentation from the Wood Pool Information Event, held on 9 April 2024, please click on the following link;

Information Event

Woodup Pool is used at your own risk and children should be supervised at all times as there are no lifeguards in attendance.

The road is liable to tidal flooding, please take note of signage, parking restrictions and tide times.



The Woodup Pool Season is due to start 24th May 2024.

Rules and Regulations:

  • Please leave the pool, as you would wish to find it
  • Please familiarise yourself with the information signage
  • Place take your litter home with you or use the bins provided
  • Children to be supervised at all times
  • Strictly no dogs allowed
  • No riding of bicycles and motorcycles
  • Please note, there are parking restrictions during weekdays, weekends and Bank Holidays. Please use the car park at Woodrolfe Green. Please do not park in the car parks of local organisations/business or on the yellow lines, enforcement officers regularly patrol the area.
  • The water is changed on Spring tides, which is approx every two weeks
  • For the well being of others, please do not enter the water if suffering from any infectious or contagious disease
  • When using inflatables, paddle boards etc. please be aware of swimmers.

Planning a visit to Woodup Pool, please familiarise yourself with the information boards.

Woodup Amenity Pool Information Board

Tide Timetable:

Tides can vary and these predictions are used entirely at your own risk. Please refer to our home page;

Outlook and Tides

Reserved Use:

Please note, Woodup Pool will also be used for kayaking activities for 2024 on the following dates.
Most of the pool will be sectioned off, leaving a small area for paddling only.

February 14th, and 15th
March 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th
April 17th and 24th
May 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd
June 5th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 19th and 26th (please note on the 11th, 12th & 13th until 12.30pm)
July 3rd, 10th and 17th
September 4th, 18th and 25th
October 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd
November 6th, 13th, and 14th
Monday 10th June – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Friday 21st June – 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Monday 24th June – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Friday 28th June – 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Monday 1st July – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Monday 8th July – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Monday 15th July – 6.30pm – 8.30pm


Useful information:


  • Picnic area
  • BBQ
  • Toilets
  • Saltwater swimming

Please Note

  • No Lifeguard
  • Parking at Woodrolfe Green Car Park
  • Road Liable to Flooding

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