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Walnut Pool – Chesterton

Welcome to Walnut pool - a truely unique and special place to learn to swim.

This newly built 9 x 4m pool is located in private grounds overlooking the River Cam in idyllic settings. It is very unique and has been carefully designed to give a quirky family friendly feel.

Temp: 31°C
Length/Width: 4x9m
Depth: 1.4m

The pool has been designed to have a counter-levering enclosure so that it can be open air in the summer but fully indoors for the colder months. We are generating our own electricity from solar panels and using a state of the art air source heat pump to heat the water.

We have exclusive use of the pool and with only one class running at a time you can be sure of a very special experience.

Facilities & Where to Go

  • As this pool is located in a residential area we encourage all customers to walk or cycle where possible. Bicycle stores are available once on site. If you do wish to drive then public parking is available on Chesterton High Street. The Moorings is then just a short walk away.
  • Once you arrive at the Moorings, please make your way through the grey double gates and follow the gravel path around the back of the house to left which will lead you to the pool.
  • Enter the changing block and you will have plenty of space to relax and get your children ready in a calm, spacious environment. Then just make your way through to the pool!


Walnut Swimming Pool
The Moorings
Thrifts Walk

We use the best pools throughout Cambridge and Suffolk

Available Lessons at Walnut Pool – Chesterton

Private Swimming Lessons

1-2-1 Coaching


Your own private coach and pool for a structured session to work on your individual goals. Classes available in 30 mins, 45 mins and 1 hour sessions.

School Holiday Courses

School holidays (5 days)


per course

5 days of intense tuition to transform your children’s swimming ability in 1 week during the school holidays.

Weekly Lessons

Term Time Only


per lesson

A whole term of intense tuition to transform your children’s swimming ability in every area.

Important Rules for Walnut Pool – Chesterton

  • As the facility is situated at a private home, we need to be respectful to the venue, local residents and owners at all times.
  • Any smaller children and babies that are not being taught must be kept under your control and not be allowed to leave your side.
  • Once you are in on poolside, please remove any outdoor footwear or put on overshoes provided. Buggies are not allowed on poolside to ensure good hygiene.
  • Please use the bins provided for used hand towels and general waste only. Please do not use the bins for soiled nappies, sanitary towels or clinical waste of any kind. These items must be taken off site by you.
  • No students are allowed into the pool outside of designated lesson times. Please do not get in early. When lessons have finished please get changed in the changing rooms (or on poolside) and leave quietly so as not to disrupt the next class or other users.
  • There is strictly no food allowed on poolside to protect our floors and cleanliness standards.
  • Please do not let your children and families run around the swimming pool or changing rooms once in the facility. Children must stay with you at all times, especially in the case of siblings during the lessons. Please do not let them run around outside either as cars will be coming and going and the surrounding areas are privately owned.
  • We take no responsibility for our students, their siblings, or families outside of the actual swimming pool and designated lesson time. It is your responsibility to make sure that your children (and families) obey the pool rules at all times and do not cause danger to themselves or others outside of your lesson time.
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