6 of the best swimming pools to keep you cool in the summer

Make the most of the upcoming summer heat, from the comfort of your own garden.

Two above-ground garden swimming pools on a splash background

by Angelica Daujotas |

Expecting another heatwave enjoyed from the comfort of your home? An above-ground swimming pool is a perfect solution to keep you and your family cool on the hottest days of the year.

With the winter months flying by quicker than ever, it’ll be summer before we know it. If you’re anything like my family, you’ll spend hours searching for the pool in the shed, only to be met with a gaping hole that everyone had seemed to forget about.

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And then, after another hour of deciding who to blame, you'll be frantically searching the internet to find a pool you can get - and fast. Sound familiar?

After spending last summer revamping the landscape of my entire garden, I’m planning on taking full advantage of it this year, with brand new furniture, garden décor and, of course, a new swimming pool.

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Get ahead and start preparing now, so more summer days can be spent outside enjoying BBQs, splashing around in the pool, and chilly nights by the fire pit making unforgettable memories.

Treat yourself and the family to a quality swim or paddle with some of the best swimming pools, bound to keep you and the little ones entertained for hours - because swimming pools aren’t just for kids.

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