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A paddling pool is a small, usually inflatable swimming pool that you can fill with water so you can keep cool on those boiling summer days. Of course, you’d be hard-pressed to find an option you can do laps in, but being able to sit in a cool body of water when it’s boiling makes all the difference.
Whether you’re looking for one that can fit a few adults, your children, your baby, or even your dogs, as usual Amazon has you sorted – keep scrolling to see the top six best selling paddling pools to get you summer-ready.
6 best selling paddling pools on Amazon
Bestway 54006 Family Rectangular Inflatable Pool
4.4 stars from 4,763 ratings
Able to fit multiple children or a couple of adults, this inflatable paddling pool is perfect for the whole family.
“This was brilliant and exactly what we needed. Bigger than what I expected and lots of room and very sturdy”.
RRP: £63.73, on sale now for £29.94 – you save £33.79
Bestway Family Pool, pool rectangular for children
4.4 stars from 5,242 ratings
Make sure the kids never get too hot and bothered on summer days with this child-friendly rectangular pool.
Made from vinyl, the pool is sturdy and can take a little bit of the rough and tumble that comes with kids playing enthusiastically.
“We were called the best parents ever when we bought this paddling pool for the little ones. Due to this year’s summer being so warm and dry the kids needed something to keep them entertained and cool and this was just that thing. I have four children and this happily fits them. All in with plenty of room to spare. The pool is very well made and can be blown up in no time at all (as long as you use an electric pump) we have only had to pump it up once and it’s still in the garden fully pumped up. It hardly lost any air like a lot of pools do. It has a built-in pillow and a drinks holder if you just want to chill in the pool with a drink (whilst children are in bed of course). Brilliant brilliant piece of kit”.
Intex Candy Zone Play Centre
4.2 stars from 4,686 ratings
Not just a standard paddling pool, this is a water-filled play centre that brings a little bit of candy land to your very own backyard.
Kids can have fun on the slide while they play, making cooling off fun.
“Really good fun, excellent quality, this pool will give you the wow factor and really put a big smile on your children’s faces!”.
Intex Mushroom Baby Pool
4.5 stars from 1,419 ratings
This baby-friendly pool is a good tool to have on hand if you have a little one who is prone to overheating.
On those days where the heat is unrelenting and the fan just isn’t cutting it, popping them into this inflatable pool will help them cool down while having some fun.
“We purchased this to take abroad with us for our seven-month-old son so he could have outdoor fun but be shaded. Best decision ever! He loved it And was kept safe. The base is inflated so it’s comfortable for his little toosh. Quite easy to blow up. We used it as a dry place for him to sit and a paddling pool. Perfect!”.
RRP: £23.91, on sale now for £12.74 – you save £11.17
Bestway BW51009 48 x 10 Inch Ocean Life Kids Paddling Pool
4.3 stars from 2,567 ratings
If you have two or three toddlers, this round pool will be the perfect size for them to have a paddle in on a sunny day.
“Super cheap, quick to blow up, seems sturdy enough, fits my two terrors in with plenty of space, folds down pretty small so great to travel with or use in the garden. No complaints here”.
RRP: £8.99, on sale now for £7.49 – you save £1.50
Bestway Fill-N-Fun Paddling Pool
4.3 stars from 1,547 ratings
This colourful paddling pool has been made with young children and toddlers in mind, decorated with fun sea creatures along the outside.
As this pool isn’t inflatable you don’t have to stress about blowing it up, you can just fill it up with water and you’re ready to go.
“Great value, pretty sturdy and the best bit is you don’t have to inflate it – which also means the naughty fox can’t pop it in the night when you leave it out to dry. Also means it’s quick to set up and fill so you can quickly get it out when the kids get back from school/nursery if it’s a hot day”.