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For your safety it is essential to understand and adhere to the advice and guidelines for proper use as outlined below:

Pidley Bottom Cottages & Shepherd’s Huts take no responsibility for any accident, injury or health issue resulting from the use of the hot tub.

Only authorised maintenance personnel are authorised to fill and stoke the hot tub burner/furnace.

Hot tub cleanliness is paramount. For your own safety it is essential that the water is kept clean and you should shower before and after each use of the tub.

If upon inspection the hot tub is found to be dirty due to misuse, it may be necessary to for us to empty the hot. A charge will be raised for this.

Only guests whose names have been provided on your booking are permitted to use your hot tub.

Please note the maximum capacity for each hot tub. Do not exceed this.

The water will be changed after each hire period.


People with infectious diseases should not use the hot tub.

The use of alcohol, drugs or medication before or during the hot tub may lead to drowning. People on medication should always consult their doctor before using the tub.

People who are pregnant, obese, have heart conditions, blood pressure problems, circulatory problems, skin conditions or diabetes should always consult their doctor before using the tub. Do not use the tub immediately after strenuous exercise.

Prolonged use of the hot tub can lead to hyperthermia. This is a dangerous condition when the internal body temperature exceeds 37 degrees. Symptoms may include failure to perceive impending hazard, failure to perceive heat, failure to recognise need to leave the tub, unconsciousness and drowning.

NEVER leave one person alone in the tub or let them sleep in it. This could lead to drowning. Please treat the tub as if it were your own as maintenance is expensive.

Do not drink the water or allow the water to enter your mouth.

NEVER allow children under 5 in the hot tub.

In the interest of the peace and quiet for other guests staying on site the hot tub cannot be used past 10pm.

Please report any illnesses following Hot tub usage to the office immediately. This is extremely important if pneumonia-like symptoms are experienced

Enjoy the hot tub but remember… Any damage to the hot tub or accessories will be charged for.


The hot tub has been provided for you to enjoy in comfort and provide a relaxing experience whilst you stay with us. However, for your safety and enjoyment there are guidelines for the proper use of the hot tub that must be adhered to by all guests. This is an important health and safety legal requirement for Hot tubs used in a commercial environment. You must adhere to the guidelines set out below. Failure to do so could result in injury or death and Pidley Bottom Cottages & Shepherd’s Huts accepts no liability, due to loss or injury in relation to inappropriate behaviour, or misuse whilst in or around the confines of the hot tub. There are a few simple rules to follow so you can enjoy the tub throughout your stay.

Guests must shower and use the toilet before entering the hot tub. Fake tan will stain and dirty the hot tub, requiring us to empty the hot tub, this will incur a cost.

Do not use any soaps or detergents of any type in the hot tub, this will result in it having to be emptied and shut down for the remainder of your stay. This will incur a cost.

Appropriate swimwear should be worn at all times, naked bathing is not permitted.

The hot tub is quite deep so for caution there should always be a minimum of 2 people in the hot tub in case of an emergency.

Test the water with your hand before entering to make sure it is a comfortable temperature.

Guests should never submerge their head in the water.

Hot tub water is not suitable to be in or near your mouth and should never be consumed. It is your responsibility to instruct any children of this advice.

Do not jump into the hot tub, nor stand on or jump on the lid. Be aware that surfaces in and around the hot tub may be slippery with water or ice.

FOOD & DRINK: Never take glass into the hot tub, plastic glasses are provided. Any glass broken in or around the tub needs to be reported immediately.

CHILDREN: Risk to children – Extreme caution must be exercised to prevent unauthorised access by under age children. The hot tub cover must remain closed at all times unless a responsible adult is present. No children under 5 years old are permitted in the tub, as they cannot regulate their body temperatures suitably. Instruct your children to shower and visit the toilet prior to use of the tub and inform them to keep their heads out of the water (especially mouth and ears). Use extreme caution with all children wishing to use the hot tub, they are prone to overheating and this can be very dangerous. ALL children under 16 MUST be supervised at all times.

REMOVING AND REPLACING THE COVER.  The covers are heavy and should be lifted into place by two people.