https://flic.kr/p/4a3ETc | Memories of the long gone Fishponds Lido 1968 | Bristolians loved the lido and used to dive off the floating diving stage in the middle of the lake. It was great fun. People never knew the depth of the quarry, but it was freezing cold, even on a hot day. Many others also used to swim at Snuff Mills in the River Frome, and the Black Rocks, at Stapleton which was very dangerous. By the 1970s it was officially closed, a popular swimming area, named "The Lido"