Not got a paddling pool yet? What!? This hot weather makes having one a must – and if a staycation is all the vacation you'll be getting, you can afford to splash out...
Below you'll find a round up of incredible paddling pools – some are just amazing buys; others are great deals deals – along with some of our favourite makes and models designed to keep the kids occupied for at least a few hours. Find more inspiration to keep you busy outdoors on our garden ideas page.
We're also doing everything we can to keep you entertained during the coronavirus outbreak over on our No Place Like Home hub.
Emily first (temporarily) joined the Real Homes team while interning on her summer break from university. After graduating, she worked on several publications before joining Real Homes as Staff Writer full time in mid-2018. She loves a second-hand bargain and sourcing unique finds to make her rented flat reflect her personality.