Fancy cooling off? London has a super selection of outdoor pools. Check out our top 3 places in the capital to cool off in the heat.
1. The Serpentine Lido
For some of the best swimming in London parks, just around the corner from Flemings The Serpentine Lido has been a Londoner’s escape for over 100 years. Experience the outdoors and enjoy a relaxing sunbathe and swim in the Serpentine – possibly accompanied by local ducks and swans! It’s great fun swimming in Hyde Park.
2. The Hampstead Heath Pools
Open-air swimming is internationally famous on Hampstead Heath, being the only life-guarded open-water swimming facilities open to the public every day of the year. For a refreshing dip, the ponds at Hampstead Heath offers peaceful outdoor swimming in London surrounded by beautiful greenery. The lido is a 60 x 27 meter uncovered swimming pool at Parliament Hill.
3. Tooting Bec Lido
One of the best outdoor pools in London, the country’s largest outdoor freshwater pool is known for its bright and cheery coloured changing huts. As well as the 90m long pool, there is also a children’s paddling pool with nearby gazebo shaded area. A great little cafe makes it perfect for a family afternoon.
Top off your day with an evening in our stylish bar and enjoy sipping one of our delicious summer cocktails!