As we welcome August, we can only but hope that the weather in London heats up. We have not been gave the warmest of summers so far, but hopefully that is going to change! We want to ensure that when the sunshine does come out, then you know how to make the most of it. Read our guide on outdoor swimming pools in London below and plan a fun day in the sun.
The Serpentine Lido:
The Serpentine Lido is one of the most popular lidos in London. This large swimming lake, based in Hyde Park, London, is open to members of the public until 12th September 2015. There is a sun terrace and sun bathing areas for guests to enjoy the sunshine. A café is also present serving light snacks and drinks. The lake is famously known for its open water swimmers and triathlon connections, including the Peter Pan Cup on that takes place on Christmas Day morning! During the summer families regularly come to this spot as there is a great play area and paddling pool for children. Adult entry is £4.50, children are £1.50. To find out more visit the Royal Parks website.
The Oasis Sports Centre:
This is a great choice as the location is based in Covent Garden, Central London. You do not have to be a member to enter but instead you can just pay a one off fee. You can easily reach the Oasis Sports Centre from Flemings Mayfair Hotel. The centre offers a heated outdoor swimming pool along with an indoor one as a back-up option! There is a patio area and sun beds surrounding this London swimming pool so you can truly enjoy the sunshine. The centre currently has a summer holiday deal whereby children can swim for £1. Adult entry is £5.30. To find out more visit the Oasis Sport Centre website.
Brockwell Lido is one of the well-known outdoor pools in London. The swimming pool first opened in 1937 and has seen lots of investment to ensure the pool always offers its guests the best experience. The pool has recently invested in a brand new changing area and lockers giving its guests more freedom and security. The Lido Café is also next door so you can enjoy a bite to eat after your swim. Adult entry is £5.65, Children are £3.40. To find out more visit the Brockwell Lido website.
We hope that you have enjoyed reading our suggestion for outdoor swimming pools London. If you are staying with us this summer then look out for our blog next week on summer activities in London. We hope to see you soon. The team at Flemings Mayfair.
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