Outdoor swimming pools across London
If your next beach holiday is ages away and you just can’t hack the heat anymore, it’s time to visit one of the many London lidos open during the summer of 2013 for a refreshing dip in the sun. Grab a costume and head down to your nearest lido for a splash and keep cool in traditional style.
Outdoor swimming pools
While London lidos such as Hampton Pool and London Fields are open throughout the year for hardy open air swimmers, other lidos are only open for the summer. Please note that all outdoor swimming facilities are subject to change from the weather. We advise you to phone and check opening times before visiting any of the London lidos on our list.
04 May 2013 - 12 Sep 2013
Located in Hyde Park, the Serpentine Lido is one of the longest running lidos in London. A haven for swimmers for over 100 years, the Serpentine Lido swimming pool is one of the best for both swimming and sunbathing in the city.
The Serpentine Lido swimming sessions are perfect for both experienced and learner swimmers. With a paddle pool for kids and plenty of room to sunbat...
Brockwell Lido London
01 Apr 2013 - 30 Sep 2013
One of the most famous lidos in London is open for another summer of swimming in 2013, welcoming visitors of all ages to the historic Lambeth venue.
Endearingly known as Brixton’s Beach, the 50 metre Brockwell Lido is famed for its strong community spirit and relaxed atmosphere. Surrounded by a Grade II listed art deco building and with a modern cafe serving refreshments as well,...
Tooting Bec Lido
19 May 2013 - 31 Aug 2013
One of the most historic lidos around, Tooting Bec Lido is also the second biggest open air swimming pool in Europe, featuring a 90 metre main pool and children’s paddling area.
Summer swimming season
Visitors can lounge by the water and go for a snack at the cafe, in grand, historic surroundings. The lido is open to the public over the summer, and the rest of the year is open to members of th...
01 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2013
Recreational swimming, diving and general wallowing are on offer at the Hampton Heated Open Air Pool.
Open air lido
Visitors can enjoy days of swimming in an historic location next to Bushy Park, in a stylish pool updated with modern facilities. The Hampton open air pool is open all year round even on Christmas Day, and the water is heated throughout the year.
Admission to Hampton Pool cost...
Parliament Hill Lido
01 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2013
The Parliament Hill Lido (also known as Hampstead Heath Lido) has undergone the first stage of an extensive course of refurbishment and is open for a hot summer of outdoor swimming.
Open air pool
Beat the heat at one of London’s most popular lidos, welcome to swimmers of all ages. The unheated 60 metre swimming pool is open all year round, and has late night closing times on Mondays, Thursday ...