London Fields Lido
349 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
It’s in trendy Hackney, heated, and open all year until 9 pm—no wonder this 50m pool wonder is so popular. Queues can stretch round the block in summer. The pool itself is a glory in any season, but for me it has a special magic on floodlit winter nights, when steam rises off the water into the darkness. The pool is an outdoor swimming success story. It was saved from demolition by a dedicated 18-year campaign and reopened in 2006. There’s a café, with more reasonable prices than many others in the area, and a large sunbathing area too.
Tips from locals
Restored outdoor heated lido. Get that swimming costume out! Very busy on hot summer days.
London Fields Lido is one of London's central outdoor swimming pools. It's a great place to go and really peaceful early in the morning.
The only open air 50 m 'Heated' swimming pool in London. GO early morning or during week days to avoid queues. Fabulous experience to be in water with the stars stretched out or with views to London sky. Occasionally you may even want to sunbathe on its paved surroundings, but is very loved by…
Traditional open air olympic size swimming pool, just a few minutes walk through the park from the flat. Heated and open 365 days a year it has recently undergone a huge refurbishment and restoration.
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