London offers a fabulous choice of swimming pools whether you’re looking for Indoor pools, outdoor pools, children’s pools, heated pools, luxury pools, and more can all be found here. To save you time searching, Greater London Properties has made a list of some of the best swimming pools in London.
The Hampton Pool is a great place for families with children. The pool that hosts summer concerts is located in Hampton Bushy Park. The heated outdoor pool is heated to 28 degrees, and there is also a shallow paddling pool for very young children. You can go here for an all-day picnic with friends and family and spend time on the grass when you are not swimming. There is also a lido café where you can buy refreshments, sun terraces to enjoy in the summer and a shop where you can buy any equipment you need for your swim. Schedules are available for their summer concerts and moonlight swims.
If you are looking for an out of this world pool experience, then you should visit the Aquatics Centre pool. The pool that was used in the 2012 Summer Olympics is available to use after paying the fee. Swimming here is unlike anything you have ever experienced, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, and the interiors boast a beautiful flowing ceiling and high diving boards. With 2 Olympic sized swimming pools, The London Aquatics Centre is located at the Olympic Park, E20 2ZQ.
The 25m pool at the Highbury Centre is so popular that it can get very crowded at certain times of the day. The trick is to find a time when the crowd has thinned a bit, and you can enjoy your time in the indoor swimming pool and make the most of the facilities. While you are there, you can also make use of the gym, sauna and steam room.
The outdoor pool was renovated in 2017 and is looking better than ever. The pool is heated and open all year around. The 50m pool is popular with people of all ages. The pool can get very busy during the holiday season so keep that in mind.
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