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Highgate Bathing Pond

Millfield Lane | Hampstead Heath, London N6, England
+44 20 7485 4491
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Fun, friendly, well organised

Great place to hang out in the summer months. So glad this sort of thing exists in London, even... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Deetee100
,
London
An alternative to our usual swim!

I took my 14 & 12 year olds to the ladies only pond this afternoon and we had a lovely time. Just... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Humphreysjunkets
,
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Fun, friendly, well organised”
16 Aug 2017
“An alternative to our usual swim!”
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Millfield Lane | Hampstead Heath, London N6, England
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+44 20 7485 4491
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to hang out in the summer months. So glad this sort of thing exists in London, even though I don't necessarily take advantage of it all that often.

Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I took my 14 & 12 year olds to the ladies only pond this afternoon and we had a lovely time. Just a few things to bear in mind: -if female nudity makes you uncomfortable go to the mixed pond instead of the ladies only...More

1  Thank Humphreysjunkets
Reviewed 5 July 2017

just wanted to walk around the Heath on a hot balmy mid week night with a friend so we walked down from Highgate village and walked around the mens bathing ponds which was so pretty and tranquil. Some men were swimming in the pond at...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I have come here many times to walk the dogs and it's always so beautiful no matter if there is rain or sunshine! It has a bathing pond for men and women (separate) and has a cafe and places to get ice creams - tennis...More

Thank Joanna A
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The men's pond is a lovely place to swim & socialise with a mixed & quirky crowd. Best on a sunny days at the beginning and end of summer when the water is cooler and the crowds stay away. Unique.

Thank architecttraveller
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Myself and my girlfriend visited on Tuesday 13th September after reading a story in "swim outdoors" book. We paid £4 on arrival and tried to find a space amongst the beer bottles, left food packaging and cigarette buts. Within 3 minutes two girls approached us...More

1  Thank rich b
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the mixed ponds. Major issue is just how small the space is on the banks - towels effectively edge to edge across the grass and paving areas. Water is cold but ok and kids need to have an easy swimming test to check...More

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Probably avoid on a summers weekend as it will be completely packed but fun. Mid week is cool. It's a pond so don't expect anything else.

Thank ian m
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Nice place but for me on the day we went there was way too much algae in the water plenty of ducks to keep me company though

Thank swift314
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We went here on one of the hottest days of the year --- it was 30+ C. The water was divine, cool enough to be refreshing, but not so much that you had to move around to keep warm; I particularly enjoyed just floating with...More

Thank Gabrielle A
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