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The ladies bathing pond at Hampstead Heath is great. It's a bit too cold to swim at this time of... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
Nic N
Dundee, United Kingdom
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 September 25, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Today the lifeguards in the ladies pond just ruined my day. Be careful if you have dark skin like me because everyone will be white people and they will look at you all the time if you do something "bad". My case, when I was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
7  Thank Alexia V
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Excellent place to de-stress. Quiet, secluded, beautiful with plants and birds, including little baby ducks and beautiful herons! The water is cool but I found myself adjusting easily and it somehow added to the soothing nature of this place. The water is deep. I'm not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Deidre C
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Found my way to reach this on public transport after many years of attempts. Tube to Hampstead Northern line then walk through town to the deciduous forest on the Heath & with the help of many people asking directions, viewed the bathing ponds & boating...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 453Carol
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The ladies bathing pond at Hampstead Heath is great. It's a bit too cold to swim at this time of year but it was warm enough to do some sunbathing.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Nic N
Reviewed March 21, 2018

While exploring the area around Hampstead Heath and you will discover the Highgate Ponds where you can supposedly swim year round but I'm sure it is best in the warm weather.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed September 25, 2017

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.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Deetee100
Reviewed August 16, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Humphreysjunkets
Reviewed July 5, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Nick L
Reviewed November 12, 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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Joanna A
Reviewed September 24, 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank architecttraveller
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