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Ruislip Lido

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Lovely walks

Been visiting the woods and lido for 60+ years. Delightful walks in this ever improving area. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
benpessok
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Was okay

We went as group with few friends was good place to hangout and spend the evenings. Could be better... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
teepanv
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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
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“beach area”(27 reviews)
“car park”(50 reviews)
“nice walk”(22 reviews)
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Reservoir Road | H13 Bus stops here, Ruislip HA4 7TY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delighted to walk around lido today, thank you to all maintenance staff, bins all emptied and new bags in place. Walked whole circuit of lido and only picked up 4 small plastic lids, l crisp packet and l paper napkin near cafe. Outstanding litterpicking in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 829paulinew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been visiting the woods and lido for 60+ years. Delightful walks in this ever improving area. Very family friendly, if a little over-crowded at weekends - particularly if the sun shines. Can be very hard to park on busy days, but fortunately we live in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank benpessok
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a lovely place to visit for a good walk and lunch (or just a coffee). It gets very crowded on hot summer days so only go then if you have young children and want a cheap day out!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank cjfrankie
Reviewed March 13, 2019

This is like not being in London but at the woods or seaside or golf course. My son likes to visit the rare breed cattle or sometimes there are hordes of tiny frogs or harvestman spiders. There is a childrens' playground like a disassembled pirate...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Irfana K
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Weekdays during term time are the best for those of us who want a nice relaxing walk, blow away the cobwebs and finish with some good food

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank lorrainereedwenman
Reviewed February 2, 2019

I have liked Ruislip Lido since childhood me mum dad sister aunts and uncles and cousins would go for a picnic there we would bring a football and all adults and children would play football. So i have fond memories. I do like the train...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 872seak
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Great place to visit for a walk or picnic. Have some family and friends come along and it makes a great outdoors day. Lots of space and of course they is the lidocaine too.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Sherriep1959
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

The lido has developed into a fabulous place over the last 25 years. Great place for families or just a lovely walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank O1342GJshirleyc
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Very nice ramble through the woods with a stop off for ice cream (!) on a cold cloudy afternoon in January. Cafe clean and well stocked and open till around sunset with lots of ice cream flavours for the kids (big and small!) to choose.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We went as group with few friends was good place to hangout and spend the evenings. Could be better and should be allowed for BBQ

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank teepanv
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Marina P
April 1, 2019|
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Response from benpessok | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if it is officially allowed but there is an area of the beach where I often see dogs running free and going into the water. Dogs are certainly allowed off the leash in the woodland areas.
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CarolineKatie88
November 18, 2018|
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Response from Sheed888 | Reviewed this property |
There is a cafe which sells ice cream, food and drinks. This is situated by the sand bank of the lido itself; right next to the park and play areas
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CarolineKatie88
November 18, 2018|
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Response from mark c | Reviewed this property |
There is a coffee shop on the far side of the lido. Or there is the pub which is near the car park.
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