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“Spend all day here!”
Review of Brockwell Lido

Brockwell Lido
Essex
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Spend all day here!”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

So, we (five year old, friend and friend's child) went because Sixteen Feet productions were putting on Wind in the Willows in the walled garden, but came away thinking of the park and lido as great attractions of themselves. The lido is very well maintained with an excellent café (highly rated, healthy meals, friendly service). It was lively but not crowded. The adjacent park has one of the best playgrounds I've experienced - lots of creative wooden amusements, climbing frames/walls, slides etc... no plastic :) We spent about three hours here but could easily have stayed all day. It's changed my antiquated impressions of lidos :)

Visited August 2012
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English first
Moira, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Yummy food at the LIdo restaurant”
Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

Had breakfast everyday of a trip from 4 to 7th AUgust 2012. Best granola, compote & yogurt ever. Asked could I buy some to bring back to NI as so good!Eggs benedict better than the Woolsey in central London. Freshly squeezed juice, good coffee & sour dough bread standard as toast - what else could you want! Staff really helpful and friendly! Lido won't disappoint if you go. Hoping they will have enough granola for my friend to bring home for me next time they are approached!!

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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great fun!”
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Went on a typically british rainy summer afternoon. The water was cold - but once you got in it was heaven. The pool is clean, and there's plenty of room to swim lanes or just to enjoy a casual swim. It looked like there was lots of room to sit around the edge and sunbathe - but as we barely saw the sun, we were able to take advantage of that.

Visited July 2012
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London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Brixton Beach...fantastic!”
Reviewed February 28, 2012

Locals refer to Brockwell Lido as "Brixton Beach", and on a hot summers day it is a fantastic place to wile away an afternoon with friends. The swimming pool is clean and spacious and there is ample space to sunbathe around the sides. It can get very crowded when the mercury rises, so my advice is to arrive early to secure yourself a good spot.

Visited August 2011
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