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Hampstead Heath Ponds

What

Out & About

For

All ages

Where

Hampstead, London NW3 1BP

Open year-round:

Men's and Ladies' Ponds 7am-8.30pm summer, winter (Sept-Mar) times vary

Mixed Ponds 7am-6.30pm daily, Weds in July until 8.30pm

Price: £2, concs £1

Swimming in Hampstead Heath's historic ponds is one of those things all Londoners must do. Gloriously old fashioned there are 3 ponds: The Men's Pond, Ladies' Pond (for single sex swimming) and the Mixed Pond. All three pools are unsuitable for children under 8, but older children (accompanied) will love it. The ponds are chilly even in summer but it's probably the closest to a natural swim as you'll find in London. 

Open year-round:

Men's and Ladies' Ponds 7am-8.30pm summer, winter (Sept-Mar) times vary

Mixed Ponds 7am-6.30pm daily, Weds in July until 8.30pm

Price: £2, concs £1

Address:

Hampstead, London NW3 1BP

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