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Exhilarating!

Real fun if you're a half decent swimmer, not heated so go on a hot day, you can walk from the main... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Chatershouse
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Cool afternoon swim

After the art deco heated splendour of Peterborough Lido, this pool is a bit of a disappointment... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Mike H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my wife and kid on a hot summers day. Reasonably priced for non members. Nice area. Pool is long which is great for lengths and for kids. Situated in pretty area Blighted by litter and puddles of brown water around pool drains that...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Real fun if you're a half decent swimmer, not heated so go on a hot day, you can walk from the main tourist area.

Thank Chatershouse
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

As a first time visitor I found the pool was well organised & well staffed. However the actual pool was rather chilly when you got in (it's not heated) but you soon warm up when you start swimming and their was a lot of leaves...More

1  Thank Buzzin_Lady
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Pool really is lovely, the pool and the area around the pool is very clean and really nice, its the changing rooms really let this place down. They're filthy dirty, full of cobwebs and there was mouldy food in one so who knows when they...More

1  Thank Mandy G
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Went there with my son and I was told off that he could not swim me. The staff really upset my 6 years old. It says on the rules under 8 should be accompanied by an adult, I was there with him all the time...More

Thank 123Robert-23
Reviewed 5 June 2018

After the art deco heated splendour of Peterborough Lido, this pool is a bit of a disappointment, being rather tired looking. Amazing having nearly 100 metres of clear cool water- yes very cool. Eight lengths was all I could tolerate without a wetsuit. Definitely worth...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 29 May 2018

one of the 2 longest outdoor pools in the UK apparently and it is harder than I thought to swim a length in the cold water but it is cool to swim outdoors and sunbathe on the sides afterwards. Shame changing facilities are so old...More

1  Thank Nick L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is an extraordinary place. The outdoor pool is 100 yards long. It has one unavoidable disadvantage: the pool isn't heated. I find it a refreshing place to swim and the surrounding trees and shrubs make it feel secluded even though it's near the city...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I've been swimming here for 24 yrs and have seen many changes, both good and bad. But one thing never changes - it's one of just a few lidos left in the UK from an era of plenty and is an excellent facility that we...More

4  Thank stchristopher053
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Jesus Green Lido opened today (13th May) for the 2017 Season. This is always a great place to swim and the staff welcoming. Hopefully the water will get warmer as the season progresses. At the moment a chilly 11 degrees!

Thank Arthur B
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