Hampton Heated Open Air Pool

Mid-1920s Heated outdoor London lido.

The open-air lido in Bushy Park, Hampton, West London, is one of few heated outdoor swimming pools in the UK to be open year-round. The pool was first proposed in 1914; however, the first world war delayed construction until 1922. The entrance to the pool is via a very sixties-looking building, which must have been added during a mid-60s upgrade. The site was closed in 1980 but was one of the first UK pools to be rescued by the local community, who raised over £60,000 to save the pool.

Swim Stats

  • 1440 meters total swim
  • 1:35 pace / 100m
  • Garmin Swim Watch



It's outdoor and heated in the UK, what more do you need? Open throughout the year, public swim sessions daily and a very reasonable PAYG entry fee. Make a note of the 36m length if you're using a swim watch / pace clock!

Pool Details

  • Length 36 meters
  • 6-lane pool
  • Outdoor

Hampton Heated Open Air Pool
High St, Hampton TW12 2ST, United Kingdom

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