Tooting Bec Lido

Tooting Bec Lido, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth, is one of the city’s most iconic outdoor swimming pools.

Customer Notice: Tooting Bec Lido will be closed for restoration starting Sunday, November 20th.

The project is expected to take approximately nine months and is aimed at ensuring the longevity and preservation of the beloved lido.

We appreciate your patience during this time.

Opened in 1906, it is the largest freshwater swimming pool in the UK and is a popular destination for locals and visitors.

The Lido offers a unique and refreshing swimming experience, with its large 90m pool, sunbathing area, and grassy surrounds.

The collection is open from late May to early September and is heated to a comfortable temperature for swimmers.

Visitors can also enjoy various facilities such as changing rooms, showers, and a café.

One of the best things about Tooting Bec Lido is its historical significance.

The Lido has been a popular spot for swimming and sunbathing for over a century and has played a significant role in the history of swimming and sport in London.

The Lido is also a grade II listed building, which means it is considered to be of particular architectural and historical interest.

The Lido also offers a range of activities and events throughout the summer.

Visitors can enjoy open-air cinema screenings, live music, and fitness classes.

The Lido also hosts regular swimming competitions, including the Tooting Bec Lido Triathlon and the Tooting Bec Lido Swimathon.

Tooting Bec Lido is a great place to visit for anyone looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Whether you’re looking to swim, sunbathe or relax, this iconic outdoor pool offers a unique and refreshing experience.

It’s also an excellent place for families, with various facilities and activities for kids.

The Lido is located in Tooting Bec common, and it’s easily accessible via public transport, with Tooting Bec underground station and several bus routes nearby.

However, it’s also worth noting that there are charges for entry and use of the facilities.

Overall, Tooting Bec Lido is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a unique swimming experience in London.

With its beautiful setting, historical significance, and range of activities and events, it’s a great place to spend a summer day in the city.