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Highgate Bathing Pond

Millfield Lane | Hampstead Heath, London N6, England
+44 20 7485 4491
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tranquil

The ladies bathing pond at Hampstead Heath is great. It's a bit too cold to swim at this time of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nic N
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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While exploring the area around Hampstead Heath and you will discover the Highgate Ponds where you... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
buffalojim67
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Lawrence, Kansas
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“tranquil”
25 Sep 2017
“Fun, friendly, well organised”
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Millfield Lane | Hampstead Heath, London N6, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ladies bathing pond at Hampstead Heath is great. It's a bit too cold to swim at this time of year but it was warm enough to do some sunbathing.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

While exploring the area around Hampstead Heath and you will discover the Highgate Ponds where you can supposedly swim year round but I'm sure it is best in the warm weather.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Great place to hang out in the summer months. So glad this sort of thing exists in London, even though I don't necessarily take advantage of it all that often.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I took my 14 & 12 year olds to the ladies only pond this afternoon and we had a lovely time. Just a few things to bear in mind: -if female nudity makes you uncomfortable go to the mixed pond instead of the ladies only...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

just wanted to walk around the Heath on a hot balmy mid week night with a friend so we walked down from Highgate village and walked around the mens bathing ponds which was so pretty and tranquil. Some men were swimming in the pond at...More

Thank Nick L
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I have come here many times to walk the dogs and it's always so beautiful no matter if there is rain or sunshine! It has a bathing pond for men and women (separate) and has a cafe and places to get ice creams - tennis...More

Thank Joanna A
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The men's pond is a lovely place to swim & socialise with a mixed & quirky crowd. Best on a sunny days at the beginning and end of summer when the water is cooler and the crowds stay away. Unique.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Myself and my girlfriend visited on Tuesday 13th September after reading a story in "swim outdoors" book. We paid £4 on arrival and tried to find a space amongst the beer bottles, left food packaging and cigarette buts. Within 3 minutes two girls approached us...More

1  Thank rich b
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the mixed ponds. Major issue is just how small the space is on the banks - towels effectively edge to edge across the grass and paving areas. Water is cold but ok and kids need to have an easy swimming test to check...More

Thank Matvl
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Probably avoid on a summers weekend as it will be completely packed but fun. Mid week is cool. It's a pond so don't expect anything else.

Thank ian m
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