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An iconic London attraction. 7,500+ barrels floating on it right now.

It's a nice area to go for a walk, or you can hire a pedal boat and go out onto the lake, or feed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Visit whilst the floating sculpture is still on the lake

On a hot sunny day the Serpentine (in Hyde Park) was buzzing with activity: loads of people on the... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
St Albans, United Kingdom
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The Old Police House Hyde Park | Hyde Park, Serpentine Road, London W2 2UH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a nice area to go for a walk, or you can hire a pedal boat and go out onto the lake, or feed the ducks (swans, geese). In the summer, there's a lido, but I've personally never been. Right now there is the huge...More

Thank travelandpizza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Serpentine Boating lake at Hyde Park. The closest tube station to Hyde park is the Hyde Park Corner station but if the main reason for your visit is to enjoy the boating lake then Knightsbridge station is the best and closest to...More

Thank silub
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent really nice time boating and seeing Christo's monumental floating sculpture for Serpentine Lake - Mastaba. Great view from the coffee bar. Amazing for the weekends.

Thank Yoana S
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Pedalo Paddle with a friend or two for £12 for an hour each around the Cristo floating temporary art structure of 7500 painter barrels . 100 other boats to navigate but all good. TONS of swans, seagulls, moorhen, ducks,Canadian geese etc...suggest don’t buy the duck...More

Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

On a hot sunny day the Serpentine (in Hyde Park) was buzzing with activity: loads of people on the lake in boats (cost adult: £10.50 child: £7.50, cheaper before noon) or enjoying the lido (cost is £4.80 (children £1.80) - near the Lido is the...More

Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I wanted something to do which was outdoors with the heat and this was the perfect solution. Had researched lidos in london and the serpentine was one listed. Not sure what to expect so was pleasantly surprised. It was £4.80 for adults with concessions. The...More

Thank Kathyfitchett
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We visited the Serpentine Gallery which has an exhibition of the works of the artist Christo who is responsible for the London Mastaba which is the large shape made out of coloured oil barrels floating on the Serpentine at present. I mean it is huge.Lots...More

1  Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Well worth taking a pedello out to see the Christo installation in the middle of the Serpentine. The installation is huge and made out of oil barrels. The actual shape is a truncated pyramid. Fun and silly public art. Good discussions to be had about...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Took a pedalo out, wow that was great fun, haven't laughed so much. Went to the installation which is amazing, lots of other people on the lake didn't crash... well had a little bump but an orchestrated one LoL. Had a brilliant time a must...More

1  Thank 13MHS13
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Well, it certainly stands out ...... so this is an art installation called Mastaba by Christo & Jeanne-Claude. Inside the Serpentine Gallery are more exhibits - yes, there are even more oil barrels! See my pics. Enjoy .....

1  Thank gary w
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15 June 2017|
Response from ubbabe | Reviewed this property |
Believe the Lido is open during the summer months. Opening times The Serpentine Lido is open from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (last entry 5:30pm) every day in June, July and August. During May it is only open on weekends and Bank... More