Tooting Bec Lido

Tooting Bec Lido. Photo: Nick Cooper
Swim at Tooting Bec Lido, the largest fresh water pool in England. Read More


Swim at Tooting Bec Lido, the largest freshwater pool in England. As well as the main open-air pool, the lido has a children's paddling pool, showers, toilets, changing area and café.

Prices and Opening Times

Child Ticket £4.25 to £5.40 per ticket
Family Ticket £18.00 to £22.30 per ticket
Concession Ticket £4.25 to £5.40 per ticket
Adult Ticket £4.25 to £8.10 per ticket

Opening Times

The Lido is generally open from beginning of May to the end of August: 06:00 - 20:00, and September: 06:00 - 17:00

All opening hours are weather permitting and subject to change. Please check website for latest information.

Venue Details & Map

Tooting Bec Lido

Tooting Bec Road
Streatham Park
SW16 1RU
+44 (0)20 8871 7198
Public transport:

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 14 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Tooting Bec Lido

3.0 out of 5
31 July 2010
by Teddy M.

The pool need to be on constant underground heating system to keep it warm and makes the place more lively.Nice and big pool with a lovely bar and changing rooms.

They should keep to strict rules children should not be allow in the big pool, they should always make use of their children`s pool.

Last time I was there kids were peeing by the side of the big pool, which is a bad habit, and their... more

5.0 out of 5
13 August 2011
by astridkitti

I love Tooting Bec Lido. It will be one of the few things I will really miss about living in London. Reasonable price for a huge, outdoor pool. There is nothing quite like swimming in the open air!

Be warned: the pool is not heated, so it's rather nippy! Just means you've got to keep moving ;) more

4.0 out of 5
05 September 2013
by Isabel F.

If you love outdoor swimming like I love outdoor swimming then this is the place for you! It is a beautiful place with the multicoloured changing doors and the grassy area to relax on post swim. And the pool is massive, meaning that even when busy you can still find an area to call your own. For me the only downside is that there are no lockers for public use, the desk will take your valuables... more

5.0 out of 5
20 July 2016
by Matt B.

The five star review applies to heatwave conditions, the rest of the time I would say that Tooting Bec Lido is ideal for serious swimmers that don't feel the cold.

The pool is c90m long and c30 metres wide, meaning that when it is busy there is still plenty of room to swim. The water is heated by the sun, which in London means that it is take your breath away cold but once you get used to the... more

4.0 out of 5
23 May 2015
by Bethany W.

A lovely place for an outdoor swim in the summer, the size means that even when its busy, you don't feel too cramped or crowded and can still enjoy the swimming. Our only issue was that the staff accidentally swapped our locker key with someone else's, so we had to chase them down to get our valuables back. more

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