Our tips for making the most of London’s outdoor swimming pools
Desperate to take a dip this long, hot summer but unable to face toddlers, teenagers and inconsiderate backstrokers? Skip the queues and secure the deck chairs with our top tips on how to really enjoy London’s best outdoor swimming spots.
From hidden gems to the best times to visit popular spots, we’ve got you covered for ways to beat the heat and the crowds this summer.
Cushy upholstered daybeds, a kid-friendly atmosphere and a stunning view: who could ask for more? Head to Shoreditch House’s rooftop pool for a dose of family-friendly luxury. With hanging plants, fringed umbrellas, heated water and a view of the Gherkin, this is the best place make the most of a cool and crystal-clear morning. Bring the family along between the hours of 7:00 and 12:00.