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Lifeguard at the Parliament Hill Lido

Due to the most recent advice from the Government on Coronavirus (COVID-19) social distancing and self-isolation, the Lido and Bathing Ponds are closed until further notice. We have also temporarily suspended purchase of season tickets for our swimming sites.

Opening times

Period from Opening Last entry Vacate water
Winter swimming 7am 12noon 12.30pm


The following facilities are available on site:

  • Men's and women's changing rooms
  • Hot showers
  • A limited number of lockers requiring your own padlock
  • Supervised left luggage area
  • Separate areas for lane swimmers and leisure users
  • Limited formal seating 
  • Toilets


Apply online for an annual or season pass to the Lido, the Bathing Ponds or both. These passes grant the pass holder unlimited visits to the site during the period that pass is valid for.

All income generated is used to help maintain these facilities and towards the cost of lifeguarding the Lido and Ponds. Thank you for supporting Hampstead Heath.

Winter swimming is free for under 16s and over 60s before 9am. Concessions are also available for full-time students, people with disabilities and people claiming any state benefits.

You must have ID or documentation if you want to swim for free or claim a concession.

Charge ​Fee
​Early morning, evening and winter swimming (Adult) £4
Early morning, evening and winter swimming (Concession)​ £2.50​
Single day ticket (Adult)​ £7
Single day ticket (Concession)​ £4​.50
Adult and child £10​
Family day ticket (2 adults, 2 children)​ £19​
Sauna (single use, winter season only)  £3​
Sauna (season ticket, winter season only) £62​
Monthly ticket (Adult) £48​
Monthly ticket (Concession)​ £29​
Summer season pass (Adult)​ £136
Summer season pass (Concession)​ £82
12 month season pass (Adult)​ £200​
12 month season pass (Concession)​ £120​

All facilities charges

These annual and summer passes cover access to both the Parliament Hill Lido and our Bathing Ponds.

​Charge ​Fee
​Summer season pass (Adult) £154
Summer season pass (Concession)​ £92
12 month season pass (Adult)​ £222​
12 month season pass (Concessionary)​ £133
08 August 2014
Last Modified:
26 March 2020