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About Hampstead Heath London

Hampstead Heath is a well known park in London. It offer locals and visitors a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. This ancient parkland spans over 790 acres and has beautiful natural landscapes including woodlands, meadows, ponds, and rolling hills. Whether you're looking to go for a leisurely stroll, swim in the ponds, have a picnic with friends, or simply soak up the stunning views of London from Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath has something for all ages.

Swimming at Hampstead Ponds

One of the highlights of Hampstead Heath is the bathing ponds, which are open to the public year-round. The three ponds – one for men, one for women, and one mixed pond – offer a unique opportunity to take a refreshing dip in natural spring water surrounded by lush greenery. So, whether you're an experienced swimmer looking for a challenge or just looking to cool off on a hot day, the ponds at Hampstead Heath provide a truly unique swimming experience.

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Amazing views of London landmarks

The park is just a short distance away from Central London and if you climb to the top of Parliament Hill, you’ll discover great views of London’s most famous landmarks. You can do sightseeing for free while enjoying the peace and quiet of a vast, beautiful green area.

Swimming ponds

Join the ducks and enjoy swimming even in the Winter season at Hampstead Heath.

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Facilities

  • TOILETS iconToilets
  • CHANGING_ROOMS iconChanging Rooms
  • FOOD_AVAILABLE iconFood Available
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Opening Times

Open every day, all day

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (4-17) : Free
  • Adult (17-18+) : Free

Free entry

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Plan Your Visit

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Food & Drink Options

There are 3 cafes in Hampstead heath serving a varied menu that includes sandwiches, salads, wraps and ice creams. You can also purchase a selection of hot and cold drinks.

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FAQs

Yes, there is parking.

There is car parking located nearby, however due to the location within London and the congestion charge it would be advised to use public transport.

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Contact Details

West Gate Lodge, Hampstead Lane, Hampstead Heath
London
Greater London
NW3 7JP
England

Tel: 02073323322

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Transport Information

You can easily access Hampstead Heath by using the London Underground and it is on local London bus routes.

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