‘Must-visit’ UK lido ‘seems like Tenerife’ on summer time days | Travel News | Travel | EUROtoday

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As summer time climate arrives within the UK, many Britons have discovered themselves flocking to out of doors swimming swimming pools and lidos in a bid to chill off. However, there’s one lido which guests have gone as far as to say it feels as if they’ve been transported to Spain when stress-free across the pool on sizzling days.

Charlton Lido is positioned in South London, boating an Olympic-size heated swimming pool which is open all 12 months spherical.

The swimming pool presents devoted lanes for health swimming and is open to each members and non-members. Offering a spread of swim classes plus a smaller kids’s pool, it is a standard place to swim for health, as a household and for leisure.

The pool additionally hosts common ‘Swim for All’ classes, good for all ranges of swimmer and people who wish to take an informal dip.

Swimming slots are greatest booked prematurely, with pay-as-you-go areas accessible for £11.50. Senior and Junior tickets can be found for £5.50 and Flex Members can swim for £9.50. The pool additionally presents further reductions for these with a Greenwich One Card or for off-peak swimming classes with a Greenwich One Card.

Though the pool is positioned simply south of the River Thames in London, some guests have stated they didn’t know the pool existed earlier than their go to. On Google evaluations, one customer stated: “Love this place! Who knew this place existed just 20 minutes from the City?”

They additionally added that on the sunny day they visited, the swimming pool appeared to move them miles away to the coasts of Tenerife. They wrote: “This is the place I’ve been searching for.

“They have a members’ space to sunbathe on loungers and it is virtually empty. Then they’ve a spin station on the head of the pool…I swear I really feel like I’m in Tenerife.”

On Tripadvisor, another visitor described it as a must-visit destination for those looking to cool off with a swim.

“If you want lidos you will need to go to this one. Massive 50 metre Olympic sized pool and heated,” they wrote.

“Very clear, nice amenities together with nice showers and hairdryers. You purchase a token to your locker in your debit card. Easy to park outdoors, use the Y pay app. I’ll positively be going again there.

“If you are a member of Better £5.50, otherwise £11.00-ish. You have to pre-buy your ticket before you arrive. If you are a Better member do it on your app.” [SIC]