Best lake in London

Check out the top lake in London, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hampstead Heath
1. Hampstead Heath
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225 local reviews
Hampstead, London
+44 20 7332 3322
Park
Sarah
One of the largest and most beautiful of London's parks Hampstead Heath is a must. Hampstead heath also has 3 …
Carol
Wild, huge and utterly beautiful park with 3 lakes you can swim in. Blissfully cold in the sweltering temperat…
Rachel
It's hard to believe you're in London... A fabulous stretch of countryside with lakes, swimming ponds, cafes,…
1. Hampstead Heath
1. Hampstead Heath
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225 local reviews
Hampstead, London
+44 20 7332 3322
Sarah
Sarah
One of the largest and most beautiful of London's parks Hampstead Heath is a must. Hampstead heath also has 3 hidden wild ponds you can swim…
Carol
Carol
Wild, huge and utterly beautiful park with 3 lakes you can swim in. Blissfully cold in the sweltering temperatures of Summer (occasionally a…
Rachel
Rachel
It's hard to believe you're in London... A fabulous stretch of countryside with lakes, swimming ponds, cafes, open-air events in summer & …
2. Victoria Park
2. Victoria Park
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270 local reviews
Park
William
Known as the ‘People’s Park’ Victoria Park is one of London’s favourite open spaces, stretched over a huge 86…
Jose
Victoria Park, known as the ‘People’s Park’ Victoria Park is one of London’s favourite open spaces. In the sum…
Cissi
Lovely big park. Walk to the Pavillion by the boating lake for coffee or drop in for lunch at the one of the 3…
2. Victoria Park
2. Victoria Park
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270 local reviews
William
William
Known as the ‘People’s Park’ Victoria Park is one of London’s favourite open spaces, stretched over a huge 86.18 hectares. In the summer, it…
Jose
Jose
Victoria Park, known as the ‘People’s Park’ Victoria Park is one of London’s favourite open spaces. In the summer, it’s taken over by a numb…
Cissi
Cissi
Lovely big park. Walk to the Pavillion by the boating lake for coffee or drop in for lunch at the one of the 3 pubs located around the Park…
3. Barbican Hall
3. Barbican Hall
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105 local reviews
Silk St, London
+44 20 7638 8891
Performing Arts Venue
Jo
One for the architecturally curious. The Barbican is an arts and entertainment centre, and an architect's muse…
Louise
This 1960s modernist centre houses a theatre, concert hall, several cinemas and cafes. The cinema does all fil…
Nico
Theatre, concert hall, exhibtion space, cinema, restaurants and cafes. Specializes in international theatre. A…
3. Barbican Hall
3. Barbican Hall
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105 local reviews
Silk St, London
+44 20 7638 8891
Jo
Jo
One for the architecturally curious. The Barbican is an arts and entertainment centre, and an architect's muse. Includes a lake, bars, resta…
Louise
Louise
This 1960s modernist centre houses a theatre, concert hall, several cinemas and cafes. The cinema does all films for a bargain £6 on Mondays…
Nico
Nico
Theatre, concert hall, exhibtion space, cinema, restaurants and cafes. Specializes in international theatre. Also has lakeside terrace. I li…
4. Greenwich Park
4. Greenwich Park
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119 local reviews
Romney Rd, London
Open now
020 8858 2608
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Nimota
Greenwich Park boasts the honour of being the oldest enclosed Royal Park. Formerly a hunting ground for Henry …
Daisy
Lovely park with panoramic views across London. Home of Greenwich Maritime Museum and The Royal Observatory. …
Giedrius
That is where famous Greenwich observatory is located
4. Greenwich Park
4. Greenwich Park
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119 local reviews
Romney Rd, London
Open now
020 8858 2608
Nimota
Nimota
Greenwich Park boasts the honour of being the oldest enclosed Royal Park. Formerly a hunting ground for Henry VIII, the park still maintains…
Daisy
Daisy
Lovely park with panoramic views across London. Home of Greenwich Maritime Museum and The Royal Observatory. Boating Lake and children's p…
Giedrius
Giedrius
That is where famous Greenwich observatory is located
5. Richmond Park
5. Richmond Park
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157 local reviews
8 Queen's Rd, Richmond
Open now
+44 0300 061 2200
Park
Caddy
Frolic with three types of wild deer! Lakes, hills, agriculture, the historic keyhole vista, there is so much …
Violet
Huge hilly green park with lakes and deer roaming free.
Louisa
Most gorgeous park for walking, running and absorbing natures tranquility. Deer, bunnies and birds will accom…
5. Richmond Park
5. Richmond Park
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157 local reviews
8 Queen's Rd, Richmond
Open now
+44 0300 061 2200
Caddy
Caddy
Frolic with three types of wild deer! Lakes, hills, agriculture, the historic keyhole vista, there is so much to see in this achingly beauti…
Violet
Violet
Huge hilly green park with lakes and deer roaming free.
Louisa
Louisa
Most gorgeous park for walking, running and absorbing natures tranquility. Deer, bunnies and birds will accompany you while you walk. It is…
6. Victoria Park Rd
6. Victoria Park Rd
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17 local reviews
Victoria Park Rd, Hackney
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Lesley
Beautiful park w organic cafe by boating lake & on other side, Indian orientated cafe. Bars, restaurants, ca…
Sylviane
There are often festivals there. It is great to walk along the canal and end up in a huge park which includes …
Jo
Victoria Park is one of London’s most important historic parks and its oldest public park. The park is the lar…
6. Victoria Park Rd
6. Victoria Park Rd
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17 local reviews
Victoria Park Rd, Hackney
Lesley
Lesley
Beautiful park w organic cafe by boating lake & on other side, Indian orientated cafe. Bars, restaurants, cafes, pubs w music & bespoke sh…
Sylviane
Sylviane
There are often festivals there. It is great to walk along the canal and end up in a huge park which includes secret areas for picnics, Flow…
Jo
Jo
Victoria Park is one of London’s most important historic parks and its oldest public park. The park is the largest in Tower Hamlets at 86.18…
7. Dulwich Park
7. Dulwich Park
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40 local reviews
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Alex
Dulwich Park is packed with perfect picnic spots and facilities incl large children's playground, excellent ca…
Nimota
"Popular with families, dog-walkers, personal trainers, learner cyclists. Huge amount of amenities: Bowling gr…
Alysia
A short stroll from Lordship lane and The Picture Gallery, this is a great park for all. A decent size for a g…
7. Dulwich Park
7. Dulwich Park
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40 local reviews
Alex
Alex
Dulwich Park is packed with perfect picnic spots and facilities incl large children's playground, excellent cafe, cycle hire outlet, boating…
Nimota
Nimota
"Popular with families, dog-walkers, personal trainers, learner cyclists. Huge amount of amenities: Bowling green, tennis courts, football p…
Alysia
Alysia
A short stroll from Lordship lane and The Picture Gallery, this is a great park for all. A decent size for a good hour walk or so. Lovely op…
8. Hyde park
8. Hyde park
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282 local reviews
Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London
Open now
020 7298 2100
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Helen Louise
Its a 20 minute walk to The fabulous Hyde Park next to Kensington Gardens, so 2 for 1. Hyde Park has the Serpe…
melissa
Its a really nice big park right in the centre of London covering an area between Bayswater, Mayfair and Kensi…
Warren and Erica
London's biggest and busiest park is a beautiful spot to escape the city. For peace and quiet head to the cent…
8. Hyde park
8. Hyde park
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282 local reviews
Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London
Open now
020 7298 2100
Helen Louise
Helen Louise
Its a 20 minute walk to The fabulous Hyde Park next to Kensington Gardens, so 2 for 1. Hyde Park has the Serpentine Gallery, the Serpentine …
melissa
melissa
Its a really nice big park right in the centre of London covering an area between Bayswater, Mayfair and Kensington/knightsbridge. Perfect i…
Warren and Erica
Warren and Erica
London's biggest and busiest park is a beautiful spot to escape the city. For peace and quiet head to the centre for the Serpentine lake and…
9. Go Ape! Black Park
9. Go Ape! Black Park
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6 local reviews
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Joel
It is simply beautiful to walk in nature especially around the lake.
Patricia
Great place centred round a small lake, with lovely play area for children and families, and a good cafe
Austin
Situated close to Pinewood studios, Black Park has been used as a location for many famous films, including Su…
9. Go Ape! Black Park
9. Go Ape! Black Park
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6 local reviews
Joel
Joel
It is simply beautiful to walk in nature especially around the lake.
Patricia
Patricia
Great place centred round a small lake, with lovely play area for children and families, and a good cafe
Austin
Austin
Situated close to Pinewood studios, Black Park has been used as a location for many famous films, including Superman 3 and James Bond. There…
10. Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
10. Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
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5 local reviews
Establishment
Giovanni
A historic and beautiful public park and ancient burial ground right in front of our building! Plenty of bench…
Maliya
Great to spend a few moments even if only with their earthly remains with John Bunyan, Daniel De-Foe, and Will…
Ellen
A cemetery from the 1600's where you'll find the graves of Nonconformists like William Blake, Daniel Defoe and…
10. Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
10. Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
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5 local reviews
Giovanni
Giovanni
A historic and beautiful public park and ancient burial ground right in front of our building! Plenty of benches to sit on & guided tours of…
Maliya
Maliya
Great to spend a few moments even if only with their earthly remains with John Bunyan, Daniel De-Foe, and William Blake. Just across the roa…
Ellen
Ellen
A cemetery from the 1600's where you'll find the graves of Nonconformists like William Blake, Daniel Defoe and John Bunyan. They have guided…
11. Clissold Park
11. Clissold Park
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108 local reviews
Church St, London
Open now
+44 20 8800 1021
Park
Maureen
I love this park, they have recently made so renovations to it. It has a little lake with ducks, there's seagu…
Karen
Beautiful Green Flag Park, with a large children's play area, organic market garden, cafe in Clissold House, l…
haritini
One of my favourite parks, right at the end of Stoke Newington Church street. There's a lake as well as a can…
11. Clissold Park
11. Clissold Park
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108 local reviews
Church St, London
Open now
+44 20 8800 1021
Maureen
Maureen
I love this park, they have recently made so renovations to it. It has a little lake with ducks, there's seagulls, wild life and you can fee…
Karen
Karen
Beautiful Green Flag Park, with a large children's play area, organic market garden, cafe in Clissold House, lakes, seasonal children's padd…
haritini
haritini
One of my favourite parks, right at the end of Stoke Newington Church street. There's a lake as well as a canal that runs through it and th…
12. Ravenscourt Park
12. Ravenscourt Park
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30 local reviews
Establishment
Marta
Park including tennis courts, a basketball court, a bowling green, a lake and a child-friendly café.
Wessam
Park including tennis courts, a basketball court, a bowling green, a lake and a child-friendly café.
tina
This pretty neighbourhood park is a few streets from the house. It is a popular spot for jogging, cycling, bal…
12. Ravenscourt Park
12. Ravenscourt Park
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30 local reviews
Marta
Marta
Park including tennis courts, a basketball court, a bowling green, a lake and a child-friendly café.
Wessam
Wessam
Park including tennis courts, a basketball court, a bowling green, a lake and a child-friendly café.
tina
tina
This pretty neighbourhood park is a few streets from the house. It is a popular spot for jogging, cycling, ball games, sun bathing and famil…