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Lambeth Cyclists Lido Swim-Ride

Cycle-swimming the Lidos of London
Saturday 20th August 2011

A journey from Brockwell Lido to Parliament Hill via Tooting Bec, thought to be the largest outdoor pool in Europe.
We ride to Tooting Bec Lido, built by unemployed men in 1906 and probably the largest outdoor pool in Europe.
We ride up the lively River Wandle as far as King George's Park, site of the now redeveloped Wandsworth Bathing Pool.
Into Clapham Junction for a direct train to Gospel Oak and Parliament Hill Lido at the south end of Hampstead Heath.
Built in 1938, this was the most expensive of the LCC pools of the period and is now the sleekest, its stainless steel lining reflecting the sun. Bring a costume!
Also nearby: Highgate Ponds - women's, men's and mixed - Kenwood House and its Brew House cafe.

Meet 10.45 am outside Brockwell Lido for an 11.00 am start.

Bring a pinic lunch, and a swimming costume!

Contact details

Geraldine Mason via http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Lambeth_Cyclists/

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10:45am 20 August 2011
5:00pm 20 August 2011
Not repeating
Skill level

This event has been posted by an individual LCC member, and is not an official LCC event. Although we encourage LCC members to publicise their unofficial cycling events on the LCC website, the publication of such events does not constitute an endorsement of them by LCC. LCC takes no responsibility for this event, and whilst we hope those attending it enjoy doing so, attendance is at their own risk.

Posted by philiploy at 4:07pm 12 August 2011

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