Ruislip Lido is a 60-acre lake with sandy beaches set on the edge of Ruislip Woods and has a narrow gauge railway around it. This venue gets extremely busy during school and bank holidays, weekends and particularly when the weather is fine.
It is easily accessible by public transport and due to the very limited parking visitors are advised to travel to it wherever possible, using the excellent bus and train link services which run frequently throughout the day and which stop close by the Lido.
Parking at Ruislip Lido is very limited and charges apply all year round. There are strictly enforced Clearway zones and parking restrictions on roads around the Lido. Illegally parked vehicles will receive parking fines and may be towed away.
Coaches cannot be accommodated within the car park and there are no parking or waiting areas adjacent to the Lido. Any coach operators taking visitors to the Lido will only be able to drop off and will need to return later to collect visitors. Work out when and for how long to visit Ruislip Lido and other Ruislip attractions using our handy Ruislip trip planner.
Ruislip Lido Reviews
i remember the fascination i had when i first discovered the Lido, about 20 years ago - one early morning, all quiet, mist over the water and the forest around it, the flavour of the wet dirt... more »
We went here on Saturday having not been for years. We grew up in Northwood and then lived in Ruislip so the lido was an outing in childhood and early adulthood. We were amazed at how lovely it all... more »
Really fun. Got a sandy beach area. Lots of activities for kids. Water fountain and train ride
Nice big location fun for the family, lots of refreshments available however found the sand quite dirty and littered overall not a bad day out.
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