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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH SEPTEMBER 2017

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, The Boat House, Mayfair, Serpentine Road, London W2 2UH
 
 
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£39 (1 mile), £49 (2 mile), entrants must be at least 16 yrs old
 
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Swim SerpentineNow in its second year, Swim Serpentine is a new event for the growing number of open water swimmers - 4,000 entered the mass-participation one-mile swim in its first year and thousands are expected again in 2017. Swim half a mile, a mile or a challenging two miles, lapping the Serpentine twice to achieve a full 1.6km. 'Super Sixers' swim six miles combing the one-mile and two-mile events during the day. Spectators can enjoy the festival atmosphere with paddle boats, face painting and Bubbles of Fun for the children. Don't forget to bring your swim kit - there'll be plenty of opportunities to sign up on the day and have a go at water polo, open water and synchronised swimming.

 

About Serpentine Boating Lake

Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most pleasant places to experience summer in London. With 110 pedalos and rowboats, and a fantastic swimming area there are few better places to forget the bustle and buzz of the big city and float away and relax. More about Serpentine Boating Lake

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Underground Stations

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Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Lancaster Gate Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Paddington Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Mayfair Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Green NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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The Levin Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £205  23% off
22-24 Basil Street, SW3 | 10 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Occupying the perfect location in Knightsbridge - just a few yards from Harrods and Sloane Street - The Levin Hotel is the younger, more contemporary sister ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £109  23% off
Bryanston Street, W1H | 10 minutes from Swim Serpentine
One of the few hotels overlooking Oxford Street, the new Amba Hotel Marble Arch is just steps away from Hyde Park and the West End, making ... More
 
 
 
Royal Lancaster London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £119  29% off
Lancaster Terrace, W2 | 11 minutes from Swim Serpentine
The Royal Lancaster Hotel nestles up against Hyde Park - the perfect place for your morning stroll. Views are most notable from the top floor executive ... More
 
 
 
 
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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 17th November 2017 to 1st January 2018
Swim Serpentine, Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from Swim Serpentine
Throughout late November and December a large area of Hyde Park near Hyde Park Corner is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, complete with fairground ...More
 
 
 
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Winter Wonderland Open Air Ice Rink
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 17th November - 1st January 2018
Swim Serpentine, Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from Swim Serpentine
Don your skates and glide around the glittering ice rink set within the hugely popular Hyde Park Winter Wonderland which seems to get bigger and busier ...More
 
 
 
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Winter Wonderland: Cinderella On Ice
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 17th November 2017 to 1st January 2018 - Various Times
Swim Serpentine, Rangers Lodge, W2 | 1 minute from Swim Serpentine
The Watchmaker and Gypsy Fortune Teller help Cinderella to capture the heart of the handsome Lord Mayor's son in the Imperial Ice Stars' modern twist on ...More
 
 
 
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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 11 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Swim Serpentine
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as Swim Serpentine
Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most pleasant ... More
 
 
 
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Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as Swim Serpentine
A year in the construction, this £3.6 million attraction opened in a blaze of farcical incompetence, as the architects discovered two shocking things: kids play in ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 8 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Found in the middle of leafy Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, there are two galleries that go by the name of The Serpentine, the original Serpentine ... More
 
 
 
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Cutler and Gross
London > Shopping > Eyewear
16 Knightsbridge Green, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 8 minutes from Swim Serpentine
If you're feeling flush and flashy then Cutler & Gross in Knightsbridge is a very exclusive place to invest in eyewear. They stock a selection of ... More
 
 
 
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Luxury Living
London > Shopping > House and Garden
20 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 8 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Luxury Living is just what you get at this Brompton Road store where furniture and home furnishings by Bentley and Trussardi are beautifully presented against a ... More
 
 
 
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Knightsbridge
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Knightsbrige is one of the most unchanged, attractive areas of central London, with little in the way of offices nearby but plenty of shops and restaurants ... More
 
 
 
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The Lido Cafe Bar
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South side of The Serpentine, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from Swim Serpentine
On the south side of the Serpentine, near the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain, The Lido Cafe Bar is entirely civilised and, as the restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from Swim Serpentine
Formerly the Dell Cafe, the Serpentine Bar & Kitchen on the eastern edge of the Serpentine in Hyde Park has been given a facelift and is ... More
 
 
 
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Prince Gardens Restaurant
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
48 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 7 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Located in the heart of London's Knightsbridge, Prince Gardens Restaurant offers a taste of genuine Iraqi and Gulf delicacies prepared by specialist chef Faris Mousawi, of ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as Swim Serpentine
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 17 minutes from Swim Serpentine
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 19 minutes from Swim Serpentine
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from Swim Serpentine
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, ... More
 
 
 
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Pensioners' Playground
London > Leisure > Activities
Hyde Park Pavilion Tennis and Bowls Centre, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from Swim Serpentine
It's not just kids who get a playground all to themselves. The over-60s can enjoy their own dedicated space in Hyde Park where London's first ever ... More
 
 
 
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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 8 minutes from Swim Serpentine
The vitality plunge pool, amethyst crystal steam room and zen colour therapy relaxation area are all part of the experience at The Spa at the Mandarin ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 10 minutes from Swim Serpentine
High up on a wall, behind the counter of this opulent, smart Victorian pub is a clock dated 1864. A framed copy of the Sun newspaper ... More
 
 
 
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The Pantechnicon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 12 minutes from Swim Serpentine
From the people who brought us The Thomas Cubitt gastropub comes this Motcomb Street venture with a ground floor bar and two ... More
 
 
 
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Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 14 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Famous for its famous owner, the Punch Bowl became a celebrity hang-out when Guy Ritchie split up with Madonna. The director of 'Lock, Stock & Two ... More
 
 
 
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The Red Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
86-90 Park Lane, Marble Arch, Hyde Park, London W1K | 8 minutes from Swim Serpentine
With its vibrant red interior, the Red Bar at Grosvenor House Hotel is a distinctive destination and has become one of Mayfair's most iconic destinations. Open ... More
 
 
 
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Bourbon Bar at JW Steakhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
86-90 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 10 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Part of the JW Steakhouse at the Grosvenor House Hotel, the Bourbon Bar has the largest and most varied selection of bourbons in London. Guests can ... More
 
 
 
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Blue Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 10 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Having a cocktail in the Blue Bar is akin to sipping on gin and tonic in a very posh - and possibly eccentric - grand dame's ... More
 
 
 
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Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 8 minutes from Swim Serpentine
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Swim Serpentine
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Dorchester Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 11 minutes from Swim Serpentine
One of the most famous hotels in England, The Dorchester is a stunning Art Deco curve, overlooking the expanses of the Royal Parks. This is the ... More
 
 
 

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Peter Pan Cup Swimming RacePeter Pan Cup Swimming RacePeter Pan Cup Swimming RaceThis lot are a hardy bunch but tradition is tradition and members of the Serpentine Swimming Club have been plunging themselves into the Serpentine lake's icy waters every Christmas Day since 1864. At temperatures of below four degrees Celsius in winter, the swimmers will want to get a wiggle on so it's lucky that they are all in hot pursuit of the2017-12-25T00:00:00+00002017-12-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Serpentine Boating Lake,   The Boat House  Serpentine Road    W2 2UH
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PRICING  Free for spectators
DATES  Monday 25th December 2017
VENUE  Serpentine Boating Lake 
This lot are a hardy bunch but tradition is tradition and members of the Serpentine Swimming Club have been plunging themselves into the Serpentine lake's icy waters every Christmas Day since 1864. At temperatures of below four degrees Celsius in winter, the swimmers will want to get a wiggle on so it's lucky that they are all in hot pursuit of the... More about this event
 
 
 

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Hyde Park 1 minute walk from Swim Serpentine

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Winter Wonderland: The Sooty Christmas Show
Theatre | Until 1st January 2018 

Hyde Park 1 minute walk from Swim Serpentine

Richard Cadell joins Sooty, Sweep and Soo to stage a variety show for Christmas....More

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
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Hyde Park 1 minute walk from Swim Serpentine

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Winter Wonderland Open Air Ice Rink
Winter Wonderland Open Air Ice Rink
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Hyde Park 1 minute walk from Swim Serpentine

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Rose Wylie
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery 8 minutes walk from Swim Serpentine

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing her ability to take inspiration ...More

 
Rose Wylie: Quack Quack
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery 8 minutes walk from Swim Serpentine

Large-scale paintings inspired by a wide range of sources: from art history, cinema and comic books, to daily observations, news ...More

Wade Guyton: Das New Yorker Atelier, Abridged
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2018 

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The American artist uses digital technologies - iPhones, cameras, computers and consumer-grade Epson printers - as tools to create both ...More

Harrods Christmas Windows: Dolce & Gabbana
Harrods Christmas Windows: Dolce & Gabbana
Seasonal | Until 29th December 2017 

Harrods 11 minutes walk from Swim Serpentine

Italian design duo Dolce & Gabbana are taking over Harrods, transforming the Knightsbridge store into an Italian Christmas. The window ...More

 
Dolce & Gabbana's Christmas Market
Seasonal | Until 28th December 2017 

Harrods 11 minutes walk from Swim Serpentine

As huge fans of the festive season, designer duo Dolce and Gabbana are bringing a Christmas Market to Harrods this ...More

Five Guys Named Moe
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Theatre | Until 17th February 2018 

Marble Arch Theatre 11 minutes walk from Swim Serpentine

Clarke Peters directs a brand new production of Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, in a ...More

 

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