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The Plan

Join us for a lake swim and get cosy afterwards with hot rum toddies, tasty food, a campfire and free marshmallows.

We have hired the lovely West Reservoir, a hidden gem in Stoke Newington in East London. This venue also features a 1930s grand entrance hall with views over the lake and flooded with natural light. Come and join us afterwards by the lakeside field for drinks, food and the campfire.


Swimming available from 6.30- 8pm. Then food and drinks available to buy on site after your swim. The venue closes at 10pm.

What’s Included?

  • Private hire of a beautiful lake and venue
  • Professional lifeguards
  • Brightly coloured swim cap (this must be worn for safety reasons)
  • Post swim campfire and free marshmallows
  • Toilets
  • Some showers (limited number)
  • Free parking

Food and Drinks

Cocktails, hot toddies, honey beer and delicious hot food (meat, vegetarian and vegan) available to buy on site.

What to bring

Swimming costume, towel and warm and waterproof clothes for afterwards. (Wetsuits are optional for this event). Gloves and hats can be a good idea in case you get chilly after your swim.

Terms of Booking

This is a casual social swim and you are free to swim as much or as little as you like between 6.30 and 8pm, however, you must be a competent swimmer to participate in this event and you will need to sign a waiver confirming this on the day. This event is for adults only (18 years and over). For safety reasons if you suffer from seizures you will need to bring a tow float with you to this event.

Start Point

West Resevoir Centre
London, N4 2HA

This venue is a 10 minute walk from Manor House tube (Piccadilly Line).

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