Filming at
Ruislip Lido

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Film and TV location

Ruislip Lido is a fantastic filming location for TV and film productions. Essentially a beach and lake in close proximity to London. The lido has been used in a few TV and film productions over the years. If you want to carry out any commercial filming at the lido, then please contact the local government film office here:

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Several films were made there, including The Young Ones with Cliff Richard and A Night to Remember, The Knack …and How to Get It, where the large model of the RMS Titanic “sank on film“.

Check out the IMDB list


If you are looking for a location with a beach, sand, a body of water etc, then the Lido could be a great choice. It is also close to some very large film studios such as Pinewood Studios, which is about 7 miles away. Leavesden studios are about 12 miles away.

Something for the whole family

More to Explore at Ruislip Lido

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Planets Walk

Starting with the Sun, opposite the new boathouse, you will see each planet in order, from the Sun on this interesting walk.

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Introducing the newest addition to the Lido, which includes a community room that is available to hire.

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Fishing is permitted from 16 June to 14 March. A licence is required to fish the lake, and fishing rules apply.

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Feeding birds & ducks

There is a designated wooden bird feeding platform area for this activity on Willow Lawn. Please only feed birds from this location.
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Outdoor gym & running

For our fitness fanatics, there are plenty of areas for visitors to run and cycle (no official track) and an outdoor gym for anyone to use.
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Woodland Centre

Discover the past and present of the Lido and Ruislip Woods. Including conservation and traditional woodland crafts.

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Ruislip Lido, Reservoir Road, Ruislip, HA4 7TY