The swimmer, who won two bronze medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has been linked to this year's show, but she said that a planned charity bike ride in Africa would stop her from entering.
"I would love to.... Absolutely love to," Adlington told Absolute Radio's Johnny Vaughan live from Hyde Park at BT London Live.
"I can't dance, I'd go off first week, but I just think it would be nice.
"It would be nice to be girly, like the make-up, the dresses and all that. It would be really nice."
When Vaughan suggested that her comments were a 'come and get me' plea, she replied: "Well I've got the bike ride to do so I wouldn't be able to do it this year anyway.
"They should do like an Olympic Christmas special or something and get all of us to do it."
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