WHAT WE DO
Welcome to Swim the Lakes ~ The Lake District Open Water Swimming Specialists
We love wild swimming and, based in the Lake District, we’re in one of the best places in the world for indulging your passion.
Join us on an Adventure Swim Day in the Lake District or stay a little longer with our Adventure Swim Breaks.
Only time for a dip? try a guided Short Wild Swim in the Lake District.
We have a fully loaded open water swimming shop for all your wetsuits & equipment and provide a wetsuit fitting service at our Ambleside store to ensure you get the right wetsuit.
Winter Shop Open Times:
Mon – Sat 10am – 5pm (lunch 1 -2 pm)
Please do ring us before making a special journey, as we sometimes need to close.
Bookings and enquires on 015394 33826
Online Sales and bookings are 24/7
Plan your swim with us, use our swim calendar.
A few of the products from our store
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