Following our previous recce of Blea Tarn last week, we had the pleasure of meeting Matt Baker and the rest of the BBC Countryfile team at Blea Tarn at the head of the Langdale valley today.
Lake District Open Water Swimmer Pete Kelly Prepares for Country File Dip North West Evening Mail Open Water Swimmer Pete Kelly to Take Dip for TV Show - Jan 2014 The evening Mail reported on our up coming appearance taking country file for a dip in the tarns. https://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/open-water-swimmer-pete-kelly-to-take-dip-in-lake-district-for-tv-show-1.1110205 The paper reported, open water [...]
ITV Border ITV Border came to Windermere in January to report on our invitation to an open water swimming event in London - the Phish Icy Swim Hootenany at the unheated Parliament Hill pool. Where 200 swimmers will be taking part in relay races and individual 60m, 120m and 1000m events. Pete is entered for all four [...]
Westmorland Gazette Ambleside Duo Pete and Andrea Kelly will compete in an elite open water swimming competition on Hampstead Heath in London this weekend. 'Lucky to live in the Lakes and have so much choice for swims, it will be a novelty to be in a pool' - Andrea ' [...]
TV Star Takes Chilly Dip in Tarn North West Evening Mail Wild Swimming expert Pete Kelly was filmed for the BBC's popular CountryFile programme in Blea Tarn, without a Wetsuit. The Water Temp was just 4 degrees celsius. The show hopes to show how regular training can prepare the body for [...]
The picturesque village of Ambleside is centrally located in the Lake District national park at the northern tip of Lake Windermere. This spectacular location is a year round attraction and has everything you need for a brilliant holiday, with a variety of shops and attractions including galleries, gifts, bars, restaurants, grocers, cinema, mini-golf, tennis, river [...]