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The Great Naked Swim Challenge

By |2016-10-28T15:04:45+00:00March 31st, 2016|News|

Our new challenge swim launched today is the ultimate adventure experience for open water swimmers - The Great Naked Swim Challenge. While the tough ladies and gents of the swimming world go in 'skins', our latest challenge is to take this literally and drop the trunks and costumes before taking the plunge. Participants will shed their clothes [...]

Secret Britain Swims the Lakes

By |2016-10-28T15:04:45+00:00March 25th, 2016|Blog, Lake District, Wild Swimming|

It was only 6.30pm on a moody September evening and we were jumping around like excited school children itching to get in the water. A fairly normal state of affairs prior to a night swim, but we were getting a bit impatient and silly, as the darkness seemed a long way off, and we had a secret we were dying to tell…

Coming in From the Cold: The Winter Swim Championships, Siberia

By |2018-12-03T17:49:48+00:00March 17th, 2016|Blog, Reviews|

Brit Jane Hardy travelled to Tyumen in Siberia, 8-12th March 2016 to take part in the Winter Swimming World Championships, her biggest challenge was coping with the extreme cold. With air temperatures close to sub 20'c with a possible wind-chill of minus 30'c and water temperatures below zero, Jane really needed something special to combat [...]

All Together Now for Ambleside

By |2017-11-07T12:56:00+00:00March 9th, 2016|Ambleside, Blog, Lake District, News|

A new group has been formed bringing together the businesses and supporters of Ambleside to promote the town, its attractions and events. Ambleside Together has been created by a group of local business people as a response to the winter storms and the impact on tourism and visitor numbers. The first challenge for the [...]

Waterhead Improvement Scheme Started

By |2017-11-07T12:44:25+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Ambleside, Blog, Lake District, News|

The redevelopment of Waterhead, Ambleside is in full swing. The improvement to Waterhead  promenade will include resurfacing walkways, repairing walls and installing a ‘panorama’ board, to identify key Lakeland landmarks that can be seen from the shore.   Theres also new benches and seating, better landscaping and railings and litter bins all designed to [...]

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