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Ease into Easedale

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Ease into Easedale

From: £69.99

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(4 customer reviews)

The Ease into Easedale Wild Swim sums up outdoor swimming in the Lake District fells, dramatic scenery and clear tarn swimming; with its mini classic walk and well situated pools, its the perfect introduction to adventure swimming. We meet and end our adventure in Grasmere, with it’s great shops, cafes and famous Grasmere Gingerbread shop. This is one of our most popular wild swims and brings out the big kid in most of our swimmers 🙂

Dates:  Thur 28 June | Thur 19 July | Thur 6 Sept 2018

Inclusive of: Hot chocolate and Gingerbread

Swim Ability & Fitness: Suitable for beginners and experience wild swimmers.

Trip Duration: 9am – 3.30pm approx.

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Trip Description

The Ease into Easedale Wild Swim sums up outdoor swimming in the Lake District fells, dramatic scenery and crystal clear tarn swimming. This is one of our most popular wild swims and brings out the big kid in most of our swimmers 🙂

We’ll be hiking into this fantastic swimming location with plunge pool stops along the way and plenty of opportunity for tea drinking and Grasmere Gingerbread munching between swims.

Ease into Easedale is all about relaxing into the Lake District wild swimming experience. Don’t worry about your speed or ability; just soak up the views above and below the water. If you want to stay on the beach and soak up the atmosphere, feel free; if you’d prefer to race to the next island we’re sure someone will take up the challenge. Your guides are experienced open water swimmers and qualified lifeguards, who are keen to share their knowledge of the local area and give swimming tips to enhance your outdoor swimming experience.

As always in mountainous areas, our itinerary is dependent on the weather, but we hope to enjoy all that the Lakes and the surrounding fells have to offer.
Group sizes are small so that you can get the most from our knowledgeable and friendly staff.

Swim Ability & Fitness: Suitable for beginners and experienced wild swimmers. Moderate fitness.
To get the most out of this swim and to add to your enjoyment of it, we would suggest that you should be able to swim about 40 lengths in a 25m pool in one session. Previous experience of open water swimming is recommended.
The swims will be easy-moderate paced wild swimming with an emphasis on enjoying the journey and surroundings. We will attempt to satisfy the swimming aspirations of all of our guests without any compromise in your safety.

The walking route includes 6km (4 miles) of walking over uneven tracks and some steep trails throughout the day.

 

Easedale Tarn Swim

Brief Itinerary: Meet in Grasmere at 9am, full details emailed before the trip. Finish approx 3.30pm

For Easedale Swim video click here

What’s Included: Fully guided trip with swim guides and qualified mountain leader. Hot chocolate and speciality de la excursion – Grasmere Gingerbread.
Wetsuit hire available

Please see the FAQ and Essential Information tabs to the left for more information.

Customer Testimonials:
“Thanks Peter and team for a fantastic day out , left the lakes feeling 20 years younger !!! Easedale tarn swim was something that will remain in my memory for ever ! Pure happiness ! When we thought it could get no better , it did” Jo.

Any Queries? We are happy to help, see our Swim Trips FAQ page or call 015394 33826

4 reviews for Ease into Easedale

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jo Butters

    Thanks Peter and team for a fantastic day out , left the lakes feeling 20 years younger !!! Easedale tarn swim was something that will remain in my memory for ever ! Pure happiness ! When we thought it could get no better , it did “………….. Dead mans dub brought out the child in all of us ! And no I won’t tell a soul where it is ! Can’t wait to come back for a few more dips , managed 6 in 3 days ! Jo

  2. Stephen H.

    Dear Pete and Andrea (and William!). What a lovely day we had today and what excellent swimming spots. Enjoyed the hot chocolate as well. Looking forward to the next swim. Stephen

  3. Justine Branch

    Hi Pete/Andrea,
    I would like to say thank you for a great day yesterday, i really enjoyed it and will look at what i can book onto next 🙂 I will definitely recommend your services to anyone who asks as I’ve never been disappointed with any of the my previous bookings with you. See you soon, Justine.

  4. Jackie & Hugh

    Dear Pete, Tors and Andrea
    Just to say thank you for the wonderful day yesterday. We thoroughly enjoyed it and would love to come again and experience another trip. Your care for us all is exemplary – you obviously enjoy what you do.
    All the best for you all.
    Best wishes
    Jackie and Hugh

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How fit do I need to be for the Wild Swim?

For this adventure swim a moderate level of walking fitness is recommended, please ensure that you are able to swim continuously for at least 1000m in a pool. Confidence in water is essential, though beginners to wild swimming are welcome. There will be approximately 4 – 5 hours (group dependant) of moderate walking on uneven tracks and trails to get to our tarn and stream venues.

The swims and walking will be easy-moderate paced with an emphasis on enjoying the journey and surroundings. We aim to satisfy the swimming aspirations of all of our guests without any compromise in your safety.

How far will we swim and hike?

Swim distances are given here as an indication of swimming potential only, we would encourage you to do as much or as little swimming as you like! The walk between lakes includes rough tracks so please make sure that you come prepared, including the obligatory attire for any Lake District adventure – good quality waterproofs and footwear.

Lake swimming: approx 1k – 4k (as you wish)

The walking route that links our swims covers a distance of 8 km along undulating, tracks and trails typical of Lake District walking.

Can I hire a wetsuit?
Yes, Please book your wetsuit hire as soon as possible and at least 24hrs before your trip. Hire costs just £10 for a quality swimming wetsuit and wetsuits can be booked here. You can also ring 015394 33826.

What will the weather be like?

It could be sunny and still, it could be windy or rainy, but we do know you are going to have a great time. Please check the weather forecast before you travel and bring suitable clothing and footwear.

How cold will the water be and do I need a wetsuit?

The surrounding lakes and rivers vary in temperature between 15-20 degrees for this time of year depending on the local weather conditions. We have swimming wetsuits to hire for a small fee.
If you would like to swim without a wetsuit and are conditioned to swimming in cool water, please email us summarising your experience of temperatures and length of time in water – thanks.

ESSENTIAL INFO
Wetsuits: Swims are in full swimming wetsuits for this trip (no shorties) please mention at the time of booking if you’d like to hire one.
If you’d like to swim without a wetsuit please contact us to discuss your relevant non-wetsuit swimming experience, thanks.

Wetsuit Hire: Please book your wetsuit hire as soon as possible. Hire costs just £10 for a quality swimming wetsuit. We’ll need your height, weight and UK dress size/ chest size.

Group Size: min – max: 5 – 16
Confirmation Email: We will send a confirmation after booking, please check your ‘spam folder’ etc.

Trip Caution: Open water swimming by its very nature involves a natural outdoor environment. Although unlikely, but there is always a possibility that we may need to make changes to the trip / itinerary due to for example weather conditions, water conditions or other issues that may affect safe operation or organisation.

Please read our Swim Trip FAQ’s to ensure you are well prepared and get the most Please read our Swim Trip FAQ’s to ensure you are well prepared and get the most from your swimming adventure.

T&C’s
All participants must be 16 years or over, and those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
By booking you are agreeing to our booking terms and conditions here

Swim Trips FAQ’s
For more information such as kit suggestions, fitness levels please read our Swim Trips FAQ’S here.

Happy Swimming

Pete & Andrea

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