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Ease into Easedale Adventure Swim

By |2020-10-27T14:58:37+00:00August 26th, 2021||

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.  This is one of our most popular wild swims and brings out the big kid in most [...]

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Black Moss Potter

By |2020-10-27T18:29:17+00:00August 21st, 2021||

The Black Moss Potter takes a ramble up the wonderful Langstrath Valley, right at the heart of Borrowdale, to enjoy prolonged dips in the delightful pools of Langstrath and Stonethwaite Beck. The highlight of the day is a swim in the fabled Black Moss Pot, the holy grail of pot and dub dippers. You [...]

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Swim to Devil’s Chimney Adventure Swim

By |2020-10-27T15:42:12+00:00August 19th, 2021||

An epic adventure swim to one of Ullswater’s more intriguing features – Devil’s Chimney, plus some of the less visited islands of Ullswater. This is one of our longer day swims at 4-5 km and is a great swimming adventure for fit and experienced open water swimmers. More Info [...]

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Derwentwater Island Hop Adventure Swim

By |2020-10-27T13:02:49+00:00July 29th, 2021||

There is no better place in the Lake District to indulge our obsession with swimming around islands than Derwentwater. This is a challenging but manageable wild swim with an island every 7-800 meters or so where we can pause to regroup and take in the views. Includes: Fully guided swim, a lovely swim cap [...]

Black Moss Potter

By |2020-10-27T18:22:28+00:00July 15th, 2021||

The Black Moss Potter takes a ramble up the wonderful Langstrath Valley, right at the heart of Borrowdale, to enjoy prolonged dips in the delightful pools of Langstrath and Stonethwaite Beck. The highlight of the day is a swim in the fabled Black Moss Pot, the holy grail of pot and dub dippers. You [...]

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Derwentwater Island Hop Adventure Swim

By |2020-10-27T12:48:44+00:00June 10th, 2021||

There is no better place in the Lake District to indulge our obsession with swimming around islands than Derwentwater. This is a challenging but manageable wild swim with an island every 7-800 meters or so where we can pause to regroup and take in the views. Includes: Fully guided swim, a lovely swim cap [...]

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The Beautiful South Swimming Adventure

By |2019-11-12T11:17:27+00:00August 7th, 2020||

The best wild swims in the South Lakes feature in our Beautiful South Swimming Adventure. We take you from tarn to glittering tarn in our swim bus to enjoy swimming at a very relaxed pace with plenty of tea and cake thrown in for good measure. Enjoy some real holiday swimming with us at [...]

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Stickle Tarn Mountain Swim

By |2018-10-23T11:32:28+00:00July 18th, 2019||

This swim takes you into the heart of Great Langdale, right at the base of the Langdale Pikes, to swim in Stickle Tarn for one of our most dramatic wild swimming adventures - this is real Mountain Swimming. Come on in, the waters lovely! More Info

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Wordsworth Wild Swim

By |2017-11-08T16:42:47+00:00August 30th, 2018||

The Wordsworth Wild Swim packs some of our favourite local wild swims into an indulgent mornings of wild swimming through the Vale of the Lake District Poets. Islands, rivers and perhaps even a poetry recital topped off with hot chocolate and cake - go on... spoil yourself! This is the good introduction to adventure [...]

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River Swimming in the Lake District

By |2018-03-06T12:06:23+00:00February 21st, 2018|Articles|

As the gills, becks and rivers link all of the different types of wild swimming covered in this series of articles, river swimming in the Lake District is really good fun and is the best way to pass a lazy summers day on holiday. Blue lining is one of our favourite things to do – get out your map and look for the blue lines (rivers), that’s where the adventure begins and all you need to do is find the best places to swim. Here are our top 3 river swimming spots to get you started

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Tarn Swimming in the Lake District

By |2018-02-27T12:34:36+00:00January 31st, 2018|Articles|

Tarn Swimming in the Lake District There is nothing quite like the experience of tarn swimming; it takes you to the very soul of a place. A true tarn is formed between the enclosing arms of a cirque as a glacier melts and recedes, forming a small mountain lake. Thanks to the dramatic location [...]

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