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Great Lake District Swim Challenge West

By |2020-11-09T12:47:12+00:00June 5th, 2022||

A fantastic challenge trip, swimming across the lakes of the Western Lake District – That’s 7 lakes in 2 days: are you ready to accept the challenge? This is a fully organised trip for energetic & enthusiastic swimmers, accompanied by swim guides, safety cover and your very own luxury swim bus. [...]

Secret Swim Hike

By |2021-01-20T17:14:36+00:00August 14th, 2021|

We would love to tell you where this swim is, but if we did… we’d have to do away with you! It is enough to say that this is a real local favourite, and we know that you will love it too. With a short, picturesque, and rambling hike to get there, and a [...]

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Introduction to Open Water Swimming

By |2020-10-07T10:20:51+00:00July 24th, 2021||

Want to get into open water swimming? This course is for you, we make it easy for you to get in the water and start swimming outdoors. From no-idea to no-fear in one day. A dry land and water based course based at the heart of the best wild swimming in the country. The [...]

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Windermere Swim Hike

By |2021-01-20T17:10:39+00:00June 26th, 2021||

The Windermere Swim Hike is a fun but challenging trip around and into the North Basin of Windermere. The relaxed hike to our swim get-in takes us past the Roman fort of Galava and through some lovely, low level countryside with great views of the lake along the way. The swim that follows is [...]

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Introduction to Open Water Swimming

By |2020-10-07T10:23:10+00:00June 12th, 2021||

Want to get into open water swimming? This course is for you, we make it easy for you to get in the water and start swimming outdoors. From no-idea to no-fear in one morning. A dry land and water based course, based at the heart of the best wild swimming in the country. The [...]

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Introduction to Open Water Swimming

By |2020-10-07T10:29:04+00:00May 22nd, 2021||

Want to get into open water swimming? This course is for you, we make it easy for you to get in the water and start swimming outdoors. From no-idea to no-fear in one day. A dry land and water based course based at the heart of the best wild swimming in the country. The [...]

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Introduction to Open Water Swimming

By |2020-10-07T10:30:20+00:00May 15th, 2021||

Want to get into open water swimming? This course is for you, we make it easy for you to get in the water and start swimming outdoors. From no-idea to no-fear in one day. A dry land and water based course based at the heart of the best wild swimming in the country. The [...]

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Introduction to Open Water Swimming

By |2020-10-07T10:33:36+00:00April 24th, 2021||

Want to get into open water swimming? This course is for you, we make it easy for you to get in the water and start swimming outdoors. From no-idea to no-fear in one day. A dry land and water based course based at the heart of the best wild swimming in the country. The [...]

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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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Wild Swimming in the Dubs, Pots and Pools of the Lake District

By |2018-02-27T12:43:04+00:00February 9th, 2018|Articles|

Swimming in a swirling dub amidst a remote Lake District fell is the epitome of wild swimming. Whenever I’m guiding swimmers during an adventure swimming day out, it is always the wild swimming in the pools of the Lake District that puts big smiles on faces. It the kind of swimming you may have done as a child and it is an absolute delight to rediscover it as an adult.

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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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Swim in the UK’s First National Park World Heritage Site

By |2017-07-11T16:00:37+00:00July 11th, 2017|News|

The Lake District, which has been celebrated in paintings, drawings and words  since the 18th century, has been named a Unesco World heritage site this recognition means the region joins the ranks of Taj Mahal, the great wall of China , the Grand Canyon and Stonehenge as an important place of international acclaim. The [...]

Which Lakes Can You Swim In The Lake District?

By |2018-02-27T13:09:28+00:00May 11th, 2017|Articles|

We often get asked 'which Lakes can you swim in the Lake District?'  But access to our beautiful lakes shouldn't be confusing if you are armed with the right information and a map. Always ensure you access any lake or water using public access, i.e. a public footpath / bridleway and follow the countryside [...]

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