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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. [...]

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 [...]

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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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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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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How to get into Open Water Swimming

By |2018-03-16T15:14:31+00:00March 16th, 2018|Blog|

So you’ve been meaning to get into open water swimming and you just don’t know where to start? It’s not always obvious and if you don’t live near the sea or any lakes you may have to do a bit of research first. Here are our top 5 tips on how to get into open water swimming.

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150 swimmers can’t be wrong

By |2018-01-11T15:19:31+00:00January 17th, 2013|Blog, Lake District|

The Utterly Buttermere Swim is in its second year and is already an essential feature on the connoisseur open swimmer's event calendar. Within the first few days of opening we had over 100 entries and the event is now half full. This is an astonishing feat accomplished by a swim in the north west [...]

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