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Sporting Event, Sun 5 Aug 2018, £40

Open Water Introduction course

Open Water Introduction course

An Open Water Introduction course taking place at Fell Foot.


The course offers all aspects of open water swimming including:
Wetsuit choice, putting on the wetsuit, quick removal & choosing the right goggles.
Acclimatisation, entering the water and safety
Looking at the dreaded mass swim starts, dealing with anxiety, breathing techniques
Open Water skills inc how to start, picking the right line (ensuring you don’t need to swim any further then you need to), sighting, navigation & turning around buoys
Coaching ratio of 1:5

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 5 Aug 2018 09:00 to 12:30


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Prior bookings for groups. Grounds have loose gravel paths, steep slopes, grass paths and undulating terrain so only partial disabled access.


Christine Johnson

07832 376230


Newby Bridge,
LA12 8NN


On the A592, one mile from Newby Bridge
Parking: charges apply, except to National Trust members
Nearest station: Grange Over Sands 6 miles. Windermere 8 miles

Most of the paths are wheelchair accessible. Mainly gravel paths.Limited coach parking in lay-by outside park entrance. Dogs on leads welcome.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Windermere station

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