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Challenge Events, Sun 22 Jul 2018, £20

Windermere Wild Swim

Windermere Wild Swim

Windermere Wild Swim Aug 2017


The Windermere “Wild” Swim is a lake/river swim starting at Fell Foot, Windermere, With the different distances, It is a beautiful swim and you get a chance to enjoy the beautiful views of the South Lakes with Gummers How fell in the distance & the beautiful Fell Foot park. Non wetsuits swimmers allowed providing the water is 14 degrees and above for the 1500m & 15 degrees and above for the 3.8km event. Decision to be posted a day before event date. 14 years and over on event day for 1500m & 3km swim (parents will need sign a waiver), all other events competitors must be 16 years & over on event day. Any swimmers under 16 must be a club swimmer and will need evidence of this from a coach or club.

All non wetsuit swimmers will need a Tow float to take part.

All U18 will need to wear a wetsuit.
Event Swim cap
Event medal to all finishers
Changing area/showers/toilets on site
Beautiful swim

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 22 Jul 2018 09:00 to 11:00


  • 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.


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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