Calling all swimmers! The Great Swim series invites you to join the ultimate open-water experience, giving you the opportunity to swim across some of Britain’s most beautiful rivers and lakes. It is a great way to get fit and raise some money, offering challenge distances of 0.5 miles – 10K! If you are new to the swimming world do not fear – the Great Swim welcomes swimmers of all ability and provides many handy training tips to get you started. Skilfully trained kayakers will be there to support you every kick of the way.
Great North Swim: Date tbc June 2018 BOOK NOW
This remains Europe’s biggest open water event, as over 10, 000 swimmers flock to the scenic banks of Lake Windermere every year.
Great East Swim: Date tbc June 2018 BOOK NOW
Head down to the Alton Water Reservoir, to soak up the unspoilt outdoors and surrounding award winning beaches.
Great Newham London Swim: Date tbc July 2018 BOOK NOW
Get urban! Swim into the heart of London’s famous Royal Victoria Dock, passing Canary Wharf, the O2 arena and the ExCel centre.
Great Scottish Swim: 26th August 2017 BOOK NOW
Experience the tranquility of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, located just 40 minutes from the centre of Glasgow.
For more information please check out The Great Swim’s official website.