Fri 7 - Sun 9 Jun 2024 Windermere, Cumbria, UK

Great North Swim | One Mile

Get a feel for the open water at the Great North Swim Weekend - the UKs biggest open water swim event.

  • Fri 7 - Sun 9 Jun 2024
Brockhole on Windermere, The Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere

One Mile

08:00

£44

Age 16 & over

  • 1 mile lake swimming

Overview

This event has something for everyone, for all ages and all abilities, whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or a beginner. Choose your distance, join thousands of like-minded people and set yourself an open water challenge in the great outdoors at the UK’s biggest open water swim event.

With large screens around the event site, family and friends can watch all the action and enjoy an exhilarating, challenging and safe open water swimming weekend in the great outdoors.

Highlights

  • UK's biggest open water swimming event for over 13 years
  • Set in Windermere, England's largest lake, in the stunning Lake District
  • Dive into nature and kick-off an active summer
  • Variety of distances available for a range of ages and abilities
  • Get your free training and preparation plans when you sign up
  • Discounted charity places available here

This event is part of Great North Swim.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event expo
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Spectators
  • Swim hat provided
  • Wetsuit advised
  • Wheelchair users

Location

  • Accommodation
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Rural
  • Toilets

Route

  • First aid
  • Marshals
  • No cut off time
  • Out and back
  • Wave start
  • Way markers

What's included

  • Certificate
  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Medal

Charity places

These charities have places in the event. To secure your place, select a charity, complete the form and follow the instructions.

Free sign up Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

No one should have to face cancer alone.

  • Fundraising support
  • Training plan
  • Online training zone
  • Exclusive social group

Sign up
FREE

Fundraise
£200

International

WaterAid

Providing clean water and decent toilets to everyone, everywhere.

  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Bespoke training plan
  • Pro training advice
  • Training guide
  • Dedicated contact
  • Memento
  • Pre-event training sessions

Sign up
£10

Fundraise
£175

Health and Medical

DEBRA

Providing care and support to those affected by the painful genetic skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), which could affect any one of us.

  • T-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact

Sign up
£25

Fundraise
£260

Cancer

Target Ovarian Cancer

Raise awareness, fund research and save lives.

  • T-shirt
  • Running vest
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact
  • Certificate

Sign up
£10

Fundraise
£200

Environment

WWF

Global conservation work to ensure people and nature both thrive.

  • T-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact
  • Exclusive social group
  • Submit fundraising up to 1 month after event

Sign up
£10

Fundraise
£150

Armed forces

Walking With The Wounded

Mentally, physically and socially wounded ex-service personnel and their families are supported to receive the help they deserve.

  • T-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact
  • Exclusive social group
  • Memento

Sign up
£30

Fundraise
£200

Entries

  • Age 16 & over
  • Entries open
  • Charity entries open
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available
  • Race pack by post