Wild swimming is booming in popularity as people search for a more immersive experience in the outdoors, both as a fun activity and an antidote to the stresses of modern life. The events listed here are hosted in rivers, lakes, outdoor pools and the great expanse of the ocean, meaning there's something for everyone, no matter whether you're an experienced seadog or are dipping a toe in for the first time.
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An open water swim which is a great distance to start with! Part of the Great North Swim Weekend - the UKs biggest open water swim event.
Get a feel for the open water at the Great North Swim Weekend - the UKs biggest open water swim event.
A great open water swimming challenge for all abilities, part of the Great North Swim Weekend - the UKs biggest open water swim event.
A challenge for experienced swimmers, part of the Great North Swim Weekend - the UKs biggest open water swim event.
Swim the official open water Olympic distance at the Great North Swim Weekend - the UKs biggest open water swim event.
A one-day open water swimming event in the beautiful Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, central London, with a choice of distances to suit all abilities. Charity places now available for 2023.
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