Lake swimming events

Lake swimming events

Explore wild swimming events in the lakes and lochs of the UK!

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Lake swims in the UK

Combine exercise with adventure in these lake swimming events! Take the opportunity to explore incredible locations like the Lake District and Scottish lochs, creating unforgettable memories alongside your fellow swimmers. Sign up to an event right here!

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Lake swims in 2024

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Race in the beautiful castle lake in a one-mile swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sat 27 Jul
  • £36-£45
Grantham, Leicestershire, UK

Belvoir Castle | 1 Mile Swim

Race in the beautiful castle lake in a one-mile swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 1 mile lake swimming
Race in the beautiful castle lake in a 2.5K swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sat 27 Jul
  • £44-£55
Grantham, Leicestershire, UK

Belvoir Castle | 2.5K Swim

Race in the beautiful castle lake in a 2.5K swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 2.5 km lake swimming
Race in the beautiful castle lake in a 5K swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sat 27 Jul
  • £52-£65
Grantham, Leicestershire, UK

Belvoir Castle | 5K Swim

Race in the beautiful castle lake in a 5K swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 5 km lake swimming
The Yorkshire Dales Swim has landed with a hefty splash. Set in the stunning Grimwith Reservoir right in the heart of the dales, you can expect a party atmosphere, top safety and a good time.
  • Fri 6 Sep
  • £60
Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK

Yorkshire Dales Swim 2.4

The Yorkshire Dales Swim has landed with a hefty splash. Set in the stunning Grimwith Reservoir right in the heart of the dales, you can expect a party atmosphere, top safety and a good time.

  • 2.4 miles lake swimming
The Yorkshire Dales Swim has landed with a hefty splash. Set in the stunning Grimwith Reservoir right in the heart of the dales, you can expect a party atmosphere, top safety and a good time.
  • Fri 6 Sep
  • £60
Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK

Yorkshire Dales Swim 1.2

The Yorkshire Dales Swim has landed with a hefty splash. Set in the stunning Grimwith Reservoir right in the heart of the dales, you can expect a party atmosphere, top safety and a good time.

  • 1.2 miles lake swimming
Half a lap of the Serpentine Lake at your chosen pace, as part of the one-day open water swimming festival in the beautiful Hyde Park. Charity places now available for 2024.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £10-£20
  • 2 charities
London, UK

Swim Serpentine Half Mile

Half a lap of the Serpentine Lake at your chosen pace, as part of the one-day open water swimming festival in the beautiful Hyde Park. Charity places now available for 2024.

  • 0.5 mile lake swimming
One lap of the Serpentine Lake at your chosen pace, as part of the one-day open water swimming festival in the beautiful Hyde Park. Charity places now available for 2024.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £10-£20
  • 2 charities
London, UK

Swim Serpentine One Mile

One lap of the Serpentine Lake at your chosen pace, as part of the one-day open water swimming festival in the beautiful Hyde Park. Charity places now available for 2024.

  • 1 mile lake swimming
Two laps of the Serpentine Lake at your chosen pace, as part of the one-day open water swimming festival in the beautiful Hyde Park. Charity places now available for 2024.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £10-£25
  • 2 charities
London, UK

Swim Serpentine Two Mile

Two laps of the Serpentine Lake at your chosen pace, as part of the one-day open water swimming festival in the beautiful Hyde Park. Charity places now available for 2024.

  • 2 miles lake swimming
Race in the beautiful castle lake in a 5K swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sat 28 Sep
  • £52-£65
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Triathlon and Multisport Festival | 5K Swim

Race in the beautiful castle lake in a 5K swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 5 km lake swimming
Race in the beautiful castle lake in a 2.5K swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sat 28 Sep
  • £44-£55
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Triathlon and Multisport Festival | 2.5K Swim

Race in the beautiful castle lake in a 2.5K swim for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 2.5 km lake swimming
Swim in the beautiful castle lake in a leisurely one-mile event ideal for first-timers then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sat 28 Sep
  • £36-£45
Edenbridge, Kent, UK

Hever Castle Triathlon and Multisport Festival | 1 Mile Swim

Swim in the beautiful castle lake in a leisurely one-mile event ideal for first-timers then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 1 mile lake swimming
Swim with views over surrounding hills, Catbells and Skiddaw, and past several islands on your Derwentwater Point-to-point journey. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sat 17 May 2025
  • £60-£65
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | 3.6K Swim

Swim with views over surrounding hills, Catbells and Skiddaw, and past several islands on your Derwentwater Point-to-point journey. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 3.6 km lake swimming
Swim in the beautiful Derwentwater under the shadow of Catbells and views of Skiddaw and the Borrowdale valley. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sat 17 May 2025
  • £50-£55
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | 1.5K Swim

Swim in the beautiful Derwentwater under the shadow of Catbells and views of Skiddaw and the Borrowdale valley. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 1.5 km lake swimming
Swim in the beautiful Derwentwater under the shadow of Catbells and views of Skiddaw and the Borrowdale valley. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sat 17 May 2025
  • £20-£47.50
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | 750M Swim

Swim in the beautiful Derwentwater under the shadow of Catbells and views of Skiddaw and the Borrowdale valley. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 750 m lake swimming
Take the opportunity to swim in a superb lake swimming venue where you’re not normally allowed to swim! There’s also lakeside camping if you'd like to make a weekend of it.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £39
Lifton, Devon, UK

Roadford Lake Swim | 1500M

Take the opportunity to swim in a superb lake swimming venue where you’re not normally allowed to swim! There’s also lakeside camping if you'd like to make a weekend of it.

  • 1500 m lake swimming
New for 2024! A shorter distance event to welcome a wider range of abilities to this enjoyable event. Come and test the open water for the first time or tackle it as a sprint.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £29
Lifton, Devon, UK

Roadford Lake Swim | 750M

New for 2024! A shorter distance event to welcome a wider range of abilities to this enjoyable event. Come and test the open water for the first time or tackle it as a sprint.

  • 750 m lake swimming
Take the opportunity to swim in a superb lake swimming venue where you’re not normally allowed to swim! There’s also lakeside camping if you'd like to make a weekend of it.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £55
Lifton, Devon, UK

Roadford Lake Swim | 5K

Take the opportunity to swim in a superb lake swimming venue where you’re not normally allowed to swim! There’s also lakeside camping if you'd like to make a weekend of it.

  • 5 km lake swimming
Take the opportunity to swim in a superb lake swimming venue where you’re not normally allowed to swim! There’s also lakeside camping if you'd like to make a weekend of it.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £45
Lifton, Devon, UK

Roadford Lake Swim | 2.5K

Take the opportunity to swim in a superb lake swimming venue where you’re not normally allowed to swim! There’s also lakeside camping if you'd like to make a weekend of it.

  • 2.5 km lake swimming

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