Sea swimming events

Sea swimming events

Explore the rolling waves and vast horizons of the open sea in these sea swimming events!

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Sea swims in the UK

A true test of your swimming confidence is heading into the deep for an event in the sea. From crystal clear waters abroad to the icy embrace of the North Sea, events held in the sea are unlike anything found inland. Cruise through waves to earn some spectacular experiences!

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Sea swims in 2024

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A supported half-a-mile or one-mile sea swim, ideal for people new to sea swimming, from South Milton Sands, with a full safety team and part of the Something Wild Festival Weekend.
  • Sat 31 Aug
  • £40
Kingsbridge, Devon, UK

The Rock Hard Coast Sea Swim

A supported half-a-mile or one-mile sea swim, ideal for people new to sea swimming, from South Milton Sands, with a full safety team and part of the Something Wild Festival Weekend.

  • 1.5 miles sea swimming
Dawlish Warren is a fantastic location for a sea swim, regardless of experience level, plus the excellent Teignmouth Surf Life Saving Club team will be on hand to keep everyone safe.
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £39
Dawlish, Devon, UK

Dawlish Swim | 1500M

Dawlish Warren is a fantastic location for a sea swim, regardless of experience level, plus the excellent Teignmouth Surf Life Saving Club team will be on hand to keep everyone safe.

  • 1500 m sea swimming
Dawlish Warren is a fantastic location for a sea swim, regardless of experience level, plus the excellent Teignmouth Surf Life Saving Club team will be on hand to keep everyone safe.
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £29
Dawlish, Devon, UK

Dawlish Swim | 750M

Dawlish Warren is a fantastic location for a sea swim, regardless of experience level, plus the excellent Teignmouth Surf Life Saving Club team will be on hand to keep everyone safe.

  • 750 m sea swimming
Dawlish Warren is a fantastic location for a sea swim, regardless of experience level, plus the excellent Teignmouth Surf Life Saving Club team will be on hand to keep everyone safe.
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £49
Dawlish, Devon, UK

Dawlish Swim | 3K

Dawlish Warren is a fantastic location for a sea swim, regardless of experience level, plus the excellent Teignmouth Surf Life Saving Club team will be on hand to keep everyone safe.

  • 3 km sea swimming
A much-loved favourite in the outdoors calendar, this is the shortest distance of the Dartmouth Open Water Swims, in the clear waters of Blackpool Sands Beach, for a wide range of swimming abilities.
  • Sat 7 Jun 2025
  • £30
Dartmouth, Devon, UK

Dartmouth Open Water Swim | 750m

A much-loved favourite in the outdoors calendar, this is the shortest distance of the Dartmouth Open Water Swims, in the clear waters of Blackpool Sands Beach, for a wide range of swimming abilities.

  • 750 m sea swimming
A much-loved favourite in the outdoors calendar, this is the longest distance of the Dartmouth Open Water Swims, in the clear waters of Blackpool Sands Beach, for a wide range of swimming abilities.
  • Sat 7 Jun 2025
  • £39
Dartmouth, Devon, UK

Dartmouth Open Water Swim | 1500m

A much-loved favourite in the outdoors calendar, this is the longest distance of the Dartmouth Open Water Swims, in the clear waters of Blackpool Sands Beach, for a wide range of swimming abilities.

  • 1500 m sea swimming
A new endurance addition to the sea swimming calendar!
  • Sat 7 Jun 2025
  • £47
Dartmouth, Devon, UK

Dartmouth Open Water Swim | 3000m

A new endurance addition to the sea swimming calendar!

  • 3000 m sea swimming
Swimmers of all abilities can experience a truly exceptional coastal venue with safety crew, finishers medal, t-shirt and memorable day out at a fantastic event.
  • Sun 15 Jun 2025
  • £25
Torpoint, Cornwall, UK

Plymouth Swim | 750M

Swimmers of all abilities can experience a truly exceptional coastal venue with safety crew, finishers medal, t-shirt and memorable day out at a fantastic event.

  • 750 m sea swimming
Swimmers of all abilities can experience a truly exceptional coastal venue with safety crew, finishers medal, t-shirt and memorable day out at a fantastic event.
  • Sun 15 Jun 2025
  • £34
Torpoint, Cornwall, UK

Plymouth Swim | 1500M

Swimmers of all abilities can experience a truly exceptional coastal venue with safety crew, finishers medal, t-shirt and memorable day out at a fantastic event.

  • 1500 m sea swimming
Swimmers of all abilities can experience a truly exceptional coastal venue with safety crew, finishers medal, t-shirt and memorable day out at a fantastic event.
  • Sun 15 Jun 2025
  • £43
Torpoint, Cornwall, UK

Plymouth Swim | 3K

Swimmers of all abilities can experience a truly exceptional coastal venue with safety crew, finishers medal, t-shirt and memorable day out at a fantastic event.

  • 3 km sea swimming
Join hundreds of other swimmers and take on an epic 1.4 mile open water swim from Boscombe Pier to Bournemouth Pier. With every stroke, you’ll be powering lifesaving research.
  • Sat 5 Jul 2025
  • £50
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim

Join hundreds of other swimmers and take on an epic 1.4 mile open water swim from Boscombe Pier to Bournemouth Pier. With every stroke, you’ll be powering lifesaving research.

  • 1.4 miles sea swimming
  • Sat 10 Aug
  • £7
Withernsea, East Yorkshire, UK

The Great Withernsea 1 Mile & Half Mile Sea Swims | Half Mile Swim

Now in its 4 year and also part of the Blue Light Weekend events. With Safety support craft ever present for any confident swimmer this has to be a bucket list challenge?.

  • 0.5 mile sea swimming
  • Sat 10 Aug
  • £7
Withernsea, East Yorkshire, UK

The Great Withernsea 1 Mile & Half Mile Sea Swims | 1 Mile Swim

Now in its 4 year and also part of the Blue Light Weekend events. With Safety support craft ever present for any confident swimmer this has to be a bucket list challenge?.

  • 1 mile sea swimming
  • Sat 10 Aug
  • £30
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Salty Sea Dog Long Swim – August | 2.5K

In its 12th year, the 2024 events will be held at Hengistbury Head and is a real must for anyone looking for a slightly more challenging open-water swim.

  • 2.5 km sea swimming
  • Sat 10 Aug
  • £35
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Salty Sea Dog Long Swim – August | 3.8K

In its 12th year, the 2024 events will be held at Hengistbury Head and is a real must for anyone looking for a slightly more challenging open-water swim.

  • 3.8 km sea swimming
  • Sat 10 Aug
  • £40
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Salty Sea Dog Long Swim – August | 5K

In its 12th year, the 2024 events will be held at Hengistbury Head and is a real must for anyone looking for a slightly more challenging open-water swim.

  • 5 km sea swimming
  • Sun 11 Aug
  • £26
Hartlepool, County Durham, UK

The Big Lime Multisport Event - Hartlepool | 350M Open Water Swim

Wild Deer Events are very excited to announce that we will be delivering the popular Big Lime Triathlon in 2024!!

  • 350 m dock swimming
  • Sun 11 Aug
  • £30
Hartlepool, County Durham, UK

The Big Lime Multisport Event - Hartlepool | 750M Open Water Swim

Wild Deer Events are very excited to announce that we will be delivering the popular Big Lime Triathlon in 2024!!

  • 750 m dock swimming
  • Sun 11 Aug
  • £35
Hartlepool, County Durham, UK

The Big Lime Multisport Event - Hartlepool | 1500M Open Water Swim

Wild Deer Events are very excited to announce that we will be delivering the popular Big Lime Triathlon in 2024!!

  • 1500 m dock swimming
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £60
  • 1 charity
Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, UK

Go Swim Loch Tay | 5000M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 5000 m lake swimming
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £70
  • 1 charity
Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, UK

Go Swim Loch Tay | 10000M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 10000 m lake swimming
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £50
  • 1 charity
Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, UK

Go Swim Loch Tay | 3000M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 3000 m lake swimming
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £45
  • 1 charity
Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, UK

Go Swim Loch Tay | 1500M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 1500 m lake swimming
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £40
  • 1 charity
Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, UK

Go Swim Loch Tay | 750M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 750 m lake swimming
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £30
Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, UK

Go Swim Loch Tay | 250M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 250 m lake swimming
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £48
Rhoose, South Glamorgan, UK

BIG R Swim | 5K

8K or 5K Just For Fun – Going Back to the Routes!

  • 5 km sea swimming
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £48
Barry, South Glamorgan, UK

BIG R Swim | 8K

8K or 5K Just For Fun – Going Back to the Routes!

  • 8 km sea swimming
  • Sat 31 Aug
  • £45
  • 1 charity
Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, UK

Go Swim Loch Lomond | 1500M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 1500 m lake swimming
  • Sat 31 Aug
  • £60
  • 1 charity
Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, UK

Go Swim Loch Lomond | 5000M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 5000 m lake swimming
  • Sat 31 Aug
  • £70
  • 1 charity
Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, UK

Go Swim Loch Lomond | 10000M

Get involved in this open water swimming experience you will never forget.

  • 10000 m lake swimming

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