Top 6 open-water swimming destinations
Whether it’s island hopping in the warm seas of the Mediterranean, spectacular wild swims in the Arctic Circle or exploring the beautiful Lakes on our doorstep in the UK, there’s some unbelievable opportunities out there to tackle your next swimming adventure.
The Lake District
With 16 main lakes and over 26 miles of coastlines, the Lake District provides some of the most idyllic open-water swimming opportunities in the UK. Here’s a couple of our favourites:
SWIM LAKE WINDERMERE
SWIM LAKE CONISTON AND ULLSWATER
You’re going to need plenty of warm kit and a real sense of adventure, but you’ll be rewarded with unspoilt scenery and peaceful surroundings to tackle invigorating freshwater loch or coastal swims. This swimming weekend in Arisaig is ideal for those looking to brave the life-affirming winter waters of the Scottish Highlands.
With its majestic turquoise water and beautiful scenery, the Dalmatia coast and its neighbouring islands is the perfect setting for your next open-water swimming adventure. There’s no better way to explore these fabulous surrounding than with this week-long island-hopping swimming holiday.
Northern Italy is home to some the most spectacular lakes to be found anywhere in the world, so what better place to grab your hat and goggles and start exploring! This stunning 4-day Lago D'Orta swimming break combines incredible scenery with expert instruction.
Boasting Spectacular scenery, amazing wildlife and fantastic cuisine, Norway’s Lofoten Islands lie within the Arctic circle and provide a truly unique open-water swimming experience. If you're a keen swimmer searching for something completely different to try, look no further than this week-long swim training holiday.
If you’re looking for a destination that offers warmer water and more leisurely swimming adventures, Corfu might be the destination for you. Enjoy relaxing island-to-island and coastal swims with this warm-weather swimming holiday to Mathraki Island.
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