Great North Swim

Date & Location

Windemere, Cumbria

Organiser’s Description

An open water lake swim in the serene waters of beautiful Lake Windermere, England's largest lake, surrounded by some of our most spectacular scenery. This is Europe’s biggest open water swimming event, with over 10,000 participants taking part over 3 days. Choose from 0.5mile, 1 mile, 2 miles, 5k, and, new for 2016, a 10k marathon swim - it really is a brilliant challenge for swimmers of all abilities, from first timers to Olympic champions, safe in the knowledge that expert safety kayakers will be there every stroke of the way. 9-11 June.


  • 0.5 mile
  • 1 mile
  • 2 miles
  • 5 km
  • 10 km
  • Swimming
  • 10km
  • 1km or less
  • 1 - 5km
  • 6 - 10km
  • 1 mile or less
  • 1 - 5 miles
  • 6 - 10 miles
  • Lake

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