Outdoor Swimmer Henley Swim Festival - Mile, Half Mile & Splash

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Organiser's Description

The Outdoor Swimmer Henley Mile takes place at the stunning Temple Island Meadows, just outside Henley-on-Thames. This family-friendly event has options for everyone from 8yrs and above, whether new to open water swimming or an experienced swimmer seeking a personal best. All events are downstream. Adults can accompany children in the Henley Splash free of charge.

Your registration includes access to the Outdoor Swimmer Show where you, your friends and family can pick up tips and kit to enhance your open water swimming experience.

Start Time



  • Henley Mile - Adult Age 18 & over. Early Bird Entry
    £42 BOOK
  • Henley Mile - Junior Age 14 - 17. Early Bird Entry
    £32 BOOK
  • Suits vs Skins - Adult Age 18 & over. Swim the Mile twice, first time with a wetsuit, and second time without
    £52 BOOK
  • Suits vs Skins - Junior Age 14 - 17. Swim the Mile twice, first time with a wetsuit, and second time without
    £42 BOOK
  • Henley Half Mile - Adult Age 18 & over
    £35 BOOK
  • Henley Half Mile - Junior Age 9 - 17
    £30 BOOK
  • Henley Splash Age 8 - 12
    £26 BOOK
  • 4 Mile Challenge Age 14 & over. Swim the Henley Mile 4 times throughout the day, in waves 1,3,4 & 6
    £70 BOOK

Temple Island Meadows, Henley-on-Thames

09:30 am Mile Wave 1
10:15 am Mile Wave 2 – Women Only
11:00 am Mile Wave 3
12:00 pm Henley Splash (200m age 8-12)
12:20 pm Half Mile (age 9+)
13:00 pm Mile Wave 4
13:45 pm Mile Wave 5
14:00 pm The Big Jump
14:30 pm Mile Wave 6

4x Mile Challenge (waves 1,3,4 & 6)
Suits vs Skins (any 2 non-consecutive mile waves)

We are offering camping on the Saturday night, at the event site. You'd be hard pressed to find a better view for your pre-swim morning coffee.

On the day camping charge will be £20. U12s can camp free of charge.

Campervans can be parked at the event site and can be pre-booked at a cost of £35 per campervan. On the day campervan charge will be £40.

You can pre-book your car park pass for £5, or pay £10 on the day.

Subscribers to Outdoor Swimmer magazine will receive free parking, so should not pre-book. Details of how to claim the free parking will be available from Outdoor Swimmer nearer to the event

Prizes will be awarded for junior events only. Presentations for the junior half mile (age groups 9-13 & 14-17) and the Henley Splash (age groups 8-10 & 11-12) will be made shortly after the events. The results for the junior mile and suits vs skins will not be available until after wave 6 is complete, and awards will therefore be sent out by post. All swim times will be available at the event and also sent to you by text. Full results will be available online after all waves are complete.


Parents / Guardians entering on behalf of children (any entry under the age of 17yrs old on race day) must complete the parent waiver part of the form below.
NOTE: If your chosen wave is full you will be automatically placed into the next available wave.

Book your place

  • £42
  • £32
  • £52
  • £42
  • £35
  • £30
  • £26
  • £70

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Date of Birth & Gender

Additional Info

You will automatically be placed into the correct results category for your age and gender. If you are swimming without a wetsuit, and want to be classified with other non-wetsuit swimmers please choose Non-Wetsuit. If you are planning to wear a wetsuit / short sleeved wetsuit or are not worried about being classified with people wearing wetsuits, please select Wetsuit Optional.

Please select your preferred wave time from the following options. If you wish to swim at the same time as friends, please make sure you all select the same wave.

Please tell us some information about yourself, that you would be happy to be used during commentary for example why you are swimming at the Henley Swim Festival, your experiences, ambitions etc


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