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Wild Swimming

Open Water Swimming Mid week  Price £260

July 1st to 3rd (Monday to Wednesday)

This wild swimming course is based at Isthmus Cottage (link opens in new tab) in Keswick. Accommodation is dormitory style, and although fairly basic is in an amazing setting.  The cottage where we are staying is right on the shores of Derwent Water where we can swim almost straight from the door!

The course starts at lunchtime on Monday. We finish after lunch on Wednesday. The station for this course is Penrith. Pick up 12.30pm. Return trains after 2pm.

We will swim in the lake and do a wet gill scramble (which involves climbing up waterfalls and swimming across pools). We also aim to walk up to mountain tarn for a swim.  To get the best out of this course you should be able to swim a few hundred metres without stopping. How fast you swim is not important but you must be prepared to get your head and face wet. Swimming wetsuits can be provided if you do not have your own.

Note that this course follows on from the Escape to the Dales cycle sportive which Vision of Adventure are attending. If you are coming to both activities we will transport you between venues.

Unfortunately, the course is now full but if you want to be added to the reserve list then please contact us.