The Great North Swim 2016

Friday 10th June 2016 to Sunday 12th June 2016 - This event has finished

Great North Swim

Time: Fri: 12 - 5.30pm, Sat: 7.30am - 5pm, Sun: 9am - 2pm
Email: info(at)
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 272 7033
Town: Windermere
County: Cumbria
Postcode: LA23 1LP

great_north_swim04.jpgThe Great North Swim is Europe’s biggest open water swimming event with around 10,000 participants and will return to Windermere with a brand new 10k challenge (which has now reached its entry limit).

Over three days, participants of all abilities take the plunge in stunning Windermere over a range of distances. The event also features thrilling elite races with some of the world’s best swimmers. Get your family and friends along to make a weekend of it in the picturesque surroundings of the Lake District National Park. Suitable for swimmers of all abilities, you can enjoy this event safe in the knowledge expert safety kayakers will be with you every stroke of the way.

The Great North Swim 2016 - Your Events and What's On Guide for Bowness & Windermere