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Windermere Wild Swim August 2019

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Sunday 25th August 2019

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Entries Open
Saturday 9th February 2019
Entries Close
Sunday 30th June 2019
1500m; 3Km
Entry Fees
1500m   £25.00   
3Km   £25.00   
Event Organiser - Christine Johnson
07832 376230

This is swim with a difference with different depths along the way, beautiful scenery and wildlife and has been described as a "truly unique swim".

The Windermere "Wild" Swim  is a lake/river swim starting at Fell Foot, Windermere, with the different distances.  It is a beautiful swim and you get a chance to enjoy the beautiful views of the South Lakes with Gummers How fell in the distance & the beautiful Fell Foot park.

Non wetsuits swimmers allowed providing the water is 14 degrees and above for the 1500m and 15 degrees and above for 3km.. Decision to be posted a day before event date.  

There is a 2hr cut off time. Due to the nature of the swim, we can get currents in some parts of the swim course and reserve the right to shorten the 3km distance or change the route of the planned swim, if deemed necessary for safety.

  • 14 years and over on event day for 1500m (parents will need sign a waiver). Any swimmers under 16 must be a club swimmer and we will need evidence of this from a coach or club.
  • Must be 16 to swim 3km.
  • All U18 will need to wear a wetsuit. 
  • All non wetsuit swimmers must wear a tow float.
  • Event Swim cap Event medal to all finishers
  • Refreshments Changing area/toilets on site (NT Showers/changing available to use for a £2 charge purchased from the NT shop).
  • Registration - - 8.30am at lakeside (at the Blue Gazebo).
  • Prizes to 1st Male & Female in the 1500m & 3.5km.
  • Small Friendly Event - entries limited to 100 across both distances.
  • No entries on the day - entries close Friday 23rd August 2019.

Email Christine at or text/call 07832 376230  

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