The Great North Swim

Great Swim


14 - 16 June 2013


Windermere, Cumbria.

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Have you been inspired? Get active in 2013, and set yourself the goal of the UKs biggest open water swimming event. Taking place in the breath-taking surroundings of the Lake District National park on beautiful Lake Windermere. Choose from ½ mile, 1 mile, 2 mile or 5K courses.The perfect challenge for swimmers of all abilities, from first timers to Olympic champions. Experience open water swimming safe in the knowledge expert kayakers and safety boats are with you every step of the way The perfect reason for a weekend break, soak up the party atmosphere with hundreds of spectators; enjoy a variety of tasty food concessions and browse retail outlets. See world-class open water swimmers in action in the exciting elite race. So come and support over 10,000 swimmers taking to the water against the stunning backdrop of the Lake District National Park.