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The Swim To The Edge Series – The Abereiddy Swim

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Push yourself with this tough open water swim. Great for those swimmers who are looking for a little something extra, the course takes swimmers into the Bay of Aber Pwll and the famous Blue Lagoon. Come for the physical challenge or for the bespoke slate medallion.

The Swim To The Edge Series – The Abereiddy Swim routes

The Blue Monster

This is truly a tough swim and should only be attempted by competent sea swimmers.

Swimmers will head off from Abereiddy Beach (please note that this swim has the potential of being a surf entrance into the water) and then closely hug the southern cliffs of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

After approximately 1 mile, swimmers will reach the secluded Bay of Aber Pwll before turning back. The final section of the route takes swimmers into the famous Blue Lagoon. There may be swell as you attempt to enter the Lagoon.

The Blue Lagoon

This is again a tough challenge but easier than its Monster counterpart.

The course starts on Abereiddy Beach and heads out into the Bay before turning right and heading to the entrance of the iconic Blue Lagoon. Swimmers will then head into the beach and receive their well deserved prize.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • T-shirt
  • Event Hat
  • Unique finisher's slate medallion
  • Prizes for overall m/f 1st, 2nd and 3rd plus first Male/Female 50+

Non wetsuit swimmers category – To acknowledge the achievements of those who swim without a wetsuit a specific category and award will be available for 1st Male and 1st Female

Raceday Logistics

The swim will begin at 1730.

Please arrive at least 45 minutes in advance in order to complete the registration process.

Specifics of the day will be sent to those registered nearer the time.

Kit List

Wetsuits are compulsory for this event unless swimmers are signing up for the non wetsuit category.

If you are signing up for the Non-Wetsuit category, you will need to be a proven skin swimmer and will have to of completed a similar distance open water swimmer in UK or similar climate waters within the past 12 months. Not-wetsuit category swimmers can also be a recorded Channel swimmer / Ice swimmer.


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If you are keen to volunteer please submit you interest to the race organiser directly.

Email: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an age limit at the Swim to the Edge in Abereiddy?
Competitors must be 16 years old for the Blue Monster and 14 years old for the Blue Lagoon.
Can I use a sea float Swim to the Edge in Abereiddy?
Sea Floats are allowed.
Can I enter on the day Swim to the Edge in Abereiddy?
Unfortunately due to safety logistics, no entries can be taken on the day.
How experienced do I need to be to take part in the Swim to the Edge in Abereiddy?
This is a serious swimming event and should not be attempted by those who are new to swimming or nervous about their abilities.

The Swim To The Edge Series – The Abereiddy Swim weather forecast

Possible drizzle in the morning.

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To sum it up at MUUK-Adventures we would say that we are a provider and facilitator of all things outdoor related. To explain this further we specialise in 3 areas; Endurance Sports, Adventure Breaks, and Water Based Activities. We manage to achieve this by having a diverse team and working with our partners, who are all established leaders and experts in their fields.



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