Swimming Events in United Kingdom

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AUG23
Registration Perks
Doggy Paddle & Big Dog Swims
Reading, South East, United Kingdom

Welcome to the 8th running of these fabulous lake swims taking place at the ever popular Tri2O Swim Centre on the outskirts of Reading.

The Big Dog Swim will provide a great test for the more experienced swimmer and a perfect start to the racing season. This 3.8 swim will be an ideal time trial for those looking at Ironman events through the summer and will be brilliant time in the water for those that just love and swim and swim.

The Doggy Paddle swim event offers the perfect opportunity to those looking to conquer the Olympic distance swim portion of a triathlon for the first time, to those wanting to practice that unique feeling of a mass deep water start and perhaps just trying to improve their swim times.

£18
Doggy Paddle & Big Dog Swims
AUG31
Registration Perks
The Swim To The Edge Series – The Abereiddy Swim
Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom

This really is a monster of an open water swim. It will see you head off from Abereiddy Beach, and follow the Southern cliffs of the Pembrokeshire Coast Paths as you head out into the Bay.

After about a mile you will reach the secluded bay of Aber Pwll and from here you will turn around and head back towards The Beach for an Aussie Exit before heading back into the water and swimming along the North Coast line before doing a U turn and heading into the now world famous Blue Lagoon where you will finish.

£40
The Swim To The Edge Series – The Abereiddy Swim
SEP29
Registration Perks
The Fix Splash #3
London, London, United Kingdom

We have three challenging distances - 750m, 1500m and 3000m

We're delighted be teaming up with Fix, who will be at every race with their skilled team - physically fixing you! http://www.fixlondon.co.uk

£15 - £25
The Fix Splash #3
AUG3
Loch Lubnaig
Callander, Scotland, United Kingdom

In the morning there will be the opportunity to swim the Length of the Loch, 5.8k and in the afternoon there will be a traditional looped course for 1, 2 & 3k swims.

£40 - £46
Loch Lubnaig
AUG4
Thames Marathon Swim
Henley-on-Thames, South East, United Kingdom

The Thames Marathon is a 14km long-distance challenge swim from Henley-on-Thames to Marlow. It covers a beautiful stretch of the Thames and has become one of open water swimmings most prestigious marathon swims.

£110
Thames Marathon Swim
AUG10
St Michael's Mount Swim
Marazion, South West, United Kingdom

The Chestnut Appeal for Mens' Health one and a half mile swim around the spectacular St Michaels Mount will be taking place again this year.

£35
St Michael's Mount Swim
AUG11
Dedham Vale Mill 2 Mill Swim and Picnic
East Bergholt, East of England, United Kingdom

The Dedham Vale Mill 2 Mill Swim isn't a race. It's a social swim and a picnic at Flatford Mill, in the heart of idyllic Constable Country. The only difference is to get to the picnic you have to swim from Dedham Mill 2.3km away. The Mill 2 Mill is part of the Slow Swimming campaign, aimed at encouraging swimmers to take their time and enjoy the opportunity to be out fully immersed in nature. There are no timing chips or results sheets. Everyone who takes part is a winner equally.

£15
Dedham Vale Mill 2 Mill Swim and Picnic
AUG17
Semer Water Swim
Leyburn, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom

This is your opportunity to swim in the stunning Semer Water, the second largest lake in North Yorkshire. A lovely place to swim with stunning views and you can choose either the 500m, the 1 mile or the 3k distance, depending upon your age and ability. Come and join us for a proper Yorkshire swim.

£18 - £30
Semer Water Swim
AUG17
The River Spey 10k Whisky Swim
Kingussie, Scotland, United Kingdom

The River Spey is a river in the northeast of Scotland. It is the ninth longest river in the United Kingdom, as well as the third longest and fastest-flowing river in Scotland. It is important for salmon fishing and whisky production. This is an unique swim which takes swimmers through the RSPB Insh Marshes nature reserve.

£40 - £65
The River Spey 10k Whisky Swim
AUG18
Cotswolds 10km Marathon Swim
Ashton Keynes, South West, United Kingdom

The swim will take place in the beautiful lakes of the Cotswolds. The event will be a deep-water start with all swimmers in the race starting together. There will be timed splits for each 1km of the course via a timing chip on your wrist (tagging the pontoon on each lap). There is the option for a self-fuelled feed station at each km too.

£25
Cotswolds 10km Marathon Swim
AUG18
Cotswolds 5K Swim
Ashton Keynes, South West, United Kingdom

The swim will take place in the beautiful lakes of the Cotswolds. The event will be a deep-water start with all swimmers in the race starting together. There will be timed splits for each 1km of the course via a timing chip on your wrist (tagging the pontoon on each lap). There is the option for a self-fuelled feed station at each km too.

£25
Cotswolds 5K Swim
AUG18
The Big Brutal Swim
Llanberis, Wales, United Kingdom

The Big Brutal Swim will take place at the stunning, glacially formed Llyn Padarn which is known for being sixth deepest lake in Wales. It's also home to a fish called the Arctic Char, a species left over from the time of the last Ice Age - although none of our swimmers have spotted one yet.

This is held at the same venue as The Brutal Extreme Triathlons and therefore great preparation for the event later in the month. This event is open to wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimmers. There will be separate categories for wetsuit and skins swimmers.

The distances available are 2.5k, 5k and 10k.

£31
The Big Brutal Swim
AUG18
Cotswolds Swim
Ashton Keynes, South West, United Kingdom

The swims will take place in #Lake62 in the beautiful lakes of the Cotswolds. The event will be a deep-water start with all swimmers in the race starting together. There will be timed splits for each 1k of the course, with the option for a self fuelled feed station at each kilometre.

£18 - £25
Cotswolds Swim
AUG18
Coniston Epic Lakes Swim
Coniston, North West, United Kingdom

The Coniston Epic Lakes Swim is event 3 of the Epic Lakes Open Water Swim Series. It takes place from the Bluebird Cafe, in Coniston. You can choose either the 500m, the 1 mile or the Iron 3.8k distances, depending upon your age and ability. Coniston provides yet another fantastic venue, with stunning views and its a great family day out. Visit the famous Bluebird Cafe or take a ride on the Steam Gondola. Coniston is of course famous for Donald Campbells speed record, but you can take things a bit more leisurely and enjoy the surroundings. Its going to be another EPIC day of swimming, come and join us

£20 - £29
Coniston Epic Lakes Swim
AUG24
Polkerris Swim Festival
Par, South West, United Kingdom

The Swim Festival is a mass-participation open water sea swimming event and a great chance to challenge yourself in a particular distance. If you're feeling fit and strong you could swim two or even all three distances!



The event offers a choice of a 1km, 2km, or 3km distance. The course will consist of 1km laps and will include a very short Australian exit near the water's edge ideal for spectators.



Each swim will have a separate start time. So there's

a chance to swim three times and clock up 6km.

That would deserve some well earned kudos!



Each competitor will receive a swim hat and a special commemorative medal. If you enter all 3 swims you

will receive a 20 discount on the total entry fee.

£25 - £230
Polkerris Swim Festival
AUG24
Mass Start Swim Race 3
Bedford, East of England, United Kingdom

This exciting series involves open water swim events based at the excellent Box End Park.

Distances range from 750m up to 5km + 10k at the BONUS RACE in September and are aimed at swimmers and triathletes looking to test themselves at different levels.

£15 - £21
Mass Start Swim Race 3
AUG31
River Adur 5K Swim
Shoreham-by-Sea, South East, United Kingdom

The River Adur 5km Swim is back and with the tide with you all the way itll definitely be the quickest 5km youll ever swim. We doubled numbers from our inaugural swim and were looking to do the same again. There are two categories: Fin Swim & Just Swim. Just Swim is for swimmers looking for another challenging swim unaided and Fin Swim is just that, you can wear a pair of fins of your choice to speed your way to finish.

£32
River Adur 5K Swim
AUG31
BallyGally Beach Swim
Ballygalley, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Situated on the world famous Antrim Coast Road you will find BallyGallys award winning beach, nestled under the Sallagh Braes and home to the historic BallyGally Castle.

Views of the infamous North channel and the Mull of Kintyre will meet you as you stand ready for a running beach start into the chilly waters of BallyGally!

£20 - £25
BallyGally Beach Swim
SEP1
Oxford Classic Mile Swim
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom

Swim this 1 mile stretch of open water between Donnington Bridge and Folly Bridge. The course may vary depending on conditions unforeseen circumstances and access rights on the river. Full details will be made clear well in advance of the swim date.

£38
Oxford Classic Mile Swim
SEP1
Aberdovey Swim - The Dovey 13
Aberdovey, Wales, United Kingdom

The longest estuary swim in the UK. Swim from the beautiful beach in Aberdovey all the way up to the tidal limit of the Dovey estuary covering 13km of splendour, a journey that transitions from coast to mountain, from salt water to river water...a remarkable point to point swim journey. Water temperature at the start will be around 15 degrees, and around 12 degrees at the finish.

£70
Aberdovey Swim - The Dovey 13
SEP1
Windermere One Way (WOW) Swim
Windermere, North West, United Kingdom

Starting at Fell Foot National Park and finishing at Brathay Hall, this years event will be just as impressive as last year, with 300 heroic swimmers benefiting from a truly unforgettable endurance swimming experience.

£160
Windermere One Way (WOW) Swim
SEP7
Loch Ken Wild Swim
Castle Douglas, Scotland, United Kingdom

Loch Ken is perfect for wild swimming and this is a great opportunity for experienced swimmers, families and beginners alike. As part of the hydro electric scheme the Loch is regularly filled with fresh, clean water straight off the Rhinns of Kells and it is becoming well known as an excellent place to swim. Throughout the day there is a 1km, 2km and 4 km race. There's also a fun kids' splash session! Galloway Activity Centre.

£25
Loch Ken Wild Swim
SEP7
RNLI Around the Mount Swim
Marazion, South West, United Kingdom

The RNLI Around the Mount Open Water Swim is a one and a half mile open water sea swim around the iconic St Michaels Mount in Mounts Bay, Cornwall.

£25
RNLI Around the Mount Swim
SEP8
Firth of Forth Swim
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

The swim starts from South Queensferry leaving at Hawes pier and is swam along by the rail bridge to finish at the old pier at North Queensferry, a distance of 1.4 miles. On application all swimmers must submit an expected completion swim time. Due to the water conditions and time constraints all entrants will have to agree to the disclaimer for this event.

£83 - £90
Firth of Forth Swim
SEP8
Fritton Lake Big Swim
Great Yarmouth, East of England, United Kingdom

Towards the end of the summer swimming season every year we host a marvelous day of measured and timed open water swims at the beautiful Fritton lake. Situated within Fritton Lake Country Park, part of the Somerleyton Estate this is the ideal event to bring your supporters to. With plenty of opportunities to spectate, explore the woodland trails through the Country Park or simply relax, your friends and family are welcome to stay all day. With three distances to choose from, ranging from 1500m to 5km there is an event for everyone. Can't choose? Why not make a day of it and swim all three? With prizes for the top 3 swimmers taking on all events and a special package where you get entries to all 3 events for the price of 2 there's every reason to take on this challenge! Whatever your choice its always a fun and relaxed way to finish a Summer of swimming.

£11 - £21
Fritton Lake Big Swim
SEP8
Looe Island Swim
Looe, South West, United Kingdom

The Looe Island to East Looe Beach swim will take place on Sunday 8th September with a swim time of around 13.00. The length of the swim is a little over a mile. Swimmers are transported by Glass-Bottomed Boat to the Island where they will alight. The Safety Briefing will take place on the Island and once the safety team are in place the swim back to East Looe Beach will begin. Last years swim was a huge success and the 120 swimmers raised a fantastic 12,000. The swim is held in partnership with the Rotary Club of Looe.

£35
Looe Island Swim
SEP8
Tal Y Llyn Big Sunday - The Big 10K & Giant 10 Mile Swim
Tywyn, Wales, United Kingdom

In partnership with the Tyn Y Cornel Hotel we bring you beautiful lake swimming in a magical part of Snowdonia National Park. A chance to immerse yourself in this stunning glacial ribbon lake situated at the foot of one of Wales' most iconic mountains, Cadair Idris.

£45
Tal Y Llyn Big Sunday - The Big 10K & Giant 10 Mile Swim
SEP14
End to End of Loch Earn
Lochearnhead, Scotland, United Kingdom

We will be returning to Loch Earn again this year but with a difference, we will be swimming the opposite way from St Fillans to Loch Earnhead

The Length of the loch is 10.8k.

£75
End to End of Loch Earn
SEP21
Swim Serpentine
London, London, United Kingdom

Children with Cancer UK Swim Serpentine is a one-day open water swimming festival staged in the heart of London. Organised by London Marathon Events, the festival is held in and around the beautiful Serpentine in Hyde Park, the venue for the open water swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Children with Cancer UK Swim Serpentine is already a must-do event in the open water swimming calendar. All your needs are catered for with heated changing rooms, dunk zone, pontoon start and finish, full water safety crew, hot tubs and exhibition area.

£25 - £49
Swim Serpentine
SEP21
Polkerris 5km Sea Swim
Par, South West, United Kingdom

The 2019 edition will be a point to point swim starting in the harbour of Charlestown and finishing on the beach in the harbour of Polkerris.

The route will take you across St Austell Bay from east to west passing all the Carlyon Bay beaches plus Spit and Par before finishing at Polkerris.

Hopefully, you'll be rewarded with a clear flat calm turquoise sea and lots of ocean wildlife en route. And as always a massive swim-five from the Mad Hatter crew at the finish will await every competitor from 1st to last. What's not to like?

Each competitor will receive a coloured swim hat and a special commemorative medal. Male and female prizes for overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd and AG winners.

Registration will take place at Polkerris and we will transport you to the start unless you have your own transport with family/friends. You will only be able to take that which you need on the transport so please plan on what you need to take and what you will leave in the baggage store at Polkerris.

£55
Polkerris 5km Sea Swim
SEP28
Hever Castle Triathlon
Hever, South East, United Kingdom

A real classic at the tail end of the UK calendar - and now its second biggest event - competitors are treated to some of the best views of any triathlon event on the circuit. Set at the idyllic Hever Castle, those taking part are treated to an open water swim, undulating bike course in a designated AONB, and a final run by Ashdown forest. This is a great event for beginners and experts alike.

£35 - £270
Hever Castle Triathlon
JUL28
Registration Perks
The Little Haven Regatta Swim
Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom

We are delighted to be part of the Little Haven Regatta and facilitating their Open Water Swim. The event will be part of the Weekends activities being held in this delightful little fishing village.

The swim will be 1500m starting at the slipway, with an out, around the buoys and back effort. All in this picturesque location right in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

The swim will have limited entries of 50 persons and will be ideal for people new to open water swimming. Or those that want a chance to support the regatta or take part in a nice little event!!!

Booking Closed
The Little Haven Regatta Swim
AUG3
Registration Perks
The Swim To The Edge Series – Solva Swim
Solva, Wales, United Kingdom

The Swim to the Edge is part of the Solva Edge Festival weekend when the idyllic harbour village, which lies in the middle of the Pembrokeshire coast national park has a celebration of sport, music and arts. The swim itself is one of the most scenic and challenging open water swims in the UK and with two distances available we have something for everyone

Booking Closed
The Swim To The Edge Series – Solva Swim
AUG21
Teignmouth 750m OWTT Race 4
Teignmouth, United Kingdom

A Wednesday evening friendly 750m open water swim time trial (TT), in the sea at Teignmouth Beach starting at 18:30. This event is one of six throughout the summer. The distance is measured the same each event to account for the tide. A bottle of prosecco for the first male, first female and the swimmer deemed the 'best trier'. A lucky draw for all competitors to win a free sports massage. All prize winners get free entry to the next TT. As you finish you get a cup of hot chocolate, tea or coffee to keep you warm. The presentation will take place as soon as the last swimmer finishes. Results will be posted online.

Teignmouth 750m OWTT Race 4
SEP14
The Dart 10K
Totnes, South West, United Kingdom

The Dart 10k was the first, and is arguably the finest, 10k swim on the open water calendar. It has grown from 200 swimmers to 1600. The course of the Dart 10K is a unique journey punctuated by landmarks such as the Cormorant Tree, the white rock, Sharpham boat house and Bow Creek. Its supported by volunteers from the local and swimming community who make it special. Its not a race we have some fantastic and some very fast swimmers, we have skin swimmers, disabled swimmers, newbies, butterfly swimmers but whatever the level, the language of the day is different. Its a journey, not a race, and theres room for everyone in the river.

The Dart 10K
SEP22
Registration Perks
Meglio Conquer The Chilterns 1.5km & 3km Swim
Fawley, South East, United Kingdom

Take part in the Meglio Conquer The Chilterns 1.5km & 3.0km Swim. There are 2 distances to choose from that will cater for both beginners and experienced swimmers.

The Swim takes place in the River Thames and navigates the world famous Henley Royal Regatta and Temple Island Meadows.

Booking Closed
Meglio Conquer The Chilterns 1.5km & 3km Swim
OCT6
Brackley Triathlon
Brackley, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Now approaching its 8th year this family friendly triathlon has the swim section at the new simming pool at Brackley Leisure Centre with transition area immediately outside. Family pool based triathlon with enclosed junior events and an adult rural bike around surrounding villages with attractive offsite & fully enclosed traffic free bike and run.

Adults choose a one or two lap 14 or 28km bike course and a one or two lap 2.5 or 5km run course, both taking in the beauty of Brackley and surrounding villages and countryside.

Sprint distance Aquabike. Swim and bike only option for the sprint distance. Those opting for the aquabike complete the course as normal but head straight for the finish after the bike section.

Booking Closed
Brackley Triathlon

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