Date(s) - 05/06/2020 -- 07/06/2020
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Outdoor Activities

Great North Swim 2020

The Great North Swim, Europe’s biggest open water swimming event with around 10,000 participants, returns to Windermere in 2020. Hosted at Brockhole on Windermere, it’s a fantastic weekend of open water swimming in the stunning Lake District.
Over three days, participants of all abilities take the plunge in stunning Windermere lake over a range of distances. The event also features thrilling elite races with some of the world’s best swimmers.

Bring 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 that expert safety kayakers will be with you every stroke of the way.
For over ten years Great Swim has provided thousands of swimmers with exhilarating, challenging and safe events, whatever their age or ability. So whether it’s your first time or you’re looking for your next adventure, get out of the pool and take the plunge with Great Swim today….
You can start by taking part in the 2020 John West Great North Swim

Venue: Brockhole, Windermere lake, LA23 1LJ
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Find places to stay nearby: Windermere accommodation

Great North Swim schedule of events

Event / Day

Swim 250 – £16
Friday 16:00 – 18:00
Saturday 14:00 – 16:00
Sunday 13:30 – 14:30
Half mile – £36
Friday 16:00 – 17:30
Saturday 09:00 – 10:00
Sunday 13:00 -14:00
1 mile – £41
Friday 15:00 – 17:00
Saturday 09:30 – 12:30
Saturday 12:30 – 15:00
Sunday 11:00 – 13:00
2 miles – £49
Friday 14:00 – 15:30
Sunday 10:30 – 12:00
5k – £56
Friday 12:30 – 13:30
Sunday 07:30 – 09:00
10k – £86
Friday 12:00 – 13:00
Sunday 07:30 – 09:00

Great North Swim location & accommodation

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