Derwent Water Guided Swim


29th August

For the ultimate early morning wake up and the best way to start your day, why not immerse yourself in some cold water? Even if you’ve never tried it, you’ll be welcome at this social guided swim with Always Swimming Wild in Derwentwater.

Select 1st or 29th August from the calendar below.

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What to Expect:

Tow floats and neoprene socks can be provided, and you’ll be safely guided into the lake by a qualified instructor, allowed to swim around at a leisurely pace and encouraged to take in the views. Wetsuit and swimsuit swimmers welcome, plus everyone in-between!

Bring a hot drink for after your swim when we enjoy a croissant and chat safety, mental health benefits and how to find your own secret swimming spots in The Lake District!

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What to Bring:

- Lots of warm clothes (yes, even if the weather is nice)
- A thermos with a warming drink
- Wetsuit or swimsuit
- Towel, goggles, swim hat and any other swimming accessories you want to bring along
- Any personal medicatation
- A backpack to stuff it all in for the walk to/from Derwentwater

towfloats and neoprene socks and a freshly baked croissant are all provided.

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Essential Information:

Minimun Age: 16
Course Provider: Ali Phillips - Always Swimming Wild
Student / Instructor Ratio: 12:1
Start/Finish: Alpkit Keswick, 48 Main Street, Keswick, CA12 5JJ
Meeting Times & Logistics:
Please meet at Alpkit Keswick at 7:50am to meet Ali and ensure a timely departure. Any delay in departure will shorten the group’s experience.