A man diving into the lake
Close up of water texture
Another Place, The Lake
Man swimming underwater

Wild swimming in the Lake District

Formed by glaciation, Ullswater has excellent water quality, perfect for wild swimming. There’s plenty of it too. Islands and beaches pepper it’s seven mile in length, satisfying even the biggest appetites for exploration.

Join a guided swim when you stay with us, or borrow a swim wetsuit and get going at your own pace.

Group of open water swimmers in Ullswater

Start a wild swimming adventure on Ullswater with Colin Hill, a local open-water swimmer, who’s in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and English Channel soloist. Suitable for all abilities.

Close-up shot of man swimming in Ullswater during a Swim Clinic at Another Place, The Lake

Borrow a wetsuit and float from the Sheep Shed and swim from our jetty along our shoreline. Or, head further into the lake with these suggested swims and our essential guidelines to ensure you swim safely.

Gift cards from Another Place

Gift cards

Whether you want to gift a sports lesson out on the lake, a stay, a treatment or just some drinks at the bar. Gift cards are a great way to wrap up the experience of Another Place.

Choose your amount. The rest is up to them.

Swim Club at Another Place, The Lake


Discover our take on a spa in Swim Club.

Sailing on Ullswater

Get active

Get out on the water or into the fells.