Guests

Wild & open water swimming

Led by Colin Hill, our renowned open water swim guide and coach, English Channel solo swimmer, first UK Male Ice Mile swimmer (one mile in under 5 degrees with no wetsuit) & former Age Group Triathlon Champion. His passion for open water swimming is infectious.

Angle Tarn hike and wild swim

Wild Swim Camp

Immerse yourself in our two-night wild swim camp for three days of outdoor swimming in Ullswater with one of the country’s most experienced open-water swimmers.

Pick your date:
19 & 20 June
4 & 5 September

Winter swimming in the Lake District

Ullswater cold water swim sessions

Season: Winter
Cost: £40pp
Duration: 45 minutes
Group: Up to six people, minimum of two. Children 14 years and over. Children age 14-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Suitable for beginner and experienced swimmers.

Moonlight swims on Ullswater

Full moon night swims

Season: All year, once each month
Cost: £40pp
Duration: 60 minutes
Group: Up to six people, minimum of two. Children 14 years and over. Children age 14-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Suitable for beginner and experienced swimmers. Read our blog

Night swimming in Ullswater at Another Place

Stargazing night swims in Ullswater

Season: All year, three times a week in spring/ summer months
Cost: £40pp
Duration: Up to 60 minutes (depending on weather and time of year)
Group: Up to six people, minimum of two. Children 14 years and over. 14-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Suitable for beginner and experienced swimmers. This is a swim experience rather than a serious swim.

Introduction to wild and open water swimming with swim coach Colin Hill

Introduction to open water swimming in Ullswater

Season: May to September
Cost: £40pp
Duration: 60 minutes
Group: Up to six people, minimum of two. Children 11 years and over. 11-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Suitable for beginner swimmers. Must be able to swim 100 metres.

Kailpot adventure swim at Another Place, The Lake

Wild swimming adventure to Kailpot

Season: April to October
Cost: £50pp
Duration: 90 minutes (including travel by boat)
Group: Up to six people, minimum of two. Children 10 years and over. Children age 10-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All participants must be able to swim a minimum of 200m.

Endless pool swim training facility at Another Place, The Lake

Endless pool sessions with Ullswater Swim Place

Season: All year
Cost: £68pp
Duration: 60 minutes.
Group: Individual.

Swim across Ullswater with Colin Hill as your guide

Cross lake swim

Season: May to October
Cost: £60pp
Duration: 60 minutes
Group: Up to three people. Children 12 years and over. Children age 12-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian, who can travel in the boat. All participants must be able to swim a minimum of 1km.

Angle Tarn hike and wild swim

Angle Tarn hike & wild swim

Season: June to September. Every Wednesday & Thursday.
Cost: £65pp
Duration: 4 hours from 8.30am
Hike: 4 miles. Meet at Patterdale car park (15mins drive). Transport not provided.
Group: Up to six people, minimum of two. Children 15 years and over. 15-17 years must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian. Suitable for people who can swim 500 metres and walk for two hours.

Wild swimming lessons at Another Place, The Lake

Good to know

Equipment

You will need a swimming costume, we will provide wetsuits, boat and safety equipment. Your adventure will start and finish at our private jetty at The Lake.

Booking a session

We advise booking ahead of your stay. If you cannot find a session scheduled during your stay, please ask and we will check to see if an instructor can be made available. Book a swim session online.

On request

Colin can act as a guide on full-length lake swims, which is 7 miles end-to-end or give one to one coaching lessons. Read our guest blog by Alex Lester, a novice swimmer who swam the length of the lake and has many reasons why you should, too. Find out more from Colin Hill at Ullswater Swim Place