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Guided wild & open water swimming

Our guided wild and open water swims are led by Colin Hill, whose passion for cold water swimming is contagious. Session availability varies throughout the year.

Full moon night swims

Season: All year, once each month
Cost: £35
Duration: 60 minutes
Group: Up to five people. 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.

During the lesson you will:

Swim in the lake at night under a full moon with light-up tow floats and glow sticks. Cold water swimming specialist, Colin Hill, will be your guide in the water with you. You will experience approximately 20 – 40 mins in the water. The session will take place in the bay in front of the hotel and will include a safety briefing.

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.

Join us

Book to swim under the Worm supermoon on March 9. Meet in Swim Club at 6.30pm for a 7pm swim.

Full moon night swims on Ullswater throughout the year.
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Ullswater cold water swim sessions

Season: Winter
Cost: £35
Duration: 45 minutes
Group: Up to 4 people. 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.

During the lesson you will:

Experience swimming in the lake during the winter. Cold water swimming specialist, Colin Hill, will be your guide in the water with you. Approximately 15 – 30 mins in the water. The session will take place in the bay in front of the hotel and will include acclimatisation to cold water and tips for cold water swimming.

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.

Wild swimming adventure to Kailpot

Season: May – October
Cost: £45
Duration: 1.5 hours
Group: Up to 5 people. 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.

During the lesson you will:

This is a wild swimming adventure. Explore the secluded bay of Kailpot on Ullswater with expert tuition from Colin Hill. A short boat-trip away, you will swim close to the lake shoreline, climbing rocks and crags to find the best spot to jump in.

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.

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Cross lake swim

Season: May – October
Cost: £65
Duration: 60 minutes
Group: Up to 6 people. 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 1km.

During the lesson you will:

Push yourself using the safety and knowledge of Colin Hill, who has spent his career training athletes, keeping them safe in an open-water environment. Challenge yourself on a one-mile swim from one side of the lake to another. Colin will take you to the widest part of the lake and you can set off, swimming shore to shore, with Colin offering support and advice from the boat. (1km pace will be needed to assess whether you can take part.)

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.

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Booking a session

We advise calling ahead of your stay to check times and dates.  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. To book a session with Colin please contact our team at Swim Club on 01768 486442

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. Call 01768 486442 to enquire.

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