Wild swimming adventure to Kailpot

From our private hotel jetty right on the shores of Ullswater, a boat will take you across the lake for a wild swimming adventure and a jump-off Kailpot crag. Guided by open water swimming expert Colin Hill, experience Ullswater from a different perspective.

During the lesson you will:

This is a wild swimming adventure, with 90 minutes in the water. 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.


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.

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