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    Crystal clear Come and swim the best Lakes in the country, even if we say so ourselves!
  • Utterly Buttermere Swim Weekend
    Utterly Buttermere Swim Weekend Buttermere - one of the most picturesque lakes in the Cumbrian Lake District.
  • Dive in!
    Dive in! Immerse yourself in a weekend of top quality open water swimming.

Utterly Buttermere Swim Weekend

Buttermere swim sportive entries now open
Issue 1/2013
 

We're giving the Utterly Buttermere Swim event a break for 2014 this gives us more time to introduce new swims such as the new and improved version... The Utterly Buttermere Swim Weekend. 

Indulge in a whole weekend swimming in the Buttermere Valley. find out more here: 

The Utterly Buttermere Swim Weekend

 

Guided Swims & Adventures

  • Double Dipper
  • Wild Swim Weekend

The Helvellyn Double Dipper Adventure Swim

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Swimming the waters of Ullswater and the awe inspiring Red Tarn, adds something really special to one of the most enjoyable Lake District mountain walks..

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Windermere Wild Swim Weekend

 windermere swim holiday

19 - 21 July 2013 & 23 - 25 Aug 2013
Some of the most inspirational swims in the UK feature in our Wild Swimming Weekend, based in a fabulous mansion on the edge of Windermere, in the heart of the Lake District.

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Swim with Us

Great Course

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Choice of distances
Choose the distance for you 1500m, 5k or 10K

An Awesome Lake

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Lake facts
Buttermere is 1.5m long by 3/4mile wide it's 22.86m deep (75feet).

Challenge Yourself

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Achieve something amazing
Come and swim with an amazing group of people who just want to make sure you meet your own personal goal.

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  • 1500m 9.30am Start +

    2013 closed
  • 5K 10.45am Start +

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  • 10K 10.45am Start +

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Utterly Buttermere Swim

Lake Buttermere Buttermere is an utterly stunning location for a swim. It’s an outdoor swimmers paradise with crystal clear water & unparalleled views.
 
Swimming in Buttermere Tip top paddlers!
 
Lake buttermere safety Good looking friendly safety marshals :)
 
 

Swim Safe.

Will be provided by land based lifeguards, safety marshals and Kayakers. Swimming wetsuits are compulsory*, they form part of the safety policy and provide buoyancy and warmth.

*Unless by prior arrangement with the Head to the Hills safety team.