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Swim the best spots in the Lakes

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Swim the best spots in the Lakes

7 reviews
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Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
swimming

Swim the best spots in the Lakes

swimming

Swim the best spots in the Lakes

7 reviews
COVID-19 update. Visit the Help Centre to read our guidelines for protecting the health & safety of hosts and guests on Airbnb Experiences.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

I live in the South Lakes, closest to some of Britain's best wild swimming spots, where we'll meet on the day for a trip into the Lakes for a wild swimming adventure! We'll discuss your preferences beforehand. Would you prefer swimming in larger lakes that are easier to get to, or exploring remote tarns that require some hiking to get to beforehand? On meeting we'll drive, no more than 30 mins, to our spot. Some swimming venues may require some hiking, we'll discuss this beforehand. We'll then enjoy some walking and wild swimming in the fantastic Lake District.

Your host

Learn more about Tim

Tim

I'm a passionate wild swimmer who's keen to share my interest in swimming in the Lakes. Over the last few years I've swam all the large bodies of water in the Lake District and 200 of the smaller tarns. I've spent time exploring the clearest, warmest and nicest swimming spots in the Lakes, all with stunning mountainous scenery.

What's included

Drinks
Warm up refreshments after the swim: Feel free to send your preferences and I'll do my best to accommodate!
Equipment
Swimming gear: Swimming bag and head cap to ensure you're safe whilst swimming!

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Where you'll be

I have a few favourites that I like to take people to including Allan Tarn, Beacon Tarn and Devoke Water. I also love High Dam on a summers evening and not forgetting the great Coniston, Wasdale & Windermere! The time is yours and dependent on how far you'd like to swim and how much you're prepared to hike!

Availability

Activity advisory

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests should be comfortable with some moderate hiking and be aware that the tarns can be cold, a wetsuit is advised!

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

Towel

More tips

Swimming in the Lake District during most of the year, unless the height of summer, can be a cold but beautiful experience! Please ensure you're physically fit, dressed warm and keen for adventure!

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Swim the best spots in the Lakes
7 reviews
From £37/person
7 reviews
From £37/person