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Calling all outdoor swimmers, please take a break for 3 minutes to help out a college student by answering her short online survey (then reward yourself with a cup of tea & slice of cake).  Many Thanks for your help.


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The survey is anonymous and no contact details are taken.

We'll have the results available on this site in about a months time.

swimming in windermere

Windermere is England’s largest lake and also one of its busiest. It is a challenge to keep the water healthy and clean.

So what can you do to help keep Windermere a healthy natural resource to be enjoyed?

Find out about the environmental issues the lake is facing and what is being done to help by coming along to a free talk on Friday evening (14th).


Utterly Buttermere swim 2013The 2nd Utterly Buttermere Swim is on Saturday 8th June 2013
in this beautiful corner of the Lake District famous for its tranquillity and dramatic scenery.

This exciting outdoor swimming challenge is organised by Head to the Hills in association with the open water swimming club & the National Trust.

As the organisers enthusiastically claim Buttermere is 'The most utterly stunning location for a swim in the country. An outdoor swimmers paradise, crystal clear water & unparalleled views, a dream and a challenge fulfilled'.



Free Swim Cap for your words.

Born to swim hat

You've heard the saying 'A penny for your thoughts', its pretty much the same but instead of a penny we'll give you a top quality silicone swim cap.

Send us your review of a swim event that you have done this year in exchange for a 'Born to Swim' open water swimming club cap.



Well Done to Swimmers

Congratulations to our Friends Dom, Jax & Stuart who swam the length of Windermere on saturday (that's a big 10.5 miles) and to Steve, Andrea, Pete, Lianne, Ann & Colin who swam a 2 way Wast water on sunday. Amazing efforts from everyone.