Welcome to Great Swim

Europe's biggest open water swim series

Our events are staged in clean lakes, lochs and urban docks around the UK at five incredible locations, giving you the chance to swim in places you may never have thought possible.

Suitable for swimmers of all abilities, from open water novices to Olympic champions, dive into your Great Swim and set yourself a new and exciting challenge this summer.

Come and join us at Windermere in Cumbria, Alton Water in Suffolk, Salford Docks in Manchester, Loch Lomond in Scotland or in the heart of London for an unforgettable experience in the water.

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What to expect at your Great Swim

If you've never taken part in a Great Swim before take a look at our complete guide, in the video below: