Derwent Epic Lakes Swim

The Derwent Epic Lakes Swim is event 2 of the Epic Lakes Open Water Swim Series. It takes place from Crow Park, in Keswick and forms part of the National Trust Regatta Weekend.

A man sprinting out of the lake in the Derwent Epic Lakes Swim open water swimming

£20 - £26
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Open Water Swimming Course

You can choose either the 500m, the 1 mile or the 'Iron' 3.8k distances, depending upon your age and ability. On the day, there will be a whole range of activities organised by the National Trust for their Regatta Weekend. There will be children's crafts, cannon fire, stalls and entertainment, a fairground, food and refreshments. It's a fantastic venue, in a great location, with stunning views. All in all, it's an EPIC day out for the family, so bring your picnic blanket and join us in Keswick, you'll be glad you did!


What do I need to enter?

All competitors must wear a wetsuit for the event. Wetsuit Hire is available for £10, if you do need one for the event, please email info@epicevents.co.uk. Shortie type wetsuits are allowed if you are an experienced swimmer, but we recommend full length arms and legs due to the cold temperatures. If you are susceptible to the cold, we would also recommend neoprene hats, socks and gloves. The minimum age for competitors is 11/14/17 for 500m/1mile/3.8k on the day of the event.


Included within your entry is: 

Derwent Epic Lakes Swim Medal

Derwent Epic Lakes Swim Cap

Chip timing

Safety cover

Event photographs free to download from our facebook page

Event Location: Crow Park, Opposite the Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, CA12 5DJ