Ullswater Epic Lakes Swim

The Ullswater Epic Lakes Swim is event 1 of the Epic Lakes Open Water Swim Series. It takes place from Jenkins Field, in Glenridding, Patterdale and it is a celebration of being British.

Swimmers taking part in the Ullswater 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, we will be hosting our annual village fete, which will include cake stalls, bat the rat, a coconut shy and a bouncy castle. There will also be a host of other sporting activities such as egg and spoon race and welly wanging. Bring the family, bring a picnic and have an EPIC day out in the Lake District.


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: 

Ullswater Epic Lakes Swim Medal

Ullswater Epic Lakes Swim Cap

Chip timing

Safety cover

Event photographs free to download from our facebook page

Event Location: Jenkins Field Nr Ullswater Steamers/St Patricks Boat Landings , Glenridding, CA11 0US