Wild Swimming near Ambleside - a Lakeland Retreats guide

Wild Swimming in the Lake District

“It’s an obvious choice given that we are surrounded by the most beautiful lakes and hidden tarns.
Wild swimming is known for its health and wellbeing properties and is a great way to recharge.”

Here’s a crazy fact for you, there’s actually only one true lake, believe it or not!
All the others are meres, tarns and waters.

Lake Rangers advice on being seen as a swimmer

Please note: Swimming is not allowed in Ennerdale Water, Haweswater and Thirlmere.

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Want to take the plunge and give it a try?

You could check out Swim the Lakes.

This Ambleside based team offer it all. From short wild swims to longer adventure swims.

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