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The Windermere Breakfast Swim 2, Ambleside (Cumbria), Great Britain

Date: 
Wednesday, 19 August, 2015 - 07:15

http://www.headtothehills.co.uk/events/item/the-windermere-breakfast-swim.html?category_id=45

This is an ideal swimming venue with plenty of parking nearby, easy access and great facilities available at the Ambleside YHA right on the edge of the most iconic lake in England. The perfect place for a morning swim before breakfast with the local experts; this is a 45 minute guided swimming session along the sheltered shoreline of Jenkins Field. The only way to start the day in the Lake District!

2015 Dates: Wednesday 12 August, Wednesday 19 August, Wednesday 26 August, Wednesday 2 September.

Brief Itinerary

07:10 - Arrive early if you have hired a wetsuit from us.

07:30 - Arrive ready to swim; briefing

08:15 - Complete swim 1,000-1,300m, and then head off for breakfast!

Each of our swims will be arranged according to the weather and group aspirations, but we guarantee that it will be a lot of fun and packed with good quality swimming.

Equipment required: a suggested kit list will be emailed upon booking. Wetsuits are suggested for warmth and buoyancy, and are a necessity if the water is below 14oC. Either bring your own or give us a ring first to arrange low cost hire.