Great North Swim - 7-9th June 2019

Lake Windermere, North Lake


Water Temperature 2018: 19℃

Water Temperature 2017: 16℃

Water Temperature 2016: 14℃

Water Temperature 2015: 16℃

Numbers approx: 6,000

Wetsuits are compulsory for all great swims.

The largest of the Great Swims, this event is held in the stunning Lake Windermere between Ambleside and Bowness. The heat wave of 2018 gave swimmers the warmest Great North swim yet - a barmy 19℃.  We would expect a return to a normal 15-16℃ in 2019.

We encourage participants to consider for their open water swimming needs. We feature 60 different wetsuits from the most trusted Triathlon Brands - Orca, Zone3, 2XU, Zoot, BlueSeventy and Huub.

Our Unique points of difference include:-

  • Personal Service - we can be contacted by phone, web chat or e-mail. 
  • We sell new wetsuits, hire the same 60 wetsuits, and sell Ex Rental Wetsuits in first class condition - Only Hired ONCE
  • Helpful Advice we size confirm every order  - our team of experts will help point you towards the correct size of wetsuit to suit your specific measurements, to make up for the sizing inconsistency between different brands. We have experience of Orca, Zone3, 2XU, Zoot, BlueSeventy and Huub. 2XU, Huub.
  • Available all-year-round - We stock products throughout the year and not just for the UK's short triathlon season. 
  • Quality Brands at Sensible Prices - We are very price competitive and will always price match the same product in the same size, even if you find a lower price within 48 hours.