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Posts Tagged: "uk"

Cornwall and The Isles Of Scilly, United Kingdom

Cornwall and The Isles Of Scilly Discover some of England’s most beautiful coastlines and picturesque islands on this liveaboard swimming and sailing holiday in Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly. For the past 14 years we have been coming back to this spectacular part of the world to explore the...

Burgh Island, Devon

Burgh Island, Devon Join us as we take part in a wonderful open water swim around Burgh Island in Devon. Measuring one mile in circumference, this small tidal island is located approximately 800 metres off Bigbury-on-Sea and is an excellent introduction to open water swimming along Britain’s...

Lakes and Tarns Weekender, United Kingdom

Lakes and Tarns Weekender Get back to nature with a short escape swimming holiday in the UK’s picturesque Lake District. With freshwater swims in some of the region’s most iconic lakes, this weekend getaway is the perfect way to spend some time in the great outdoors and discover this beautiful...

Outer Hebrides 2016

Having done the Inner Hebrides trip in 2011 the lure of the Outer Hebrides was irresistible. Staying on a boat, a brigantine in full sail, swimming from island to island, north to south. I had to do it. A skins swimmer for three years I was a little nervous as recent summer swimming had been in...

The Dart, holidays and swimming in the great outdoors

Holidays, swimming, the great outdoors and a sense of adventure. Too good to be true, I hear you say. Someone moans.. Insufficient time to organise it.. Someone quirks... Can't afford it.. For someone like me, I think... The perfect assortment of words that combine to make a terrific break...

From a Sunday morning watching the TV to 5 years of adventures and swimming

I hadn't even contemplated open water swimming until 2011 at the age of 48, I just saw it one Sunday morning on TV and thought that looks fun, I'd like to try it. The SwimTrek journey for me began in 2012 with the Gozo, Comino and Malta trip, the highlight being the swim from Malta to...

My time on the inaugural trip in the Outer Hebrides

As this trip was so different to the SwimTrek trips I have previously been on, it threw up some new, pre-trip anxieties – a week living on a tall ship, sharing a tiny cabin, my snoring, Outer Hebrides weather, wet kit staying wet and slapping me in the face constantly, washing facilities,...

In-between SwimTreks - Exploring the Lidos of London.

Short of winning the lottery and being able to afford countless trips with SwimTrek every year, outdoor swimming remains a bit of a challenge for me in the UK – too cold, rain, wet suits, buddies –you name it, the excuses are endless!! A chance remark by one of my pals at the end of our last trip...

SwimTrek become an official partner of Swim Serpentine

In true pioneering spirit, we've become a partner of the brand new two-day open water swimming festival in the heart of London, Swim Serpentine. SwimTrek has become the ‘Official Swimming Holiday Partner’ of the mass-participation event that will see up to 6,000 swimmers take the plunge into...

SwimTrek returns to the lake at Latitude Festival 2016

SwimTrek are heading back to the waters at Latitude Festival for a weekend of early morning adventure swims and coaching sessions. ADVENTURE SWIM For those looking for something even more enthralling, SwimTrek will be offering a chance to get a taste of adventure swimming. This escorted adventure...