Arla Great North Swim
9-11 June 2023


Good luck to all swimmers this weekend, we can’t wait to see you at Windermere. Soak up the atmosphere, celebrate as you finish, and enjoy the activities and entertainment on offer over the weekend! Don’t forget to come back and check out your official event photos and results from the day, they’ll be available here on the website after the event.

The Arla Great North Swim will be back on 7-9 June 2024. Sign up now for next year to get our discounted launch price. Don’t miss out on our lowest entry price!

Booking fee (£2 per entry) is applied at checkout (excludes Swim250 distance). 
Great North Swim 2024 launch price offer ends at 10 am on 10th August 2023. 

Choose your event

7-9 June 2024
Great North Swim

8 June 2024
Great North SwimRun

7-9 June 2024
Great North Swim

8 June 2024
Great North SwimRun



The location at Brockhole on Windermere, in the heart of the Lake District is stunning. The land of Wordsworth and Wainwright, you’ll find gorgeous scenery, incredible wildlife and a rich cultural heritage. Brockhole comes alive on Great North Swim weekend, with fun for the whole family including outdoor activities and adventure play, local food and drink stalls, shopping and a warm welcome for four-legged friends.

Training Advice

Great Swim is delighted to bring you the best advice to support you on your journey.
Whether you’re new to open-water swimming, training for your first event or have your eye on a PB; we can help as you prepare to take on your next challenge.

Our official charity

Swim for WaterAid

Here at The Great Swims, we’re delighted to announce WaterAid as our Event Charity Partner. Join their team today and help bring the joy of clean water to people around the world

Find out more about swimming for WaterAid

Sign up now to the Great North Swim