Social Swims and Events

Please read the SwimSafe advice  (CLICK HERE)  before attending a swim or event.

Click on the links below the event to go to the information page for more details as to where to  meet etc...... the facebook pages contain the most info as to who's attending and general chit chat about the swim.
Social swim means just turn up and join in - no need to pre enter - but nice if you could go to the facebook link to say you're attending.
The swims are categorised as to whether they are suitable for new simmers or experienced open water swimmers only.
 No safety cover. You swim at your own risk. 
Event - an organised event normally with an entry fee and safety cover.
Click here for our  regular swims although a lot are more spontaneous so keep an eye on the facebook pages for what's going on.

Saturday 8th June - RNLI Falmouth Castle to St Mawes Castle 

Entries open
Visit the organisers website for details 

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Saturday 12th July - Creek Safari 

Entries open
Visit the organisers website for details http://www.nearwaterevents.co.uk/creek-safari-swim

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Sunday 13th July - Swim Trelissick

A new swim for Cornwall Hospice Care at Trelissick Gardens near Truro.

Choice of ½ mile or 1 mile!
£15 per adult, £8 per child (under 16)
Entry forms available soon.



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Saturday 19th July - St Michaels Mount
St Michaels Mount swim for The Chestnut Appeal
See organisers website for details


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Sunday 20th July - Padstow to Rock

Entries open and you will need to enter this very popular swim quickly.
Info available from


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Saturday August 2nd  - Topsham to Turf

A one and a half mile river swim from Topsham to the Turf Locks pub - for more info visit organisers website


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Sunday August 10th  - Plymouth Breakwater swim
Plymouth Breakwater swim for The Chestnut Appeal
for information see organisers website - entries open in January


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Saturday and Sunday August 16th and 17th

Cornwall Big swim - Port Gaverne to Port Isaac
Entries will open soon - please visit the organisers website for details


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Sunday August 31st - Ladram Bay to Sidmouth

Ladram Bay to Sidmouth swim for The Chestnut Appeal
for information see organisers website - entries open in January


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Sunday August 31st - Inn to Inn

This is a new swim for 2014 from the Old Quay Inn at Devoran to the Pandora Inn, Mylor. 
The swim will start at high tide so there will be some outgoing tide to help swimmers, the distance is 2.7km.


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Saturday September 6th - Scilly Challenge
Swim and Walk the Islands in a day!

6 swims averaging 1.5 miles and 6 walks averaging 1 mile completed as a group with full safety and logistical support. 

A first time event with only 150 places available, £125 entry fee with a discount available for travel and accommodation.

Minimum swim time of 40mins/mile.

for information see organisers website


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Sunday September 7th - Burgh Island
Burgh Island swim for The Chestnut Appeal
for information see organisers website - entries open in January


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Saturday 13th and Sunday September 14th - The Blue Mile

Plymouth, the spiritual home of the Ecover Blue Mile returns for a fourth year with the event taking place on the opening weekend of the Ocean City Festival 2014. Setting off from the historical Mayflower Steps like the Pilgrim Fathers, this fun and challenging tidal course follows the waterfront into Plymouth Sound and finishes in the heart of the bustling Barbican.

Registration will open in the New year, but you can secure your early bird place by pre-registering your interest here  http://www.thebluemile.org and we will notify you the moment it goes live!

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Sunday September 14th - Dart 10K

The flagship event run by The Outdoor Swimming Society.
Tickets go on sale Tuesday 18th March at 7am and will sell out within 48 hours so be quick http://www.outdoorswimmingsociety.com/index.php?p=events&s=&id=101 . watch the OSS FB page and website for details.



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