• Sunset at Ashness Bridge on Derwentwater
  • Swimmers in Derwentwater
  • Buttermere
  • Sunset on the shore of Derwentwater
  • Coniston
  • Group of swimmers
  • Wastwater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Ullswater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Windermere
  • Sunset at Ashness Bridge on Derwentwater
  • Swimmers in Derwentwater
  • Buttermere
  • Sunset on the shore of Derwentwater
  • Coniston
  • Group of swimmers
  • Wastwater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Ullswater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Windermere
  • Sunset at Ashness Bridge on Derwentwater
  • Swimmers in Derwentwater
  • Buttermere
  • Sunset on the shore of Derwentwater
  • Coniston
  • Group of swimmers
  • Wastwater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Ullswater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Windermere
  • Sunset at Ashness Bridge on Derwentwater
  • Swimmers in Derwentwater
  • Buttermere
  • Sunset on the shore of Derwentwater
  • Coniston
  • Group of swimmers
  • Wastwater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Ullswater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Windermere
  • Sunset at Ashness Bridge on Derwentwater
  • Swimmers in Derwentwater
  • Buttermere
  • Sunset on the shore of Derwentwater
  • Coniston
  • Group of swimmers
  • Wastwater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Ullswater
  • Open Water Coaching
  • Windermere

Legal

Terms & Conditions

Your contract is with Swim on the Wild Side Ltd a company registered in England with Company Registration Number 9961759 and having its registered office at Sunny Grove, Millbeck, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4PS.

Swim on the Wild Side Ltd agrees to provide all services offered on this website subject to the following terms and conditions. All terms and conditions are accepted by all the participants once a deposit is made.

All tours and prices are subject to change and availability.

Bookings/Deposits

For all Day and Half Day tours, payment in full is required upon confirmation of a booking, of which £25.00 is regarded as a non-refundable deposit after 14 days. Swim on the Wild Side Ltd cannot confirm any booking until payment is received in full and reserves the right to cancel any reservation for which the total price has not been paid by the date due in which case the deposit will be forfeited.

Tours such as The Great Lakes Swim Tour, The Compass Challenge and others, out with the Legends of the Lakes Swim Tours, will have their own deposits set, determined by the overall cost of the tour and will be explained in full by email beforehand.

Payment

All holidays should be paid for by sterling cheque or bank transfer in GBP sterling (£). All bank charges are the clients responsibility and must be settled, in full, when making payment.

Swim Tour Price Adjustments/Changes

Swim Tour prices quoted are subject to adjustment prior to full payment in the event of changes in VAT, fuel prices, exchange rates or hotel changes. Prices are quoted based on a quoted number of people, any change in the number of people may affect the price.

Adjustments or Changes

Swim on the Wild Side Ltd reserves the right to make minor adjustments to the itinerary and reserves the right to cancel any holiday prior to start (departure). In the event of Swim on the Wild Side Ltd cancelling a holiday, all payments including deposit will be refunded in full.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations due to any reason are only effective on receipt of written notification and in such instances, from time of booking up to 61 days prior to commencement of tour the full deposit is forfeited.

If the cancellation is made 60 days or less to commencement of tour, the following charges will apply to recover holiday costs:
60+ days prior to commencement of tour: 50% of the holiday cost will be forfeited outwith the forfeited £25.00 deposit
30-59 days prior to commencement of tour: 70% of the holiday cost will be forfeited outwith the forfeited £25.00 deposit
29 days or less prior to commencement of tour: 100% of the tour holiday will be forfeited
Not turning up: 100% of the holiday cost will be forfeited.

Trip Cancellations/Medical Insurance

We insist all clients to take out adequate insurance against all possible risks including medical, personal injury, death, loss of baggage, theft etc.

Refunds

Once the holiday has commenced, refunds will not be made for unused or partially used portions of the booked itinerary.

Visas & Vaccinations

Visa and immunisation requirements vary from country to country and up-to date information should be obtained from your local health department and consulate. It is the responsibility of the visitor to ensure that they have a valid passport and the correct visas and that they have the required vaccinations to gain entry to any country, which they are intending to visit.

Health & Dietary Requirements

We highly recommend that travellers check health regulations with their General Practitioner well in advance of departure.

Prices Do Not Include

Prices do not include flights & airport taxes, fuel, telephone calls, laundry, or any sightseeing or entertainment arrangements not specified in the itinerary. All meals, drinks, equipment hire, or any other personal items are not included unless specified when booking.

Travel Documents

Should travel documents (itineraries, vouchers, brochures etc.) of any kind be couriered or mailed to clients, the client will incur any costs.

Holiday Flights

It is the responsibility of the client/traveller to ensure that they are able to meet any departure times for flights.

Airline Delays

Arrival delays and lost baggage charges are beyond our control. We are therefore not responsible for associated delays or costs.

Responsibility

Swim on the Wild Side Ltd, its operators of the holiday and/or suppliers of services act only as agents in regard to swimming, accommodation, entertainment and travel arrangements, whether by plane, sea, car, train or motor coach and therefore Swim on the Wild Side Ltd assume no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, war, revolt, or other civil uprising, other military action, strikes or any Act of God occurring in the destination of the Holiday or through passage, or for any reason whatsoever, or through the acts or default of any company or persons engaged in conveying the passengers or in carrying out arrangement of the holiday. They cannot accept any responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air schedules or other causes. Swim on the Wild Side Ltd may not be held responsible for any theft, loss or damage to baggage, hired vehicles, hired equipment or other items or personal effects during the tour program. Once deposit is made all of the above conditions will be deemed as accepted by the client(s).

Disclosure

Please be aware that during your participation in this holiday, certain risks and dangers may arise including but not limited to the hazards of travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft or other means of conveyance, the forces of nature, and political unrest. Also be aware and clearly understand that Swim on the Wild Side Ltd will not have liability regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered. It is understood that Swim on the Wild Side Ltd will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that all adequate measures are taken to avoid such occurrences. By acceptance and payment of the Swim on the Wild Side Ltd holiday you are a voluntary participant in these activities with the knowledge of the dangers involved and hereby agree to accept any risks. As Lawful consideration for the agreement with Swim on the Wild Side Ltd to participate in such trips and activities, you hereby agree that you will not make a claim against Swim on the Wild Side Ltd and its employees or Agents for all claim actions and demands you may have for bodily injury, death or property damage arising from your participation in a holiday. Acceptance of the Holiday Contract will serve as the release of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement. This agreement is binding on your heirs, legal representative and assigns. If any portion is unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Terms & Conditions of use of website (swimwildside.com)

1 Acceptance of Terms

Your access to and use of Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) ("the Website") is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website.

2 Advice

The contents of the Website do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision.

3 Changes to Website

Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) reserves the right to:

3.1 change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal; and

3.2 change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

4 Links to Third Party Websites

The Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

5 Copyright

5.1 All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) or otherwise used by Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) as permitted by law.

5.2 In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.

6 Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

6.1 The Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

6.2 To the extent permitted by law, Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.

6.3 Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.

6.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) that of its employees or agents.

7 Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

8 Severance

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

9 Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Privacy Policy

1 Swim on the Wild Side Ltd (swimwildside.com) is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK. The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.

2 When you contact us through the website we ask you for your email address details.

3 We will only contact you with your consent.

4 We do not sell, rent or exchange your personal information with any third party for commercial reasons.

5 We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with the UK data protection legislation.
We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it. In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by contacting us by email at info@swimwildside.com.

6 We will not transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) without first obtaining your consent.

7 If you have any questions about privacy please contact us by email at info@swimwildside.com.

Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

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The Cookies We Set

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Third Party Cookies

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As we sell products it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

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For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense page.

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More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us by email at info@swimwildside.com.

GUIDED SWIM TOURS

GUIDED SWIM TOURS

Your wishes + our knowledge = a very special swim tour tailored to your abilities.
Each itinerary is planned with you in mind, to ensure you get the very best from the experience.

GREAT LAKES SWIM TOURS

GREAT LAKES SWIM TOURS

Once a month during the summer we spend the weekend swimming in five of Cumbria’s outstandingly beautiful lakes.
These tours have something for everyone, all ages and abilities.

OPEN WATER COACHING

OPEN WATER COACHING

This can be anything from a one off session while you're on holiday in the Lake District to a more of a structured course to help transform your stroke over a period of time.

Swim on the Wild Side is the Lake District's only swimming holiday operator offering fully coached activities with a qualified and experienced coach.

All of our swims are fully risk assessed, insured and we abide by the strict environmental rules laid down by the Lake District National Park, following the 'Ditch the Hitchers' campaign.

Want to make a booking? We’ll be happy to devise a schedule to fit your plans where possible just click here to visit our calendar.

Need more information? Dive into our Any Questions page here.