• The Brexit Challenge
  • The Brexit Challenge
  • The Brexit Challenge
  • The Brexit Challenge
  • The Brexit Challenge

The BREXIT Challenge

Challenge yourself to some of the best open water swimming in the United Kingdom – all in one day!
4km in 4 lakes in 4 countries in 1 day
Llyn Tegid · Ullswater · Loch Ken · Lough Neagh

While this is still in its infancy, some may say similar to the real Brexit, we have at least managed to put the bare bones of the tour for you to see. The drive to Bala for the first swim of the tour starts at 16:00 from Carlisle, where we have a meal prior to the first 4km swim of the day at 00:01 in Llyn Tegid (Lake Bala). After the drive back up to Ullswater and the next 4km swim, we shall all sit down to a hearty Full English Breakfast before setting off for Loch Ken where the penultimate 4km swim of the tour takes place. At Loch Ken we will grab a cup of coffee and cake before setting off for Cairnryan to catch the ferry to Larne. During the 2 hour crossing, we shall sit down to a meal on board. The last 4km swim of the day is going to be in Lough Neagh, which we should complete by about 10.30pm.

Once everyone has had a chance to recover from the day's activities we will make the short drive to Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf & Country Club (it has a swimming pool!), where you will stay for two nights.

On Saturday, we plan to all go in to Belfast for the day including a 'City Sightseeing Belfast Hop On Hop Off Tour'. In the evening, after returning to the hotel, we will have a four course meal to celebrate your achievement before heading back home on Sunday.

There are only 16 places on this tour, but we must secure six to make the tour viable.

Duration:
4 days (Thursday - Sunday)

Swimming Ability:
Must be able to swim 4km.

Cost:
£775.00 per person, to include all transport, accommodation in a twin sharing room (single rooms are available at an extra cost of £95.00), food throughout the long weekend, including a celebratory meal on the Saturday night.

Dates:
20-23 June

To show an interest in The Brexit Challenge click here to let us know.

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.

LEGENDS OF THE LAKES

LEGENDS OF THE LAKES

Visit some of the Lake District’s most famous beauty spots, and we guarantee you will be seeing them in a completely different way!

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.