"It was a dream come true to swim in Tal y Llyn, what an epic venue!"
In partnership with the Tyn Y Cornel Hotel we bring you beautiful lake swimming in a magical part of Snowdonia National Park. A chance to immerse yourself in this stunning glacial ribbon lake situated at the foot of one of Wales' most iconic mountains, Cadair Idris.
The CLASSIC 2km & the big 10km
Sat 12th - Sun 13th September 2020, swim start between 09:30am & 10:30
- The CLASSIC 2km ~ Early bird until 1st March £30; thereafter £35
- The BIG 10km (5 laps) ~ Early bird until 1st March £45; thereafter £50
Expect water temperature to be around 13/14 degrees Celsius. Actual temperature depends on the preceding weather, we will keep you updated on the run up to the event.
entry fee includes:
For info: 2021 date will be 27th June.
THE COOL MILE & KM
Sunday 01 Nov 2020
- COOL K - £30 (until 6th September); £35 (until 30th October) Swim Start 11am
- COOL MILE- £35 (until 6th September); £40 (until 30th October) Swim Start 10am
entry fee includes:
Expect the water temperature in the lake to be around 6°C to 8°C. The temperature varies depending on the preceding weather. We will keep you updated on the water temperature in the days leading up to the event. Hot Ribena available after each lap. Please don't enter if you are not acclimatised to cold water swimming.
For safety reasons the course will be a 500m lap. For the mile there will be a 55m swim to get to the start of the first lap, and to get to the finish after the third lap. The Maths: (3 x 500m) + (2 x 55m) = 1610m
video footage from June 2019
Many thanks to Joe McCarthy for putting this video together from the FULL LAP 2 mile, and the DOUBLE LAP 4 mile swims.
SOCIAL FESTIVE DIP
This is a social swim on 15th December at The Tyn Y Cornel Hotel - just turn up and be ready to swim by 11am. This is a free swim but feel free to donate to Action on Pre-Eclampsia here or on the day. Please abide by the normal guidelines of a social swim:
- take responsibility for yourself
- do your own risk assessment before getting in
- swim within your own ability
PHOTOS FROM the 2018 SUMMER SWIM SERIES
All of Dan Wyre's fabulous photos are available here.