Courtesy of Mailsports Swim Specialist.

Mailsports Swim Specialist has 30 recommendations for open water swimming venues and events in the United Kingdom:

1. North Channel (21 miles)
2. Great North Swim (2-day extravaganza)
3. Cold Water Swimming Championships (in Tooting Bec Lido, London)
4. Sandycove Island Challenge Race (2 km)
5. Vibes & Scribes Lee Swim (2 km)
6. Great Channel Swim (21 miles)
7. Queensford Lakes (1 km)
8. Boundary Water Park (400m – 700m)
9. Pennington Flash (Ironman UK)
10. Salford Watersports Centre (near centre of Manchester)
11. Manley Mere Open Water Swimming (Cheshire Countryside)
12. Queen Elizabeth II Country Park / Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
13. Allerthorpe Lakeland Park (in York)
14. Barton Marina with Derby Triathlon Club (500m)
15. Bosworth Water Trust (£2 for members; £3 for non-members)
16. National Water Sports Centre (in Nottingham)
17. Fritton Lake (200m, 400m, 700m)
18. Cotsold Water Park ((£40 seasonal membership)
19. Vobster Quay (£7.50 per swimmer)
20. Bristol Open Water (600m)
21. Bray Lake (in Berkshire)
22. RG Active Open Water Swimming (£5 sessions throughout London)
23. Gosfield Lake (£5 sessions)
24. Haysden Lake, Tonbridge with 7 Oaks Triathlon Club (£5 for non-members)
25. Heron Lake (coaching available)
26. Openwaterswim.co.uk (£5 per session)
27. Shepperton Open Water Swim (£5 per session)
28. The Quays, Camberly (wetsuit hire)
29. Tri20 Swim Centre (750m loop)
30. Llyn Idwal – Snowdonia (800m x 300m)

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