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Exmoor Open Water Swim 2020

Sunday 27 September 2020
Wimbleball Lake, Dulverton
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Join us for a fun, challenging and spectacular event in one of the most beautiful lakes in Great Britain.

The events goal is to give to everyone the opportunity to swim in this incredible lake in the heart of Exmoor. While there are medals for those who come in the top three for their age groups, the majority of swimmers will simply be challenging themselves to participate in a safe and friendly open water swimming environment at Wimbleball Lake.

Start your fundraising today!

Join our team of amazing fundraisers by taking part in our Children's Hospice South West Open Water Swim.  

Our fundraising teams are here to support you every step of the way, and make fundraising as easy and fun as possible. We have fundraising ideas for every occasion, how-to guides and great branded materials for you to download.

Freya in Jacuzzi

Your fundraising makes a big difference

Your fundraising helps children and families make the most of their precious time together.  Every penny you raise makes a lifetime of difference to the lives of the children and families we support. 

Josh Allen, Community Fundraiser, Little Bridge House, CHSW

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If you'd like to find out more about this event just click the 'ask a question' button to send us an email or give us a call and we'll be more than happy to help.

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Enjoy the thrill of an open water swim

The 4km route will take the swimmers all the way down to the end and back, on a stunning single loop tour of the whole lake. Safety will be covered by kayaks and motorboats, as the swimmers enjoy unparalleled views of this special place.

The 4km swim distance is designed as a challenge, even for the seasoned long distance open water swimmers and slightly longer than an Iron Man swim.

For those who are not ready to take on the 4km route, we have a 2km course, which will hopefully result in returns next year to take on the 4km or 6km courses!

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2019 Dartmoor and Exmoor Open Water Swims launch video


Wimbleball Lake Activities Centre, Brompton Regis, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9NU