OUR SWIMS

2018 Events

A few places were we've been before as well as some new locations. We have something for everybody, from absolute beginners to experienced swimmers!

SWIM #1

RESIPOLE LOCH SUNART

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Good for beginners


Another visit to Resipole and Loch Sunart. As last year, swimmers will be transported to the other side of the loch by boat and then swim back. Registration and car parking facilities will be at Resipole Campsite. Start time to be confirmed.

  • Saturday, 21st April
  • 1.4km (0.9 miles)
  • Car park and registration at Resipole Campsite
  • Start swim 9:50

SWIM #2

SOUND OF MULL

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Really? How far is it?


Our third visit to the Sound of Mull, after two very successful swims in previous years. Same as before, swimmers will jump on the ferry and then swim back to Lochaline. Registration and car parking across the Lochaline Hotel.

  • Saturday, 12th May 2018
  • 2.6km (1.6 miles)
  • Car parking and registration across from Lochaline Hotel
  • Start swim 11:00 from Fishnish

SWIM #3

LOCH LINNHE

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Across Loch Linnhe


A second trip to Fort William and Loch Linnhe. Like before, swimmers will be transported to Trislaig and and then swim back to Fort William. Registration and car parking at the West End Car Park.

  • Saturday, 23rd June 2018
  • 1.1km (0.7 miles)
  • Car parking and registration at West End Car Park
  • Start swim 9:45 from Trislaig

SWIM #4

COLL TO TIREE

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Are you crazy enough for this?


A first for us - Coll to Tiree. The plan is to meet in Tiree and then get a boat across to Coll. The swim will be from the south side of Coll back to Caolas in Tiree. If weather is bad for the crossing, we'll still aim to do a swim in a more sheltered location in Tiree.

  • Saturday, 1st and Sunday, 2nd September 2018
  • 3.7km (2.3 miles)
  • Car parking to be confirmed
  • Meet in Tiree and travel by boat to Coll
  • Start swim 8:00 from Coll

SWIM #5

GLENCOE LOCHAN (AT NIGHT)

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Are you afraid of the dark?


A first for Glencoe with the added challenge of darkness! It may be a short swim, but doing it in the dark add an extra level of excitement... Circular swim around the Glencoe Lochan. Car parking facilities to be confirmed.

  • Saturday, 20th October 2018
  • 425 m (0.3 miles)
  • Car parking to be confirmed
  • Circular route

SWIM #6

CONNEL FALLS OF LORA

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

There and back?


Falls of Lora is always a popular event! As before, we meet at the car park across from the Oyster Inn and the plan is to swim to the other side and return.

  • Saturday, 17th November 2018
  • 600m (0.4 miles)
  • Car parking and registration across from Oyster Inn
  • Start swim 14:20

SWIM #7

PRINCE'S CAIRN

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Around the island


Our first visit to Loch Nan Uamh, Prince's Cairn. The idea is to swim around local islands and return to starting point. Car parking to be confirmed.

  • Saturday, 8th December 2018
  • 1.4km (0.9 miles)
  • Circular route
  • Start swim 12:40