Great North Swim

Take the plunge this June to support veterans and their families.

  • Windermere, Lake District
  • 7 June 2024
  • £10 registration fee
  • £150 target
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Come and join us for a weekend-long celebration of open water swimming at the Arla Great North Swim. This event takes place in Windermere, Lake District, where you'll get to swim 1 mile surrounded by stunning scenery. But there's more to this event than just swimming.

You can expect the best of local food and drink, outdoor activities, culture, art, and history, making it the perfect way to spend your weekend.

By participating in the Great North Swim, you'll be contributing to a noble cause and making a massive difference to veterans and their families. So, not only will you challenge yourself and make unforgettable memories, but you'll also be helping those in need. It's a win-win situation!

Why choose team Walking With The Wounded?

By joining the WWTW team, you will be supported from sign up to the finish line. We will also provide you with the following -

  • Digital fundraising pack
  • Impact report explaining the difference your fundraising makes
  • T-shirt
  • WWTW victory medal
  • Access to a team WhatsApp group
  • Support from a dedicated member of the events team

How can I get involved?

Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the beauty of open water swimming while making a positive impact on people's lives. Thousands of like-minded people will be coming together to enjoy the event, and we can't wait for you to join us too. If you're excited and ready to make a change, please email us at