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Natural Lake | North West, UK | 0.00 stars

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VENUE 1 – Pennington Flash


Pennington Flash hosts UK Ironman Bolton. We have many swimmers training for the Great North Swim, and other swims and triathlons. Following the Lockdown we have welcomed many pool swimmers.


Water safety involves a rib and kayaks - we have a very experienced safety team who have been safely protecting swimmers for 8 years.


We hire wetsuits for £10 a session.


We offer wetsuit rentals for an event or for the season.


We also have a shop that provides all swim essentials such as neoprene warmth gear, swim caps, nose clips, etc……


Opening Times: starting at Easter we are open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.


Then the regular session times will be as shown below.

Opening times

April - September
Sunday 17:15 - 19:30
Monday 17:15 - 19:30
Tuesday 17:15 - 19:30
Wednesday 07:00 - 08:00
Thursday 17:15 - 19:30
Saturday 07:00 - 08:00

Location and directions

Green Lane
Lowton
Warrington
WA3 1BQ

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Penningtom Flash video

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VENUE 2 – Windermere


We started at this lake in summer 2020 and continue this year as soon as camp sites and hotels open in May.


Water Safety by the Pennington Flash team, and wetsuits available to hire, and a shop.

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VENUE 3 – Ullswater


This venue also started summer 2020 on the Park Foot campsite.


Water Safety by the Pennington Flash team, and wetsuits available to hire, and a shop.

Management Description

Venue 4 – Derwentwater


We started at Derwentwater in 2021, a short walk from the Lake Car Park where the ferry stops in Keswick.


Water Safety by the Pennington Flash team, and wetsuits available to hire, and a shop.

Management Description

Venue 5 – Coniston


We started at Coniston in 2021 - a short walk from the Visitor Centre where boats are hired.


Water Safety by the Pennington Flash team, and wetsuits available to hire, and a shop.

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Lake District video

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