WIN a Great North Swim Weekend Break

We’re offering a chance to win one of two weekends away, staying for two nights in the luxury Classic Lodges of the Lakeside Hotel & Spa – and taking part in a distance of your choice (1 or 2 mile, or 5km) at the Great North Swim.

Experience the beauty of the Lake District National Park with Arla Great North Swim 2024.

The biggest open water swimming event in the UK is back this year, on the weekend of 7–9 June.

Three days of amazing open water swimming and swimrun adventures, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Lake District, with an event village full of activities for everyone.

The Arla Great North Swim offers swimmers a range of distances for all abilities, from a 250m to a 10km swim and lots of distances in between!

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Classic Lodges

Classic Lodges, a nationwide collection of exclusive hotels that all have their own exceptional and charming character, is offering two lucky readers the chance to win a luxury two-night stay for two in the picturesque Lake District.

Each of the hotels provides a friendly, relaxing atmosphere while maintaining Classic Lodges’ signature style, comfort and luxury, including the stunning Lakeside Hotel & Spa. Situated on the southern shore of Windermere, the hotel is ideally placed for outdoor swimming.

Good food is at the heart of each and every hotel, all of our chefs place a great emphasis on creativity and flair, as well as a core focus on seasonal, locally sourced produce to deliver a personalised dining experience.

The winners of this fantastic prize will enjoy a two-night stay at Lakeside Hotel & Spa in June 2024. The prize includes a glass of Lanson Champagne on arrival and a delicious full English breakfast both mornings.

To book a stay with Classic Lodges, please visit

How to enter

For a chance of winning simply answer the following question.

Terms and conditions: The bed and breakfast prize x2 is based on two people sharing a double room for two night at Lakeside Hotel & Spa and includes breakfast the following morning. The prize is only valid for 7-9 June 2024, is not transferable and cannot be exchanged for a cash value. Outdoor Swimmer competition terms and conditions Competitions are open to readers of Outdoor Swimmer Magazine. Employees, sub-contractors or contributors are not allowed to enter. Entries must be received by 31 January 2024. Outdoor Swimmer magazine cannot take responsibility for lost or delayed entries. Only one entry per person (multiple entries will be disqualified). A list of winners will be available on request. There is no cash alternative. The judges’ decision is final. Submission of entry will be taken as acceptance of these rules.

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