Win a place at the UK’s biggest open water swim event!

Outdoor Swimmer has teamed up with the Arla Great North Swim to offer readers the chance to win one of five Great Swim bundles. Five lucky winners will receive a super cosy Great Swim hoodie, a handy swim towel, and of course a free entry into the event.

Take on an open water challenge surrounded by the beauty of the Lake District and let nature lift your spirits as you look across Windermere to the fells beyond.

The UK’s biggest open water swim event has been running since 2008 and has a range of distances to choose from: 250m; 1/2 mile; 1 mile; 2 miles; 5k; 10k.

Make a weekend of it this summer and enjoy the post-swim celebrations with family and friends at the award-winning swim location of Brockhole on Windermere.

When: Friday 9th – Sunday 11th June

Where: Brockhole on Windermere

To find out more about the event, dive on over to

How to enter

To be in with a chance of winning a bundle, all you need to do is answer the question below.

Closing date is 31 May 2023.

Great Swim terms & conditions: This prize does not include travel or accommodation. This prize is not transferrable, refundable, cannot be exchanged for the monetary value of the swim/bundle. Competition entrants must be 16 or over and a UK resident. Free entry can be redeemed against any 1 mile or half mile swim event on Saturday 10th June or Sunday 11th June.

Outdoor Swimmer terms & 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 May 2023. 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.