Swimhiking in Ullswater


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A swim hiking loop in the Lake District crosses Ullswater. The swimming sections are in blue and the hiking sections in red.

Where to go Swimhiking

You can go swimhiking almost anywhere, so why not explore your local area? However, one particularly nice place, if you are able to get there, is the Lake District in Northwest England.

The Lake District

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Swimhiking is also a great thing to do on a beach holiday. Here are a three routes at the popular Turkish resort of Olu Deniz.

Black route: easy swimming
Hazards: west of lake has difficult terrain, no path, bees

Red Route: paths all the wayand straightforward swim along beach
Hazards: steep and rocky sections


Orange route: easy hike, long swim with exciting transition from lagoon to open water
Hazards: jellyfish, suspicious park officials

Holiday Swimhiking: Turkey

Holiday Swimhiking: Finland
If you would like to try a swimhiking
holiday, these are offered in Finland