Fri, 26 May|
North Wales, Camp and swim - May
Come and Join us on the 26th -28th May for an adventure. Exploring 3 lakes and a waterfall.
Time & Location
26 May 2023, 09:30 – 28 May 2023, 20:00
Caernarfon, Llyn Gwynant, Caernarfon LL55, UK
About the Event
For this wonderful trip we have packed lots in. giving you plenty of time to swim (3 lakes and a waterfall). This is a fully organised, guided trip accompanied by swim guides and a safety team to explore places to swim in the Snowdonia National Park.
2022 Date: 26th - 28th May 2023
Includes: Qualified guides & safety, All transport, most meals (excluding the friday evening meal) and accommodation.
Fitness Required: For this trip you would need to have the fitness ability to manage some easy hill walking routes with a couple of scrambling sections. You must be a confident swimmer with the ability to swim 3k at a gentle pace. Some outdoor swimming experience if possible. We will have RLSS Lifeguards on all trips.
Suitability: This trip is for those aged 18+
Your journey will start with meeting the staff team at Beckenham Place Park, here we will welcome you to the swim trip vehicles where we will take you on your adventure. Leaving on the Friday afternoon. We will be heading to North wales to Llyn Gwynant in the beautiful Snowdonia national park. You will be glamping in some spectacular bell tents with beds and bedding provided. With direct river access, you will have the opportunity to swim before, during (if you wish) and after dinner as we grab a pizza (not included in price) from Gwynant Pizzas on the campsite. For the evening we will be getting ready to take a pre sunset walk towards a lovely sunset waterfall dip where you will be able to enjoy being in the waterfall in the beaultiful mountain hillside. After sunset, tourches at the ready, we will start heading back down to the campsite. Once back at the campsite, you will have free time to sit by the fire, socialise with each other, or just go to bed and recharge for the next day!
On the Saturday morning after a continental breakfast, (and a sunrise swim for those who are eager). we will be heading out for our first big swim at Llyn Padarn. This is one of the largest natural lakes in Wales. You will have the choice to swim 3km or 6km (accomanied by our qualified team). Once back at the start we will stop for a picnic lunch( Included), with sandwiches and accompaniments. we will also give you some time to dip in the beach area or swimming in the linking pools between the trees. In the afternoon we will give you the choice to stay and explore Llanberis or, head back to the campsite for a siesta/dip in Llyn Gwynant . For the evening we will put on an evening meal, cooked by the campfire. After, you will have free time to sit by the fire, socialise with each other, have an evening swim or just go to bed and recharge for the next day!
On the Sunday morning after another sunrise swim opportunity and contential breakfast we will be heading off for the last swim spot of the trip. Once at Llyn Idwal we will be taking a well defined path to Idwal lake. You will be able to enjoy the spectacular view of Idwal slabs and Devils Kitchen whilst you swim. After your swim, You will be able to take in the amazing scenery over lunch and even have the opportunity for a bit of a walk before heading back to the transport. Once safely aboard we will be making our way back to Beckenham Place Park.
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North Wales swim trip
This trip includes 3lakes, one waterfall and a bit of walking.£375.00Sold Out