If anybody can give advice about how to improve your open water swimming performance it is Cassie Patten! Olympic medallist and winner of the inaugural Great North Swim in 2008, Cassie has encouraged thousands of us to dive in and have a go.
We asked her recently to give us her top ten tips for getting ready for competition with a view to going the distance with confidence. These should come in handy for the Great North Swim at Low Wood Bay in Windermere!
Continue reading “10 Open Water Swimming Tips from Cassie Patten”
English Lakes is extremely proud to be a key supporter of Calvert Trust, and to be involved in a fundraising project to mark their 40th anniversary. With Outdoor Centres in Kielder, Exmoor and The Lake District, Calvert Trust exists to enable people with disabilities to benefit from outdoor activities in the countryside. Continue reading “Low Wood Bay Adopts Two Ewes – Part of the Go Herdwick Trail”
On 5th February 2016 we are delighted to be welcoming to Low Wood Bay, Lewis Gordon Pugh, environmental adventurer, and guest speaker at the World Open Water Swimming Awards hosted by ChillSwim. Continue reading “Low Wood Bay Hosts National Geographic Adventurer of the Year at WOWSA Awards”
Another winter wedding tale from Low Wood Bay. Craig and Helen Smart tied the knot in December, but we will let them introduce themselves and tell us about their romantic proposal and sparkly Christmas wedding. Continue reading “Real Wedding: Craig and Helen’s Christmas Wedding at Low Wood Bay”
Throughout winter the Lake District hotel guests are always treated marvellous picture post card views of snow-capped peaks, some guests even come to the area just for the snow sports! If it snows on your Lake District Holiday, sledging can be great fun for the whole family… Continue reading “Three Top Places for Snow Sledging in the Lake District”
Low Wood Bay has a long history of encouraging visitors to enjoy the waters of lake Windermere – either by boat or open water swimming. Continue reading “Low Wood Bay hosts Big Chill Swim 2016 on Windermere”
Andy and Beth recently held their wedding reception at Low Wood Bay, following a ceremony at a local church. We are thrilled that they shared with us details of their wedding along with photos of their wedding celebrations.
In the days leading up to Andy and Beth Wright’s wedding, the weather forecasts were dismal – ‘Gale force winds and snow to make way for cloudy Bank Holiday weekend’ was the prophecy of doom from one leading newspaper.
Easter Monday dawned, the mist parted and it turned out to be one of the most glorious days of the year to date. In her own words, Beth tells us why Low Wood Bay has a special place in her heart and shares a few memories from their beautiful wedding day. Continue reading “Sunshine Wedding with Surprise Lake Cruise at Low Wood Bay”