Cotswold Big Swim Festival 2022

The Cotswold Big Swim Festival is a festival of swimming and offers something for all of the family. The event is a celebration of outdoor swimming and is set in the beautiful Cotswolds. 

The event has a variety of distances to suit all ages and abilities, there will be an event village including; exhibitors, retailers, club stands, food stands, music and coaching experts, helping to create an exciting morning for all. 

We hope to welcome past participants and encourage new people to this wonderful open water series and inspire people to adopt a healthy lifestyle and enjoy the process. 

"This was my first event and it was a truly incredible experience. Everything was so well organised and the atmosphere was so Inclusive and fun" 

About The Series



Cotswold Water Park, Lake 32 (Waterland Outdoor Pursuits), Spratsgate Ln, Cirencester GL7 6DF - just off A419 (between Swindon and Cirencester). A clear, fresh water lake, which is used for swimming on a regular basis, as well as paddle board and canoe hire. There are changing and toilets on-site, hot catering provided and plenty of room for spectator viewing. 


There will be two events held in 2022, the first on Saturday 18th June and the second on Saturday 10th September. Both events will have a 750m, 1.2 mile (1.9km) and 2.4 (3.8km) mile options with our September event now having a new 5km and 10km option too. We have included a combo entry so you can take part in both events for as little as £40.00!​​