Lake Opening Hours Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October

Saturday 26th October: 08.30am – 16.30pm

Sunday 27th October: 08.30am – 16.30pm

Open Water Swimming – £6.00 per person

We are open every weekend for Open Water Swimming at the following times:
Saturday 08.00am – 10.30am
Sunday 08.15am – 10.15am
Sunday 15.00pm – 17.00pm

Please PRE-BOOK for any of the evening swimming sessions.

Wednesday 13th November – Night swim until 19:00, Divers until 20:30

Wednesday 20th November – Night swim until 19:00, divers until 20:30

Other swimming times available on request for 4 or more swimmers.

Please pre book your swim online, by phone or email

A block of 10 swims are available for the price of 8 swims

Water Temperature:
19/10/19:  13.7°C

The lake is open for swimmers for open water swimming and triathlon training. It is recommended you wear a wetsuit while swimming in the lake.

The size of the lake is twice as the size of an Olympic size swimming pool. With Beach type entry or pontoon entry allowing lengths from side to side.

Changing facilities

New Male and Female changing facilities with free hot showers and lockers in new purpose built pavilion. Including disabled toliet.


Individual swimmers please park in the lower car park (at the back of Andark), this is approximately a 300m walk, follow signs up the lane.
Disabled parking is available on site please notify us if required.

Food and Catering

Small cafe in reception area offers hot and cold drinks, soup and simple snacks, pizza, jacket potatoes, bacon rolls etc.

Water Quality

The water is tested regularly and the lake is filled up by its own bore hole.