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OPEN WATER SWIMMING IN DEVON

Take the plunge and feel the freedom

NEW! Coming in July 2022

Feel the freedom of open water swimming on your stay at Clawford Lakes. Surrounded as we are by freshwater lakes, it would be a missed opportunity if we didn’t give you space to take a dip. In our beautiful Leisure Lake, you can enjoy the amazing benefits of getting back to nature when you immerse yourself in the open waters.

With lots going on in the Leisure Lake including stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking, we have cleared the schedules from 9-10am and 5-6pm daily for swimmers. A truly liberating experience, open water swimming is for competent swimmers only. If you like your swimming a little less wild, you might prefer the fabulous pool overlooking the lake, where you can watch the open water swimmers from a safe distance!

Guests will be invited to pre-book free of charge sessions via the app in advance of their stay.

Please note

  • Guests and owners must complete a disclaimer form before taking part in any water sport activity
  • All guests and owners taking part in water sports activities will be required to watch a safety video in the activities hut before going out on the lake
  • No dogs are allowed in the water
  • Open water swimming sessions are for guests and owners aged 16 and above
  • Water sports are available 7 days a week from 2nd July – 3rd September and 24th – 31st October 2022, and 5 days a week from 4th September – 23rd October (closed on Mondays and Fridays)
  • We recommend guests bring with them the following safety items – swim cap, whistle, goggles, wetsuit, safety swim buoy or tow float

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