Coaching and Guided Swims

Colin Hill offers coaching and guided swims from the shores of Ullswater based at Another Place Hotel.


Colin Hill Swims is based on the shore of Ullswater and has exclusive access to Another Place - The Lake Hotel for both in house and private swimmers.

Swimmers have access to hot showers and changing facilities and there is free parking at Another Place – The Lake, on the Northern Shore of Ullswater. All open water swimmers are provided with a high visibility, inflated, Swim Secure tow-float for use during their session.

Colin Hill Swims offers

  • Cross Lake Swims (800m & 1 mile) - our boat will guide you across the lake - medal for each swimmer.  Cost £55 per person.  Groups must be of similar pace.
  • Coaching (1 hour) - Beginners will have the coach in the water with you, those wishing to improve stroke technique will have boat support and coaching as you swim in the open water.  £65
  • Wild Swim (2 hour) - Amazing for individuals, groups or families - meeting at Another Place Hotel, wetsuits will be provided.  Boat ride up the lake to Kailpot where we will walk and swim (with a few rocks to jump in off at the end of the session.  Great mini adventure.
  • Winter Swimming Nov - March (30 mins max in water) - our cold water swim expert will give advice and guide you into the cold water.  No experience needed!  £30 pp. 
All sessions include the support of an experienced and qualified coach, who will either be in the water with you or on a support boat during the swims.

Ullswater Cross Lake Swim

Solo and small group open water swims

Private Coaching

Private 1:1 coaching with Colin Hill Swims in Ullswater

Wild Swimming - Kailpot Adventure, Ullswater

A fun introduction to wild open water swimming in the beautiful Lake District