The Wild Swimming Festival
20/ 21 July 2024
The Wild Swimming Festival is the event beside the sea that you've all been asking for. Featuring live music, swim races, seminars with experts in water safety sessions, local food and drink and iconic guided swims with our open water coaches and lifeguards.
With Swanage's limited tidal range, golden sandy beaches and an easterly outlook, Swanage Bay is renowned for it's clear, calm & swim friendly waters.
The Jurassic Swim Challenge is a choice of a 4km or a 2km race around the bay.
If a racing challenge isn't your thing, book your place for a personal challenge or join one of our small group guided swims of Swanage's Victorian Piers, Dancing Ledge, Old Harry Rocks or a Hike and dip at secretive Durlston Bay.
There are limited tickets available, book now to avoid disappointment.
We are investing in Swanage's community's wild swimming initiatives.
The Amphitheatre, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2AP
NEW FOR 2024
We've brought you a range of guided swims to some of the most iconic locations of The Jurassic Coast.
Choose from gems such as Old Harry Rocks, Dancing Ledge, Durlston Bay and Swanage Piers.
Receive a swim cap and our unique sew on badge on completion.
Start time: Slots throughout Sunday 21 July 2024
£29.00 - £59.00
Based around Swanage's seafront amphitheatre, Jurassic Basecamp will feature local eateries and experiences from The Isle of Purbeck*;
- Free bag drop
- Main stage (Live music)
- The Seminar space
- Swimmer check in
- On site Medic
- TWSCo. Merch
- TWSCo Bar | Local beers and ciders
- Sea Salt Sauna | Seafront sauna experience
- Jurassic Hot tubs | Warm up or cool down in style.
- Carve Coffee | Swanage based roastery
- Coast Crust | Swanage based artisan pizza
and much more
*The Wild Swimming Co. reserve the right to withdraw any services.
Beach swim safety sessions & informal talks from experts - FREE with entry ticket