Woodhorn Museum Open water Swim Challenges

Saturday, 6th July 2024
12 years old (on 31/12/2024)
Woodhorn Museum QEII Country Park Ashington NE63 9YF

The Woodhorn Museum open water swim challenges are located within the picturesque historic scheduled ancient monument of Woodhorn Museum and the QE2 Country Park. The open water swim challenge events are very well suited to beginners and equally attractive to the seasoned open water swimmer, choose your challenge, distances of 750m – 1.5km or 3km. ( the 3km has a 2hr time cut off). 



Woodhorn Museum 750m Open Water Swim Challenge 

Woodhorn Museum 1.5km Open Water Swim Challenge 

Woodhorn Museum 3km Open Water Swim Challenge  


The Woodhorn Museum open water 750m, 1.5km & 3km challenge swims will be in the warm shallow freshwater QE2 lake set within the country park.

If you are new or anxious about open water swimming, why not join us for our weekly open water swimming sessions at the QE2 lake (every Thursday, May - July), further details are on our VO2Max open water swim page.

The minimum age for the 750m & 1.5km open water swim events is 12yrs on 31st December 2024.

The minimum age for the 3km open water swim event is 13yrs old on 31st December 2024.

Please note that all under 16`s on 31st December 2024) must hand in a signed parental consent form at the event registration.