swim - Up to 8 people
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Burgh Island Swim-Venture


This iconic swim is leisurely, taking up to around an hour to complete the 1 mile distance, allowing swimmers the time to enjoy, explore, learn about and experience some of the UK's most spectacular coastline.

Get up close and personal to this stunning island, explore caves and cracks, enjoy often pristine waters, and get lost in its beauty.

Definitely a bucket list swim for all open water and wild swimming enthusiasts!

As we are a registered and insured official company, these swims are led and overlooked by qualified, local, knowledgeable swim guides and beach lifeguards.

If you want a private individual or group swim (we can cater for groups up to 30 swimmers) or have a specific date in mind, please contact us directly via our website or by phone on 07448627184 and we'll discuss it together.


-If you cancel 30 days before your swim: we offer a full refund minus 10% admin fee per booking.

-If you cancel 14 days before your swim: we offer a 50% refund

-If you cancel less than 14 days before your swim: no refund


Compulsory full wetsuit and swim hat (not provided)


Wetsuit highly advised - Skin swim ONLY if you are used to it


Usually suitable for skin swimmers if you are used to it

What to bring

-Wetsuit, googles,... what ever you need to be comfortable in the water for about 1 to 1.5hour, all equipment is to be suitable for a swim at this time of year

-If you wish to swim without a wetsuit this is ok by us, as long as you are used to it. Bear in mind this is a leisurely, exploratory swim, at times swimming in and around rocks and as such, we always would recommend a wetsuit for your comfort.

-Warm clothing for post swim.


Able to swim 1 mile in open water confidently

£30 per person
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A full refund will be given in the case of:

  1. Unsafe conditions to swim and event is to be cancelled by Coast to Coast Water Safety. Attempt will be made to re arrange the date in the first instance.

No refund will given in the case of:

  1. Participant cancellation.
  2. No show for activity.


  1. A full refund will be given in the case of cancellation of a course by Coast to Coast Water Safety.
  2. No refund will be given in the case of participant cancellation. However, we will try to move you to another course IF there is last minute availability - this will incur a £50 admin fee.
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Where we'll meet

Meeting point is at Bigbury on Sea main car park, by the Bigbury Beach shop, Marine drive, TQ7 4AS

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