september, 2024

7sep9:00 amBLDSA St. Mary's Loch3.25 miles, 6.5 miles and 1km events.


Event Details

This is a challenging swim in a remote area on the Scottish Borders. There are 1km, 2km, 3km, 4km and 5km circuit swim events followed by 3.25 miles and 6.5 mile events, the longer 2 needing a personal escort boat or kayak, provided by the swimmer. In return for your efforts you are treated to unrivalled scenery, refreshment and excellent company. The swim starts and finishes on the Tibbie Sheils campsite, where camping and other accommodation is available.

Mrs Janet Wilson
20 Padget Court,
Ben Rhydding Drive,
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8AU

Tel: mobile number 07957 348328

Kayak Support

Swimmers must have a kayak escorting them for this event, you need to bring your own, they should be experienced in rough water conditions.

Advice to Kayakers download



Entries Open 1st November 2023

Circuit Swims Member EventThis is for BLDSA MEMBERS ONLY NON Member St Marys Circuit EntryThis is for NON MEMBERS ONLY 3.25 milesThis is for BLDSA MEMBERS ONLY




6.5 miles membersThis is for BLDSA MEMBERS ONLY  NON Member St. Mary's eventThis is for NON MEMBERS ONLY



Info PDF, please read before entering



(Saturday) 9:00 am


St. Mary's Loch

Scottish Borders


Mrs Janet Wilson20 Padget Court, Ben Rhydding Drive, Ilkley West Yorkshire, LS29 8AU. Tel: mobile number 07957 348328. email:

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