Open water lake swimming

Dover Day Trip 19 June 2020

Dover DAY Trip for Channel swimming dreams to start.

  • 50 British pounds
  • Dover Priory station Station Approach off Folkestone Road CT

Service Description

Dreams have to start somewhere! Have you thought about maybe wanting to swim the English Channel? Or friends have swum The Channel and you want to experience a small slice of where their dream started? Maybe you want to have a day out at the seaside. 2021 could be your year you have entered a sea open water event and the prospect of swimming in the sea scares you. These are all great opportunities to come experience the sea with safety and guidance. Dover? Dover sea swimming is an iconic swim spot, where many open water swimming dreams start to come alive. Captain Webb made his first crossing from Dover in 1875 and it’s still to this day where swimmers embark on the mammoth challenge of swimming the English Channel. The day 1. You get to swim in the famous Dover training location. 2. Meet Kevin Murphy, 34 times Channel swimmer and listen to his experiences, ask for sound advice, anything relating to swimming the Channel or swimming in the sea. How do you cope with sea sickness? What kind of training should you be doing? 3. Fish and chips at Cullins Yard. 4. Les Fleurs pub for a drink to view where all the signatures written on the wall from everyone that has completed a Channel swim. 4. Visit the Dover swimming monument and the Captain Matthew Webb statue. The day trip gives you an insight into the start of swimming the famous Channel swim, as well as sea experience for swimmers transitioning from lake to sea or a fun day out at the seaside. What’s Included? Fully guided sea swim with safety cover Q & A with Kevin Murphy

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Booking Terms and Conditions 1. Our open water classes & getaways all require some flexibility due to weather, so we might have to make changes. We will ensure the changes have minimal impact and we will inform you as soon as possible. 2. Any cancellations of pre-booked swim sessions must be via email at least 24 hours in advance of the session start time. Where possible we will transfer the session to a different slot. 3. For any pre-booked swim session that you fail to attend, you will be charged the full session amount. 4. We regret if there is insufficient demand for the trip / course or the minimum number is not met we have the right to cancel it. If we do have to cancel, we will tell you as soon as possible and you will receive a full refund. 5. If any pool, open water or swimrun classes have to be cancelled due to COVID you will receive a full refund or the fee will be transferred to another date.

Contact Details

+44 7810 350715

Harpenden, UK



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