Inside this peaceful quarry there are no tides, no rip currents, and definitely no jellyfish. Plunge into tranquillity beneath the imposing, vertical cliff faces in this sheltered, hidden lake, and concentrate on just swimming. Here there are no lanes and no chlorine, so, for the same price as pool entry, and with a cafe and bar on the beach plus changing rooms you may never go to a swimming pool again. Triathletes already train here, but we encourage everyone who swims to give it a try. There’s nothing like the freedom of swimming in a 150-metre lake with 12 metres of water beneath you and 35-metre granite cliffs towering above.
Age limit: From 8-plus years (under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times in the water at a 1:1 ratio)
Price per session: £5
Session length: 2 hours
Availability: The lake is currently closed until the 1st May.
To have a go: Just turn up and pay on the day. Participants must be strong swimmers and able to swim 400m unaided.
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