Join us for an Open water swimming experience you will never forget.

We aim to provide swimmers with exhilarating, challenging and safe events, whatever their age or ability. So, whether it’s your first time or you’re looking for your next adventure, get out of the pool and take the plunge with the Loch Tay Swim.

Loch Tay is a freshwater loch in the central highlands of Scotland, 23km in length. Taymouth Marina is located at the east end of the Loch and provides an ideal base for our Loch Tay Swim events.


What’s Included

We have everything in place to ensure an enjoyable day and fantastic experience.

  • Professionally organised race
  • Full event safety team cover
  • Full race medical first aid cover
  • Chip Timing
  • Exclusive Race memento

Race HQ

Event car parking will be located at Kenmore Recreation Ground. Event Briefing will be at the start line at the Taymouth Marina, Kenmore village, located at the east end of Loch Tay, and around 10km from Aberfeldy on the A827.

PLEASE NOTE: Race Start is not at the Race HQ, The Race Start is at Taymouth Marina, within walking distance of Race HQ.  Race Briefings will be held at the race start area.

250m | The family-friendly option (15:00)

250 metres (the equivalent of 10 lengths of a standard 25 metre pool) of open water swimming/splashing/doggy-paddling in the beautiful waters of Loch Tay.

Suitable for Age 8 and above, every child aged under 12 must be accompanied by an adult (1 adult per child). In this case and adult is anyone aged 18+ years old.

Wetsuits are compulsory. Entry fee £20.


750m | Tay-K The Plunge (14:00)

A great place to start.

A great Introduction into Open water swimming. This is a 750m swim which is equivalent to 30 lengths of a 25m Pool. Average completion time 20 minutes.

This event is suitable for Entrants 12 years and over.

Entry fee £35 | Early Bird £30 (until 31st Jan 2022)


1500m | Tay-K It Further (13:30)

Get a feel for the open water.

This swim is suitable for swimmers of all abilities. The distance is 1500m which is equivalent to 60 Lengths of a 25m swimming Pool.

Average completion time 40 minutes, this event is suitable for those aged 16-years and above.

Entry fee £40 | Early Bird £35 (until 31st Jan 2022)


3000m | Tay-K It to the Limit (13:00)

A great open water challenge.

This 3000m distance swim is best suited to more experienced swimmers looking to go that little bit further. Equivalent to 120 lengths of a 25m swimming pool, swimmers must be able to reach 1500m (Half way) within an hour, Cut off times will apply to those that have not reached this point.

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

Entry fee £45 | Early Bird £40 (until 31st Jan 2022)


5000m | The 5K (12:00)

A full-on swim adventure.

This 5000m distance swim is best suited to more experienced swimmers looking to go that little bit further. Swimmers must be able to reach regular cut-offs (TBC, but assume approx. 1 hour per 1500m).

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

Entry fee £55 | Early Bird £50 (until 31st Jan 2022)


10000m | The BIG one! (12:00)

This 10000m marathon distance swim is really only suited to more experienced swimmers who have long swims (3K+) under their belt already.

Swimmers must be able to reach regular cut-offs (TBC, but assume approx. 1 hour per 2000m).

All swimmers must be aged 18 or above.

Entry fee £65 | Early Bird £60 (until 31st Jan 2022)


For 2023 we are introducing a non-wetsuit option into the Go Swim programme.

1500m SKINS | Tay-K It Further (13:45)

You must have previous experience of swimming without a wetsuit and preferably this should be at an Event. We will assume that in entering the skins option that you have been training for this event in skins and have suitable experience of skins swimming to be able to complete this event safely.

Tow Floats will be compulsory for all Skin Swimmers and you can purchase those from our friends at Lomo Here . Remember for all other competitors wetsuits are compulsory. Shortie type wetsuits are allowed if you are an experienced swimmer, but we recommend full length arms and legs due to the cold temperatures. If you are susceptible to the cold, we would also recommend neoprene hats, socks and gloves. Please see our wetsuit guidance Here for more information.

For anyone who has already entered the wetsuit wave we can offer you a straight forward transfer to the none wetsuit , just email us at

Entry fee £40 | Early Bird £35 (until 31st Jan 2022)


Sponsors & Partners

Lomo Swim Delivery Partner

We are delighted to be delivery partner on Swims at the Aberfeldy Triathlon for the seventh year. It is a great privilege and honour for Lomo to be a part of growing the sport here in Scotland and we look forward to another excellent weekend in the beautiful Perthshire Highlands.

Lomo are dedicated to bringing you the best value wetsuits, dry suits, dry bags, watersports and outdoor equipment that money can buy.

Here at Lomo we sell our sports gear directly to you through our own website in order to keep the costs as low as possible. Our wetsuits, dry bags and other accessories use only the finest materials, we simply cut out the middle men of other retailers to keep the costs down.

Check out our range of swim gear here.


Entrants 2023

The below list of entrants only includes those who have allowed us to share their entry.
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250m Entries

 Name Gender Age Category
Elliot SmithMaleJunior
James ProwseMaleV50
Jayne MairFemaleV50
kim EnglishFemaleV60
Laura HarperFemaleV50
Lynda JoyceFemaleSenior
Morvern SmithFemaleJunior
Oliver BARRITTMaleJunior
Susan MailerFemaleV50
 Name Gender Age Category

750m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Adah EastFemaleJunior
Alison MehtaFemaleSenior
Angela McCuskerFemaleV60
Anne TimmonsFemaleV70
Ashley ParkFemaleSenior
Audrey GilbrideFemaleV50
Claire RitchieFemaleV40
Clare GibbFemaleV40
Edward IbbetsonMaleV40
Ellen MacRaeFemaleJunior
Emily DoddsFemaleSenior
Emily BumaFemaleV50
Frances IbbetsonFemaleV40
Gemma MacRaeFemaleJunior
Grant EastMaleV50
Hetty HaxworthFemaleV50
Joanne HendryFemaleV40
John DoddsMaleV50
Julie DurieFemaleV50
Kate LeonardFemaleSenior
Kirsty KuzmakFemaleV60
kitty scottFemaleJunior
Maisie IbbetsonFemaleJunior
Michelle PeetFemaleV60
 Name Gender Age Category

1500m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Allie GouldenFemaleV50
Angela TorranceFemaleV40
Bernadette PetrieFemaleV50
Beth LlewellynFemaleSenior
Brian GibsonMaleV50
Cecilia Henry-RoitbergFemaleSenior
Cheryl TaylorFemaleV40
Christine DinsmoreFemaleV60
Christopher TimmonsMaleSenior
claire wilkieFemaleSenior
Claire SteeleFemaleSenior
Clare BrydenFemaleV50
Clare BrydenFemaleV50
Colleen ScottFemaleV50
David WalaronMaleV40
Diane PeeblesFemaleV60
Ellie OxboroughFemaleSenior
Emma BellFemaleV50
Esther MorrisFemaleV50
Fiona MillerFemaleV50
Fiona KingFemaleSenior
Fraser KennedyMaleV40
Gemma DouseFemaleSenior
Gillian DowFemaleV50
Gillian M DinsmoreFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

3000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Alison ReadFemaleV50
Amani BeckerFemaleV40
Anna DuncanFemaleSenior
Bryan DickMaleV40
Bryan DickMaleV40
Cory JonesMaleV50
Darren LaidlawMaleV40
Dave RobertsMaleV50
Derek BrownMaleV50
Duncan BeatonMaleV50
Emily MoffatFemaleSenior
Gail LappinFemaleV40
Hannah GeorgeFemaleSenior
Heather KennedyFemaleV40
Ian CookMaleV50
Jan DainesMaleV60
Jane ReesFemaleV50
Jennifer GibsonFemaleSenior
Kate FitzgeraldFemaleV40
Katie MoffatFemaleSenior
Katy SilvesterFemaleV40
Kerry SpenceFemaleV40
Lindsay ArnottFemaleV40
Lindsay MaloneFemaleV40
Linlay AndersonFemaleV50
 Name Gender Age Category

5000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Alexandra SheppardFemaleV40
Alison ChandFemaleV40
Andrew SharpMaleV50
Anna BirdFemaleSenior
Annie McHughFemaleV50
Brian McCormackMaleV60
bronwyn macaskillFemaleV50
Claire GardnerFemaleV50
David PyperFemaleV60
Ginnie KennedyFemaleSenior
Graham RobertsonMaleV40
Jamie RoyleMaleSenior
Joanna ShortFemaleV40
John OsborneMaleV50
Katy ChristopherFemaleSenior
Kirsty BaileyFemaleV40
Lauren HunterFemaleSenior
Libby DaleFemaleV50
Linda MalcolmFemaleV70
Lorna TaylorFemaleSenior
Margaret McGillFemaleV70
Mike WebbFemaleSenior
Morag BrownFemaleV50
Natalie ReesFemaleSenior
Nicolas René AUZEILMaleV50
 Name Gender Age Category

10000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Alastair CurrieMaleV40
Aleksander GadomskiMaleV50
Anne TennantFemaleV50
Archie PrenticeMaleV50
Chelsea DurrandFemaleSenior
Fiona McGibbonFemaleV40
Hannah CarruthFemaleSenior
Helen HislopFemaleV50
Hugh SellarsMaleV50
Iain DrummondMaleV50
Karen SiddallFemaleV40
Michael ThomsonMaleSenior
Nathan KennedyMaleSenior
Neil CameronMaleV50
Paul NelsonMaleV50
 Name Gender Age Category