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
James ProwseMaleV50
Luke CoullMaleJunior
Arran DreverMaleJunior
Cameron DreverMaleV40
Leon McLanachanMaleJunior
Paul McLanachanMaleV40
Doug SpencerMaleV40
Howie GemmellMaleJunior
Robert GemmellMaleV40
Michael RubyMaleV60
Oliver BARRITTMaleJunior
Elliot SmithMaleJunior
Freya DreverFemaleJunior
Jayne MairFemaleV50
Karolina PailingFemaleV50
Lynda JoyceFemaleSenior
Zoe SpencerFemaleJunior
Jocelyn CroucherFemaleJunior
Sophie TaylorFemaleJunior
kim EnglishFemaleV60
Suzanne RubyFemaleSenior
Olivia ProwseFemaleJunior
Morvern SmithFemaleJunior
Fiona MunnFemaleV50
 Name Gender Age Category

750m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Tim SlorickMaleV40
Jon McKinneyMaleV50
Ben MardleMaleV40
Steve MoonieMaleV40
Stuart OxboroughMaleSenior
Ian McGrawMaleV50
Kian GibsonMaleJunior
John DoddsMaleV50
Miles WelsteadMaleSenior
Edward IbbetsonMaleV40
Noah IbbetsonMaleJunior
Luke CoullMaleJunior
Murdo MorrisonMaleJunior
Daniel BoyneMaleJunior
Frank BoyneMaleV50
Mike DavidgeMaleV60
Francesca SmithFemaleV40
Anne TimmonsFemaleV70
Susan LuckyFemaleV70
Sarah HansonFemaleV40
Angela McCuskerFemaleV60
Belinda NortonFemaleV50
Julie DurieFemaleV50
Gemma MacRaeFemaleJunior
Eilish WellsFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

1500m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Keiran DohertyMaleSenior
David PatonMaleV40
Philip WallMaleV60
Stuart LiddleMaleV40
Grant EastMaleV50
Mahmoud MoadeliMaleV40
Karl PeetMaleV60
Lewis WattMaleSenior
Stephen DEANMaleV60
Christopher TimmonsMaleSenior
Neil VintMaleSenior
Mark SmithMaleV40
Steven HendrieMaleSenior
David VintMaleSenior
Mark BoyesMaleV60
Vaughan MoyleMaleJunior
Tim MoyleMaleV50
Jeremy FarberMaleV60
Jonny BrownMaleV40
Fraser KennedyMaleV40
Brian GibsonMaleV50
Donald MillerMaleV50
Mike WebbMaleSenior
Magnus Hebden-SmithMaleV50
David WalaronMaleV40
 Name Gender Age Category

3000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Noah BernardMaleV50
Cory JonesMaleV50
Dave RobertsMaleV50
Darren LaidlawMaleV40
Michael McNamaraMaleV50
Adrian GallagherMaleV60
John HarvieMaleV60
Chris MalthouseMaleV50
Robert CowieMaleSenior
peter fenwickMaleV40
Derek BrownMaleV50
Nicolas GeorgeMaleV60
Duncan BeatonMaleV50
Jan DainesMaleV60
Martin GoodladMaleV50
Martin GoodladMaleV50
Scott ReedMaleV40
James ScottMaleSenior
Mark SheppardMaleV60
Graeme RaeMaleV50
Colin GordonMaleV40
Rodger JenkinsMaleV70
Ian CookMaleV50
Ashley HoggMaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

5000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Thomas ElswoodMaleSenior
martin hadlingtonMaleV60
Iain DrummondMaleV50
Steven SmallMaleV50
Christopher ShortMaleSenior
Joe DonnachieMaleSenior
Matthew OxleyMaleSenior
Andrew SharpMaleV50
John OsborneMaleV50
Gordon CroucherMaleV40
Jamie RoyleMaleSenior
Graham RobertsonMaleV40
Brian McCormackMaleV60
Nicolas René AUZEILMaleV50
Craig DaleMaleSenior
Angus ElliottMaleSenior
Tony HigginsMaleV50
David TaylorMaleSenior
Jeremy MilneMaleV50
Marlene OrthFemaleSenior
Annie McHughFemaleV50
Morag BrownFemaleV50
Dannie SeddonFemaleV40
Libby DaleFemaleV50
Ginnie KennedyFemaleSenior
 Name Gender Age Category

10000m entrants

 Name Gender Age Category
Aleksander GadomskiMaleV50
David SpencerMaleV60
Alastair CurrieMaleV40
Michael ThomsonMaleSenior
Gavin CalderMaleV50
Archie PrenticeMaleV50
Alex WrayMaleV40
Nathan KennedyMaleSenior
Paul NelsonMaleV50
Neil CameronMaleV50
Hugh SellarsMaleV50
Jonathan HughesMaleSenior
Karen SiddallFemaleV40
Hannah CarruthFemaleSenior
Helen HislopFemaleV50
Cat QuirieFemaleSenior
Anne TennantFemaleV50
Fiona McGibbonFemaleV40
 Name Gender Age Category