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SwimWild Highland Gathering 2019

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Inshriach House

Aviemore

PH22 1QP

United Kingdom

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A fun weekend of wild swimming in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park. The gathering will be held in the grounds of Inshriach House (PH22 1QP) a couple of miles south of Aviemore, on the banks of the River Spey.

https://swimwilduk.com/events/swimwild-highland-gathering

From afternoon/evening on Friday 20th to Monday morning (23rd) September. Day tickets for 21st and 22nd will also be available if you can’t make the whole weekend. Non-swimming partners/family/dogs also welcome :-)

Here is a rough outline of the weekend -

Friday 20th September

PM - Arrive/settle in, River Spey dip, hot tub, sauna, BBQ.

Saturday 21st September

AM – Group swim.
Next – Options for different swims, including a challenging walk to a mountain loch or a shorter walk to the Green Lochan (Lochan Uaine) from Glenmore, or easier access option at Loch Pityoulish.
PM - Hot tub/Sauna fired up and free to use all afternoon.
Film session number 1 (film TBC)
Late PM - Fun river swim.
Evening - Gin and Pizza party at Inshriach Distillery -Time for a spot of dryrobe dancing!

Sunday 22nd September

AM – Group swim.
Next - Options for different swims including walking up to an amazing swim spot up the River Feshie, or visit the Uath Lochans (with an optional walk to the viewpoint), or Loch Alvie.
PM - Hot tub/Sauna fired up and free to use all afternoon.
Film session number 2 (film TBC).
Late PM - River Spey dip, hot tub, sauna.
Evening – DIY BBQ down by the river.

Monday 23rd September

AM – Morning dip, pack up, say goodbye :-)

In order to attend the weekend, you will need to purchase a weekend ticket below. Camping (tent or campervan) can also be prepaid.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION -

1 - This is just a rough outline of what will happen over the weekend and will be subject to change.

2 - All swims are at your own risk.

3 - You will also need to have your own transport or car-share between swim locations.

ACCOMMODATION

Inshriach Estate is around 4 miles outside Aviemore on the backroad (B970) between Inverdruie and Feshiebridge.

Camping

Camping (own tent or campervan) £15 per night. You will be able to pre-pay for this when you buy your ticket.

There is plenty of space for camping. Please note that the track to get to the camping field is solid but fairly bumpy. It may be possible to park larger vehicles closer to the yard.

There will be loos down by the camping area and a bathroom with a hot shower 600m away in the yard.

Other options -

Inshraich House - All rooms in the house are now FULLY BOOKED by swimmers

Glamping - All Inshriach glamping options are now FULLY BOOKED by swimmers

Local accommodation - While it is advised that you stay on site to get the most out of the weekend it is perfectly ok to stay elsewhere and still participate in the whole weekend. Please see some local options below -

https://www.visitaviemore.com/accommodation/groupaccommodation/

https://www.visitaviemore.com/accommodation/selfcatering/

https://www.visitaviemore.com/accommodation/bedandbreakfast/

Food

Food will be available in the evenings during the gathering but will not be included in the ticket price. Other meals are up to you. There are plenty of great locals cafes etc.

Evening meals -

Friday evening - BBQ down by the river - bring cash. BYO drinks.

Saturday evening - Woodfired pizzas and Gin Bar (also serves other drinks) - Bring cash.

Sunday evening - DIY BBQ by the river. BYO drinks and food to cook.

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Inshriach House

Aviemore

PH22 1QP

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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