John West Great North Swim
11-13th June 2021

Lake Windermere, North Lake - MyWetsuit Hire

MyWetsuit Hire is the official Wetsuit Hire partner for the Great North and Great East Swims.

The largest of the Great Swims, this event is held in the stunning Lake Windermere close to Bowness, Low Wood Bay and Langdale Chase Hotels (Brockhole on Windermere)


If you fancy some practice in the water of Windermere (and other lakes) in the weeks leading up to the event you can arrange to swim at the weekly swims organised by


MyWetsuit Hire features the latest wetsuits from the most trusted Triathlon Brands. 


  • Low Cost: Wetsuit Hire. Day £30, Month £60, Season £80. (all hires have a £50 refundable deposit)


  • Fast Delivery: We can ship fast by next day courier. If necessary we can also deliver for Saturday mornings for an additional shipping fee.


  • Option to Purchase: Try before you buy and the rental cost can be offset against the purchase price!


  • Fitting Advice: We offer a personal service where we ask for your height and weight when you book. We will then select the best fitting wetsuit.
  • Accessories Available:  You can Buy or Hire.
  1. Neoprene caps (to avoid 'Ice Cream Head')
  2. Neoprene Socks to protect your feet from the cold and upon entry
  3. Neoprene gloves to prevent your hand sending up like claws 
  4. Neoprene warmth vest [worn under your wetsuit]
  5. Swim Caps [bright so your easy to spot whilst training]
  6. Ear plugs
  7. Bodyglide [anti chaffe]

All Triathlon and open water swimming products can also be purchased from


Numbers approx: 6,000

The Great North Swim was cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19 but in previous years water temperatures have been between 13-16 °C.


For the latest temperatures at windermere please see MyOpenwater swim: