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Sporting Event:John West Great East Swim at Alton Wateradd to shortlist

Sporting Event, Sat 19 Jun 2021, £19-£69

Great East Swim

Great East Swim

In light of COVID-19, please make sure you check with your travel and accommodation providers before travelling.


Holbrook Road,


The event offers participants and supporters a fantastic day out in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. With distances starting at 250 metres right up to a 10k swim, there is something for all ages and swimming abilities to enjoy.

This year's event is all about the enjoyment, the participation and the fun. Whether you're a seasoned swimmer or you're brand new to the open water, this is an ideal opportunity to enjoy a safe, family-friendly activity.

As well as participating and spectating, there is also a fantastic Farmer’s Market on site with plenty of food and drink options to enjoy.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs acceptedVisual Accessibility Facilities

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 Jun 2021 07:00 to 17:00


Prices vary depending on swim distance chosen

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 19 Jun John West Great East Swim


See location of Alton Water on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TM 154349  Lat: 51.97079 Long: 1.13478

By Road:
Take the A137 south towards Manningtree and follow signs.

By Public Transport:
From Ipswich station it is 10 miles to Alton Water.


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Visual Accessibility FacilitiesVisual Accessibility Facilities