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Welcome to Henley Swim, home of the Henley Classic, the now iconic sunrise swim along one of the most famous and beautiful stretches of river in the world, the Henley Royal Regatta Course.

This year we held four very different and exciting open water swimming events, making sure we catered for both experienced open water swimmers who are looking for their next challenge, and swimming enthusiasts who are looking to take their first plunge into open water swimming. This year for the first time we also introduced four races for junior swimmers – at our Henley Mile & Queenford Lake Events. Results of all this summer’s events are now available to view.

The following 2014 events have now been confirmed and are open for entries. Details of additional events will be announced soon.

Entries for the events below are currently open

Henley Classic Henley ClassicSunday 29th June 2014

The Henley Classic is a 2.1km swim over the Royal Henley Regatta course. Listed in the Top 100 swims in the world, the early morning start is just one of the features that makes this a truly unique event for anyone who enjoys the thrill of open water swimming…

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Henley Mile Henley MileSunday 13th July 2014

The Henley Mile┬áis a family event for experienced and novice open water swimmers. In addition to the main Mile downstream swim, there is also a Half Mile swim for adult swimmers. The event also features 3 shorter races for junior swimmers…

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Bridge to Bridge logoBridge to Bridge Sunday 10th August 2014

The Bridge to Bridge 14km endurance swim is for swimmers who would like to include a long distance challenge in their summer open water swimming season. Swum in the style of a ‘sportive’, this is an endurance swim with a difference…

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Henley Open Water Swim Club
This site is also home to the Henley Open Water Swim Club, which has been founded to offer a safe environment for open water swimmers of every ability to train and develop their open water skills; whether they are on the build up to their next triathlon or are just working towards their first open water swim event. The 2013 season is now over, however details can be viewed on the HOWSC page.