This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.
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Blackpool Pier to Pier Open Water Swim

21 Jul 18


The BLACKPOOL Pier to Pier Swim - Brand new event for 2018!

Saturday 21st July, 2018

After a long wait, this iconic swim has returned. Swim between Blackpool's North and South Pier and have fun.


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The Course

The iconic BLACKPOOL Pier to Pier Open Water Swim is set in the Lancashire Seaside resort of Blackpool, famous for many attractions.

You will swim between all three piers from North to South Pier. As you move along the waters of the Irish Sea, you will be able to sight-'sea' from a distance and pass alongside the Golden Mile and the famous Blackpool Tower. You will finish at the Sandcastle Water Park and even be able to pop along to Blackpool's well-known Pleasure Beach to complete your action packed, fun and enjoyable day.

Location: Sandcastle Water Park, South Beach, Blackpool, Lancs FY4 1BB


  • Approximately 2 miles(Please note that we reserve the right to move the Event to Sunday 22nd July should the weather and sea conditions be unfavourable for Saturday)


Online entry opens: NOW!

Online entry closes: Midnight 14th July, 2018

You must be over 18 years of age on the day of the race to enter the event.

Entry prices

  • £45

Entry fee includes:

  • Full water safety cover
  • Finisher's Medal
  • And watch this space!


  • Brightly Coloured Swim hats must be worn at all times when in the water
  • Wetsuit or non-wetsuit permitted
  • Goggles
  • Tow floats mandatory for all participants

Water temperature

Based on average water temperatures for the end of July over the last few years, we expect the water temperature in the Irish Sea to be between 14°C and 16°C for the Blackpool Pier to Pier Open Water Swim Event. The temperature in the sea can vary quite a lot depending on the amount of rainfall and sunshine we have. If you wish to be kept updated on the water temperature in the run up to the event please keep a watch on the website or feel free to drop us an email.


Terms & Conditions

For T&C incuding refund policy related to entry to The Blackpool Pier To Pier Swim please click the following link:




These will be published near the time on the website so please keep checking:





Dr. Julie Bradshaw
Dates and Status

Date: 21/07/2018

Status: Open

Total Places: 100

Places Available: ??

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To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Event Address
Sandcastle Water Park South Beach Blackpool Lancs FY4 1BB