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Castle to Castle Swim

6 June 2010

Castle to Castle Swim is a 1 mile Open Water Swim held in aid of the RNLI between Pendennis Point and St Mawes Castle.

Click here for the 2012 Castle to Castle Swim


The Castle to Castle Swim is an annual event run by the RNLI in aid of their South West Lifeguard Appeal and is part of the Fal River Festival. It takes place on Sunday 6 June starting at 12.30pm to coincide with slack water.
This unique event involves a 1 mile Open Water Swim from Pendennis Point (Falmouth) across to St Mawes Castle.

All entrants must be capable of swimming at least one mile in open water and guarantee to raise a minimum of £50 sponsorship for the RNLI (all competitors must wear a wet suit)

This year in addition to the swim the RNLI will be organising the St Mawes 10km (6.2 mile) cross country run around the Roseland Peninsula following the spectacular coastal path - those taking part in the swim have the option to either do the swim and run back to back or join the mass start later in the afternoon.

Entry forms can be obtained from Dave Nicoll (RNLI Area Fundraising Manager) at cornwall@rnli.org.uk or by telephoning 01326 210008.

The St Mawes Ferry will be running extra ferries until 8pm from Custom House Quay.

Dates of Event: Sunday 6th June
Time: 12.30pm start
At: Pendennis Point, Falmouth

Entry Price: £50.Minimum Sponsorship raised for RNLI

Contact Details: Dave Nicoll (RNLI Area Fundraising Manager) cornwall@rnli.org.uk on 01326 210008

Booking: Entry forms available by e-mailing cornwall@rnli.org.uk