Newcastle Tri Club Open Water Swimming at Astbury Mere

Venue Overview

Astbury Mere is a lovely venue for open water swimming and is suitable for novices to experienced swimmers/triathletes. The Mere is situated in a country park and surrounded by woodland.

To access the Mere, swimmers must be a member of Newcastletriclub (NTC) but you are welcome to have a taster session with the club before you join. The club offer coaching advice from qualified triathlon coaches where required. If you are new to open water NTC will provide a free open water induction with lots of tips i.e. how to cope with the cold water, how to overcome your fears of swimming in a group and much more.

The swim circuit is a 400m course with buoys for markers with safety kayakers looking after the swimmers. The quality of the water is excellent and it is weed free.

Venue Level

Full SH2OUT Venue – SH2OUT Site visit 2 has taken place and the SH2OUT technical advisor have approved that swimming activity is operating as set out in the venue documentation and the venue has delivered swimming activity to meet or exceed SH2OUT expectations, at the time of the visit.

Opening Time & Cost

Venue Contacts

Venue Features

feature Showers
feature Parking
feature Cafe
feature Changing Room
feature Timed Swims Events

Venue Address

Peak Pursuits Club House , Peak Pursuits Club House , Astbury Mere, Congleton , North West, Cheshire, CW12 4HL