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WILD SWIM SESSIONS

  • SPRING CREATIVE WRITING SWIM WALK
    SPRING CREATIVE WRITING SWIM WALK
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Betws-y-Coed (address is approximate)
    13 Apr 2024, 09:00 – 12:30 BST
    Betws-y-Coed (address is approximate) , Gwydyr Forest, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0DE, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 09:00 – 12:30 BST
    Betws-y-Coed (address is approximate) , Gwydyr Forest, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0DE, UK
    Join me for a morning soaking up the wonders of the outdoors in this swim/walk focused on finding inspiration for creative writing.
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  • Private Booking 16 & 17th April 2024
    Private Booking 16 & 17th April 2024
    Tue, 16 Apr
    Capel Curig
    16 Apr 2024, 09:00 – 17 Apr 2024, 15:00
    Capel Curig, A5, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EL, UK
    16 Apr 2024, 09:00 – 17 Apr 2024, 15:00
    Capel Curig, A5, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EL, UK
    Tailored days swimming in the mountains of Snowdonia.
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  • MAY MOUNTAIN SWIMMER
    MAY MOUNTAIN SWIMMER
    Sat, 04 May
    Capel Curig (location is approx)
    04 May 2024, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approx), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    04 May 2024, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approx), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    Join me for a day of guided swimming up in the mountains.
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  • MAY VALLEY SWIMMER
    MAY VALLEY SWIMMER
    Sun, 05 May
    Capel Curig (location is approx)
    05 May 2024, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approx), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    05 May 2024, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approx), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    Join me for a day of guided swimming in the valley of Eryri/Snowdonia National Park.
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  • SPRING MOUNTAIN SWIMMING WEEKEND
    SPRING MOUNTAIN SWIMMING WEEKEND
    Sat, 18 May
    Snowdonia National Park
    18 May 2024, 09:00 BST – 19 May 2024, 15:00 BST
    Snowdonia National Park, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EN, UK
    18 May 2024, 09:00 BST – 19 May 2024, 15:00 BST
    Snowdonia National Park, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EN, UK
    Plan, Prepare, Discover your perfect swim in the lakes of Snowdonia. There is more to swimming in a mountain lake than changing into your swimsuit, join me for two days for an introduction to swimming in the mountains, find out how to prepare for the perfect mountain swim.
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  • JUNE MOUNTAIN SWIMMER
    JUNE MOUNTAIN SWIMMER
    Sat, 01 Jun
    Capel Curig (location is approx)
    01 Jun 2024, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approx), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    01 Jun 2024, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approx), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    Join me for a day of guided swimming up in the mountains.
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  • UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT
    UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT
    Sold Out
    Mon, 03 Jun
    Snowdonia National Park
    03 Jun 2024, 09:00
    Snowdonia National Park
    03 Jun 2024, 09:00
    Snowdonia National Park
    A one to one underwater shoot in the glorious mountains of Snowdonia
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  • JUNE VALLEY SWIMMER
    JUNE VALLEY SWIMMER
    Sun, 09 Jun
    Capel Curig (location is approx)
    09 Jun 2024, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approx), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    09 Jun 2024, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approx), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    Join me for a day of guided swimming in the valley of Eryri/Snowdonia National Park.
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  • SUMMER SOLSTICE CREATIVE WRITING SWIM WALK
    SUMMER SOLSTICE CREATIVE WRITING SWIM WALK
    Thu, 20 Jun
    Betws-y-Coed (address is approximate)
    20 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 22:30 BST
    Betws-y-Coed (address is approximate), Gwydyr Forest, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0DE, UK
    20 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 22:30 BST
    Betws-y-Coed (address is approximate), Gwydyr Forest, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0DE, UK
    Join me for a summer evening walk, swim and creative writing session to celebrate the longest day of the year.
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  • STRAWBERRY FULL MOON SWIM/WALK
    STRAWBERRY FULL MOON SWIM/WALK
    Fri, 21 Jun
    Capel Curig (location is approximate)
    21 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 22:30 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approximate) , Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    21 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 22:30 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approximate) , Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    Join me for an evening walk and a swim in celebration of the first full moon of summer.
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  • SUMMER 01 MOUNTAIN SWIMMING WEEKEND
    SUMMER 01 MOUNTAIN SWIMMING WEEKEND
    Sat, 29 Jun
    Snowdonia National Park
    29 Jun 2024, 09:00 BST – 30 Jun 2024, 15:00 BST
    Snowdonia National Park, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EN, UK
    29 Jun 2024, 09:00 BST – 30 Jun 2024, 15:00 BST
    Snowdonia National Park, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EN, UK
    Plan, Prepare, Discover your perfect swim in the lakes of Snowdonia. There is more to swimming in a mountain lake than changing into your swimsuit, join me for two days for an introduction to swimming in the mountains, find out how to prepare for the perfect mountain swim.
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  • BUCK FULL MOON SWIM/WALK
    BUCK FULL MOON SWIM/WALK
    Sun, 21 Jul
    Capel Curig (location is approximate)
    21 Jul 2024, 19:00 – 22:30 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approximate) , Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    21 Jul 2024, 19:00 – 22:30 BST
    Capel Curig (location is approximate) , Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    Join me for an evening walk and a swim in celebration of the first full moon of summer.
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  • SUMMER 02 MOUNTAIN SWIMMING WEEKEND
    SUMMER 02 MOUNTAIN SWIMMING WEEKEND
    Sat, 27 Jul
    Snowdonia National Park
    27 Jul 2024, 09:00 BST – 28 Jul 2024, 15:00 BST
    Snowdonia National Park, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EN, UK
    27 Jul 2024, 09:00 BST – 28 Jul 2024, 15:00 BST
    Snowdonia National Park, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0EN, UK
    Plan, Prepare, Discover your perfect swim in the lakes of Snowdonia. There is more to swimming in a mountain lake than changing into your swimsuit, join me for two days for an introduction to swimming in the mountains, find out how to prepare for the perfect mountain swim.
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  • AUG 03 SUNSET SWIM
    AUG 03 SUNSET SWIM
    Sat, 03 Aug
    Capel Curig (exact location TBC)
    03 Aug 2024, 18:00 – 22:30 BST
    Capel Curig (exact location TBC), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    03 Aug 2024, 18:00 – 22:30 BST
    Capel Curig (exact location TBC), Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    Indulge yourself in the treat of seeing the mountains from a truly different perspective.
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  • AUG 04 YR WYDDFA / SNOWDON SUNRISE SWIM
    AUG 04 YR WYDDFA / SNOWDON SUNRISE SWIM
    Sun, 04 Aug
    Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Caernarfon
    04 Aug 2024, 06:30 BST – 05 Aug 2024, 09:30 BST
    Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Caernarfon, Caernarfon LL54 7YS, UK
    04 Aug 2024, 06:30 BST – 05 Aug 2024, 09:30 BST
    Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Caernarfon, Caernarfon LL54 7YS, UK
    Indulge yourself in the treat of seeing the mountains from a truly different perspective
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  • AUG 25 YR WYDDFA / SNOWDON SUNRISE SWIM
    AUG 25 YR WYDDFA / SNOWDON SUNRISE SWIM
    Sun, 25 Aug
    Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Caernarfon
    25 Aug 2024, 06:30 – 09:30 BST
    Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Caernarfon, Caernarfon LL54 7YS, UK
    25 Aug 2024, 06:30 – 09:30 BST
    Snowdon Ranger Car Park, Caernarfon, Caernarfon LL54 7YS, UK
    Indulge yourself in the treat of seeing the mountains from a truly different perspective
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  • FRONT CRAWL BOOT CAMP 01 | THE STARTER SESSIONS
    FRONT CRAWL BOOT CAMP 01 | THE STARTER SESSIONS
    Sat, 31 Aug
    Capel Curig
    31 Aug 2024, 09:00 BST – 01 Sept 2024, 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    31 Aug 2024, 09:00 BST – 01 Sept 2024, 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    This is my first of three front crawl boot camp weekends for 2024. Join me for this weekend in the mountains of Snowdonia if you currently do not swim front crawl or consider yourself a complete beginner.
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  • FRONT CRAWL BOOT CAMP 02 | THE INTERMEDIATE SESSIONS
    FRONT CRAWL BOOT CAMP 02 | THE INTERMEDIATE SESSIONS
    Sat, 07 Sept
    Capel Curig
    07 Sept 2024, 09:00 BST – 08 Sept 2024, 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    07 Sept 2024, 09:00 BST – 08 Sept 2024, 15:00 BST
    Capel Curig, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed LL24, UK
    The second of three front crawl boot camp weekends for 2024. Join me for this weekend in the mountains of Snowdonia if you currently swim front crawl and looking to improve your stroke.
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BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS

PARTICIPATION STATEMENT

Vivienne Rickman (VR) recognises that mountain walking and swimming are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own involvement. By making a booking you agree that you are aware of and accept these risks and will be responsible for your own actions and involvement. Vivienne Rickman will help you to manage these, but can never completely remove them. 

 

CONDITIONS OF BOOKING

This is a small business and whilst every effort is made to be as flexible as possible when your circumstances change, it still needs to be a viable business, therefore VR will need to adhere to these terms and conditions.  These conditions also apply to each individual when booking as a group. It is advised that you take out your own personal accident/cancellation insurance.

 

INSURANCE AND LOSS

Vivienne Rickman (VR) sessions/days/events do not include any personal accident, cancellation, third-party liability or personal insurance. VR recommends that you take out your own policy to cover all cancellations, expenses, and medical emergencies as well as equipment loss or theft.  VR will accept no responsibility whatsoever in respect of loss or damage to personal property.

 

FEES, CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS, DEFERMENTS AND TRANSFERS

For group bookings, each individual must complete a booking form.

Only on receipt of a completed booking form and full payment will a place be guaranteed. 

CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS BY VR

Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that advertised days/events run, the safety of all participants is paramount. VR may believe on reasonable grounds that a change of location is necessary for enjoyment and safety. When cancellation is necessary due to dangerous and/or unsuitable conditions for the activity you will be offered an alternative date.  VR will notify the client of the cancellation as soon as possible. VR will not be liable for any travel or accommodation-related expenses and it is advised that you take out your own personal accident/cancellation insurance. 

 

CANCELLATION BY THE CLIENT

No refunds are available once payment and booking has been received. If you can no longer attend you may transfer your booking to another person provided it is completed 48 hours before the start of the session, by contacting VR in writing. If this is received less than 48 hours in advance the transfer will not be accepted.

GIFT VOUCHERS

Gift Vouchers are valid for 12 months from the time of purchase and are non-refundable.

CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 ADDITIONS

Coronavirus is a threat to us all, no matter where we go or what we do. However, SAGE evidence suggests that outdoor activities may present a lower risk of virus transmission. VR will base all activities on the following principles: 

All Wild Swim/Open Water Coaching Sessions will wherever possible follow current safe social distancing guidelines. The dynamic nature of being in the environment of mountains, lakes, rivers or the sea means there may be occasions when ideal Covid secure practices (in, for example, social distancing) can not be maintained e.g,  to deal with an immediate safety concern that takes priority. 

Booking Terms
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