Spanning a mile through Bowood’s luscious estate, the serpentine lake provides a twinkling backdrop to the festival. But the lake won’t just be for looking at, as we will be encouraging you to bring your swimmers and jump right in!

Wild Swimming

Take the plunge and dive straight into Saturday with a spot of wild swimming.

Claire Bound, founder of This Mum Runs, will be leading the ladies for a dip in the lake in our female-only swim on Saturday at 8.30am, followed by wild swimming for all the family at 9.30am.


SUP Bristol

SUP Bristol is the award winning home of stand up paddleboarding in Bristol. Between the team we've paddled on four continents, from the raging whitewater of the White Nile to New Zealand's tranquil fjords. They're highly qualified and passionate about sharing our love for the water; both on Bristol's historic Floating Harbour and beyond.

Take a tour of the beautiful Bowood lake by board or test your balance with a paddle-board yoga session. 






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