Water Safety

Staying safe around our swimming spots

Stay safe if you plan to swim in the sea, lake or river by following  expert advice from the RNLI, Lake District National Park and Canal and River Trust.

Silloth beach in Allerdale

Beach Safety – Advice And Tips To Keep You Safe At The Beach

Lifeguard patrols can’t be on every beach. But with you by their side, your family can stay safe. If you can’t make it to a lifeguarded beach, then read our safety advice below. Some simple steps can help you have a safe and enjoyable trip to the seaside. Bookmark this page now so you’ll always. Read more…

Swimming in the Lake District

Swimming in tarns, lakes and rivers is great fun, and a wonderful way to experience the Lake District landscape. However it’s important to stay safe. Read more…

Swim safely in our rivers

Tips about swimming safely in our rivers from the Canal & Rivers Trust. On a hot summer’s day, it’s tempting to jump straight in and cool down … Learn about what can go wrong before you take the leap. Read more…