When & Where The World-Bog-Snorkelling-Championship usually takes place in the August Bank Holiday in the UK: the last weekend of August. It takes place in the Waen Rhydd Peat Bog, in the town of Llanwrtyd Wells in Powys, Wales.
What to Expect Get into a pair of flippers and snorkel stuff and squirm your way through 150ft of slurry and bog. It is a race with no conventional strokes permitted and wet-suits are optional.
Getting there Book a flight into Cardiff International airport or any UK Airport here or book a train here.
Accommodation in Wales
Where to stay Book your accommodation for the World bog swimming championship below. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in both Wales and the UK available here.
History of The Bog Snorkelling Festival
History In the last twenty years the town Llanwrytd have staged numerous crazy Welsh festivals to attract people and build on bizarre customs like the Welsh New Years Custom of a parading a horse skull whilst reciting poetry.