Swimming Lessons

Learn to Swim

Learn to Swim

Have you always wanted to learn to swim, but never had the courage or the right teacher?

Would you like to try snorkelling? We also offer lessons for anyone over the age of 8. Individuals or small groups with appropriate kit ie, well-fitting mask and snorkel. 

It's never too late to learn. Lessons are available in our heated 15m indoor pool with expert coach, Len Hatcher, DSTA.

Learn to Swim Cornwall | Budock Vean Hotel
Hotel with Swimming Pool | Cornwall | Budock Vean Hotel

Expert teacher

Expert teacher

Len has over 30 years experience in teaching people to swim. Stay with us for a relaxing break, but leave with a new skill. We also offer lessons to day visitors.

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Swimming Lessons to suit you

Swimming Lessons to suit you

One-to-one lessons for all ages and abilities

Help to overcome fear of water

Intensive learn to swim courses

Stroke analysis/improvement for swimmers

Individual gentle therapeutic exercise in the water

Lessons for those with limited mobility

The Swimming Pool is currently only open to guests, members and those with spa appointments
8:00am - 6.00pm daily.

Book a swimming lesson on 01326 378437 or

Sea Swimming Lessons

Sea Swimming Lessons

For the more confident swimmer, Len can offer open water swimming tuition. With the backing of the National Open Water Coaches Association and the Swimming Teachers Association there are coaching sessions for all ability levels, from the fearful beginner to expert competitor.

Find out more below

Learn to Swim Cornwall | Budock Vean Hotel

Sea Swimming Lessons

Sea Swimming Lessons

Len offers individual open water sessions or small groups up to four people, which might start with assessment and initial training in the pool, according to ability, followed by a course run from one the Helford River's sheltered coves, or from one of Falmouth's beaches.  Len has trained many Triathletes and in 2010 coached a relay team of four teenage girls to successfully swim the English Channel.

Sea Swimming Tuition  
£30.00 per hour for one person
£54 per hour for 2 people

Wild Swimming Excursions (for up to 4 people)
These can be tailored to people's ability, the appropriate location to be decided according to people's requirements and the weather. Prices start at £36.00 per hour for a simple beach swim for one person.

Snorkelling lessons
For anyone over the age of 8, individuals or small groups with appropriate kit i.e.  well-fitting mask & snorkel.

Our usual accommodation rates apply and you will discuss direct with Len your exact swimming needs and the cost of your swimming tuition. Pre-booking essential https://www.lenhatcherswimschool.co.uk/

The Swimming Pool is currently only open to guests, members and those with spa appointments

07:00am - 10:00pm daily.