We look at the best triathlons for beginners, here and abroad, so you can make the tri leap with confidence…
Blenheim boasts a relatively easy course, a stunning location and bags of room for friends and family members to cheer you on.
Situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, this community-focused sprint distance race has been running for 25 years.
While no long-distance event is truly beginner-friendly, Ironman Austria is very popular with those “going long” for the first time.
Newbies are always made welcome at this pool-based sprint triathlon, which boasts bike and run legs around the pancake-flat Oxfordshire countryside.
The calm waters of Eton Dorney rowing lake are ideal for those looking to make their open-water debut.
This Shropshire-based event was set-up with newcomers in mind, and features a variety of beginner-friendly distances.
Swim, cycle and run around Canada’s most vibrant city. It may be a sprint-distance race, but the course is a little more challenging than your average urban triathlon event.
Swim, bike and run below Brunel’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge.
This was designed to be the flattest and fastest standard-distance course in the UK, making it perfect for first-timers.
A small, intimate race around Britain’s most northerly outpost, featuring a 400m pool swim, 10km bike and a 2.5k run.