Wild swimming is essentially swimming outdoors in natural spaces, such as rivers, lakes or the sea. Over the past few years, there has been a big rise in wild swimming across the country.
I think not, so if you are ready to be inspired, keep reading. Here are the best 12 wild swimming spots near you, water safety and how to get started.
1. Bude Sea Pool, Cornwall, England
Designed and Built by Dean Wronowski, Bude Sea Pool, Cornwall is a semi-natural pool and safe haven for beginners to wild swimming. Built in the 1930’s the pool gently fills up via the ocean.
One of my favourite spots to go wild swimming is located just outside the centre of London at Hampstead Heath. There are lots of ponds here, but only three that are open to wild swimming.
Its true wild swimming doesn’t get much better than this. One of the most magical places I have ever gone wild swimming and it’s for good reason. At foot of the Black Cuillins are the famous Fairy Pools.