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Escape the overcrowded coastal roads this summer and enjoy exploring the Outdoor Swimming Society's collection of inland beaches and bathing areas.

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  1. Frensham Pond

    A rare inland beach, very clear excellent water quality with special roped off areas for children to swim. From the Farnham Community Website: Four self guided walks,...

  2. Cotswold Water Park

    Set in a lovely park with beautiful scenery and a nice little coffee shop nearby to warm you up.

  3. Hampstead Heath Mixed Ponds, London

    The three swimming ponds on Highgate are generally for pleasure swimming in costumes only, but triathletes can now attend in wetsuits for specific sessions. All...

  4. River Wye, nr Hay on Wye

    There are two popular swim spots in book town Hay on Wye, Glasbury Bridge and the Warren. There's nothing romantic about the bridge itself, but...

  5. Grasmere

    Great lakeland swim spot, shingle beach easy access. Easly swim accross the lake or around the island and back.

  6. Church Stretton Reservoir

    The National Trust have put wild swimming safety notices by the reservoir and allow swimming at your own risk 24 hours, 7 days a week....

  7. Hampstead Heath Men's Pond, London

    The Men's Pond on Hampstead Heath is available for year-round swimming. As the name implies, the pond is only available to male swimmers -...

  8. Hampstead Heath Ladies' Pond, London

    The Ladies' Pond on Hampstead Heath is available for year-round swimming. As the name implies, the pond is only available to female swimmers - but...

  9. Swan Pool Sandwell Valley Country Park

    Turn off A41 Holyhead Road just before WBA football stadium up Park Lane for 1 mile. Clearly signposted. Free Car parking. Site owned and well...

  10. Rutland Water Bathing Beach

    The bathing area is about 160 m long, by 20 m wide, max. depth about 1.8 m (6 foot). For opening dates & times go...

  11. Gaddings Dam

    Gaddings Dam near Lumbutts up the hill from the Shepherds Rest Public House near Todmorden. The Dam is a popular training venue for open water...

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