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Swims in this collection

  1. River Cam, Newnham Cambridge

    Swim in the river cam in Newnham Cambridge, there are steps down to the river from a century old swimming club there.

  2. Farleigh and District Swimming Club, Wiltshire

    The last remaining river swimming in the country. Founded in 1933, it averages 2000 members and provides idyllic swimming in the river Frome, sunbathing in...

  3. Dart 10K

    The Dart 10k was the first, and is arguably the finest, 10k swim on the open water calendar. The swim starts at Totnes where the...

  4. River Thames, nr Dorchester on Thames

    This was the stretch of water that started it all for me. The Thames at Dorchester has it something for every swimmer. It is near enough...

  5. Hurly Burly - Mawdacch Estuary

    One of my new favourite swims ever! The route to the OSS Hurly Burly 10k starts here, at Penmaenpool, and finishes on Barmouth beach. It's...

  6. Silver Bridge

    First swim of 30 Days of Swummer. Park at the Little Garve carpark. A variety of pools in the river with many small falls and rocks....

  7. Jubilee River (2)

    Car park immediately on the right after the bridge on Marsh Lane. Cross the road and swim downstream - it's 3.5km down to the...

  8. Steeple Langford, River Wylye

    A small swim spot on the riverside. Perfect for picnics, and can get very busy in nice weather.

  9. River Douchary Waterfall Pool

    Gaelic: Dubh-chàtharaigh/(Duchairidh.) "The black place of broken moor." The River Douchary is an unknown gem to most. There are several beautiful waterfalls, which end in refreshing...

  10. Avon Teifi

    On the footpath down Cilgerran Gorge (nearer Cilgerran than Llechryd) is a beach created by slate quarry waste opposite a ruined house. I only went...

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