Wild swimming stays – 11 glamping spots and cabins with swims on the doorstep

A swim and a stay makes the perfect summer escape. Spend your days splashing about in Britain’s most beautiful lakes, rivers and coves and your…

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The best wild swimming spots near London

Escape from the hustle and bustle of the capital with a peaceful dip at one of the best spots for wild swimming near London. These…

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The best wild swimming spots near Bristol

Desperate for a dip? Head to one of my five favourite wild swimming spots less than an hour away from Bristol. From tranquil river swims…

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Video: Wild swimming safety tips

Swim in safety in rivers, pools and the ocean safely by following some key advice in my new wild swimming safety tips video. Whenever summer…

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Video: Wild Weekends in the Brecon Beacons with Ellis Brigham

Wild autumn adventures in the Brecon Beacons “When I need to escape for a weekend I always head to the Brecon Beacons National Park in…

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How it feels to try ice swimming, Scandinavian style

Scandinavians have known it for centuries – plunging into ice-cold water is good for you. Here’s how it feels to take a dip in the…

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The best sustainable and eco-friendly swimwear

The tide is turning – these nine ethical and sustainable swimwear brands make a stand by using recycled materials to create their beautiful and sport-friendly…

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The secret joys of skinny dipping

Why naked swimming is one of the best ways to feel part of nature and better about your body. Let’s go skinny dipping! The secret…

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Ten British outdoor adventures to plan this year

I think it’s finally safe to say it – spring is here! Time to emerge from hibernation and start planning a summer of outdoor adventures.…

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Wild swimming at Goldiggins Quarry, Cornwall

Wild swimming at Goldiggins Quarry, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall Coming across this deep, wide quarry of deep blue spring-fed water feels like uncovering a secret –…

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Wild swimming at Prussia Cove, Cornwall

One of my favourite beach coves to swim at in Britain is home to clear waters and a secret smuggling history. Wild Swimming at Prussia…

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The best aquatic adventures in Britain

Already in love with wild swimming? Why not try another adventure on the water this year? After all, you’re never more than 70 miles from…

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Wild Scandinavia – Five Nordic adventures

When I think of Europe’s cold north I think of the Everyman’s Right, a clause in the law of Norway, Sweden and Finland that allows…

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My favourite Urban Sanctuaries with Victorinox

I may be obsessed with time spent in the great outdoors but the reality is that I spend most of my days living and working…

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One Last Breath – safer wild swimming in Wales

Fancy a cooling dip this summer? Learn where is and isn’t safe to swim with Welsh Water’s One Last Breath campaign and then take a…

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Wild swimming at Sharrah Pools, Dartmoor

The neverending quest for beautiful places to swim in the wild in Britain continues. This time my lovely friend Kate took me to seek out…

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