Books, films and podcasts for swimmers
A forage's calendar, tree spotting guide and lyrical insight into ancestral landscapes: what to read, watch and listen to this…
The National Park Print Shop
Jonathan Cowie takes a dip with artist Ian Battersby of the National Park Print Shop.
H2O to Hollywood: swimmers turned movie stars
Swimmers have lit up the silver screen right from the early days of Hollywood. Michael Renouf shines the spotlight on…
Paradise in Penzance
Cool harbour dips and geothermal waters: Ella Foote explores this arty Cornish town.
Swimming spot: Stickle Tarn
This out-and-back walk follows Stickle Ghyll to Stickle Tarn, where you will be rewarded not only with stunning views of…
Open water synchro, an inflatable race and wacky costumes delight cold water swimmers at the bonkers but brilliant Portishead Popsicle.
Records tumble at the Winter Swimming World Cup
International Winter Swimming Association Vice President Colin Hill shares his event report from the Winter Swimming World Cup in Burghausen,…
REVIEW: Warm hats for cold water swimmers
Reflective yarn for visibility, merino wool or fleece-lined for snugness or even 2mm of neoprene for added insulation: Omie Dale…
Myth busting: Can a swan break your arm?
“Sleep easy, your arms are safe.” Dan Keel, author of Swan: Portrait of a Majestic Bird: From Mythical Meanings to…
“I survived a swan attack”
During their swim down the length of the River Thames, Henley Mermaids Laura Reineke, Joan Fennelly and Susan Barry fended…