Swimming Snowdonia
December 2023,  EXPLORE,  EXTRA,  FEATURES

Into the wilds of Eryri

Abigail Whyte joined Ray Farr and Jade Evans-Scott for a swimming and Pilates weekend in Eryri (Snowdonia), exploring its rivers, waterfalls and mountain lakes

The first swim is dark and atmospheric. Leaden clouds hang low and heavy; the surrounding mountains obscured from sight.

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Abi writes swimming news stories and features for the Outdoor Swimmer website and manages the social media channels. She loves to swim, run, hike and SUP close to her home in Herefordshire. While she’s a keen wild swimmer, Abi is new to the world of open water events and recently completed her first open water mile. She has previously written for The Guardian, BBC Countryfile Magazine, BBC History Magazine and Ernest Journal.