EXTRA,  FEATURES,  GEAR,  Gear Advice,  June 2024

This booty was made for walking

Ella Foote heads to the hills with Every Body Outdoors and realises how having the right kit can completely change your enjoyment in the great outdoors

The best outdoor swim spots are those that require a bit of a walk first. Any swim spot that is close to public transport, a public car park, or not too far from one, tends to be swamped in fair weather and, sadly, often ruined by anti-social behaviour.

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Ella is renowned outdoor swimmer and journalist. As well as leading the editorial, digital and experiential outputs for Outdoor Swimmer she is also Director of Dip Advisor, a swim guiding business helping people enjoy wild water. Ella also teaches swimming to children and adults, is an Open Water Coach and RLSS Open Water Lifeguard.