Natural swimming pools
EXTRA,  FEATURES,  Features,  October 2023

A pool of one’s own: the rise of natural swimming pools

With an increased interest in outdoor swimming there is a new demand for privately-owned swimming ponds. Ella Foote takes a dive into the trend.

As a swimmer, it is natural to dream that one day you will have your own pool, all to yourself in your home garden.

Stay up to date with The Dip, our free weekly outdoor swimming newsletter.

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.