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Posts Tagged: "cold water"

Where We Love to Swim

Open water swimming means something slightly different to everyone, it can be the thrill of finding a new spot, the challenges and freedom it gives or an great experience you can enjoy with friends. One thing we really enjoy is hearing the different stories from the person we meet in the open...

Richard Williams Successfully Completes the Corryvreckan 3 Way Swim

I've enjoyed swimming for the past forty years starting off in the learner pool at the local Swimming Pool to a successful competitive swimming career. At the age 15, I was selected to represent the England Youth Team, then later the England Senior Team and then Great Britain full...

Stunning New Trip to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

In celebration of SwimTrek’s 10th birthday in 2013, founder Simon Murie has launched a swimming holiday that combines his love of the open water and the poetry and majesty of the countryside on the borders between the Scottish Lowlands and Highlands – Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. This area of...

Swimming with Dolphins in Cornwall | SwimTrek Customer Story

The photograph was taken in the bay of my home village of Cawsand, South East Cornwall. This is the third time I have swum with Dolphins To begin with I was a bit freaked by their size but they really just like to play. It's so exciting. I've been on 7 Swimtrek holidays and the only thing...

SwimTrek joins the UK Open Water Swimming Championships

January saw the 5th Uk Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido, South London and 350 people braved the chilly waters. SwimTrek entered a relay team dressed as Pierrot clowns and some of the guides valiantly took part in individual races, good use was made of the sauna and hot tub! ...

Where's your local Christmas Day Swim?

Christmas Day swims have been a bit of a chilly tradition in the UK for quite a while now but in the last few years, they have exploded a bit in popularity! Our friends at the Outdoor Swimming Society have created a lovely interactive map on their site to help you find your nearest swim on...

Catch a new TV programme on Open Water Swimming

Following on the heels of Robson Green's Wild Swimming Adventure, the BBC has just broadcast their own show on open water swimming where Alice Roberts embarks on a quest to discover what lies behind the passion for wild swimming, which is becoming increasing popular in Britain. Alice Roberts...