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Wild swimming at Avon Lagoon – a fab day in Linlithgow

Over the summer, we enjoyed a fab evening swim at Avon Lagoon in Linlithgow.  The water was pretty warm and the kids loved it so much.  I was shocked at how busy it was, the…

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Avoiding Riptides at Canty Bay, North Berwick and checking out Drift

I caught up with a friend recently who lives in North Berwick and he suggested we go for a swim at ‘the secret beach’ aka Canty Bay.  I was super keen to go a little…

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Dodging the blue/green algae at Threipmuir Reservoir, Edinburgh

With all that has been going on in the world, I have been feeling really thankful for the simple joys, such as an invigorating, cold water swimming session out at Threipmuir Reservoir.  To my knowledge,…

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Wild Swimming in Edinburgh to wake up the mojo

The mojo is always in there, you just have to wake it up.  Cold water is a wonderful way to do just that and I continue to embrace wild swimming in Edinburgh.  I am delighted…

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The benefits of wild swimming for our physical and mental health

I love being in the water and swim outdoors as often as possible.

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