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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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Tyninghame Beach – swimming off the beaten track in Scotland

Sometimes you need to go off the beaten track.  Just like our mission to find ‘Charlie’s cave’, we had a bit of an adventure to find the gorgeous Tyninghame Beach.  Once we had committed, there…

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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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Our mission to find the hidden gem Gilmour’s Linn and Charlie’s Cave

Last weekend, after seeing a recommendation on the fab Wild Swimming Scotland Facebook page, we went off on a mission to find the hidden gem Gilmour’s Linn and Charlie’s Cave.  A great blog was shared…

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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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