Another year of wild swimming in Scotland with highlights including my outdoor swim coaching qualification and the sheer variety of people I’ve shared swims with
Gullane beach is one of my favourite wild swimming locations, but horizontal rain and an icy north-easterly wind made this November swim an extremely challenging encounter … until I got in and started playing in the waves.
On a wee trip to Henley on Thames (home of the Henley Royal Regatta, Henley Swim Festival and Thames Marathon) I joined a couple of members of the Henley Open Water Swim Club for an enticing explore of their glorious river.
Crystal clear water and vivid, tropical colours above and below the surface, Here’s my wee guide to all the various places you can wild swim on the Isle of Iona.
A stunning week’s holiday with family at Achnacloich House in Argyll meant hello to a few swimming opportunities, and a very special farewell.
Glencoe is an area that’s long been in my consciousness (much like Skye and for similar reasons). There’s Campbell history here, both personal and Clan.
So my old climbing pal Matt and I went stomping up the Buachaille last weekend, climbing a route I’ve long had on my tick-list, Agag’s
So Mrs C and I have been swimming regularly at Portobello since June last year, even making monthly swims throughout last winter. As November looms
So I’ve started filming myself and Mrs C before and after swimming in the sea at Portobello in Edinburgh. The first one was little more than a