In summer, you just can’t beat the freedom of swimming outdoors.
Looking up at the sky while you swim – without the restriction of barriers or pool lanes – will make you wonder why you ever bothered with stuffy indoor swimming pools.
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From swimming in the icy Scottish waters of Loch Lomond to urban events in the Thames, there are loads of open water swimming events around the UK to help you gain confidence.
So, grab your goggles, favourite swimsuit, wetsuit and sense of adventure – and head to one of these gorgeous swimming spots around the UK this summer…