Current advice (24/03/20) on travelling to swim – don’t!

Please follow latest government advice – Stay at home, with few exemptions. This means we should not be travelling to swim.

There are also explanations of why going out for a swim is not a good idea at the moment – other than for those lucky enough to have some water within easy walking or cycling distance, and who are experienced and acclimatised to the still cold water, and latest guidance (27Mar2020) from the government

For anyone keen to take up outdoor swimming, the advice is that now is probably not the best time, but instead to plan and dream, and to read/watch/listen to all the really useful safety advice as well as inspiring stuff. I’ve compiled loads of links – for swimmers, and of wider interest – Stay at home resources, on this website