The definitive guide to outdoor swimming in Britain.
In this stunning and inspiring guide, Kate Rew, founder of the Outdoor Swimming Society, takes you on a wild journey across Britain, braving the elements to experience first-hand some of the country's most awe-inspiring swim spots, from tidal pools in the Outer Hebrides to the white-sand beaches of the Isles of Scilly.
Waterfalls, natural jacuzzis, sea caves, meandering rivers - every swim is described in loving detail, taking in not only the gleeful humour of each mini adventure and the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings, but also practical information about how to find these remote spots.
Featuring evocative photography from Dominick Tyler, this is a must-have book for serious swimmers and seaside paddlers alike, and is perfect for the outdoors enthusiast in your life.
Kate Rew is a journalist and author who founded the Outdoor Swimming Society; her writing has been featured in The Times, the Sunday Times, Guardian, Evening Standard, Grazia and ELLE. She has featured in various TV and radio documentaries, and was named by Monocole as one if its twenty "heroes who deserve' a bigger stage worldwide" in 2009.
Dominick Tyler is a documentary photographer who has worked for the Guardian, the Independent, Le Monde and Medecins Sans Frontieres among many others.
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