Could Britain become a little more like Europe?

As tensions rise over the prospect of Britain leaving the EU, the sun is rising on another hot sultry summer. Britain faces a choice, in or out? But this choice is taken away from many inland swimmers who are repeatedly told not to go in and to get out and stay out of the country’s cool refreshing waters.

Perhaps this summer we will edge a little closer to Europe and America if the long hoped for opening of Rutland Water Bathing Beach sets a trend in outdoor swimming.

Discover how we lost the right to swim…

Take a trip back in time! Discover just how many official ASA recommended outdoor swimming facility's were available to a nation keen to take the plunge back in 1912...

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