Ross O’Sullivan to Swim the Length of the Severn
Updated: Sep 28
Wales Online reports: The River Severn is 220 miles long and Ross O’Sullivan has given himself 20 days to swim the whole thing.
The Severn is Britain’s longest river. But it’s initially too shallow to swim in, so he’ll be walking the first 50 miles or so from the source near Llandiloes to Pool Quay.
He’ll be alone and he’s not taking a tent, sleeping bag and only the minimum in cash. So he’s hoping local pubs, restaurants and hotels will provide him with board and food along the way. More…