Rutland Water Bathing Beach

Bank Holiday Monday at Rutland Water.

Bank Holiday Monday proved to be an exceptional day at Rutland Water.

Chris Ayriss seimming at Rutland Water Beach

Despite a damp start, the sun came out to play as did hundreds of children who delighted in the seaside atmosphere. Overflow carparks strained at the seams as thousands flocked to a facility encouraged and promoted by the Outdoor Swimming Society.

Children Play at Rutland Water Beach

They built it and they came in their thousands.

Thousands enjoy swimming in the sun at Rutland Water

A heartening example of what can be achieved to advance the interests and quality of life for all.

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