The Big Deben Swim, which goes up the River Deben from Felixstowe Ferry to Waldringfield.
EADT reports: “The Big Deben Swim is 10km from Felixstowe Ferry to Waldringfield, and swimmers are expected to be in the water for up to three hours.”
“Sunday’s event is the fourth annual swim and aims to encourage more people to enjoy the beautiful River Deben as well as support the Deben Estuary Partnership (DEP) in its efforts to maintain the river for future generations. Swimmers from across the country applied to take part in the event, which is also promoting open water swimming as an accessible and healthy form of exercise.”
“The swim has raised significant funds to support the DEP and been helped hugely by support from Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.” More…