Wild Swimming Picture of the Week: Czech Swimming Lakes


Summer, sun, water, bathing, swimming, sport, fun, slides and other attractions, excitement, concerts – These words all describe what awaits you at the best swimming lakes in the Czech Republic. Warm weather and the onset of the holidays are a signal it’s time you should head off for a break! More…

With the hot weather of 2013 perhaps the UK could do with a few more official bathing places. There are more than 1,900 EU designated inland bathing waters in Germany, more than 1,300 in France, yet just 12 in the UK. Why is it that in England the outdoor swimmer has been hung out to dry? How can it be that despite banning swimming in rivers and lakes we still seem to experience roughly the same rate of drowning as the rest of Europe? More…

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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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