Tagged: Wild Swimming


Boxing Day in the Sea

Well, it’s been pretty grey here for the last few days. Cheerful enough indoors though and I of course couldn’t resist getting into the sea anyway. The beach looked quiet first thing on Boxing Day. There were rumours of a mas swim in Borth at Midday so I headed down there for a swim too....

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Early Morning Sea Swim

I’ve said it before, but there really is no better way to start the day than an early morning sea swim. It’s physical, mental, spiritual, communal, natural medicine all wrapped up in a simple dip in the sea. Physical Physically, the water is never warm here so it is always invigorating. Saying that, the water...

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Top Notch Summer Windsurfing at Ynyslas

Well, what a difference 24 hours makes. Tuesday was a glorious day with no wind, perfect temperatures in the low 20’s and wall to wall sunshine. I started it with a Surf Ski Paddle, went for a run, and then had another surf ski paddle. Wednesday was cooler, wet and very windy. That didn’t stop...

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Kayaking and Camping at Llyn Geirionydd

It would have been nice to continue my Coast Path Run on Saturday, but the Colwyn Bay Blast had finished my legs off for the day so there was to be none of that running malarkey. I’d been invited to join the Dyffryn Conwy Paddlers on Sunday though for a kayaking session at Llyn Geirionydd in...

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Boxing Day Swim

We’d been planning a Boxing Day Swim for weeks and as usual the list of people coming kept growing and growing – I was beginning to wonder if we’d have enough Christmas cake, mince pies and biscuits to go round as I’d invited everyone back here after the swim for warm drinks and cake to...

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Christmas Eve Activities

Christmas Eve Swim With Christmas Eve here, it was time to try to tire Morgan out a little so that he’d be able to get to sleep tonight before Santa came. I couldn’t sleep for some reason again so was up early, and Morgan was up quite early too, but we had some plans. So, after...

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Sensational Swimming – A Secret Underwater Dawn

The days maybe getting shorter and summer maybe coming to an end, but we’ve had a sensational few days of open water swimming here in Aberystwyth. There has been no rain for a while and no wind either so the sea is super clear with amazing visibility. Although, starting the swim in moonlight means that...

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A Bank Holiday Swim

No wind, no surf and some sunshine greeted us in Aberystwyth on Monday morning for our swim. It was a later start time than usual at 8:30am so that more people would be likely to join in as we were planning on swimming from South Beach, all the way across Aberystwyth, and then on beyond the...

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