Archive for the ‘Holiday swims’ Category

Dreaming of being a sea gypsy

Posted by: wildswimmers on July 18, 2016

Awesome swimming on Oronsay

Posted by: wildswimmers on June 22, 2016

Colonsay Swimming Idyll

Posted by: wildswimmers on September 14, 2015

A Perfect Day for the Swift Swimmer

Posted by: wildswimmers on August 19, 2015

Atlantic jacuzzi

Posted by: wildswimmers on July 17, 2015

Iona swims

Posted by: wildswimmers on May 24, 2014

Green waves on Colonsay

Posted by: wildswimmers on August 5, 2013

A day by the seaside

Posted by: wildswimmers on May 26, 2013

Midwinter solstice swim and bonfire

Posted by: wildswimmers on December 21, 2012

Caravan holiday swims

Posted by: wildswimmers on June 8, 2012


This Too Shall Pass


by Nancy Farmer. Formerly Cat-of-the-day, the cats are still here in the blog.

Death Wish Dervla

A satnav with attitude


ann an lochan, aibhnichean is a mhuir. found in lochs, rivers and the sea.

Out of my brains

My brain tumour, the NHS and me

Confessions of a Readaholic

Reviews | Interviews | Giveaways | Recommendations | "I'm Mad About Books"


''So swimming is a rite of passage, a crossing of boundaries: the line of the shore, the bank of the river, the edge of the pond, the surface itself.'' R. Deakin

Yaara Lahav

This site is about my new Anglo-Israeli, yet-to-be-published novel, Night Swimming in the Jordan. It's also about both night and day swimming in the seas and rivers of Devon, England, where I have lived for 25 years.

The Pictures Show

Amazing Pictures From Amazing Photographers!

Hello Hygge

Finding hygge everywhere

Mrs Baker's Bowels

and other ramblings from a rural District Nurse


the fresh and salty diary of a westcountry wild swimmer

Art by Nancy Farmer

paintings & drawings; fairies, monsters, swimmers & cats; real & imaginary; people and beasties...


The scatterbrained construction of a happy wee house...

Wild Swimming News

Wild swimming or outdoor swimming in rivers, lakes, lidos and sea is a sport that is regaining popularity in the UK. This page highlights news items that illustrate the popularity and growth of wild swimming as well as comparing attitudes in the UK with those aboard.