Here are some links to films, articles and resources about swimming outdoors. I have shown the full links available so you can see where you are going.
Health, Safety and Swimming Outdoors:
Michael Mosley - Just 1 Thing, Cold Showers. Podcast:
Information about cold water swimming with Raynauds:
Cold Water Swimming Webinar with Prof Mike Tipton and Dr Heather Massey. Lots of information about the science behind some myths about swimming:
Swim Outdoors Link Tree - Locations and swim groups:
Leeds Dock review:
Reservoirs and Access:
Outdoor Swimming Society. 16 reasons for swimming access in reservoirs. Owen and Imogen who are experts in access, swimming and campaigning - Lots of info and links to further resources.
Wild Swimming Magazine - Access. Lots of links and information about access and legal issues:
Guardian - recent article about access and the campaign for fairer access:
Films and inspiration:
Tonic of the Sea - wild swimming mini documentary. Overcoming mental health with sea swimming:
Chasing The Sublime - Alpkit film about long distance cold water swimming:
The North York Moors Wild Swimming Guide - Wonderful film sharing locations. I love the friendship and adventure shown! Good music too.
Leave No Trace. A lovely little poem