28 lake, river and seaside days out by train from London
To be published: 4th May 2015
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About the book
Wild Swimming Walks leads you on 28 adventures into the beautiful countryside of southern England. Discover swimming meadows along the Thames, secret coves of the Sussex seashore and hidden islands of the Essex coast.
All the walking routes are accessible by train and each comes with ideas for places to visit and refreshments along the route. Includes suggestions for longer weekends away as well.
The famous swimming ladies of London’s Hampstead ponds share their favourite walks with a dip. Leave the car at home this summer with 28 days out across southern and eastern England.
Featuring secret lakes, river meadows and sandy seaside beaches, Wild Swimming Walks is rich with stories, photos and natural history. Complete with detailed directions, maps and practical inspiration, this book is perfect for families, walkers and swimmers alike.
Includes downloadable route information to print out, or take with you on your phone or tablet.
The Kenwood Ladies’ Pond on Hampstead Heath has been a women’s swimming pond since 1926. World famous for its history and idyllic setting, it has become a magnet for London residents and visitors alike. Margaret Dickinson (editor) is a year-round wild swimmer, documentary film-maker and writer who campaigned to save swimming on the Heath.
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