A Filofacts on “wild swimming”

A Filofacts on … WILD SWIMMING PLACES
Listed by Stephen Bleach, Sun Times, 9.8.09 …
DEVON: Spitchwick Common, on Dart, 3 m west o
Ashburton v New Bridge.
DORSET: Colber Bridge, Stour, west o Sturminster
Newton.
SURREY: Frensham Great Pond, 4m s o Farnham, off A287. HAMPSTEAD PONDS: Walk fm Hampstead Tube or H
Heath Station.
SUFFOLK: Outney Common, on Waveney, nw o
Bungay.
GLOUCS: Lechlade, on Thames, 2 fields upstream fm
Ha’penny Bridge, Lechlade.
POWYS: Coed y Rhaiadr, via Pontneddfechan Waterfalls
Centre, 9m w o Aberdare.
GWYNEDD: Llyn Idwal, tarn a mile fm Llyn Ogwen, south
of Bethesda on A5.
CHESHIRE: Hatch Mere, four miles s o Frodsham on
B5152.
NORTH YORKSHIRE: Gormire Lake, under Sutton Bank,
7m e o Thirsk, off Cleveland Way.
CUMBRIA: Galleny Force, Borrowdale – B5289 to
Stonethwaite and walk upstream.
NORTHUMBERLAND; Linhope Spout, R Breamish – fm
Ingram, off A697, follow road to Linhope and walk an hr
fm end of road.
STIRLINGSHIRE: Manse Bay, Loch Lomond, half a mile
fm Balmaha on east shore.
see also Telegraph guide at:
http://tinyurl.com/crfm7nd
and http://www.lidos.org.uk/

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