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5 Wild Water Swimming Spots in the UK you will love

Are you an open water swimmer? Check out these stunning places to visit

We create, design and build stunning swimming ponds and the majority of our clients share the same passion.

“They Love open water swimming”

Unfortunately visiting beautiful wild water swimming spots around the U.K is fantastic however it can take up a lot of your spare leisure time.


Having the convenience to be able to swim in natural crystal clear water at home and your convenience is a great benefit and the main reason for our client’s decision to invest in their swimming pond.


This also allows our clients to maintain their fitness so when they do visit beautiful wild water swimming spots around the world they can thoroughly enjoy the experience.


We are expecting another hot summer this year so we have listed below 5 Wild Water Swimming Spots around the UK that you will love.

1. Blue Lagoon, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Blue Lagoon Pembrokeshire Wales 1

The Blue Lagoon in Abereiddy, Pembrokeshire offers a thrilling experience for both thrill seekers and swimmers. The breached quarry pool, with a depth of 25 meters, is stunning in its brilliant blue colour, due to the grey slate.

To reach the park in Abereiddy, take the A487 and follow the signs with acorns to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

2. Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Fairy Pools Isle Of Skye Scotland

The Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides are a series of pools and waterfalls that are beautiful to see. To reach them, you’ll need to go on a trek up the River Brittle. However, the weather can be quite cold, so those who are not able to tolerate the cold may want to bring a wetsuit.

Travel to the Fairy Pools by either taking the ferry from Mallaig or using the road bridge from Kyle of Lochalsh. Once on the road to Loch Brittle, follow the signs from the Forestry Commission that say “Fairy Pools”.  The walk to the pools is about 2.4km.

3. Linhope Spout, Northumberland, England

Linhope Spout Northumberland England

Discover the thrill of a 60ft waterfall and the excitement of diving or jumping from a 6ft ledge into the “bottomless” plunge pool below.

You can find it by turning off the A697 at the junction to Ingram and follow the valley road. Park before starting the walk at Hartside Farm. The starting point is located at O.S Grid Reference: NT 976 163 and a map is available here for reference.

4. Pedn Vounder, Treen, West Cornwall

Pedn Vounder Treen West Cornwall

Daniel Start, the author of Hidden Beaches, considers Pedn Vounder as one of the most gorgeous beaches in Cornwall, with an intriguing name. However, it’s a tidal beach, so make sure to check the water level before visiting to avoid swimming instead of sunbathing on the sand. Additionally, due to its secluded location, you might encounter more than expected, as it’s a favourite spot among naturists.

Pedn Vounder can only be accessed via boat or a 15-minute walk from Treen village. TR19 6LQ.

5. Bude Sea Pool, Cornwall, England

Summerleaze Beach Bude Ex23 8Hn.

Bude Sea Pool, a part-natural, part-manmade pool built in the 1930s, is perfect for a gentle introduction to wild swimming with friends. The pool is filled by Atlantic Ocean tides and is open all year round, but staff are only present during high season (Easter to October) from 10am to 6pm. Admission is free.

You can find it by clicking the link :  Summerleaze Beach, Bude, EX23 8HN.

Note: Always before engaging in any water activities, it’s important to check the local guidelines, rules and conditions and ensure appropriate safety precautions are taken.