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Wild Swimming in Ireland: Discover 50 Places to Swim in Rivers, Lakes & the Sea

By Maureen McCoy and Paul McCambridge


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Get away from the hordes on supervised beaches and in crowded pools!

Two wild swimmers inspire you to get off the beaten track and find amazing locations for swimming, diving and snorkelling.Take a dip under the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge off the rugged coast of Ulster; circumnavigate Devenish Island in the freshwater Lough Erne; explore the rockpool at Hook Head Lighthouse; drop from high diving boards into Galway Bay; or slip along the Wild Atlantic Way’s hidden beaches and isolated coves.

Expert tips, spectacular photos and practical information make wild swimming safe and invigorating for everyone, whatever your swimming ability. Take the plungein some of the most awe-inspiring corners of Ireland’s landscape.

  • Book Format: Paperback
  • Published: 2016
  • Dimensions: 210 x 170 mm
  • Number of pages: 128
  • ISBN: 9781848892804
  • Illustrations note: Maps, Colour photos,
Perfect for armchair travelers, adventure swimmers, families and for those who simply love or want to explore open-water swimming.
Wonderfully illustrated and […] conveys the sense of adventure involved in swimming in an uncontrolled environment like the sea.