The Art of Wild Swimming: Scotland

The Art of Wild Swimming: Scotland



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What makes the perfect swim?

It’s all about the most magical locations (and how to protect them), finessing your kitbag, keeping yourself and others safe . . . and maybe discovering a nice place for a warm-up cuppa and cake.

Whether you’re a seasoned dipper or a fledgling, The Art of Wild Swimming is the ultimate guide to becoming an awesome, joyful and responsible swimmer.

From the dramatic turquoise bays of Orkney to the peaty lochs of the Cairngorms, the thundering waterfalls of Skye to the calm depths of a reservoir in the Pentlands. Locals who know the secrets of their patch share over 100 spectacular dookin’ spots across Scotland. Now they are yours to explore too.


The Art of Wild Swimming: England & Wales

Taking the Plunge

    Product Details

    Published: 26 October 2021

    Format: 185x145mm, Hardback

    Extent: 256 pages

    ISBN: 9781785303609

    About the Author

    ANNA DEACON has worked as a photographer for over a decade, following a career in the music industry. Her photographic and written work has been published in many national magazines and newspapers including The Guardian, The Scotsman & Glamour. She loves to explore and photograph the outdoors and is currently working on a travel book for Wild Guide Publishing to be published in 2022. She hosts the popular Instagram account @wildswimmingstories.

    VICKY ALLAN is a writer and award-winning journalist working as a staff-writer at the Glasgow Herald, specialising in stories about wellbeing and the environment. As well as her book collaborations with Anna, she is also author of a taboo-busting collection of frank real-life menopause stories, Still Hot! (co-authored with broadcaster Kaye Adams) and a novel, Stray.

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