An account of my second year of swimming in the Kenwood Ladies’ Pond on Hampstead Heath as well as my swims in ponds, rivers and the sea all around Britain.
I’m now in my second year of winter swimming and I’m pretty well acclimatised to the cold. I’ve learned how to warm myself up safely and quickly. Here are my tips.
This autumn I had an article on my experience of wild swimming published in the wonderful Creative Countryside magazine.
Last year I decided to keep swimming in the Kenwood Ladies’ Pond on Hampstead Heath through the seasons, whatever the weather.
Here is how I got on.
Swimming in the ponds on Hampstead Heath is one of the most magical things to do in London in the summer, but is something few Londoners have actually done.