Wild Swimming /Mental Health & WellBeing

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An online resource is being created to offer wild swimming enthusiasts advice and reviews on locations for a chilly dip in Scotland.

Interest in swimming in lochs, lochans and rivers increased during the Covid pandemic.

People say they have enjoyed physical and mental health benefits.

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) is working with SwimWild, a company which offers open water coaching and events, on the resource.

Period16 Nov 2021

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