One brave swimmer is taking a dip a day throughout December in the rivers of Surrey and Berkshire, and finding ‘the nip of the water and the zing of a swim is quite addictive’
The Outdoor Swimming Society’s Kari Furre kicks off a series of guided swims with experts, taking Jenny Landreth to one of her favourite spots near Totnes
For unspoilt countryside, top camping, hiking, wild swimming, plus great local food and wine – and all doable in a weekend from the three main airports.
New restrictions are unfair and could encourage landowners to restrict access to the full glory of the Scottish wilderness
A jaguar killing an anteater, a green tree python and the winner of the underwater photographer of the year are among this week’s images from the natural world
From isolated mountain ranges to a pitch under a road bridge, people share their most enjoyable wild camping experiences
Whether it’s wild swimming in lakes and fjords, a sea ‘safari’ in Crete, or a 6km swim in the warm waters of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, this selection of swims (and stays) is a stroke of genius