Would you like to experience the incredible benefits of cold water swimming?
Wild Swimming Cornwall are offering a copy of their recent book A Guide to Wild Swimming in Cornwall plus a Wild Swimming Cornwall 100% fair trade, organic cotton long-sleeved tee.
Inside are 54 swimming locations accompanied by breathtaking imagery, a detailed safety section, insights on the ocean environment, and information on both the mental and physical benefits of wild swimming.
Readers can also expect to find suggestions on local cafes and attractions, and to discover more about the Cornish landscape, culture and history.
Complete with a key and directions, to make it easy for users to reach their ideal swimming location, A Guide to Wild Swimming in Cornwall provides a resource for both the complete beginner and the seasoned swimmer. It is the only guidebook exclusively dedicated to wild swimming in Cornwall, and has been written by local wild swimmers.
The journey begins in the floral hedgerows of the Roseland peninsula, through the fascinating marine and cultural heritage of Falmouth and the Helford river, around to the Lizard – a unique peninsula with a sinister past.
Next, it fringes the rugged coastlines of Penwith; where the remains of the mining industry mark the landscape.
The tour continues through the creative hub of St Ives, and the inconspicuous tidal pools characteristic of the north coast.
In the middle of the county, the two seaside towns of Newquay and St Austell give life to adjacent coastlines.
North Cornwall features impressive rock formations that tower above sun-drenched golden sand and in the South East, the tour winds along the route of the lost Cornish Riviera.
After being introduced to some of the finest coastal swimming locations in Cornwall, the guide ends in the leafy upper reaches of the River Fowey, and the rolling expanse of Bodmin Moor.
Find out more about the benefits of cold water immersion, and how it has the power to strengthen both our bodies and our minds.
Images credit: Matt Mario