Respect, responsibility and safety

This is a community website, blog and map, with posts contributed by the general public. We do not check or endorse the posts submitted, and you should not visit these sites without first checking the accuracy of the information provided. In particular you should make your own judgement about safety and access and always behave responsibly.

By posting to this site you take responsibility for the information you provide and we encourage reviews so that a wide range of voices can have their say.

Many of the places listed on this website have no formal access agreement of legal right to swim. In many cases swimmers have traditionally been allowed to swim and still are. In other cases you should be discrete and make your own decision about whether swimming is allowed, and leave the water is you are asked to move on.

Click here for more on wild swimming access and the law and how to respectful and responsible.

Click here for more on wild swimming safety and sea swimming safety.