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Swimming -

Related category: Health & Wellbeing
Related booklists: Exercise, Water, Rivers, the Sea and Ships, Sports,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Swims by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett
    Swims - by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781908058492 | ISBN 10: 1908058498

    Plunge into mountain lakes and drift along meandering rivers in Swims, the debut poetry collection by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett.   A long poem taking many forms, Swims begins and ends in Devon, moving across the waterways of England and Wales: fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swimming with Seals by Victoria Whitworth
    Swimming with Seals - by Victoria Whitworth

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784978396 | ISBN 10: 1784978396

    This is a memoir of intense physical and personal experience, exploring how swimming with seals, gulls and orcas in the cold waters off Orkney provided Victoria Whitworth with an escape from a series of life crises and helped her to deal with intoler ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming: Reflections for Zen Seekers by Tessa Wardley
    The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming: Reflections for Zen Seekers - by Tessa Wardley

    £8.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782404293 | ISBN 10: 1782404295

    The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming explores how swimming in rivers, lakes, and seas is the very epitome of conscious living. Zen-seeker Tessa Wardley reconnects the physical and spiritual cycles of life to the changing seasons and flow of wild waters w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dip: Wild Swims from the Borderlands by Andrew Fusek Peters
    Dip: Wild Swims from the Borderlands - by Andrew Fusek Peters

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846044489 | ISBN 10: 1846044480

    In Dip, Andrew Fusek Peters describes an extraordinary year of wild swimming. He leads us to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and hidden pools, into untamed landscapes that have the potential to surprise and move us in unexpected ways. Following in the wake ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pondlife: A Swimmer
    Pondlife: A Swimmer's Journal - by Al Alvarez

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408841020 | ISBN 10: 1408841029

    The ponds of Hampstead Heath are small oases; fragments of wild nature nestled in the heart of north-west London. For the best part of his life Al Alvarez – poet, critic, novelist, rock-climber and poker player – has swum in them almost daily. &nbs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Swimming: 300 Hidden Dips in the Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls of Britain by Daniel Start
    Wild Swimming: 300 Hidden Dips in the Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls of Britain - by Daniel Start

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780957157330 | ISBN 10: 0957157339

    On a hot summer’s day, what could be more refreshing than slipping into the cool, clear waters of a secret lake? And what could be more exciting than plunging into a hidden waterfall?   Britain’s rivers, lakes and waterfalls are cleaner, safer ... more

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