Sun 12th Jul, 2020
Wild Moorland Swimming
Join me for wild swimming!
We will meet at Brunclough car park above Diggle on the A62. (SE017094) at 10am.
From here we will walk along the Pennine Way for 2km to Black Moss reservoir and Marsden Beach.
The beach extends into the reservoir for some way making it a shallow swim. Being in the top of the moors this can often be a cold swim so a wet suit is advised unless you are hardy!
Kit to bring:
Wet suit or swim kit - skinny dipping not advised!
Tow float if you have one
Hot drink in a flask for afterwards
If the weather is too windy we will opt for plan B and head to Sparth Reservoir in Marsden. This is a popular wild swimming spot so best avoided in nice weather but generally quiet otherwise.
As per all meets you MUST get in contact first to be able to join. Either call me or click the add me button and I will confirm your place. The meet is limited to 6people.
Different meets require varying levels of experience and fitness. Please speak to the meet organiser before the meet if you are concerned about any issues with regard to the meet or your ability to participate in the activities proposed. Contact details can be found on the Contact Us page.
If you are considering coming along to a club meet, please read the following:
"I accept that mountaineering, climbing and walking are activities with a risk of personal injury or death. I am aware of and shall accept these risks and wish to participate in these activities voluntarily and shall be responsible for my own actions and involvement."