The PEMBROKESHIRE Blue Lagoon in Abereiddy has been named the UK’s best place for wild swimming.
Wild swimming, swimming in natural waters like lakes and rivers are becoming increasingly popular with a series of health benefits attributed to the thrill and thrill of swimming outdoors.
Research has found the Blue Lagoon to be Britain’s best place for wild swimming because of its “beautiful blue-green, peaceful and calm waters”.
Research recommends it as a location for confident swimmers due to the depth of the water.
The Pembrokeshire Blue Lagoon has been rated above sites such as Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye, Murlough Bay, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and Kailpot Crag, Ullswater, Lake District.
This is not the Blue Lagoon’s first contact with fame. It has twice hosted the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series competition.
A spokesperson for LeaseCar.uk, which commissioned the study, said: “With more Britons staying in the UK this summer, wild swimming is another activity you can try and where you can’t. – not be surrounded by hundreds of other people.
“Wild swimming is a great way to get out and be surrounded by nature. Even if it’s something you’ve never done before, it can be a really great and different experience.
“However, you can’t just swim in natural waters, there are certain dangers to consider such as sailboats and water depth, which is why we’ve researched some of the best and safest places that allow wild swimming. ”
If you feel like diving in the Blue Lagoon, be sure to measure the temperature of the water before jumping in to prevent your body from going into shock and to keep an eye out for rocks and other debris in it. water that can pose a threat to all swimmers. .