Category Archives: Wild swimming

Swimming the Border Big Four….

“The Borders Big Four ” This long distance wild swim consists of four of the largest lochs in the Scottish Borders. Swam together they are a little under 11 miles of breath taking beauty… Swimming them all in one day … Continue reading

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The Rannoch Crossing ….. in a day !

Rannoch Moor (Mòinteach Raineach) is an expanse of around 50 square miles of boggy moorland to the west of Loch Rannoch in Scotland. A stunning journey is to be had across this true Scottish wilderness and its name is The “Rannoch Crossing””. As a hill walker … Continue reading

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Swimming the Fruid …. never waste the last day of a good holiday

The Fruid reservoir  Located 9 miles (15 km) north of Moffat, the Fruid is a substantial reservoir lying on the course of the Fruid Water in the Scottish Borders. It opened in 1968 to supplement the Talla Reservoir , via a large subterranean aquapipe , it’s … Continue reading

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Wild swimming !! Ah yeah !

I love Wild swimming !! And the wilder the better , it keeps you fit, focused and in deep with nature. Here in the Scottish Borders we have Lochs and reservoirs in abundance !!  …… Lately after my big loch … Continue reading

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