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Hathersage Swimming Pool – the pool in the Peaks

“I arrived at Hathersage in time for a pre–lunch dip in the village swimming pool, an open–air, heated lido set high on a hillside with spectacular views of the Peaks on all sides.” 497 more words

Roger Deakin

Highgate Ponds – spring swimming in London

“The deep, natural water of the Highgate Men’s Pond the following day was considerably colder than the cosseted High Point pool had been at the end of September. 493 more words

Roger Deakin

John’s Water, River Bure – through the mill–race

“A vigorous mill–race sped through one of the arches, darting its turbulence far out into a wide black pool which whirled evenly between dense banks of reeds and watercress. 612 more words

Roger Deakin