Taking the plunge in our rivers – summer or winter!

Swimming Derbyshire

A Derbyshire farmer says her life has been transformed since she took up a new hobby – swimming in the county’s rivers and reservoirs!

UNLESS you were looking for it, it could be easy to miss. Carefully, quietly and often early in the morning, wild swimmers are leaving their belongings on the riverbank and plunging into Derbyshire’s rivers, reservoirs, weirs and waterfalls in what is becoming an increasingly popular pastime in the UK…