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Cold Water Swimming

London’s best Wild Swimming

Experience the invigorating thrill of cold water swimming at Hangloose Bluewater. Just a stone’s throw away from London, Hangloose offers the perfect setting for wild swimming enthusiasts to take the plunge into refreshing water. At Hangloose, we’ve harnessed the beauty of the quarry providing the ideal backdrop for those seeking to swim wild and embrace the elements.

The wild swimming opportunities at Hangloose offer a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of London life, making it an easily accessible location. Don’t miss the chance to awaken your senses, improve your well-being, and create lasting memories with a cold water swim at Hangloose Bluewater, where adventure knows no bounds.

Book your cold water swim at Hangloose today and experience why we’re the ultimate destination for wild swimming in Kent. With our exceptional location, knowledgeable team, and the multitude of benefits cold water swimming provides, Hangloose Bluewater offers an unparalleled experience.

Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or a novice, Hangloose Bluewater is the perfect place to embrace the world of wild swimming, creating memories that will leave you refreshed and revitalised.



Minimum Age: 18 Years

Please Note: You mut be able to Swim Unaided Confidently and be wearing a Full Wetsuit or Tow Float


The Benefits of Cold Water Swimming

There are numerous benefits of cold water swimming, it offers a range of physical and mental benefits, making it a popular and invigorating activity for those who dare to take the plunge.

  • Enhanced Circulation: Swimming in cold water helps improve overall blood circulation, which can be beneficial for cardiovascular health and may help alleviate issues like varicose veins.
  • Mood Elevation: Wild swimming triggers the release of endorphins, often referred to as “feel-good” hormones. This can lead to an immediate boost in mood, reduced stress levels, and increased mental clarity.
  • Enhanced Endurance and Recovery: Some athletes incorporate a cold water swim into their training routines to improve endurance and expedite post-exercise recovery by reducing muscle inflammation
  • Better Sleep: Wild swimming may help improve sleep patterns, as the drop in body temperature after cold water swimming can promote a more restful night’s sleep
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Free Lockers

Annual Pass

Purchasing an annual pass offers a multitude of benefits that go beyond cost savings. With an annual pass, you gain unlimited access to wild swimming in Kent. This means you can visit as often as you like without the need to purchase individual tickets each time, making it incredibly convenient.

 Beyond the savings, an annual pass also keeps you accountable for taking full advantage of your investment. It serves as a gentle nudge to explore, enjoy, and maximise swimming in cold water throughout the year. The peace of mind and flexibility it offers make it a wise choice for those who want to fully immerse themselves into wild swimming.

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Swim portion of triathlon competition