Swim-hikers take the plunge

Swim-hiking in the Lakes
Swim-hiking in the Lakes

A growing number of people have started to take up a new sport which combines hiking and swimming.

‘Swim-hiking’ is a combination of hiking through the countryside and crossing rivers or lakes by swimming with a waterproof backpack.

View video report by the BBC’s Tim Muffett from the land – and water – of the Lake District.

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