Wild Swimming Coast

Explore the Secret Coves and Wild Beaches of Britain

Wild Swimming Coast, a new wild swimming book by Daniel Start was recently published and is now available for £14.95. A book launch and talk will be held on 20 May 2009 at Stanfords Travel Bookshop in Bristol.

With this salty sequel you can discover and enjoy over 400 magical swims and adventures along some of the least explored parts of Britain’s stunning coast.


In each chapter, you will discover the history of each cove or coastline, from smugglers to sailors and artists to poets along with information on quaint pubs, beach shacks and charming seaside resorts nearby. There are ideas for all the family, from snorkelling to kite-building and swimming in midnight phosphorescence, as well as sections for those intrepid explorers wishing to get off the beaten track.

Wild Swimming Coast is a sequel to Daniel’s Wild Swimming where you can discover and enjoy over 350 swims and adventures along Britain’s stunning coastline. The beautifully illustrated and descriptive book gives the history of each cove or coastline with information on quaint pubs, beach shacks and charming seaside resorts nearby.

His first book, The Open Cage: The Ordeal of the Irian Jaya Hostages: Murder and Survival in the Jungles of Irian Jaya, won the 1997 Writer’s Guild Award for non-fiction.

Visit www.wildswimming.co.uk/coastbook.html

£5.Tickets should be purchased in advance from Stanfords, Bristol or by phoning 0117 929 9966.

With credit to Steven Munatones and www.10Kswimmer.com.