Thinking of catching a wave or starting a new swim regime? Check out our guides for water safety, top tips for beginners and the best swim spots.

Introduction to

If you’ve been thinking about grabbing a board and diving in, first take a look at our beginner’s video for some top tips.

UK's Best
Surfing Spots

Britain has a wealth of great surf beaches to suit all levels and aspiration – journalist Alf Alderson suggests six of the best.

Safe Summer Swims

Watch our video guide on rip currents with Tom & Teddy Ambassador and keen surfer Andrew MacIver.

The 12 Best
Wild Swimming Spots

Whether you like sheltered lagoons, sea filled lidos or remote rivers, there’s a wild swimming spot out there for you. We asked four experienced open water swimmers from around the world to pick their favourites. 

The Magical Power
Of Wild Swimming

Wild swimming is enjoying a boom, as people discover how it can help connect them with nature and improve their mental wellbeing. Keen wild swimmer Joe Minihane, author of Floating, reveals why he can’t get enough of the cold...