A new wild swimming spot is opening in London next week

This summer may still be looking like a bit of a washout, but a drop of rain isn’t about to stop hardy Londoners from freezing their gonads off in the untamed wilderness. Well, leafy Beckenham, anyway.

City-dwellers hungry for their alfresco swim fix now have a new expanse of chilly open water to throw their shivering bods into. Move aside the Serpentine and Hampstead Ponds, Beckenham Place Park, the Borough of Lewisham’s largest green space, is officially London’s newest wild swimming spot. Only technically, it’s pretty ancient.


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