Head to chilworth from where you can walk the eight mile stretch to guilford passing pretty villages before joining the wey navigation where there are several recognised spots for swimming in the river wey. You can also find another great stretch of the wey down by godalming which tends to be a tad quieter.
This lazily flowing river creates an atmosphere of calm.
River wey swimming. With old bridges and mills dotting the water it s all very scenic too. His plan was to swim around 2 6. The river runs next to the ruins of st catherine s chapel meaning for a very stunning spot to swim.
The man tasked with getting me into the river wye was swimming coach edward rose who adds zoologist wildlife enthusiast and biology teacher to his colourful cv. A stone s throw from guildford this sandy stretch of river is slow moving and shallow making it a fine spot for wild swimming newbies. River lugg bodenham herefordshire.
Swimming in the river wey feels like being out in the wild despite only being a short trip away from london. River wey and wey navigation surrey. The first comes just beyond the manor inn look out for a small sandy beach.
One 25 minute walk later and you ll be swimming in the wey. This thames tributary has lots of peaceful spots for swimming the most accessible is near guildford where there is a sandy beach that slopes into the water. Surrey is surprisingly rural despite being so close to london.
Frensham great pond surrey. You can get to guilford in just 40 minutes by train. It s then a short walk to the river.
Hoping to tie in a walk with your wild swim. It s england s most wooded county and sports some excellent wild swimming along the river wey. There are several spots for a dip in the river wey and the wey navigation including a meadow lined stretch behind the manor inn pub in godalming and sandy beaches that slope down into the water at shalford.
Nearest station is guildford. There are sandy. Slowly flowing through the river here boasts sandy beach areas along its edges as well as natural pools.
A sandy bank gives you easy access so you can slide right in and float your wey down. Bodenham provides a beautiful storybook like location for a handful of serene wild swimming spots along the river lugg. Guided swims on the river wey the wey wiggle with the dip advisor last around 90 minutes and include refreshments from 45pp for a 1km swim to 55 for a 3km swim topics swimming holidays.
Take the train to chilworth station and follow signs for the wey navigation to swim near the manor inn or get off at guildford and follow the river s footpath swimming just.