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Follow the blue lines on a map to find new swimming adventures, says Pete Kelly


Water flows into Ambleside as if it were the hub of a spoked wheel. Aside from the tiny rills, that are everywhere if you look, there are five becks flowing into our village from the combes and vales that surround us. The place even defines itself by your position relative to Stock Ghyll that cleaves the village in two; you are either Above Stock or Below Stock. There is so much flowing water here that a friend of ours even has a beck running under a manhole cover in her cellar.

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Whether your New Year goal is an epic challenge or your first open water swim, our 2018 Race Guide is the pick of the year’s must-do events. Elsewhere in the magazine, we have inspiring stories of more personal challenges: learning to ocean swim, 50 castle swims and a new English Channel record. Plus, advice from Olympians, record breakers and swim coaches on how to max your motivation without going nuts.