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Winter Solstice Sunrise Swim – 21 December, 8am

£50.00

TUESDAY 21 DECEMBER

8am

A magical sunrise solstice swim

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Winter solstice is when the sun travels the shortest path through the sky, and that day therefore has the least daylight and the longest night. From this point on the days start to get lighter again as we head towards spring – something to celebrate! Gather in a small group to create a foliage crown and then enjoy leisurely but cold swim to show off your creative headgear. There is no better way to celebrate solstice than to plunge into wild water.

Join Dip Advisor at sunrise and enjoy a swim in the stunning Test Valley at a crystal clear private lake. Learn how to make a fresh-foliage crown and then wear it for a magical sunrise swim. All materials and direction will be provided. The location of the swim is extra special, fed by chalk streams it looks like an emerald lake. Winter is a unique time to swim, often spending more time undressing and dressing than swimming. But offers natural highs, community spirit and a zing that will stay with you all day. This is a morning swim, designed to be about sharing the joy of the water. Expect chatter & laughter.

Expect cold, social swimming and a chance to learn a new skill. You might like a simple dip, a body immersion or a brief swim depending on how you handle the cold. Designed for a small group, risks and guidance will be outlined before you are encouraged into the water. The swim will vary depending on temperature of the water, experience of the group and weather conditions. Once dry and dressed, warm porridge and hot drinks will be provided.

Take your crown home with you, wear it for the rest of the week if you want!

REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to swim. Comfortable with the idea of swimming outdoors. Suitable for beginners. Aged 16+

PRICE INCLUDES: Flowers, materials and instruction. Porridge and hot drink.

PLEASE NOTE: Further details of the swim, what to bring and where to meet, will be sent at least 48 hours before the event.

Event Details

Date: December 21, 2021

Start time: 08:00

End time: 10:00

Venue: Test Valley, Fullerton

Directions: Nearest train station: Andover. Directions and instructions will be sent 48 hours before the event.

Email: hello@thedipadvisor.co.uk

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