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The best wild swimming spots in Kent where you can cool off in the heat

The best wild swimming spots in Kent where you can cool off in the heat

With temperatures reaching 30C in parts of Kent today (June 25), who wouldn’t want to jump in the water to cool down? Luckily for us, we have a wide range of hidden gems across the county.

The idea of going to packed-out beaches and popular seaside towns can be anything but relaxing. And now that we have entered the summer season, it is set to get even busier over the next couple of months.

That said, there is nothing better than swimming outdoors in the natural environment. But remember to always follow the safety guidance, which we have detailed below.

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Here’s our guide to some of the hidden gems in and around Kent that could help bring the mercury in your internal thermometer back down a bit.

Holborough Lakes

Holborough Lakes

Where: Snodland

Swimmers can enjoy the clean water at Holborough Lakes where they have a 400m swim circuit and water temperatures have been known to be up to 23C. All swimmers must first complete an induction with one of the staff members, which also includes a 200m swim.

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  • June 25, 2023