Vicky Allan | The joy of wild swimming

20 August 2021
Aerial view of a lone person walking across sand in a swimming costume, the sun is casting a long shadow beside them.
Get into the water. Your salt tears will mix with the salt of the sea.

Writer Vicky Allan discusses and demonstrates the joys of wild swimming and its use as a balm for grief in this beautifully shot short video filmed at Rigg Bay in Garlieston, Dumfries & Galloway, South-West Scotland. This film was commissioned for the 2020 Wigtown Book Festival and produced by Colin Tennant (CT Productions).

Vicky is co-author of the book Taking the Plunge with photographer Anna Deacon. Join Vicky and Anna at this year's festival as they discuss their new book, The Art of Wild Swimming: Scotland. More details here.