One in five parents have banned their child from swimming in the sea because they worry about their safety, a poll has found.
The study by Amatuer Swimming Association found less than a third of parents say they are completely happy to let their children swim in the sea.
One in five wont let their children into the waves at all because they feel its too dangerous.
Nearly a third of parents say that they will only let their children swim in the sea if they go with them.
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