Swim around Britain

A man from Cheltenham is planning to become the first person to swim around Britain. Sean Conway aims to swim 100 miles a week with a full back-up crew.

Swimmer prepares for 1000-mile journey

Sean Conway in training. Credit: ITV News

A Cheltenham man is attempting to become the first person to swim one thousand miles from Land's End to John O'Groats. Sean Conway will swim a course along the coast of England, Wales and Scotland.

He has been building up his endurance for the charity swim by practicing in pools. He sets off from Sennen Cove Harbour in Cornwall on Sunday.

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