New Year's Day Swim

Swimmers brave the cold water in Clevedon to raise money for charity

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Swimmers brave the water on New Year's Day

Swimmers braved the water to raise money for the charity Secret World Credit: ITV West

Dozens of swimmers - many of them dressed as animals - have taken to the freezing waters of the Marine Lake at Clevedon. The New Year dip is something of a tradition in the North Somerset town and this year they were raising money for local wildlife charity Secret World.

Dozens turned out dressed as furry animals Credit: ITV West


New Year's Day Dip

Swimmers brave the water in Clevedon Credit: ITV Westcountry

Around 30 people, some dressed as animals, went for a New Year's Day dip in marine lake at Clevedon. They were raising money for Secret World charity. Although a sunny day, the temperature of the water was blow 5 degrees.

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