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Bid to bring back Scotland's forgotten tidal pools

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Efforts are being made to convince a new generation of swimmers to dive into Scotland’s sea pools.

Long before indoor, heated swimming pools, there was a population of resilient souls who learned to swim and then perfect their front crawl in Scotland’s coastal tidal pools.

  • Original Article: The Herald
  • Date: September 2019

Eventually, the appeal of warmer waters and sunshine offered by holiday package companies attracted swimmers away. Most all of Scotland’s once-thriving tidal pools were left to the elements and the raging sea to drift into sad decline.

 

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