Ireland is the perfect country for swimming, whether it’s in a pool, lake, river or ocean -there are so many amazing and varied swimming locations! Dublin presents a range of enviable spots to take a dip. Set around its coastline there are beaches surrounded by beautiful cliffs and crystal-clear waters ideal for sea-swimming. Of course inland you can explore nature with rivers bustling from mountain banks and tranquil lakes offering stillness before bracing waters. Ireland even offers unique experiences such as wild swimming in an Atlantic ocean at Cliff Head or splashing about under the gaze of an abandoned ruin at Lough Funshinagh archipelago. Wherever you choose to go fitness addicts, daring adventurers, families or wow-chasers all will find themselves discovering something refreshingly new this season in Ireland’s wonderfully diverse Swimming Locations!