Chilly turkey! Festive swimmers strip off and naked all as they courageous freezing waters for Christmas Day plunge throughout UK and world wide

  •  Swimmers world wide celebrated Christmas by having fun with a festive dip in freezing temperatures
  • The more and more widespread seasonal custom noticed seashores, coastal rocks and lake with courageous bathers
  • Hardy souls swapped turkey for trunks and bikinis all throughout England and different locations internationally 

Brendan Mcfadden For Mailonline

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Festive swimmers internationally have taken the plunge on Christmas Day to take pleasure in dips.

The more and more widespread seasonal custom courageous bathers take to seashores, coastal rocks and lakes.

Hardy souls quickly swapped turkey for trunks and Brussels sprouts for bikinis at occasions throughout England.

Festive swimmers across the world have taken the plunge at Christmas Day to enjoy dips

Festive swimmers across the world have taken the plunge at Christmas Day to enjoy dips

Festive swimmers internationally have taken the plunge at Christmas Day to take pleasure in dips

Christmas Day swim at Sandford Park Lido, Cheltenham

Christmas Day swim at Sandford Park Lido, Cheltenham

Christmas Day swim at Sandford Park Lido, Cheltenham

People in fancy dress to take part in the annual White Christmas Dip at Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth to raise money for Macmillan Caring Locally

People in fancy dress to take part in the annual White Christmas Dip at Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth to raise money for Macmillan Caring Locally

Folks in fancy gown to participate within the annual White Christmas Dip at Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth to lift cash for Macmillan Caring Domestically

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These two ladies took to the water in  Porthcawl for a Christmas Day Swim

These two ladies took to the water in  Porthcawl for a Christmas Day Swim

These two women took to the water in  Porthcawl for a Christmas Day Swim

This woman donned a santa style beach outfit for her swim in Porthcawl 

This woman donned a santa style beach outfit for her swim in Porthcawl 

This lady donned a santa model seashore outfit for her swim in Porthcawl 

Swimmers take to the icy waters of the Serpentine in London's Hyde Park for the traditional Christmas Day Peter Pan Cup, a handicap race that sees the slowest swimmers starting first, cheered on by hundreds of spectators

Swimmers take to the icy waters of the Serpentine in London's Hyde Park for the traditional Christmas Day Peter Pan Cup, a handicap race that sees the slowest swimmers starting first, cheered on by hundreds of spectators

Swimmers take to the icy waters of the Serpentine in London’s Hyde Park for the normal Christmas Day Peter Pan Cup, a handicap race that sees the slowest swimmers beginning first, cheered on by tons of of spectators

This swimmer dressed as a grape to take part in the White Christmas Dip at Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth

This swimmer dressed as a grape to take part in the White Christmas Dip at Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth

This swimmer dressed as a grape to participate within the White Christmas Dip at Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth

Andy's toys: this foursome took to the water in Bournemouth dressed as toy's from smash hit animated film, Toy Story

Andy's toys: this foursome took to the water in Bournemouth dressed as toy's from smash hit animated film, Toy Story

Andy’s toys: this foursome took to the water in Bournemouth dressed as toy’s from smash hit animated movie, Toy Story

In Bournemouth individuals took half within the White Christmas Dip at Boscombe Pier, to lift cash for Macmillan Caring Domestically.

In the meantime in London, Swimmers took to the icy waters of the Serpentine in London’s Hyde Park for the normal Christmas Day Peter Pan Cup.

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However the festive dip custom was not simply confined to England as there was many different occasions held internationally.

In Barcelona’s Port Vell the place there have been a lot hotter waters, bathers, together with one dressed as a clown took half in then 109th version of the ‘Copa Nadal’ (Christmas Cup) swimming competitors. 

Scores of daring individuals in fancy gown dived into a cold lake as a part of a wacky Christmas custom right this moment at Blackroot Pool in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.

In Co Dublin, an annual swim to lift funds for the RNLI has been held by Clontarf Yacht and Boat Membership for the previous 42 years.

Ian Sargent, 74, who has been elevating money all through these 4 many years, stated the occasion was stronger than ever.

“Our annual Christmas swim has been going from the 70s and it has been getting greater yearly, with an increasing number of participation,” he stated.

Mr Sargent stayed on dry land this yr, insisting his winter dipping days have been being him.

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“I ended that once I was 60,”

Nicola Jensen (30), from Brisbane, Australia, and Orla Doogue, from Dublin, (right) -  members of Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club during the club's annual Christmas swim in aid of the RNLI

Nicola Jensen (30), from Brisbane, Australia, and Orla Doogue, from Dublin, (right) -  members of Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club during the club's annual Christmas swim in aid of the RNLI

Nicola Jensen (30), from Brisbane, Australia, and Orla Doogue, from Dublin, (proper) –  members of Clontarf Yacht & Boat Membership in the course of the membership’s annual Christmas swim in help of the RNLI

This pair took part in the Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club annual Christmas swim wearing Santa costumes

This pair took part in the Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club annual Christmas swim wearing Santa costumes

This pair took half within the Clontarf Yacht & Boat Membership annual Christmas swim carrying Santa costumes

A participant in a clown costume jumps into the water in the course of the 109th version of the ‘Copa Nadal’ (Christmas Cup) swimming competitors in Barcelona’s Port Vell 

Scores of daring people in fancy dress dived into a chilly lake as part of a wacky Christmas tradition today at Blackroot Pool in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Scores of daring people in fancy dress dived into a chilly lake as part of a wacky Christmas tradition today at Blackroot Pool in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Scores of daring individuals in fancy gown dived into a cold lake as a part of a wacky Christmas custom right this moment at Blackroot Pool in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

A man dressed as Santa Claus reacts with other participants while holding the city's flag at the traditional Christmas season swim in Nice, France

A man dressed as Santa Claus reacts with other participants while holding the city's flag at the traditional Christmas season swim in Nice, France

A person dressed as Santa Claus reacts with different individuals whereas holding town’s flag on the conventional Christmas season swim in Good, France

Participants of the 80th annual Christmas swimming 'Coupe de Noel' swim in the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland

Participants of the 80th annual Christmas swimming 'Coupe de Noel' swim in the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland

Members of the 80th annual Christmas swimming ‘Coupe de Noel’ swim within the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland

 

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