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Places to go for a Christmas Day dip in Dorset

PUBLISHED: 15:01 28 November 2018 | UPDATED: 15:01 28 November 2018

Places to go for a festive swim in Dorset. Photo credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Places to go for a festive swim in Dorset. Photo credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

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If you're willing to brave the cold this Christmas Day, check out Dorset's festive swim calendar for the best organised dips taking place in 2018

Charmouth

This Christmas Day fancy dress swim at Charmouth is in aid of the RNLI. Be there at 10.30am to see the fundraisers in their costumes before the 11am dip.

Weymouth

Get sponsored for your favourite cause and swim across Weymouth Harbour. Event starts at 11am and you can register from 9.45am.

Visit: weymoutlionsclub.co.uk

Boscombe

The Macmillian White Christmas Dip in the sea at Boscombe is in aid of Macmillan Caring Locally for their Brick by Brick appeal. Arrive at 9.45am and the swim will take place at 10.30am sharp.

Pre-register via whitechristmasdip.co.uk

West Bay

The West Bay Wallow is a charity fancy dress swim from the West Bay Harbour slipway. Register from 10.30am, wallow starts prompt at midday.

Visit bridportroundtable.co.uk for more information.

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