Stunning photos show sunrise at Ilkley Lido's solstice swim

A record number of swimmers saw the sun rise over Ilkley Lido on the longest day of the year.

Thursday, 21st June 2018, 11:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 12:08 pm

The outdoor pool welcomed 276 visitors from 4.30am this morning for its annual dawn swim.

The water was a chilly 16 degrees - several degrees colder than the average for the time of year.

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The cafe was open to warm swimmers up with hot drinks and sandwiches.

2018 is the fifth year that the Friends of Ilkley Lido have organised the event.