Scotland and Northern England
Upcoming events in the Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland.
17 Nov 2019
This event repeats every week on Sunday forever
The Sunday Swim, Glasgow
Scotland’s weekly naked swim, Turkish, sauna & yoga.
The only naked swim in the world with travelling rings and trapeze over the pool!
The Sunday Swim offers mixed naturist use of a 21m pool, Turkish suite, steam room, saunas and relaxation areas in a friendly, welcoming environment.
When & where?
Sundays 6pm to 9.30pm. If in doubt, phone before travelling.
Arlington Baths Club, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow, G3 6DT
0141 332 6021
Walk: Arlington Street off Woodlands Road is located in the Woodlands area of Glasgow, between St George's Cross, Charing Cross and The University of Glasgow.
Subway: The baths are a short walk from St George's Cross subway station. The Subway closes at 6.10pm on Sundays.
Cycle: The nearest Nextbike stations are at St George's Cross and University of Glasgow (East).
Bus: First Group 4/4A, 6/6A.
4/4A - alight in Woodlands Rd and walk along Arlington St.
6/6A -alight at St George's Cross and cut through Melrose St - Queen's Cres - Ashley St - Arlington St.
Car: There is metered parking adjacent to the baths. A new charge schedule was introduced in September 2018: 20p per 15 minutes up to one hour, then 40p per 15mins to a maximum of 3 hours. You can also use a RingGo app to pay for parking. Alternatively, free parking on Sundays in Woodlands Rd, Park Ave & Park Drive which are a five minute walk away.
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How much does it cost?
The entry price is £10 for adults over 25 years old, £7 for 18-25 and students over 18 (evidence of status required). Towel & sauna sheet hire is included. The Sunday Swim is free to Arlington Baths Club members.
The lockers take 20p & £1 coins.
Who can attend?
Holders of the The Sunday Swim card.
Members of Arlington Baths Club can attend free.
Visitors, guests and newcomers to the swim are welcome. If you do not hold one of the cards above, you must bring photo ID and proof of address eg passport & utility bill; the EU photo-driving licence covers both.
At your first visit, you will need to complete a health form for The Arlington Baths Club, which will be retained by them, and a registration form for The Sunday Swim. We expect you to purchase a swim card on your return visit. This also applies to members of BN. The swim card is valid for the year April to March inclusive. Renewals due by April.
A guided tour of the building will take place at 18.15, so please be prompt.
Do I need to be naked?
There is an expectation that you will be nude when swimming. You can wear a towel in the other facilities, but again most people don’t.
Will there be other women there?
Yes! Many women attend the swim, either on their own or with a partner or friends. Just come along - you'll receive a warm welcome.
What is the etiquette?
Shower before entering the pool and after using the hot rooms / sauna.
Towels are provided for drying and sitting/lying on.
To preserve others' privacy, phones and photography are not allowed.
Tea, coffee, hot chocolate & biscuits, Sunday newspapers and information about naturist events and holidays are available in the upstairs lounge (complimentary, but donations always welcome.) Members meet there for a blether and to catch up on the latest news.
The building is locked at 9.30pm, so please aim to leave by 9.15pm.
I like The Sunday Swim. How can I start coming regularly?
Next time you come, bring your ID and one passport-style photograph 15 minutes before the swim starts and you can apply for a swim card. The card runs for 12 months from the date of joining and costs £10 per year for adults over 25, £5 for 18-25, and full-time students over 18 (proof of age/student status required).
FT students & U26 may gain entry to the swim for £7 each time for the first two months of their membership.
What other facilities are available?
Clothed use of the gym (you will need an induction first by the baths staff.)
Naked Yoga - beginners' and improvers' classes (booking required, additional fee.)
For more information:
Website: The Sunday Swim
Register online for the swim: membermojo.co.uk/thesundayswim
The map is available
01 May 2020 - 09 May 2020The Gathering 2020 – SANER Regions 8th Annual International Naturist Event Goes MonuMENTAL!
We are delighted to announce that next years Gathering for BN & INF Members will be held once again at The Glenmorag Hotel, Dunoon commencing on Friday 1st May 2020 .
The hotel will be exclusively naturist from 5pm on Friday 1st for the duration of your stay ( the options are shown bekow).
Please be aware that the early May Bank Holiday will be moving to the following weekend in 2020 in order to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of V.E. Day on Friday 8th May. And with that in mind The Gathering 2020 can now offer A FURTHER THREE DAY EXTENSION or STAND ALONE ALTERNATIVE!
We are extremely grateful to the hotel for holding 2019 prices at;
£155 pp (Friday 1st May to Monday 4th May) – 3 nights
£260 pp (Friday 1st May to Thursday 7th May) – 6 nights
£280 pp (Monday 4th May to Sunday 10th May – 6 nights
£175 pp (Thursday 7th May to Sunday 10th May) – 3 nights
£435 pp (Friday 1st May to Sunday 10th May) – 9 nights.
Bookings including Friday 8th May include a charge of £19.45 for a Gala Dinner/Dance to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of V.E. Day. (Suitable uniform please). We intend to offer tickets for the Gala Dinner/Dance ONLY (No accommodation) to SANER Club and Swim Members at £25 each. Club Secretaries please request an allocation of tickets through email@example.com
Rooms booked with Clyde view have supplements at £6 ,£12 & £18 respectively. There are no single rooms available and where sole occupancy of a twin room is requested there is a supplement . Whenever possible please agree to room share which saves guests and SANER alike. The price includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast and all hotel based high quality entertainment.
The hotel continues to enjoy ongoing refurbishment and we are aware of further improvements in the coming year. A significant improvement for 2020 will be a change in booking procedure. Guests will now be able to book directly with the hotel on 01369 702227 and rooms will be allocated at time of booking. This will greatly enhance the booking experience and facilitate a far better administration process. Should you wish to extend your stay at the hotel you can book additional (textile) nights at the time of booking.
A £30 deposit pp secures your actual room and the final balance for all durations is 29th February 2020. Please ensure you book early, quoting your BN/INF Membership Number) and note the final payment date in your diaries.
Scotty MacDoon has suggested that as next year is 2020 his “vision” (ha! ha!) is we should have a “naughtical" theme! (He's so funny!) . And so the weekend shall indeed have a nautical theme, and Ì the “crews"ship Captain, and my fantastic Volunteer Crew look forward to welcoming you aboard.
Dress appropriately 1st May for “May Day! May Day!” on arrival (3pm onwards) and don't expect to abandon ship until everyone has experienced yet another fun packed Gathering!
Essential cruise packing; towel, tartan bow tie & ladies sash, bling, life jacket and a happy disposition!
Activities include, Cabaret, Ceilidh, Burns in the Buff Supper, Casino, Naturist swim, forest walks, naked pub lunch, Dimple Award Dinner, body painting, boat trips and excursions. Plus, of course, our Gala Dinner on 8th May. Further details will be posted on the BN Forum.
For more information contact SANER via firstname.lastname@example.org
Book now, direct with The Glenmorag Hotel on (+44) 01369 702227
The Gathering – Always full of surprises and fun!
HASTE YE BACK & WELCOME ABOARD!
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