Monday 1st January 2018 the New Year’s Day Swim returns in Barry Island!!

From 1984, the annual New Year’s Day swim has become more and more popular attracting people from far and wide, young and old. The event organiser of the swim, encouraged people to use the opportunity to fundraise for their favourite charity. The event takes place on Whitmore Bay at Barry Island at Midday. Please visit the Facebook page link below for more information:

If you would like to fundraise for Kidney Wales, please contact the Kidney Wales team by emailing We will then send you a fundraising pack and a Kidney Wales vest (if you chose to wear something other than a swimming costume).