The Loony Dook is held at Boat
House Steps, South Queensferry, close to the Forth Bridges, at noon each
New Year's Day. The event, which raises money for charity began in
Participants bathe (briefly) in the Firth of Forth. Wet suits are
not allowed. Fancy dress is encouraged.
Participants meet at The Moorings Pub 24-26
Hopetoun Road, South Queensferry from 10.45am to 11.00am before the event,
and again there after the event.
The photograph above is one of several that I
took on 1 January 2006.
The temperature was fairly mild, about 5 degrees C.