In Pictures: Swimmers don fancy dress for new year dip

People across the UK have taken the plunge for a bracing new year swim.

From Scotland to Scarborough, here are some snapshots of the shivery participants.

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It was a colourful scene at the Barry Island New Year’s Day swim in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
It was a colourful scene at the Barry Island New Year’s Day swim in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
People take part in the Barry Island New Year’s Day swim in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
People take part in the Barry Island New Year’s Day swim in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
New Year celebrations 2019
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