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Pembrey Walrus Dip: Hundreds take icy plunge for charity

Hundreds of people in fancy dress plunged into the chilly waters off Pembrey on Boxing Day.

Hundreds of people in fancy dress plunged into the chilly waters off Carmarthenshire on Boxing Day.

The 33rd annual Pembrey Country Park Walrus Dip attracted swimmers in costumes varying from Santa to sumo wrestlers to Cefn Sidan Beach.

Since its inception in 1984, only two dips have been cancelled – one due to an oil spill, and another when the sea froze over.

Bathers raised money for various charities and good causes.

A man in the sea

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