Pictures of swimmers braving the water at Portobello Beach on Christmas day pictures: JPI Media and SWNS

In pictures: Swimmers brave Portobello Beach on Christmas day for a festive dip

Dozens of swimmers braved the cold for a swim at Portobello Beach on Christmas Day.

Saturday, 26th December 2020, 6:53 pm

The festive tradition takes place every year in Portobello, Edinburgh, on Christmas morning.

Hardy swimmers, some wearing antlers and Santa hats, dashed into the sea to splash around despite air temperatures being 2C.

Even a dog joined in with the fun after chasing its owner into the water.

Here are pictures showing the bold festive activity some took part in on December 25!

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