If like many of us, you often find yourself scrolling through social media for hours at a time, it might be time to start following some of the best Instagram accounts for all things swimming that will spark your motivation.

Whether you’re looking for a little extra mojo to help you stick with your swimming routine, or wanting to fill your Instagram feed with gorgeous photos of wild swimming spots, these 13 Instagram accounts deliver. Check them out to fill your feed with endless swimming advice and inspiration.

 

1. The Outdoor Swimming Society

 

 

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@theoutdoorswimmingsociety is your go-to if you want to feel part of a swimming family. A worldwide community of outdoor swimmers, their feed is made up of photos sent in from those that love to swim and share their experiences along the way.

 

2. Niall Meehan

 

 

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If you need some encouragement to submerge yourself in the ocean, check out @niall_verso’s Instagram. Niall captures the dreamy views of his local spot, Greystones in Northern Ireland and each image is a treat for the eyes.

 

3. Katie Maggs

 

 

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Sharing her mental health experiences and how sea swimming has helped her, @tonicofthesea is the perfect account to follow for positive affirmations as well as beautiful photography.

 

Want to take up wild swimming but not sure what to wear? Check out our guide to the essentials to bring along with you.

 

4. Matt Porteous

 

 

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For jaw-dropping photography, @mattporteous is your man. ‘Inspired by life’ and with a love for the ocean, Matt captures the beauty of it effortlessly. If you’re looking for inspiration for nature photography, we couldn’t recommend his feed highly enough.

 

5. Julie Kamat

 

 

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For those of you that want to up your game, US Masters competitor @summerjulep has all the motivation you need! With a feed full of competitive swimming techniques, fierce swimwear shots and training advice – she’ll be sure to keep you in check.

 

6. Dennis the Swimming Retriever

 

 

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Check out @swimmingdennis for all your fluffy needs. Because who doesn’t love a swimming dog!?

 

7. Kathleen Baker

 

 

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If you’re looking for Olympic standard inspiration then look no further than Olympic medallist @kathleenbaker2. You’ll be swimmin’ like a pro in no time!

 

8. Marga Crespí

 

 

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The queen of synchronized swimming @margacj will make you want to take to the water and start flapping around like a scene out of A Cinderella Story (if you haven’t watched it or you haven’t followed her yet… DO IT!).

 

9. Emma Dodd

 

 

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@barefootemswims is the account to follow if you love to combine your love of swimming with travel. Emma travels the world in search of new swimming spots and takes beautiful pictures and blogs along the way.

 

10. Swimstaman

 

 

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Mystery man @swimstaman can be found wild swimming in the most beautiful parts of the world and always manages to capture unique and stunning shots of his adventures. His feed is gorgeous and we never tire of the hues of greens or blues.

 

11. Katie & Manda

 

 

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What’s better than doing what you love, than doing what you love with your best friend… Whilst travelling and having all the fun! If your favourite accounts to follow are the ‘real-life, fun and don’t take themselves too seriously’ types, @team_mermaids_uk is the one for you.

 

12. Megan Susanah

 

 

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For the most aesthetically pleasing swimming Instagram out there. @megansusanah captures her adventures with swimming/surfing beautifully and makes us want to run away to her local spot in Cornwall each time she uploads a new post.

 

13. Helen Webster

 

 

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If you need a push to get outdoors more and enjoy nature, we highly recommend following @helenwebster_outdoors. Swimrunner & triathlete, Helen documents her adventures in all things active to encourage others to do the same. What a woman!

 

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