In Pictures: Hundreds brave Firth of Forth for New Year Loony Dook
Hundreds of daring revellers have plunged into the icy waters of the Firth of Forth for the traditional New Year Loony Dook.
About 1,100 ‘dookers’ donned their finest swimming costumes and fancy dress to take part in the tradition which sees people running into the icy water on New Year’s Day. Here are some of the best pictures from today’s action...
5. Loony Dook, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK - 1st January 2019
The Loony Dook is part of a three-day Hogmanay celebration around Edinburgh which began with a torchlight procession on Sunday and iconic street party last night. Pic: Ian Georgeson