Up and down the Edinburgh coast line, many jumped headfirst in to the cold waves in a classic New Year’s Day tradition.
Here are some of the best pictures of the brave souls who took the dive.
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Florence Edwards 27 from Edinburgh Photo: Andrew O'Brien
2. Craig and Donna
Craig Thomas and Donna Lobo from Edinburgh Photo: Andrew O'Brien
English teacher Sarah Goldsmith 32 from Edinburgh Photo: Andrew O'Brien
4. Craig and Donna again
Craig Thomas and Donna Lobo from Edinburgh (again). Photo: Andrew O'Brien