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PHOTOS: The New Year's Day dips in Cornwall in pictures

PHOTOS: The New Year's Day dips in Cornwall in pictures

Published by Emma Carton at 8:04am 2nd January 2019. (Updated at 8:13am 2nd January 2019)

Hundreds of swimmers have braved the chilly waters on the Cornish coast, for the New Year's Day dips.

Bathers lined up in Looe and Newquay to see in 2019 with a cold wake-up call.

Both raised money for charity, with donations for CLIC Sargent in Newquay and over £1300 for Looe Lifeboat Station.

Take a look at some of the highlights in pictures...

What an impressive turn-out at Looe!

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Kids and adults of all ages took part...

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To those in just trunks or swimming costumers - hats off!

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Some got off to a sprint start...

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Others stayed in for quite a while - we love the Santa hat!

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Hats off to everyone who took part in the dips at Newquay and Looe.

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