"A tonic for your mental health through the wonder of the sea"

Katie Maggs

Wild Swimmer | Writer | Motivational Speaker

Hello :)

My name is Katie and I'm an open water sea swimmer and outdoor photographer living in the small coastal town of Penzance in Cornwall. I swim all year round at sunrise whilst also documenting the inspirational journeys of fellow wild swimmers and capturing the beauty of the bay at dawn. I absolutely love being in or beside the sea!

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After my own personal experience of burnout and stress related anxiety my aim is to motivate and inspire others to  find their own path to recovery through improved self care and increased time within blue spaces.


Within my blog, published magazine articles and my first book – the self- help guide 'Tonic of the Sea' – I promote the therapeutic benefits of time spent in and around the ocean and share my tried and tested ways to recover from stress related issues and conditions. I also set out simple suggestions on how to stay well - both physically and mentally by regularly connecting with the sea.

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The early part of my story has been made into an award winning short film – Tonic of the Sea – directed and produced by the very talented filmmaker Jonathan. J. Scott. - available on YouTube under the BAFTA short film awards. 

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More about me...

Wild Swim Facilitator at Port Eliot Festival

> Panellist for Nature Cures at Wild and Well Festival

> Speaker at Kendal Mountain Literature Festival


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