A new year, a new you, striding forward with those cast iron resolutions... ah well, never mind!
Wrap up and get a warm fuzzy feeling inside with this selection of events that will educate and entertain all ages.
Barry Island New Year's Day Swim
01 January. Spend New Year's Day swimming at Barry Island alongside hundreds of equally adventurous people. Founded in 1984 the annual New Year's Day Dip at Barry Island has become a popular event. Fancy dress is optional but encouraged. A free warm-up session takes place on the beach before the swim.
Find out more about the Barry Island New Year Day Swim.
Saundersfoot New Year's Day Swim
13 January. The New Year starts on the 1st January, right? Wrong.
If you're in the Gwaun Valley in Pembrokeshire the New Year starts on the 13th. The people of this valley have carried on with the ancient Julian calendar (instead of the Gregorian calendar). Children welcome in the New Year by visiting their neighbours singing for gifts.
Find out more about Hen Galan.