How to skim stones

A couple skimming stones from the jetty on Lough Erne at Crom, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Elite ranger Captain Skim shares his tips on how make a stone skim across the water.

If you're visiting one of our places by the sea, then don't forget, it's adventure number 5 on our list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. 
 
Can you beat his record of 27 skims?
 
Have fun trying!
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How to skim stones

In this video, the National Trust Kids' Council get together at Wray Castle in the Lake District to skim some stones.