- Named not for its size but because the 40th Regiment of Foot used to be stationed in a battery above it, the Forty Foot was a men-only swimming hole for years, where nude bathing was the rule. Times being what they are, women and families are now allowed and the bathing place has now assumed a new atmosphere - and a new modesty ensues! A nearby sign reads: "togs required by order"! If you still want to bathe au naturel, note that a small section is reserved for nude swimming.
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