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    DescriptionStorm-battered headlands, hidden waterfalls, tumbledown cottages, the ruins of haunted chapels deep in forgotten woods, medieval Green Men, old mines and quarries being recaptured by nature, rusting sea-forts tottering on sandbanks ...Britain and Ireland are full of wild places, some remote, many often astonishingly close to home. Christopher Somerville has travelled through fields and green lanes, in forests and mountains and on lonely coasts, seeking out his favourite 500 untamed treasures. This book will show you how everyone can discover a piece of the wild for themselves.


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    Title
    Britain and Ireland's Best Wild Places
    Subtitle
    500 Essential Journeys
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Somerville
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 1,202 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141029221
    ISBN 10: 0141029226
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-TT
    B&T General Subject: 800
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009070
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 92
    DC22: 914.1, 914.10486
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009100
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13220
    BISAC V2.8: NAT045040
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBR, 1DBK
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TRV026020
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DA650 .S66 2011
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: WTH, WNW
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    Colour throughout, c.150 plus maps
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    28 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Christopher Somerville has spent twenty-five years walking the country lanes, back hills and wildernesses of Britain and Ireland, and believes he has learnt most things of importance while outdoors. He is the author of Coast and Coast: The Journey Continues, which accompanied the BBC2 series. He writes regularly on country walks, for publications including the Daily Telegraph and Saga.
    Review quote
    An excellent survey ... Somerville belongs to the fine tradition of British nature writers that [is] at once informative and poetic -- Colin Tudge Financial Times A wonderful tome for anyone seeking wilderness on their doorstep Country Walking Brilliant and heartfelt ... magnificent ... an extraordinary work which looks set to reconfigure our relationship with the great outdoors Sunday Telegraph A true compendium of the wild coast and countryside ... you are left with the impression that here is a writer with whom you would like to spend time Country Life Utterly charming ... a wonderful book and elegant reference guide Irish Times