Wild Guide - Devon, Cornwall and South West: Hidden Places, Great Adventures and the Good Life  (including Somerset and Dorset)

Wild Guide - Devon, Cornwall and South West: Hidden Places, Great Adventures and the Good Life (including Somerset and Dorset)

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By (author) Daniel Start, By (author) Tania Pascoe, By (author) Joanna Tinsley

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  • Publisher: Wild Things Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 172mm x 206mm x 22mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 15 April 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Bath
  • ISBN 10: 0957157320
  • ISBN 13: 9780957157323
  • Illustrations note: 30 maps, 300 photos
  • Sales rank: 64,020

Product description

This compendium of adventures features the best wild places to visit in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset, with luscious places to eat and stay and ideas for weekend itineraries. The best secret beaches and wild swimming locations Amazing ancient woodlands and wildlife spectacles Top picnic places and wild flower meadows Lost ruins, hidden castles and sacred stones Caverns, caves, grottoes and follies Sunset hillforts, night walks and campfire camping Treehouses, yurts and gypsy caravans Best artisanal food, seasonal eating and traditional pubs Featuring stunning photos and engaging travel writing, this is the perfect book for those seeking new adventures with the family, or dreaming up the ultimate romantic weekend escape.

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Daniel Start is an award-winning travel writer and photographer. He is the author of best-selling Wild Swimming and Wild Swimming Coast. Tania Pascoe is a West Country expert, sustainability consultant and local food critique, based in Somerset. Joanna Tinsley was countryside editor of BBC Countryfile magazine and is now editor of lifestyle magazine Pretty Nostalgic.

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Reviews for Wild Swimming, by the same authors: "Excellent...This is an essential guide for anyone planning a dreamy summer of camping, picnics and swimming." The Daily Telegraph, 15th June 2008 "Smash-hit guidebook" The Times, 28th November 2009 "..plenty of inspiration but also includes gird references, guidebook boxes and clear, third person, no-nonsense information. It also tells you how to build a riverside sauna, and I can't imagine anything more perfect than that. Sunday Times, Culture, 29th June 2008 "Passionate and practical" Daily Telegraph, 8th August 2008 "A grown up guide to skinny dipping... ideas for a perfect summer day out." The Times, 29th March 2008 "A book of wonderful things to do in Britain's rivers, lakes and waterfalls, including swimming with otters, discovering underground caves and even searching for gold" National Trust Magazine, Summer 2008 "Frankly marvellous - breathless and beautifully photographed" Venue Magazine, 13th June 2008 " - full of legendary and literary references, tantalising photography and practical advice, right down to how to build a sweat lodge." The Spark, Summer 2008