Wild Guide Book

Wild Guide South West high res

Wild Guide: Devon, Cornwall and South West. New from the publishers of Wild Swimming, Wild Things Publishing, the Wild Guide book takes you on a voyage of discovery to the lesser-known corners of Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset. Featuring over 500 wild places for exploration and adventure, and 300 ideas for wild places to eat, camp or stay, it’s the perfect insider’s guide to Britain’s favourite holiday destination:

• Secret coves and places to wild swim
• Ancient woodlands and wildlife wonders
• Wildflower meadows
• Lost ruins, hidden castles and sacred stones
• Caverns, caves, grottoes and follies
• Sunset hill forts, night walks and campfires
• Seasonal eating, artisan food and cosy pubs
• Secluded campsites and hidden hideaways

The Wild Guide features 28 detailed maps, 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.


You can buy the book in print or digital (whole book or separate chapters) format now from the Wild Things Publishing shop.


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 critic, based in Somerset.

Jo Keeling was countryside editor of BBC Countryfile magazine and is now editor of lifestyle magazine Pretty Nostalgic.

Those with the book already can find the correct Ordnance Survey conversion chart here (usually found at the back of the book but omitted from a recent reprint).


You might also be interested in our brand new, fully revised and expanded Wild Swimming guide (May 2013)

Wild Swimming: 300 Hidden Dips in the Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls of Britain





Or our new books on cycling secret lanes (April 2013):

Lost Lanes 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Southern England (London and the South-East) by Jack Thurston






Publication 1st May 2013

The authors are available for interview & feature writing. Books are available for competitions and promotions. All images are available for reuse.