Wild Adventures & Weekend Escapes
Wild swim at a secret river beach dappled by willows, seek out a lost castle hidden within an enchanted forest, then watch the sun set from an ancient hillfort with a picnic of local cheese, sourdough and cider. Sounds perfect? A new compendium of adventures, from the best-selling, award-winning Wild Guide series will be published on 6 April, revealing the most exciting secret places in Central England, from forgotten pockets of the busy Midlands, to the iconic landscapes of the Peak District, Cotswolds, Welsh Borders and Lincolnshire Coast.
This new Wild Guide points you to over 800 incredible secret places and wild adventures - idyllic swims, ancient forests, lost ruins, secret valleys, amazing wildlife, easy scrambles and sacred places. But it’s not just about adventure and doing wild things – the book also details slow food and drink venues, cosy pubs, artisanal producers and rustic places to stay.
There’s a useful introduction to each area, detailing the natural history of the area as well as some suggestions for ‘a perfect weekend.’ As well as being packed with practical information including GPX co-ordinates and 23 maps this is a beautiful and inspiring book for the family seeking adventures in Britain’s hidden places.
Featuring stunning photography and engaging travel writing, it’s the perfect guide for wild adventures and ultimate weekend escapes
Nikki Squires is an avid camper and photographer, and English teacher who runs her school’s bushcraft programme. Richard Clifford is a wild swimmer, triathlete, PE teacher and adventure leader. John Webster spent his formative years sea swimming and surfing in Pembrokeshire but now raises his two children, on a diet of wild adventures. They all live and work in the Midlands near Leicester and have wild camped, climbed, swum, and explored their way around the central areas of England.
Other Wild Guides are available for Scotland, Wales, Lakes & Dales, South West and South East. Also available as premium apps for iPhone and Android.
The Wild Guide is available at bookshops, online or at Wildthingspublishing.com