Wild Guide - Devon, Cornwall & South West



A compendium of adventures featuring the best wild places to visit in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset. Part of the excellent Wild Guide series of books.

From the best secret beaches and wild swimming locations to amazing ancient woodlands and wildlife spectacles, this book has everything for the perfect wild break in the south west of England. Top picnic places and wild flower meadows, lost ruins, hidden castles and sacred stones, caverns, caves, grottoes, follies - Wild Guide: Devon, Cornwall and South West has it all.

“Excellent...This is an essential guide for anyone planning a dreamy summer of camping, picnics and swimming.”
The Daily Telegraph

“..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

  • 17.8 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Paperback
  • 256 pages


Daniel Start is an award-winning travel writer and photographer, and also author of the best-selling Wild Swimming and Wild Swimming Coast books. 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 editor of lifestyle magazine Pretty Nostalgic.