Call of the Wild

A celebration of British landscapes

Printed book £12.50

Roly Smith

Where in the crowded British Isles would you look for wilderness? Surprisingly, England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland have a variety of wild landscapes unrivalled anywhere in the world. This book is published to celebrate 25 years of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild, the only group of media professionals exclusively involved in the outdoors. It is edited by Roly Smith, President and former Chairman of the OWPG and its Foreword is by Chris Bonington.

The 25 authors celebrate their favourite places, ranging from remote coastal islands to special places in Sussex and Suffolk, from unknown hills to famous mountains, from standing stones to forest glades. OWPG members go walking, rock climbing and kayaking to reach these wild places. Rediscover the British Isles through their eyes in this full colour hardback, lavishly illustrated with 130 superb photographs.

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Book data

  • Call of the Wild: A celebration of British landscapes
  • Roly Smith
  • November 2005
  • UK price £12.50
  • 128 pp
  • 145x210 mm
  • ISBN: 978-1-898481-49-2

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“The essays ... clearly show that this essential wild country can still be found on our doorsteps.”

Chris Bonington, Foreword

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