Photographing Wiltshire

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Explore Wiltshire with award-winning photographer and Wiltshire local, Robert Harvey.

Sarah Troughton, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire writes in her foreword:

“Look out for the ancient and mysterious sites of Stonehenge, Avebury and Silbury Hill; the great houses and gardens at Longleat, Bowood, Wilton, Stourhead; our villages and churches; Georgian Bradford-on- Avon and the chalk White Horses and the Fovant Badges etched into the hillsides. You will enjoy photographs of the strip lynchets along the downs where sheep have grazed for centuries; the big open farmland, the Ridgeway, the chalk streams; Salisbury Plain and the Army’s presence along with the Great Bustards – they are all here.”

One special feature of Robert’s book is an extended introduction which describes the geology, rivers, biology, ecology, and history of Wiltshire, including ancient monuments, churches, transport links, farming, landscape gardens and art. Crop Circles are discussed and if you are not from Wiltshire you will learn the history of the term, Moonraker and why Wiltshire folk are resourceful and should not be underestimated.

 

Size: 230mm x 160mm

Extent: 448 pages, full colour throughout

FEATURING:

• 82 locations and over 500 beautiful photographs • Public Transport

• Topographic maps • Sat nav and map co-ordinates • Sun compass

• Best times to visit and seasonal highlights • Photographic tips • Accessibility notes

• Travel information • The best places to stay, eat and drink

Full description below.

 

Description

“PHOTOGRAPHING WILTSHIRE is the definitive photo-location and visitor guidebook to Wiltshire, invaluable to both visitors and locals alike.”

Robert’s book features 82 location chapters, 448 pages and over 500 superb images.

Sarah Troughton, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire writes in her foreword

“Look out for the ancient and mysterious sites of Stonehenge, Avebury and Silbury Hill; the great houses and gardens at Longleat, Bowood, Wilton, Stourhead; our villages and churches; Georgian Bradford-on- Avon and the chalk White Horses and the Fovant Badges etched into the hillsides. You will enjoy photographs of the strip lynchets along the downs where sheep have grazed for centuries; the big open farmland, the Ridgeway, the chalk streams; Salisbury Plain and the Army’s presence along with the Great Bustards – they are all here.”

One special feature of Robert’s book is an extended introduction which describes the geology, rivers, biology, ecology, and history of Wiltshire, including ancient monuments, churches, transport links, farming, landscape gardens and art. Crop Circles are discussed and if you are not from Wiltshire you will learn the history of the term, Moonraker and why Wiltshire folk are resourceful and should not be underestimated.

Featuring

  • 82 locations and over 500+ beautiful photographs

  • Topographic maps • Sat nav and map co-ordinates • Public Transport Info to all locations • Sun compass

  •  Best times to visit and seasonal highlights • Photographic tips • Accessibility notes

  • Travel information • The best places to stay, eat and drink

 

Cornwall and Devon

Cornwall and Devon are renowned for their beautiful landscapes and are rich with photographic potential.

Lake District

Today lots of people come to enjoy one of the most beautifully scenic areas in the world.

North Wales

North Wales is a diverse place for outdoor photography.

Best Ten – Richard Fox

'I tried to track down the thickest pocket of mist and fog but I realised I was going to have to run for half-a-mile up a steep hill to get the first light. I got to the top and frantically set up my camera coughing, shaking and hyperventilating.' Richard...

Kelly Hall Tarn – Torver Back Common – Coniston

Kelly Hall Tarn is a small tarn in a beautiful setting just 5 minutes walk from the road. There are boulders and reeds, a lone pine and the stunning mountain backdrop of Coniston Old Man. Situated just 200m from the Land Rover garage near Torver. An ideal place to...

Llandudno

Llandudno is the most beautiful seaside resort on the North Wales coast. Its Victorian promenade, pier and arc of hotels between the Great and Little Orme headlands are elegant and magnificent. It was labelled the Queen of the Welsh resorts back in 1864 just after the resort was designed...

Chesil Beach

Chesil Beach (also known as Chesil Bank) stretches for 17 miles from Portland to West Bay. The beach is a shingle ridge which connects the Isle of Portland to the mainland. The stones are naturally graded, getting smaller in size the further west you head, and it is said...

Llanddwyn Beach and Island

Situated at the southern tip of Anglesey and overlooking Bae Caernarfon, Llanddwyn Beach and island near the village of Newborough is an important photographic location. This area is home to the Twr Mawr lighthouse – a classic UK landscape photograph. You will also enjoy endless beaches, rocky pools, sand...

Additional information

Edition

First

Cover

Paperback

Extent

448 pages

ISBN

978-1-9160145-3-4

Publication Date

August 2020

Size

230mm x 160mm

Retail price

£27.95

Published by

fotoVUE

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