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

 

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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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