Wainwright’s Scotland

Explore the beautiful mountains and glens that seduced Britain's most famous walker

October-2018-issue

Issue 143

October 2018

Wildlife wonders 
of East Devon

Join Pete Dommett and his family on a wildlife safari with a difference, spotting otters, beavers and wading birds as they explore a hidden coastal jungle.

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King of the river

The inspiration for myths and poetry, the epic journeys of wild salmon are legendary, but in Britain, its numbers 
are now in alarming decline, writes Charles Rangeley-Wilson.

Wainwright’s Scotland

Walking writer Alfred Wainwright was famous for his love of the Lake District but he had an equal passion for climbing Scotland’s hills, writes Richard Else.

Apples aplenty

Celebrate the orchard’s bounty with food writer Genevieve Taylor’s three delicious seasonal recipes.

Wild people: Eric Ashby

Remembering pioneering wildlife 
film-maker Eric Ashby.

Fields of gold

Brian Eyers is reviving a lost British tradition and growing saffron 
on slopes above the sea in Cornwall.

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The Romany road

Gypsies have been travelling the British countryside for over 500 years, but are 
still cast as outsiders. Damian La Bas journeys to the ‘stopping places’ of his Gypsy ancestors to find out more.