Category: Robert MacFarlane

The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane

Just before Christmas there was a post on the “Wild Camping” Facebook page that I am a member of that effectively challenged the notion that “wild camping” is possible on the overcrowded island that is Britain today. It provoked a lot of debate and, to my mind, a lot of comment was coloured by the

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The Old Ways by Robert MacFarlane

“Much has been written of travel, far less of the road” Edward Thomas-The Icknield Way 1913 I have recently finished reading The Old Ways by Robert MacFarlane. It is quite simply, a stunning book and one that should be on the bookshelf of every walker and outdoor enthusiast. In the book the author sets out

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