Her prose is perfect. Page after page she nails things. Will have you hunched on the sofa as though with a stash of love letters. (Antonia Quirke New Statesman)
Some of the photographs have all the disarming beauty of great paintings. (Craig Brown's Book Of The Week Mail on Sunday)
Brilliantly informative, poetically descriptive and beautifully photographed. ( Easy Living)
A wonderful and joyful romp of a book that will launch a thousand swimmers. Go on. Dive in! ( Robert Macfarlane, author of The Wild Places)
In this stunning and inspiring guide, Kate Rew, founder of the Outdoor Swimming Society, takes you on a wild journey across Britain, braving the elements to experience first-hand some of the most awe-inspiring corners of the landscape.
From waterfalls and natural jacuzzis to sea caves and meandering rivers - every swim is described in loving detail, taking in the humour and glee of each mini-adventure and the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings as well as practical details about location and advice on swimming technique.
With over 300 swim spots, it contains something to suit every kind of swimmer, from a five-year-old in water-wings to a seasoned cold-water connoisseur, or a rough and ready camper to a lazy-hazy summer picnicker.
Beautifully photographed by Dominick Tyler, and with a fully comprehensive map, Wild Swim is the definitive guide to outdoor swimming in Britain from the Outer Hebrides to the Isles of Scilly and everywhere in between.
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Buchbeschreibung Guardian Books Apr 2009, 2009. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 246x190x18 mm. Neuware - Trade paperback. A wild journey across Britain, plunging into rivers, lakes, lidos and seas. With over 300 swimming spots tried-and-tested, there is something suitable for everyone, from waterfalls and sea caves for the intrepid adventurer, to natural jacuzzis and mellow rivers for infants. 224 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780852651223