New Cotswold Landscapes Book
New book on the landscapes of the Cotswolds, its architecture, customs and culture. It celebrates the 50th anniversary of Britain’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Photographed by Nick Turner, written by Siân Ellis and designed by Nick Darien-Jones, it breaks new boundaries in creative photographic art, writing and design. There has been no other book on the Cotswolds quite like this one.
Here is quintessential rural England at its most idyllic, from the thrilling western escarpment and beech woods to historic estates and golden-stone villages built in the famous limestone that gives the area its unique harmony.
Captured in a feast of images, the landscape slowly reveals its stories: etched on rolling hills and in fields and hidden valleys by those whose presence lingers in Neolithic long barrows and Roman villas, grand churches and manor houses that echo the wealth of the medieval wool trade.
Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966, the Cotswolds is among the country’s most cherished places to live, work and visit: alive with colourful and rare flora and fauna, inspiring artists and writers, and bursting with eccentric traditions. Innovation is intrinsic to its character just as much as enchanting, timeless scenes.
This book – captivatingly photographed, exquisitely designed and sensitively written – celebrates what makes the Cotswolds so special, coaxing out its secrets and inviting you to look again and again at this muchloved, precious landscape.
96-page, 238mm (deep) x 247mm (wide) case bound hardback. 169 full-colour photographs, 3 black and white photographs, 7 monochrome illustrations and 3 maps.
Retail price: £14.99
The book can be purchased for £14.99 from the Cotswolds Discovery Centre in Northleach and all good book shops across the Cotswolds.
You can also purchase the book online by clicking here.