Robert Macfarlane explores Britain's wild places as he visits and describes parts of the land no longer acknowledged in modern road atlases.

Read by Richard Greenwood.


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His odyssey begins in the sanctuary valley of Coruisk on the Isle of Skye.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness starts in Skye's valley of Coruisk.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness starts in Skye's sanctuary valley of Coruisk.
Read by Richard Greenwood.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness starts in Skye's sanctuary valley of Coruisk. Read by Richard Greenwood.
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The journey continues to Strathnaver in North West Scotland, a place of human habitation for over 6,000 years.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness moves to Strathnaver, in Scotland.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness moves to Strathnaver, in north-west Scotland.
Read by Richard Greenwood.
The author's search moves to Strathnaver in Scotland, inhabited by man for over six millennia.
The author's search moves to Strathnaver in Scotland, inhabited by man for six millennia.
The author's search moves to Strathnaver in Scotland, inhabited by man for over six millennia. Read by Richard Greenwood.
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A nocturnal winter walk along snow-covered mountain ridges reveals that wildness can still found in the tourist-tamed landscape of the Lake District.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness moves to the snowy Lake District.
Read by Richard Greenwood.
The author takes a winter walk in the snowy Lake District, in his search for Britain's wilderness.
The author takes a walk in the snowy Lake District, in his search for Britain's wilderness
The author takes a winter walk in the snowy Lake District, in his search for Britain's wilderness. Read by Richard Greenwood.
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An abandoned estate shows that wildness still flourishes on the fringes of Essex.
Robert Macfarlane's search moves to a reclaimed abandoned estate in Essex.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness moves to a reclaimed abandoned estate in Essex.
Read by Richard Greenwood.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness moves to a reclaimed abandoned estate in Essex. Read by Richard Greenwood.
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At the end of his journey, sitting in the upper branches of a beech tree in Cambridge, the author reaches some surprising conclusions about the endurance of Britain's wild places.
Robert Macfarlane's search for Britain's wilderness ends up a beech tree in Cambridge.
Read by Richard Greenwood.
The author's search for Britain's wilderness ends up a beech tree in Cambridge.
The author's search for Britain's wilderness ends up a beech tree in Cambridge. Read by Richard Greenwood.

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