A Handbook of Scotland’s Coasts

Fi Martynoga

Fi Martynoga is an environmental activist, journalist, museum researcher, and a renowned figure in Scottish nature, history, sustainability and food circles. She has several widely praised books to her name, including A Handbook of Scotland’s Wild Harvests and A Handbook of Scotland’s Trees.

A Handbook of Scotland’s Coasts

by Fi Martynoga

  • Editor: Fi Martynoga
  • RRP: £12.99 (print)
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781912235865


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This handbook offers an inspirational resource for those who want to discover more about the thousands of miles of Scotland’s spectacular coastline – from its stunning geology and diverse marine and bird life to its coastal history, culture and landmarks. Fishing ports, arts communities, Viking place names, cliff-top castles, local legends: all have their place here.

Featuring achingly beautiful coves and bays, quirky highlights of island life and sites for exploring history or spotting wildlife, this handbook is for beachcombers, rockpoolers, wild swimmers, birdwatchers, hikers, history buffs, sailors, walkers, dreamers…

REVIEWS OF A Handbook of Scotland’s Coasts

"A perfect primer … What makes the book so good is the breadth of material packed within it, combined with the depth of expertise of those sharing their knowledge … Scotland's coasts are an integral part of what makes this, in many people's eyes, the best small country in the world. This book will help you gain more from the experience of visiting and exploring them." Undiscovered Scotland