This guidebook to Savernake Forest is the first to cover all aspects of the forest from its rich history to life in the forest today.
Inside the book you will find:
Where to find the ancient trees.
How Henry VIII met Jane Seymour at Wolfhall.
‘Capability’ Brown’s vision of the forest and why it looks the way it does today.
What the stories are behind the monuments, memorials and follies.
An insight into its richly diverse wildlife.
When to visit and information on public access.
A map to help explore all the paths and features.
Plus much more!
"I have seen lots of books about Savernake Forest down the years, but very seldom have I seen one so well-researched. A mine of useful information". - David Brudenell-Bruce, Earl of Cardigan
ISBN 978 09544916 35