Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Continue Shopping
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Germany version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > Lonely Planet Traveller (UK) > November 2016 > Historic and natural wonders of Wessex

Historic and natural wonders of Wessex

The moors, cliffs and romantic woods of Wessex have inspired literary greats such as Thomas Hardy and Samuel Taylor Coleridge for centuries, and helped repopularise the Anglo-Saxon name of this ancient region.

Moors, hills & heathland


Exmoor is known for its broad, russet views. In the middle sits the higher moor, an expansive, otherworldly landscape harbouring the picturesque village of Exford. In the north, sheer, rock-strewn river valleys cut into the plateau and black cliffs lurch toward the sea. Life on Exmoor is attuned to the rhythm of the seasons (; free).

Wild horses are a common sight in the New Forest, Hampshire


With typical English irony, New Forest is anything but new - it was first proclaimed a royal hunting preserve in 1079. It’s also not much of a forest, being mostly heathland. Designated a national park in 2005, the forest is a joy to explore. Wild ponies graze, deer tiptoe and birds flit about. Photo-worthy villages dot the landscape, connected by walking and cycling trails (; free).

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Lonely Planet Traveller (UK) - November 2016
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - November 2016
Or 449 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only € 2,16 per issue
Or 1299 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only € 2,67 per issue
Or 3199 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only € 3,49 per issue
Or 349 points

View Issues

About Lonely Planet Traveller (UK)

The November 2016 issue of Lonely Planet Traveller.