Wild About Series

Wild About Series

Wild About Series

The 'Wild About' series of books began with Wild about Barnes in 2011 and since then we have steadily branched out from here to all over South West and West London. 


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Wild about Battersea

The towns and villages of South West London are blessed with some of the finest green spaces to be found anywhere in London and South Battersea has not one but two of our very best parks. South Battersea has at its heart a natural valley, at one time a stream and is bordered in the east by Clapham Common and in the west Wandsworth Common. With such riches, no wonder Londoners have flocked here to live between these commons with its charming little streets, filled with the very best shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores all of these areas, showing them off at their most beautiful and why it is that Battersea is considered one of the most desirable places to live. 

£21.99
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Wild about Hammersmith & Brook Green

For hundreds of years the Thames was the main route of travel through London, with towns and villages springing up all along its banks, each with their own distinguishing features. Hammersmith is luckier than most, with a particularly fine 19th century bridge conneting to the southern suburbs. Once a small village situated upstream from London, it has grown into an integral part of the city. Hammersmith and Brook Green provide the perfect balance, with a modern town centre, picturesque streets and parks, and its riverside views. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores the area, showing it off at its very best, and illustrating why this area is such a desirable place to live. 

£21.99
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Wild about Barnes

Barnes is a special place, loved by the people who know it and live her. Nestled as it is in the protective loop of the Thames, Barnes is beautifully sheltered and retains many of the elements that reflect village life but is still within striking distance of central London. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores the leafy avenues and wonderful open spaces that makes Barnes the special place it is. 

£21.99
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Wild about Twickenham

The towns and villages of West London are blessed with some of the finest green spaces to be found anywhere in the city, and Twickenham is luckier than most. Beautiful areas such as Marble Hill, York House, Crane Valley and Strawberry Hill, not forgetting the wonderful stretch of the river and the iconic Eel Pie Island, are just some of the wonderful attractions you can find in Twickenham. Take a walk down any of the streets and see a mix of architecture that stretches back to the 1700's in between the newer homes and shops. This perfect balance of modern London life, with historic and picturesque green spaces, means it's no wonder that this area is such a wonderful place to live and work. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores the town, showing it off at its very best and clearly illustrating why Twickeham is considered one of the most desirable places to live. 

£21.99
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Wild about Chiswick

The towns and villages of West London are blessed with some of the finest green spaces to be found anywhere in London, and Chiswick is luckier than most as hidden away amongst its streets can be found wonderful little gems, from Grove Park in the south and the beautiful Strand on the Green, Turnham Green and the centre to the stunning red brick of Bedford Park in the north. As if that was not all, you then have the rich heritage and industry of Old Chiswick and the Mall with its famous brewery and Chiswick House of course. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores all of these areas, showing them off at their very best and clearly illustrating why it is that Chiswick is considered one of the most desirable places to live. 

£24.99
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Wild about Putney

The towns and villages of South West London are blessed with some of the finest green spaces to be found anywhere in London and Putney has its fair share. From the wide expanse of the Heath in the South, to the parks and gardens to the East and West, not forgetting the river, this area for those that enjoy walking their dog, rowing or sailing, or just enjoying a bit of fresh air, Putney is one of the most desirable places to live. As well as the charm of the place, Putney also has a rich heritage and a lively community. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores the leafy avenues and bustling streets that make Putney the unique place that it is. 

£21.99
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Wild about Sheen & Mortlake

The towns and villages of South West London are blessed with some of the finest green spaces to be found anywhere in London and East Sheen and Mortlake are luckier than most in that they possibly have our finest park right on their doorstep, Richmond Park. From the heritage and industry of Mortlake to the leafy avenues of East Sheen , this area of London is a wonderful place to live and work. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores rowing on the river, the shops and cafes of the Upper Richmond Road and the wider open spaces of East Sheen, including Richmond Park, all of which combine to make this area such a desirable one.  

£21.99
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Wild about Kew

Kew is a special place, loved by the people who know it and live here. Nestled as it is in the protective loop of the Thames, it is not surprising that Kings and Queens chose to set up home here. Royalty may have moved on but Kew is still very much as it was, a beautifull unspoilt part of town. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores the leafy avenues and wonderful open spaces that make Kew the special place that it is. 

£18.99
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Wild about the Thames

The Thames and the Environment Agency have just scooped a major environmental award, The International Theiss River Prize for river management and conservation, which is the world's largest environmental prize, so there is no better time to get out and enjoy the Thames. From Hampton Court  Palace on its way to the sea, the Thames flows past some of the most glorious open spaces to be found anywhere in London. Join photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores the wilder side of the river and the park life that borders it amongst some of our finest stately homes and public spaces. 

£17.95
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Wild in the City

South West London is blessed with some of the most wonderful wide open spaces to be found anywhere in the city. Join me, local photographer Andrew Wilson, as we go on a voyage of discovery - visiting the best locations accompanied by my lively springer spaniel, Josie. 

£14.95
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Wild about Wimbledon

The towns and villages of South West London are blessed with some of the finest green spaces to be found anywhere in London and Wimbledon has more than most. From the wide expanse of the common in the north with its distinctive windmill, to the parks and gardens to the south and west, this playground for those that enjoy walking their dog, riding out or just enjoying a bit of fresh air, make Wimbledon one of the most desirable places to live. As well as the beauty of the place, Wimbledon also had rich heritage and a lively community. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores the leafy avenues and bustling streets that make Wimbledon the special place that it is - truly where the town meets the country. 

£19.99
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New Wild about Notting Hill & North Kensington

This area of London is rightly known for its wonderful gardens but there is so much more to discover. There is a rich diversity of architecture, from the large white villas in the south to the lovely tree-lined streets north of the Westway, and its hard to belive that only 160 years ago it was all just fields.Then there is the Portobello Road and surrounding area, with its colourful array of stalls and people and as much a draw for the locals as the many thousands of tourists who flock to this part of town. Join local photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores this and much more much more, showing off Notting Hill at its very best and illustrating why this area is such a desirable place to live and work.

£21.99

New Wild about Putney & Roehampton

In olden days, Roehampton and particularly Putney were held up as a sanctuary for those living in the city on account of its clean living but still close proximity to town so as to maintain good communications. Over the years nothing has really changed, fields and market gardens may have made way for housing, but we still have in abundance all the things that the Elizabethans loved about being here. The good communications, the river, the entertainment, the rich heritage, the parks and gardens. Join local resident and photographer Andrew Wilson as he explores all these things and more and highlights why the Putney area is such a wonderful place to live and work. 

£21.99
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