Charlotte Mitchell

A pork-pie and Capri-Sun fuelled hike around England’s moors

A review of The Moor: Lives, Landscape, Literature, by William Atkins. English moorlands are not as bleak, isolated and unforgiving as you might think

‘Lorna Doone’s bower’. An illustration from R.D. Blackmore’s ‘Romance of Exmoor’, 1869 [Getty Images/Shutterstock/iStock/Alamy]

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