All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Natural History  Outdoor Pursuits

Dive St Abbs and Eyemouth

Divers Guide
By: Lawson Wood(Author)
119 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour maps
Dive St Abbs and Eyemouth
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Dive St Abbs and Eyemouth ISBN: 9780946020270 Paperback Aug 2008 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
    £13.95
    #197497
Selected version: £13.95
About this book Customer reviews Related titles
Images Additional images
Dive St Abbs and EyemouthDive St Abbs and EyemouthDive St Abbs and EyemouthDive St Abbs and Eyemouth

About this book

The St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Nature Reserve was officially opened by David Bellamy in 1984. Situated on the Berwickshire coastline, it is still the only reserve of its kind in Scotland. This reserve, and the rugged coastline adjoining it, is a Mecca for divers. Its sea caves, tunnels, walls and submarine sea mounts are home to a staggering array of marine life – including seals wolf fish, angler fish, octopus and squid.

Customer Reviews

Divers Guide
By: Lawson Wood(Author)
119 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour maps
Media reviews

Anyone wishing to visit the St Abbs and Eyemouth area of Scotland will find Lawson Wood's well-set-out new book a valuable tool. Helping to take some of the headaches out of organising a trip to the area, the dive sites depicted usually contain a diagram and surface or under-water picture, and GPS co-ordinates are usually given. There are also realistic assessments of the diver qualifications needed to complete the dive safely.

The maps and diagrams are clear and easy to follow, and the photographs fit the text well, helping to explain what sort of marine life you can expect to encounter. When, for example, would you expect to find squid eggs in the marine reserve? Should you need to know, this book tells you. You might recognise the pictures of the wolf-fish and anglerfish - they are old favourites.

Descriptions of the dive sites are generally very good, though I did notice in the case of Weasel Loch, Hairy Ness, Divers Hole and Little Leeds Bay at Eyemouth that each site was described individually, even though most divers would take them all in on a single dive. This made the reading a little repetitive, if very informative. Another site, where a Messerschmitt BF 110 aircraft crashed into the sea, gets only a passing mention in the general text to whet the appetite but lacks detailed information. New divers to the area will benefit the most from this guide, but those who frequently visit will still be interested to learn of the lesser-known sites around Fast Castle and Burnmouth and their stunning marine life.

– Mike Clark

Current promotions
Best of Winter 2018Harper CollinsOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife