To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 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 eight 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 £33 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 £26 per year
Field Guides & Natural History  Natural History  Outdoor Pursuits

The Barefoot Navigator Wayfinding with the Skills of the Ancients

By: Jack Lagan(Author)
304 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations
The Barefoot Navigator
Click to have a closer look
  • The Barefoot Navigator ISBN: 9781472944771 Edition: 2 Hardback Sep 2017 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 5 days
Price: £16.99
About this book Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

The Barefoot Navigator introduces us to a unique take on navigation – using the skills of the ancients and technology-free techniques, we learn how to navigate using the sun, sea, wind and stars, and even the flight patterns of ocean birds.

The first part of this absorbing book recounts a colourful history of seafarers and their navigation techniques. How did the Polynesians manage to populate an area of ocean larger than North America simply by analysing clouds,currents and wind direction? How did the Vikings routinely travel on the notorious stretches of water between Iceland, Greenland and Scandinavia? The second part shows how to use these ancient techniques to supplement today's navigational hardware, especially in survival situations.

Fascinating history, useful advice, enjoyable writing, and different to every other navigation reference out there, this second edition has been beautifully packaged in a hardback format, with new illustrations and thoroughly revised text.

Customer Reviews


Jack Lagan has been sailing since the 1960s on everything from 14ft dinghies to 30m Baltic Traders, all around the world. When not living aboard, fitting navigation systems and helping with yacht deliveries, he is a writer and documentary film-maker.

By: Jack Lagan(Author)
304 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations
Media reviews

"A fun journey, one which every armchair mariner should take."
BBC Countryfile

"Blending history with practical advice for applying ancient survival techniques to modern lives. A cracking second edition of a classic."
Coast (Book of the Month)

"A unique take on navigation [...] fascinating history and useful advice."
All at Sea



Current promotions
Field Guide SaleNHBS Moth TrapNew and Forthcoming BooksBuyers Guides