10 magical photos of Britain’s landscape

This Land, a photography book from one of Britain’s finest landscape photographers, Joe Cornish, celebrates the country’s beauty and diversity.

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Malvern Hills looking north from British Camp

We know BThis-Land-ritain is a beautiful country packed with diverse landscapes and now country’s most stunning vistas have been captured by top landscape photographer Joe Cornish. Exploring 50 of Britain’s most amazing landscapes, This Land, the new coffee-table photography book also contains fascinating context from environment writer Roly Smith.

Here we bring you a selection of images from the book, which takes in the length and breadth of Britain from ancient quartzite rocks of the Scottish Highlands to the gritstones and limestones of the English Pennines and rolling chalk downs of Southern England.

This Land – photography by Joe Cornish with words by Roly Smith, £30, is available from publisher Frances Lincoln here.

Magpie Mine, White Pike, Peak District

Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land
Magpie Mine Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

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Berneray, Sound of Lewis Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

Breacon Beacons, Wales

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Cribyn from Pen y Fan Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

Lake District, Cumbria

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Calf Close Bay, Derwent Water Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

Wistman’s Wood, Dartmoor

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Wistman’s Wood Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

Dunraven Bay, Glamorgan, Wales

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Ammonite at Dunraven Bay, Glamorgan Heritage Coast Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

The Old Man of Hoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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The Old Man of Hoy Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland

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Hadrian’s Wall, west of Houseteads Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

Rievaulx Abbey, North Yorkshire

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Rievaulx Abbey Credit: Joe Cornish/This Land

 

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