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Here’s a selection of some of the things that the press have said about Go Slow England:

“Embracing lazy days spent exploring some of the loveliest corners of the country” Daily Express

“Discover rural idylls, country retreats and slow, slow living as you lie back, stretch out and enjoy the view.” The Guardian

“I value local colour and the time in which to experience it…That’s why I welcome Go Slow England, and all who sail in it.” Nigel Slater – The Observer

“An excellent new book” Rosie Boycott, The Oldie

“If one book sums up what life is like outside England’s cities, this is it.” Sunday Times Travel Magazine

“Just reading this book is balm to the soul” Choice Magazine

“If you need a break from the rat race, you’ll find it here.” Waitrose Food Illustrated

“A magnificent guidebook” BBC Good Food Magazine

“This colourful book offers you a choice of eco-friendly and community-centred places in which to stay.” National Trust Magazine

“This book inspires and informs travellers to destinations across the UK” Food & Travel

“It captures the luxury of a real break from the fast life – without having to get on a plane.” Easy Living

“Eminently readable but also aesthetically pleasing, this book is a real pleasure and a superb celebration of the best of English life.” Good Book Guide

“This book is a sharp reminder that, when it comes to downshifting, most of us really do have a choice.” BBC Countryfile Magazine

“Go Slow England will make you want to re-evaluate your life” Country Living – Book of the Month

“A book that makes you realise just how beautiful our doorstep is.” Wanderlust

“A ‘slow guide’ to help the reader to enjoy the finer things in life.” The Bookseller