Lundy, Rockall, Dogger, Fair Isle

Lundy, Rockall, Dogger, Fair Isle

A Celebration of the Islands Around Britain


Discover the little worlds of Britain

Beyond the British shores and straight out to sea lie the most exquisite islands, just waiting to be discovered. Little worlds, unique in their rugged and breath-taking geography, legends and folklore, scattered with ruins, wildlife and clues to their fascinating past, many remain untouched by the modern world.

Take a journey, take a leap, and discover lands you never knew. Explore Lundy, the perfect refuge for pirates and a cast of other ne’er-do-wells; St Kilda, the tiny island that was inhabited for over 2000 years but now lies abandoned; or Hy Brasil, a mirage that was featured on maps for centuries but never even existed.

In Lundy, Rockall, Dogger, Fair Isle, words and art are brought together to create a uniquely beautiful treasure - an illustrated celebration of the islands around Britain and their rare magic.


  • Offers an enchanting trip around the unique and wonderful islands that lie beyond our shores.
    Victoria Clark, The Lady

About the authors

Mathew Clayton

Mathew Clayton is an author, editor and literary events organiser. He is the head of publishing at the award-winning publisher Unbound, founder of the Free University of Glastonbury and literature producer for the Brighton Festival. He regularly writes for the nature and culture blog Caught by the River and has contributed essays to both their anthologies. Mathew has also worked for the Guardian, Channel 4, Random House, Port Eliot Festival and Octopus Publishing.
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Anthony Atkinson

Anthony Atkinson is a talented illustrator and graphic designer working in Brighton. His work has appeared on record, magazine and book covers. Corporate clients have included the BBC and Vodafone. He has an MA in illustration from the University of Brighton. His website is
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