The Salt Path


“If we hadn’t done this there’d always have been things we wouldn’t have known, a part of ourselves we wouldn’t have found, resilience we didn’t know we had.”

Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home is taken away and they lose their
livelihood. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea-swept South West Coast Path, from Somerset to Dorset, via Devon and Cornwall.

Carrying only the essentials for survival on their backs, they live wild in the ancient, weathered landscape of cliffs, sea and sky. Yet through every step, every encounter and every test along the way, their walk becomes a
remarkable journey.

The Salt Path is an honest and life-affirming true story of coming to terms with grief and the healing power of the natural world. Ultimately, it is a portrayal of home, and how it can be lost, rebuilt and
rediscovered in the most unexpected ways.

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Comments from other readers:

“A wonderful life affirming book about the healing benefits of nature and activity and the realisation that material possessions are less important than love and human interaction.”

“Not something I would normally pick up, but pleased I’ve read it. Really enjoyed the humour as well as the messages in the book that the most important in life are love, laughter, exercise and nature. Despite losing everything the couple felt liberated. This book has inspired me to make sure I keep in touch with nature, family and simple pleasures.”

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Filed Under Uncategorized Posted by devcore on 8 February 2021