Sporting Lodges by J C Jeremy Hobson and David S D Jones
From fishing huts to luncheon lodges, this super hardback book celebrates glorious little sporting buildings, from the history of sporting lodges to life in the lodge and cooking and cuisine.
A super gift for the country sport enthusiast, this hardback book explores the history of sporting lodges (from old fishing huts to modern-day lunching lodges) mainly in the UK but some from around the globe.
Chapters include:- 'How the Lodge Came About', 'Location, Location, Location', 'Journeying to the Lodge', 'Life in the Lodge', 'Cooking and Cuisine' and 'Boots, Guns and Rods'.
Covering every aspect of lodge life from travelling to the lodge in style, historical first-hand accounts of sporting life on a daily basis, and even an example of a sporting lodge wine inventory (56?¢ bottle of Champagne, 14 bottles of Port, 10 bottles of Claret etc) it's informed reading of tales from the past and anecdotes from the present.
Illustrated with nostalgic photos of days gone (including some wonderful old photos of estate staff) by it's a perfect read for countrymen and women alike.