The Wainwright Prize seeks to reward the best writing on the outdoors, nature and UK-based travel writing and is sponsored by Wainwright Golden Beer.
The prize will be awarded to the work which best reflects Wainwright’s core values of Great British writing and culture and a celebration of the outdoors.
Submissions for The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize 2019 are now closed.
Submissions Open – 4th March
Submissions Close – 8th April
Longlist announcement – 5th June
Shortlist Announcement – 2nd July
Ceremony – 15th August
Previous winners include Adam Nicolson with The Seabird’s Cry in 2018 and Where the Poppies Blow by John Lewis-Stempel in 2017.
June 5, 2019
The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for nature writing longlist announced on World Environment Day The longlist for The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize which celebrates the best books about nature, the outdoors and UK travel is announced today, Wed …
August 21, 2018
Adam Nicolson, the 2018 winner of the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, is the main speaker at the upcoming New Networks For Nature event. The New Networks For Nature is a charity that aims to promote the importance of our natural landscapes and to re …
August 14, 2018
The full gallery of photographs from the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize 2018 has been collated and published. The event took place on a blisteringly hot day on the 3rd of August at Blenheim Palace at Countryfile Live. A crowd gathered in the Nationa …