Heather and Mark Rainsley are a married couple who live and work in Dorset.
Heather has walked and kayaked all along Britain’s coasts and islands. She has a degree in Ecology and a passion for geology and natural history. Heather has published writing and photography in numerous outdoor adventure magazines, even in China! Heather’s day job is as Head of Science at a local school.
Mark has kayaked clockwise along all of Britain’s coast between the Solent and Bass Rock, and intends to have the rest done soon! He has written and photographed for numerous sports and travel publications in the UK and worldwide, including National Geographic and The Independent newspaper. In 2008 his book South West Sea Kayaking was published and very well received. An updated second edition was published in 2011. Mark teaches History at a secondary school.