Sophie Pierce

Writer and Broadcaster


Sophie Pierce is a writer based on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon

For many years Sophie was a radio and TV reporter for BBC South West, and also wrote features for national newspapers including the Daily Telegraph and The Guardian.  Her main focus now is writing, where she is exploring ideas around our relationship with the natural world.


The Green Hill

Her memoir, The Green Hill: Letters to a Son, was published by Unbound in March 2023.

Wild Swimming

 She is the author of four books about wild swimming, with a fifth coming out in Spring 2024.


Sophie has been supporting the work of the small charity SUDEP Action.