PF (70) NORTH EAST ENGLAND HERITAGE WALKS (Pathfinder Guide)
Do you enjoy a walk in the country or a leisurely afternoon stroll? Do you have a taste for Britain's history and heritage? Inside Pathfinder(R) Guide to Heritage Walks in North East England are 25 fantastic country walks taking in some of Northern England's top heritage sites, from National Trust parkland to English Heritage properties. Perfect for walkers of all abilities and ranging from 2-13 miles in length, each circular walk takes in the many delights of the countryside of North East England, as well as its best historical landmarks. Pathfinder(R) Guide to Heritage Walks in North East England contains history walks across the length and breadth of the region, visiting historic locations from the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall to the tidal island of Lindisfarne. Visiting sites from churches, castles and historic buildings such as National Trust's Fountains Abbey to exploring the region's industrial heritage near Robin Hood's Bay or Pocklington Canal, walks are selected on the basis of historical interest by Dennis Kelsall, a professional outdoor writer and photographer who has authored a number of best-selling walking guides on the region. Each walk in Pathfinder(R) Guide to Heritage Walks in North East England is accompanied by a mini guide to each heritage site, clear, large-scale Ordnance Survey route maps and GPS waypoints to help you navigate your hike with ease. There is also a wealth of useful information accompanying each walk, including good pubs nearby, where to park before you start your walk and places of interest en route. If you're a countryside lover who enjoys exploring Britain's heritage, whether castle parkland or historic buildings, National Trust properties or English Heritage sites, Pathfinder(R) Guide to Heritage Walks in North East England is the book for you. There's also a section on the best natural treasures of the area including walks revealing the High and Low Force waterfalls, dramatic rock formations at Flamborough Head,
Walking Through Spring (Harp02 13 06 2019)
Walking Through Spring follows Graham Hoyland's journey as he creates a new national trail, walking with the Spring from the south coast in March up to the border with Scotland, which he reaches on the longest day: the twenty-first of June. In Walking Through Spring Graham Hoyland walks north with Spring, from the South Coast to the Borders, tracing a new national trail. He connects a labyrinth of ancient footpaths, marking each mile by planting an acorn and drawing a path of oak trees that stretch through the English countryside. From dairy cows cantering and kicking their heels in lush meadows in the West Country, to galloping bands of lambs in the Peak District and secret green ways winding along canal tow-paths up the Derwent Valley, Hoyland draws inspiration from the vast literary landscape as he watches the season unfold across the country. Whether it is sailing a dinghy through the Lake District or taking in an otter's point of view down the River Eden to the Scottish border, he finds himself engaging with some of England's best nature writers, discovering the essence of the country and meeting England's rural characters along the way. What does Spring mean? Is it really getting earlier every year? Away from the streams of gleaming cars and motorways, can Springtime help us reconnect with the old England of The Wildwood and Pan?
Maps and Socks: A Walker's Miscellany
Maps and Socks is an anthology of writings by authors who describe their experiences of walking at various times and in various places, without technical travel details. The weather is all-important to them. They discuss the reasons why they set off, where they went, and how they felt in the hills. They went by road, across plains, through forests, bee-lining across country (trespassing occasionally), on long-distance paths, over passes, and up into the hills. They may walk on into the night, and sleeping out may be an ecstatic experience or it may rain. They may walk too far and too fast, and then enjoy a rest. They may have a large pack hung with cooking utensils, or just take a sandwich in a side-pocket. Some prefer to walk alone and meditate or talk to themselves or the sheep; others enjoy walking in groups, and find that it encourages good talk. Alone or in groups it is natural to sing. When their walking days are over, they can relive past expeditions in diaries and maps alone or with old companions. Many walkers experience a sudden sense of something undefinable, occurring unexpectedly, usually short-lived, but bringing intense happiness and the feeling that all's right with the world. Their descriptions all tally, although they are hard-put to explain it. It is a theme that runs through this anthology.
Beautiful Buggy Walks (Punk02 13 06 2019)
This inspirational new guidebook is the must-have accessory for new parents that want to get outdoors with their little ones. The 50 buggy-friendly walks range from an easy mile's amble around a stunning lake to a five-mile countryside tour of Northumberland's rugged, castle-spattered land. All are easy, with no stiles or other obstacles - but all are spectacular walks in their own right. The routes are brought to life with beautiful photography, practical and inspiring design and imaginative writing with suggestions for picnic spots, play spots and points of interest along the way. Cool facts and anecdotes about the area are included in the info panel along with a quick-ref guide to each walk (how far; how easy; how long (walking time); plus 'rest & refresh' info). A route map, detailed directions plus info on how to get to each start point are included, as are further-info websites and which OS map to use. Highlights include a trip to Yorkshire's breathtaking Aysgarth Falls, coastal strolls taking in Sussex's iconic Seven Sisters, easy breezes over spectacular Lake District scenery and walks around crumbling abbey ruins in Yorkshire.
Walking the South Coast of England: From Land's End to South Foreland
Every year, people flock to England's south coast to visit heritage sites or simply to relax on the beach. But to see the real beauty that these glorious counties have to offer, pick up this detailed guide to some of the best walking in Britain.David Bathurst has walked 650 miles of coast, taking in breath-taking natural landscapes and significant landmarks on the way. With rugged cliffs and ancient cathedral cities, historic ports and wonderful wildlife, there's something for everyone; whether you're a seasoned hiker ready to take on the entire walk, or a summertime stroller who wants to experience this rewarding ramble in smaller doses.With a detailed description of the complete route, useful information about the geography and history, and practical advice regarding navigation and local amenities, this invaluable guidebook is a must-have for anyone going walking on England's south coast.
Wayfarer's Dole: Rambles in the British Countryside (John Bainbridge Walking Books)
In a series of solitary journeys on foot the writer and novelist John Bainbridge explores the ethos of rambling and hiking in rural England and Scotland. On his journey he seeks out the remaining wild places and ancient trackways, meeting vagabonds and outdoors folk along the way and follows in the footsteps of writers, poets and early travellers. This is a book for everyone who loves the British countryside and walking its long-established footpaths and bridleways. And for the armchair traveller... Wayfarer's Dole takes its title from an ancient tradition - In medieval times pilgrims travelling the road through Winchester to Canterbury would halt at the St Cross Hospital, a place of rest and refuge for those on holy journeys, and demand the Wayfarer’s Dole - small portions of ale and bread to ease the hunger and thirst incurred on their travels.
ISYS Hillwalker Lite Peaks, Moors and Dales (PC)
Peaks Moors and Dales lists the hills of the Peak District, Devon Moors and Yorkshire Dales, 246 English hills outside the Lake District.
You can create your own routes up all the hills. The Route Card will calculate the distance, time and bearing for each leg of the journey, as well as an overall total. Check sunset time for all locations and dates to ensure that you are off the hill by dusk.
You can add your own maps and photographs, and even use these maps to plan walks and cycle journeys through these interesting areas.
There is a hill log to record your ascents and those of up to ten friends. Climbed totals can be displayed and you can differentiate those hills which are climbed.
Integrate with other Hillwalker programs to form a single system on your PC or add Ordnance survey maps fro the ISYS Map Wise Series.
The Big Walks of the North
From the Great Glen Way to the Coast to Coast Path, there is no better way to discover the spectacular diversity of northern Britain?s landscape than on foot. Whether you enjoy exploring green and gently rolling dales or tackling rugged mountain paths, there are walks here to keep you rambling all year round. An indefatigable walker, David Bathurst has unlaced his boots to produce this invaluable and definitive companion to the ten best-loved long-distance footpaths in the north of Britain, with each split into manageable sections. Combining practical, detailed descriptions with an appreciation of the beauty and history of the British countryside, this in an indispensable guide for both experienced and novice walkers alike. Show More Show Less
CAMRA's South East Pub Walks (Camra's Pub Walks)
CAMRA's South East Pub Walks is a practical, pocket-sized guide to some of the best pubs and walking in the south eastern corner of England. This guide features walks throughout the English Home Counties which are aimed at both casual walkers and serious hikers, along with details of the region's heritage and geography. Each route has been selected for its interesting and varied landscape, and its beer - with the walks taking you on a tour of the best real ale pubs the area has to offer. Full-colour maps and detailed route information, plus pub listings with opening hours, contact information and details of draught beers, make this the essential guide for anyone wanting to see - and taste - the very best of South East England.
Mountains of England and Wales: Vol 2 England: (The Nuttalls): England v. 2
A walking guide to climbing the 253 summits in England which reach the height of 2000ft (Nuttalls) in a series of 58 walks. The summits that achieve this height (and rise above their surroundings by at least 50ft) are described by region, from the Lake District to the Chevoits, on to the North Pennines and Yorkshire Dales, and finally to the Peak District and Dartmoor. They include some of England's most famous peaks, such as Blencathra, Great Gable and Coniston Old Man in the Lake District, and Kinder Scout in the Peak District, but also some with no name on the OS maps. All these ascents take the walker into some of the most beautiful hillwalking areas of England and provide a lifetime's challenge and enjoyment.
The Walker's Year: A Month-by-Month Guide for Hikers and Ramblers
This charming and practical handbook is bursting with tips, facts and folklore to guide those
who love to roam through the natural rhythms and seasons of the year. Find out how to identify flora by colour and shape, discover routes of outstanding natural beauty and learn about the diverse wildlife that can be found across Britain. With useful notes pages for documenting your exploration of countryside, shore, cliffs and forests, this is a must-have for any lover of the great outdoors!
PF (72) COUNTRY WALKS NEAR LONDON (Pathfinder Guide)
London country walks is a must for anyone living in or around London. With 28 superb walks detailed in each Ordnance Survey map with the route clearly shown in detail. These routes have all been graded and show easy access to the start of the route which all start and finish near a rail station. Superbly described these 28 circular walks, with the routes being suitable for children of varyious ages according to the grading of the particular route.
The Rough Guide to Walks in London and Southeast England
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The National Trails: Complete Guide to Britain's National Trails: The National Trails of England, Scotland and Wales
The National Trails This inspirational guidebook looks at each of the UK's 19 National Trails. Presenting the information in a way that allows ease of comparison and contrast, with practical details to help you plan your walk. Some Trails are short and easy, others much longer, many have strong themes - they may follow a coastline, or traverse ranges of hills. Full description
The End to End Trail: Land's End to John O'Groats on Foot: Walking from Lands End to JohnO'Groats
The End to End Trail A practical guidebook for anyone planning the epic walk from Lands End to John O'Groats. The 1935km (1200 mile) long-distance route, or end to end trail as it is also known follows paths and tracks rather than road, and takes to the hills whenever it can. The route is divided into 61 daily stages averaging just less than 32km (20 miles). Full description
Railway Walks: From the Camel Valley to the Cuckoo Trail
Guides the walker along ten of the best railway paths in the south of England, ranging from the Camel Trail in scenic north Cornwall to the densely wooded tracks of the Forest of Dean, and taking in the Downs Link across the countryside of West Sussex and Surrey, and the Plym Valley Railway Path and Cycle Route on the southern slopes of Dartmoor.
Backpacker's Britain: Northern England
Backpacker's Britain: Northern England A guidebook to walking 25 great backpacker's routes throughout northern England from the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland, to the Lake District, the Pennines, and up to the Cheviots on the Scottish border. Tough routes if done in one day, but good two-day outings in remote spots. Full description
Heart of England (AA 100 Walks in)
A guide offering highlights of the heart of England, its regional and topographical features, as well as information on footpath signing, countryside access, walking tips and safety guidelines. It features 100 walks that cover the area, with the distance of each ranging from two to ten miles depending on the terrain and interest along the way.
Railway Walks: LNER: From East Anglia to the Durham Moors
A guide to ten railway paths converted from lines once owned by the London and North Eastern Railway. From the quiet byways of East Anglia to the dramatic scenery of the North Yorkshire coast and the moorlands of Weardale, it provides OS grid references, maps and illustrations, as well as information about transport and refreshment facilities.
Southeast England (AA 100 Walks in)
A guide offering highlights of Southeast England, its regional and topographical features, as well as information on footpath signing, countryside access, walking tips and safety guidelines. It features 100 walks that cover the area, with the distance of each ranging from two to ten miles depending on the terrain and interest along the way.
100 Walks in Eastern England (AA 100 Walks in)
A guide offering highlights of Eastern England, its regional and topographical features, as well as information on footpath signing, countryside access, walking tips and safety guidelines. It features 100 walks that cover the area, with the distance of each ranging from two to ten miles depending on the terrain and interest along the way.
Big Walks of the South
From the South Downs Way to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, there is no better way to discover the diversity of southern Britain's landscape than on foot. Whether you enjoy exploring green and gently rolling valleys or tackling rugged cliff-top paths, there are walks to keep you rambling all year round. This guide is suitable for walkers.
Atchison's Walks: The Complete Hills of Britain: Northern England v. 2 (Jingo Wobbly Walking Series)
Includes hill walking areas of Northern England from Dovedale in the White Peak, Kinder Scout in the Dark Peak, Central Pennines, Pendle Hill & Forest of Bowland, The Wolds, North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales, Howgill Fells and the Northern Pennines. This book features 50 areas; walks; maps and diagrams; and, photographs of this region.
Southwest England (AA 100 Walks in)
An easy-to-carry walking guide that offers highlights of Southwest England, its regional and topographical features, and information on footpath signing, countryside access, walking tips and safety guidelines. It includes 100 walks that cover the area, with the distance of each ranging from two to ten miles depending on the terrain.
Never Mind the Quantocks: Stuart Maconie's Favourite Country Walks
Never Mind the Quantocks Brings together a selection of the finest columns from award-winning writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie - as seen in "Country Walking Magazine". This title features over 50 articles from the resident columnist, including festive walks, Lakeland favourites and pub treks. Full description
England (AA Walking in Series)
A comprehensive walking book for England that guides you through the places to walk in this vibrant country. It shows you sheltered sandy beaches, glistening lochs and dramatic mountain scenery, and diverse habitats. It also features planned routes and maps to get to know the areas.
Roman Way (Walkabout)
Presents a 174-mile walk, on the theme of Roman roads, using public rights of way. This title follows a triangle formed by three Roman roads from Chesterton, near Bicester in Oxfordshire, to Cirencester in Gloucestershire, and on to the Roman walled town of Silchester in Hampshire.
Mountains of England and Wales: Vol 1 Wales (The Nuttalls Guide) (Cicerone Guide)
A guidebook to walking 190 Nuttall 2000ft mountains in Wales in 49 routes. It includes summits that split into: Carneddau, Glyders, Snowdon, Moel Hebog, Moelwyns, Arenigs, Berwyns, Arans, Rhinogs, Cadair Idris, central Wales, Black Mountains, and Brecon Beacons.
National Trust Walker's Notebook
The National Trust cares for some of Britain's most beautiful locations to take a walk - from green space on your doorstep to really wild and remote landscapes. The National Trust Walker's Notebook is designed to making the most of these walks.
Atchison's Walks: The Complete Hills of Britain: Southern England - 150 Circular Walks v. 1 (Jingo Wobbly Walking Series)
Includes walks from the Isle of Wight, the South Downs, North Downs, Wiltshire Downs, Chiltern Hills, Cotswolds, Forest of Dean, Clee Hills, Clent Hills, Southern Derbyshire hills, Leicestershire Hills, and Incleborough Hill at Cromer.
A Coast to Coast Walk Second Edition: From St Bees Head to Robin Hood's Bay (The Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells)
Brand new edition of A. Wainwright's guide to one of the world's great long-distance walks - 190 miles from the Irish Sea to the North Sea by way of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Rewalked and updated by Chris Jesty.
The Big Walk: A 73-year-old Man's Incredible 3,200km Solo Walk Around England
The remarkable account of a 73-year-old man's epic walk around England and the thoughts that surface during those lonely hours of long-distance walking.
Coast to Coast with Wainwright
First published in 1973, A. Wainwright's Coast to Coast is the most authoritative and useful guide....
Weekend Walks in a Box: Britain (In a Box 8)
Weekend Walks in a Box: Britain Great weekends away: walks combined with charming places to stay
The Coast To Coast Walk: The classic high-level walk from Irish Sea to North Sea (Trail Guides)
Coast to Coast Walk
England's Highest Peaks: A Guide to the 2,000ft Summits
The English Coast to Coast Walk: What it's really like and how to do it
THE BEST WALKS IN NORTHERN ENGLAND walks of 2-10 miles
The National 3 Peaks Walk: Including Information on the 4th Peak Slieve Donard Northern Ireland