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The Ayrshire and Arran Coastal Paths

Author : Keith Fergus
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Guidebook to walking the Ayrshire Coastal Path and Arran Coastal Way on the western coast of Scotland. The Ayrshire Coast Path is a 94-mile route from Glenapp in the south to Skelmorlie in the north. Also described is the Arran Coastal Way, which circumnavigates its way round that island for 60 miles taking in Brodick, Lochranza, Blackwaterfoot and Kildonan. In 11 day stages, the route is described over seven days on the Ayrshire Coast Path, and over four day walking around Arran. Featuring OS mapping, step-by-step route descriptions, as well as information on accommodation, public transport and history of the region, the guidebook details everything you need to walk these beautiful coastal routes.

The Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast path

Author : Phoebe Smith
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The Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path National Trail is an easy-to-follow 130-mile trail that combines the best of inland and coastal walking in Norfolk, and one that, being well waymarked, largely flat and within easy reach of public transport for most of its length, is ideal for people new to long-distance walks. Described in 11 stages, the route can be walked in just over a week but also easily split into day walks or over a series of weekends, with full information about access to start and finish points for each stage by public transport. This handy guidebook is illustrated throughout with extracts of OS 1:50K mapping and stunning photographs depicting the Trail in all seasons and describes points of interest along the way, including the Norfolk Songlines sculptures, and also facilities available in the towns and villages. The trail is a walk of two halves. The Peddars Way begins at Knettishall Heath in Suffolk and follows the route of an old Roman road for over 40 miles to Holme-next-the-Sea, where it meets the Norfolk Coast Path (which begins nearby, at Hunstanton). This then follows the spectacular Norfolk coast to the seaside town of Hopton-on-Sea.

The Two Moors Way

Author : Sue Viccars
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This guidebook to walking Coast to Coast across Devon, presents a 117 mile route incorporating the Two Moors Way and a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. Beginning at Wembury Bay on the south coast and finishing at Lynmouth, the 11-stage walk passes through the beautiful Devon countryside and across two of southwest England's magnificent moorlands, Dartmoor and Exmoor. The schedule can be adjusted to give a one-week walk, or a more leisurely pace if preferred, and the book includes low-level bad-weather alternative routes for some moorland stretches. A full route description is given for walking the route from south to north, with a summary description for walking in the opposite direction. 1:50,000 map extracts show the route and there is lots of practical information on public transport, refreshments and accommodation to make day-by-day planning simple. A map booklet showing the full route on OS 1:25K maps is included with this guide. The county of Devon incorporates a wonderful range of landscapes, from the rolling fields and enclosed paths of South Devon to the wild, wide-open spaces of Dartmoor, with its hill ponies, granite tors and Bronze Age relics. To the north, Exmoor's sandstone moorland sweeps down to the sea, and lofty coastal hills tower over the Bristol Channel.

Switzerland s Jura Crest Trail

Author : Ali Rowsell
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This guide presents Switzerland's Jura Crest Trail or Crêtes du Jura (also known as the Jura High Route and Swiss national route 5. This 310km long-distance route traverses the sub-alpine mountains of the Swiss Jura from Dielsdorf near Zurich to Nyon on the shores of Lac Léman (Lake Geneva), running roughly parallel to the Swiss-French border. With over 13,500m of ascent, the trail demands a moderate level of fitness and can be comfortably completed in around a fortnight. The Jura Crest Trail is easily accessed from Zurich and Geneva. The region boasts excellent walking infrastructure and facilities, and although the trail crosses the mountains, you are seldom too far from civilisation. The guide contains all the information you need to plan and walk the route. You'll find advice on transport and comprehensive details of accommodation and refreshments. The trek itself is presented from east to west in 14 stages of 12-32km, with step-by-step route description accompanied by clear mapping and notes on local points of interest. The Jura Crest Trail boasts far-reaching views of the Bernese Oberland, the Haute Savoie and the Rhine and Rhone Valleys, and is rich in geological, natural and historical interest. Passing through woodland and alpine meadows and crossing rolling limestone plateaux, highlights include the spectacular amphitheatre of the Creux du Van, the medieval towns of Baden and Brugg, and Lac de Joux, the largest lake in the Jura mountains.

The Borders Abbeys Way

Author : Paul Boobyer
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The Borders Abbeys Way links four of Britain's grandest ruined medieval abbeys in the central Scottish Borders. The route is a well waymarked, 68-mile (109km) circuit and is one of Scotland's Great Trails. The route which begins and ends in Tweedbank, is described clockwise over 6 stages averaging 11.3 miles per day. Relatively flat, it is suitable for people with a moderate level of fitness. The Way can be walked at any time of year and can be reached within an hour by train from the centre of Edinburgh. This guidebook provides a comprehensive description of the route, which passes through the towns of Melrose, Kelso, Jedburgh, Hawick and Selkirk and the villages of Denholm and Newton St Boswells. In addition to clear route description and OS 1:50,000 mapping extracts, the guidebook also includes information about the history of the Borders abbeys, the ever-intriguing Borders reivers, and the region's geology and agriculture. Invaluable practical information relating to accommodation, transport, mapping and public access is also included.

Glasgow the Clyde Valley Ayrshire and Arran Walks

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28 circular, graded walks all tried and tested by seasoned walkers. The routes range from extended strolls to exhilarating hikes, so there is something for everyone.

The Wye Valley Walk

Author : The Wye Valley Walk Partnership
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Official guidebook to the Wye Valley Walk. Following the River Wye for 136 miles (219km) from the mouth of the river at Chepstow to the slopes of Plynlimon in Powys, the Wye Valley offers a perfect mix of river and hill walking. The walk can be completed in about ten days, or seven days by the very fit and determined. Devised by the Wye Valley Walk Partnership, the way explores the superb scenery of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Several historic market towns including Chepstow, Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye, Hereford, Hay-on-Wye, Builth Wells and Rhayader can be visited along the route, as well as many small villages and pretty hamlets. Illustrated with colour photographs and OS 1:25,000 map extracts, and also includes a Wye Valley Walk passport, for walkers to collect stamps along the route for a permanent record of their journey. The walk leads through a dramatic limestone gorge, dense woodland beneath limestone crags and past peaceful river meadows in some of the most superb scenery in the heart of the Wye Valley.

Walking in Derbyshire

Author : Elaine Burkinshaw
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Guidebook to walking in Derbyshire and the Peak District. 60 circular day walks, ranging from 2 to 10 miles (4 to 14km), offer something for walkers of all abilities. The walks start from bases all over the area including Glossop, Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock, Ripley, Ashbourne and Derby. The routes are illustrated with OS map extracts and accompanied with the author's own photographs, as well as including plenty of practical information on getting to and around Derbyshire and the routes. Historic sites including Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall, Eyam, Chatsworth House (the fictional Pemberley), New Mills, Cromford, Goyt Valley and Dovedale are also explored, as are Bronze and Iron Age forts, medieval castles and ruined Abbeys. Walking routes pass remnants of ancient civilisations, fine market towns and villages, caverns, castles, country houses and parklands, historic spa resorts and industrial heritage sites, and the book is full of background information detailing the local history.

Walking in the Angus Glens

Author : James Carron
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A guidebook to 30 walks in five beautiful glens located south of the Cairngorms National Park in north-east Scotland. The routes described comprise of 26 circular walks arranged by glen - Isla, Prosen, Clova, Lethnot and Esk - and a final, sixth section describing 4 linear walks along the historic Mounth Roads that cross between the glens. The detailed routes climb Munros including Mount Keen and give lesser-known ascents such as Badandun Hill. From the forested Glen Doll to the rugged bowl of Loch Wharral and the remote reaches of Glen Lethnot, the Angus Glens offer a wide range of walking. Accessible from Dundee and the nearby Angus towns of Brechin and Forfar, the combination of Glens makes a rich, remote landscape. Walks range from 6 to 25km in length, illustrated with OS 1:50,000 mapping and colour photographs. A wealth of background history, geography and wildlife information are included. Contact details are also given for each area so that readers can check on the access situation before they set out.

Coast

Author : Christopher Somerville
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In Coast, natural history journalist Christopher Somerville takes you on a grand tour of the outer limits of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Beautiful photography, clear maps, and evocative essays all illuminate the majesty and variety to be found where Britain meets the sea. This is, after all, the longest coastline in Europe. From the dramatic cliffs of Eastbourne's Beachy Head to the spare beauty of the Norfolk salt marshes; from the storm-wracked Cape Wrath at the edge of the Scottish Highlands to the peaceful wooded creeks of Cornwall's Helford river--whatever kind of coastal area you're drawn to, you'll find it here. For those who want to see it firsthand, Coast also features a detailed gazetteer--a region-by-region reference of places, people, activities, natural history, and historic events.

Scotland Bed and Breakfast 2000

Author : Tim Stilwell
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The most complete and exhaustive value-selected listings of bed & breakfasts and other intimate lodgings throughout England, Scotland and Ireland. Each title - containing three times the choices found in any other guide -- is filled with practical information and thoroughly mapped and indexed. Stilwell's guides are the books the B&Bs themselves recommend. Rural farms, town houses, rambling cottages, country inns, guest houses and small hotels in quaint towns and villages are all listed, offering a perfectly authentic British stay. Planning has never been easier with simple county-by-county organization and mapping. This is an ideal way for travelers to experience all the hospitality and charm of Great Britain.

Annual Report of the Fishery Board for Scotland

Author : Scotland. Fishery Board
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Black s Picturesque Tourist of Scotland

Author : Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
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Ayrshire Arran

Author : Rob Close
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Ayrshire has a varied range of architectural splendours. Within the boundaries of the three provinces can be found some of the greatest country seats of Scotland and many reminders of the industrial past. This illustrated architectural guide looks at the work of Robert Adam and many others.

The Official Guide to the Midland Railway the Direct Route Between the South the West and the North of England Scotland and Ireland

Author : Cassell and Company, ltd
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Kirkwood s Dictionary of Glasgow and vicinity

Author : Charles Kirkwood
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Handbook for Lancashire

Author : John Murray (Firm)
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Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis

Author : John Murray (Firm)
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Black s Tourist s Guide to Ireland

Author : Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
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Bulletins of Marine Ecology

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