The Times Britain's Best Walks

200 Classic Walks from the Times

Author: Christopher Somerville

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008287184

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Page: 336

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Christopher Somerville has covered the length and breadth of the UK on foot, and has written and broadcast about its history, landscape, wildlife and people for over 25 years. Now, in this extensive new volume, he selects his top 200 routes from his hugely popular Times column, A Good Walk.More than just a basic guidebook, this is a meditation on our relationship with the landscape and a celebration of all that Britain has to offer. From Cornwall to Shetland via Pembrokeshire and Barrowdale, this is the most comprehensive collection of walks in the United Kingdom available in one book, and features trails to suit all skill levels and references, whether you want a gentle ramble to the pub or something much more challenging.Each of the featured walks contains: - Detailed description as featured in The Times column- Postcode and OS grid reference start point- Instructions on how to get there- Distance and grade so readers can suit walks to their ability, fitness and mood- Simple step-by-step walk instructions- Beautiful colour photograph for each walk- Full colour, clear and up-to-date map- Food and accommodation details for the hungry travellerFeaturing stunning photography and using Christopher's trademark with and lyricism, this is the perfect gift for ramblers anywhere.
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Britain's Best Walks

200 Classic Walks from the Times

Author: Christopher Sommerville

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008200701

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Page: 336

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Christopher Somerville has covered the length and breadth of the UK on foot, and has written and broadcast about its history, landscape, wildlife and people for over 25 years. Now, in this extensive new volume, he selects his top 200 routes from his hugely popular Times column, A Good Walk. More than just a basic guidebook, this is a meditation on our relationship with the landscape and a celebration of all that Britain has to offer. From Cornwall to Shetland via Pembrokeshire and Barrowdale, this is the most comprehensive collection of walks in the United Kingdom available in one book, and features trails to suit all skill levels and references, whether you want a gentle ramble to the pub or something much more challenging. Each of the featured walks contains: * Detailed description as featured in The Times column * Postcode and OS grid reference start point * Instructions on how to get there * Distance and grade so readers can suit walks to their ability, fitness and mood * Simple step-by-step walk instructions * Beautiful colour photograph for each walk * Full colour, clear and up-to-date map * Food and accommodation details for the hungry traveller Featuring stunning photography and using Christopher's trademark with and lyricism, this is the perfect gift for ramblers anywhere.
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Ramblers Best Walks Britain

75 of Britain's Best Walks

Author: N.A

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007367085

Category: Great Britain

Page: 287

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WALKING, HIKING, TREKKING. Commemorating 75 years of the Ramblers, Britain's biggest charity working to promote walking and improve conditions for all walkers, this beautiful hardback book features 75 of Britain's best walks: one for each year the organisation has been in existence with each walk selected by, and a favourite of, the Ramblers. This beautiful book is packed with colour photographs and maps featuring the best 75 walks to be found in Britain as chosen by the Ramblers. Each walk has a special meaning;: sometimes a local group has worked hard to improve access for walkers along the route, at other times it might be that the views along the way are exceptional. The walks vary in length and dificulty to allow for all abilities.
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Walking in Ireland

Author: Christopher Somerville

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407079999

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 9973

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Walking has never been a more popular pastime and nowhere is more beautiful for walkers to explore than Ireland. In this beautifully written and superbly researched guide, Christopher Somerville draws on his very popular column for the Irish Independent, to present 50 of the very best walks in Ireland - from the Nephin Beg Mountains in Mayo to Dingle Way in Kerry. Practical instructions for the walks are married with evocative and informative passages on the history, flora and fauna, culture and topography of the land. Whether it's exploring the Burren in its floral glory or seeing the Walls of Derry, or even sitting at home in your armchair planning your next walk, this book will prove popular with ramblers, holiday makers and anyone who loves the Irish landscape.
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Out of London Walks

Great escapes by Britain’s best walking tour company

Author: Stephen Barnett,David Tucker

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 075354802X

Category: Travel

Page: 288

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Enjoy all that out of London has to offer, and discover the heritage and history behind the scenes in some of England's most picturesque places, such as Bath, Canterbury, Royal Winchester and Stratford. With stories and advice drawn from the expertise and knowledge of the famous London Walks Company and its small army of guides, this book is perfect for tourists who want to experience English life beyond Trafalgar Square, as well as for Londoners keen to step off the Circle Line and discover the secrets just beyond their own doorstep. With photos, maps and illustrations, Out of London Walks contains all the best day trips from the capital city – the ideal companion of the out of London rambler.
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Make the Most of Your Time in Britain

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405388595

Category: Travel

Page: 376

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Make the Most of Your Time in Britain brings you the very best of Britain with 500 great things to do, see and experience. Discover that many of the best travel adventures are right here on your doorstep; from Britain's unparalleled concentration of historic houses and gardens to the staggering beauty and dramatic diversity of its landscapes - not to mention the colour, dynamism and downright eccentricity of its festivals and traditions. Celebrate how the country has changed for the better - from cutting-edge new (and reinvented) museums and galleries to the glorious culinary revolution including all the best farmers markets, restaurants and spots for afternoon tea. Make the Most of Your Time in Britain celebrates all that Britain has to offer in this inspirational travel book that not only looks good but is great to read. Wave goodbye to the misery of airport queues and baggage fees and Make the Most of your Time in Britain. Now available in ePub format.
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Lonely Planet Great Britain's Best Trips

Author: Lonely Planet,Belinda Dixon,Oliver Berry,Marc Di Duca,Peter Dragicevich,Catherine Le Nevez,Andy Symington,Neil Wilson,Hugh McNaughtan,Isabella Noble

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1787010236

Category: Travel

Page: 777

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Discover the freedom of open roads while touring Great Britain with Lonely Planet's Great Britain's Best Trips, your passport to up-to-date advice on uniquely encountering Great Britain by car. Featuring 36 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures, you can discover the grandeur of Scotland's mountains and wind through England's quaint country lanes, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to Great Britain, rent a car, and hit the road! Inside Lonely Planet's Great Britain's Best Trips: Lavish colour and gorgeous photography throughout Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests Get around easily - 36 easy-to-read, full-colour route maps, detailed directions Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Useful features - including Driving Problem Buster, Detours, and Link Your Trip Covers England, Scotland, Wales, the West Country, the Cotswolds, Bath, Edinburgh, Stonehenge, Welsh Mountains, Cambridge, Oxford, the northern wilderness, Stratford-upon-Avon, Blenheim Palace and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Great Britain's Best Trips is perfect for exploring Great Britain via the road and discovering sights that are more accessible by car. Planning a Great Britain trip sans a car? Lonely Planet's Great Britain guide, our most comprehensive guide to Great Britain, is perfect for exploring both top sights and lesser-known gems. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
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Britain’s Best Political Cartoons 2018

Author: Tim Benson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473564433

Category: Humor

Page: 208

View: 8066

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____________ A blockbuster collection of the year’s funniest political cartoons, featuring the work of Mac, Steve Bell, Peter Brookes and many more . . . 2018 was the year that Brexit got serious, royals got married, football got (briefly) feverish, and Trump got transformed into a giant baby blimp. In Britain’s Best Political Cartoons 2018, our very finest satirists turn their eyes and their pens to all these events and more, offering an incisive and often hilarious tour through a tumultuous twelve months.
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RSPB Where To Go Wild in Britain

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 140534282X

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 2939

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Britain's most spectacular locations and when to visit them Discover the best of Britain's rich and diverse natural heritage, and enjoy the nation's wildlife at its finest in this month-by-month, region-by-region tour of what to see when. From the magnificent coastal flower displays of The Lizard in March, to the spectacle of seeing peregrine falcons in the unlikely urban setting of Canary Wharf in June, you'll experience first hand the huge array of flora, fauna and habitat to be found within our shores. Find details on hundreds of locations, maps, contacts, access and facilities, opening times and charges, plus great ideas for a whole host of options, giving you the choice in what you want to do and when. Comprehensive and practical, inspiring and evocative, this is your guide to the best that wild Britain has to offer.
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