The Big Walks of the North

The Big Walks of the North
The Big Walks of the North by David Bathurst
2010 | EPUB | 2.77MB

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 10 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.

The UK Trailwalker's Handbook [Eighth Edition]

The UK Trailwalker's Handbook [Eighth Edition]
The UK Trailwalker's Handbook [Eighth Edition] by Paul Lawrence, Les Maple, John Sparshatt
2010 | EPUB | 16.75MB

The UK has a network of recognized long-distance hiking routes unrivaled anywhere in the world. Each one links individual footpath sections into a continuous trail that is actively promoted. Some, like The Monarch's Way, are linked with a historical figure and others with a landscape feature such as The Thames or Offa's Dyke.

Compiled by the experts of the UK's Long Distance Walkers' Association, this new edition of the UK Trailwalker's Handbook is an up-to-date directory of all of these routes, across Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It combines descriptions and profiles, by region, of hundreds of waymarked routes, including the 19 National Trails and many hundreds more enthusiasts' routes, with holiday ideas, inspirational articles, photographs and overview maps. In all, the guide covers over 700 routes and more than 40,000 miles. Over 16 million people a year walk along these routes and this book provides all the detail you need to plan some great days out hiking!

Walking Brooklyn

Walking Brooklyn
Walking Brooklyn: 30 Tours Exploring Historical Legacies, Neighborhood Culture, Side Streets, and Waterways by Adrienne Onofri
2007 | EPUB | 15.91MB

Adrienne Onofri has created an exceptional guide to and through Brooklyn’s most interesting and notable neighborhoods, providing a mix of information about culture, history, architecture, places to eat, venues to visit, and more. From a walk through the Russian-influenced Brighton Beach, to the expansive Prospect Park, and out to Red Hook, Walking Brooklyn reveals the many layers and sites of Manhattan’s lesser-known neighbor.

This two-color book features 30 routes, a clear neighborhood map for each walk, black-and-white photographs, and critical public transportation information for every trip. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a “Points of Interest” section outlines each walk’s highlights.

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