Minehead and Brendon Hills, Dulverton and Tiverton

Author: Great Britain. Ordnance Survey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780319228593


Page: N.A

View: 7309

Perfect for day trips and short breaks, the OS Landranger Map series covers Great Britain with 204 detailed maps. Each map provides all the information you need to get to know your local area and includes places of interest, tourist information, picnic areas and camp sites, plus Rights of Way information for England and Wales.

Exmoor and the Quantocks Walks

Author: Brian Conduit

Publisher: International Specialized Book Service Incorporated

ISBN: 9780711704596

Category: Travel

Page: 96

View: 4884

Exmoor National Park comprises 265 square miles, of which about two-thirds lie in west Somerset and the remaining third in north Devon. Its northern boundary is the Bristol Channel coast, stretching in a dramatic series of cliffs interrupted only by the Vale of Porlock, from North Hill above Minehead in the east to Little Hangman above Combe Martin in the west. This collection of walks ranges from the bare expanses of the Chains, the last real wilderness on Exmoor, to a picturesque riverside route along the Exe, from Badgworthy Water to a coastal walk taking in the spectacular Valley of the Rocks.

Outdoor Leisure Maps

Author: Great Britain. Ordnance Survey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780319260067

Category: Lake District (England)

Page: 4

View: 3604

Gives tourist information including picnic and camping sites, nature trails and recreation centres.

Lorna Doone

A Romance of Exmoor

Author: Richard Doddridge Blackmore

Publisher: N.A


Category: Exmoor (England)

Page: 679

View: 9617


Best Walks on Exmoor

Author: Richard Webber

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 9780711232877

Category: Exmoor (England)

Page: 224

View: 8716

Straddling the counties of Somerset and Devon, Exmoor measures approximately 21 miles west to east and 15 miles north to south. Exmoor may be one of the smallest National Parks but what it lacks in size it makes up for in beauty and contrast, affording walkers a diverse landscape to explore. Like its fictional heroine Lorna Doone, Exmoor is both wild and gentle. It's easy to see why author R D Blackmore chose it as the setting for his novel about a family of outlaws expelled from Scotland who came south and terrorised the locals. The scenery stirs the imagination, thanks to the coastline of stark cliffs lining the Bristol Channel, the wooded valleys, the tumbling streams and the wild, empty moors. This book provides the reader with thirty of the area's best walks. From short distance routes for those with young children to longer treks for experienced walkers, each one is detailed, and includes a basic sketch map and new colour photography.

The Field Archaeology of Exmoor

Author: Hazel Riley,Robert Wilson-North

Publisher: N.A


Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 5123

A wealth of fascinating and diverse archaeology lies concealed in Exmoor's valleys, woods and moorlands. Six years of original survey work have sought out the evidence from prehistoric stone settings and burial mounds to medieval castles, lost settlements and 19th-century industrial remains. This comprehensive programme of recording deployed the techniques of field survey, aerial photographic transcription, air and ground photography, and recording standing buildings.The Field Archaeology of Exmoor presents this distinctive heritage, for the first time, to the general reader and the specialist alike, and tells the story of the development of Exmoor's landscape from the Stone Age until the Second World War. This book has immediate appeal for those who know Exmoor - its residents and visitors - and are interested in its history. It is also essential reading for those who study upland landscapes and field archaeology.

Exmoor Dark Skies

Author: Seb Jay

Publisher: PiXZ Books

ISBN: 9780857100917

Category: Astronomy

Page: 144

View: 2025

Sebastian Jay explores the wonders of this night-time world above our heads from some of the darkest places around Exmoor's International Dark Sky Reserve.

Land's End to John O'Groats

Walking the Length of Britain in 7 Stages

Author: Helen Shaw,Bob Shelmerdine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910723395


Page: 192

View: 7016

Could you complete the iconic walk from Land's End to John O'Groats? And even if you could, would it be worth it? What would you see on the way?Middle-aged professional photographer Helen Shaw and her partner Bob set off with those questions in mind and were blown away by the experience.They divided their journey into 7 stages to fit around work and family commitments and completed it in 81 days. On the way, Helen took stunning photographs of the route: coastal paths, meadowland, country lanes, moors and woods; of the wildlife, buildings and points of interest in villages, towns and even cities. With disarming frankness she and Bob touch on the highs and lows of the adventure, their reactions to it, the surprising discoveries and the sheer joy of getting to know Britain in a completely new way.This book will encourage walkers of all abilities to set off from Cornwall to Caithness, and Helen�e(tm)s photographs of the journey will be an inspiration to them.

Bristol and Bath

Author: N.A

Publisher: Philip's

ISBN: 9781849070744


Page: 192

View: 9139

A street atlas of Bristol and Bath that covers the county and unitary authority. It shows the A and B roads, and features maps which contain information on the car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, golf courses, and other places of interest.

In Search of Me

A personal journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats

Author: Carol Young

Publisher: Memoirs Publishing

ISBN: 1909544140

Category: Travel

Page: 524

View: 6224

In 2004 Carol Young set herself a challenge – walking in stages from Land’s End to John O’Groats, on her own. For someone who had only once travelled away from home alone, it was quite a challenge, particularly as it meant leaving her husband and children for weeks at a time. The journey tested Carol’s physical and mental strength, determination and her integrity, to say nothing of her understanding of maps, walking gear and survival skills. The experience proved rewarding and life changing. In over 1200 miles of plodding the lanes and tracks of the UK she met many fascinating people, whose kindness and generosity helped to make the task enjoyable. There were glimpses of rare wildlife, breathtaking scenery and several ordeals at the hands of wind, weather and water. In Search of Me is Carol’s heart warming story, illustrated by many evocative photographs of her experience.

Chiltern Hills North

Aylesbury, Berkhamsted & Chesham

Author: Great Britain. Ordnance Survey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780319218051

Category: Buckinghamshire (England)

Page: N.A

View: 8301


Slow Devon and Exmoor

Author: Hilary Bradt,Janice Booth

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 1841623229

Category: Travel

Page: 274

View: 9531

One of three launch titles in the new Slow series of regional UK guides from two of the UK's most distinctive travel publishers: Bradt and Alastair Sawday. Travel slowly and sustainably with Hilary Bradt, founder of Bradt guides and a resident of Devon, as she takes you on a personal 'slow' tour of Devon and Exmoor. Connect with the people, places, environment and heritage of this spectacular part of the country and discover for yourself the unsung delights, well known sights, wildlife, coast and countryside - not to mention the foibles of the locals - in this truly unique guide. Topping it off is an enticing selection of accommodation from the inimitable collection of Alastair Sawday.

Devon & Cornwall with West Somerset

Author: Automobile Association (Great Britain),Automobile Association (Great Britain). Cartographic Department

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780749532406

Category: Cornwall (England : County)

Page: N.A

View: 7325

This map of South West England shows motorways, dual carriagways, and local roads and includes information on service areas, road numbers, tunnels and passes, ferry routes, railways, and national and administrative boundaries. It also indicates places of interest and national parks.

Beautiful Buggy Walks

Author: Richard Happer

Publisher: Punk

ISBN: 9781906889531

Category: Family recreation

Page: 256

View: 1257

This 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.

The UK's County Tops

Reaching the top of 91 historic counties

Author: Jonny Muir

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 184965963X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

View: 2794

This inspiring guide describes 82 walking routes to the highest points (?tops') of the UK's 91 historic counties in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, from Inverness-shire's Ben Nevis (1344m) to Huntingdonshire's Boring Field (80m), visiting 10 national parks and numerous Areas of Outstanding National Beauty, including the Cairngorms, Dartmoor and the Lake District. There are a range of walks for all abilities and something for everyone, wherever they are in the UK, whether at home, on holiday or just travelling through. The graded routes range from strolls over easy ground to mountaineering expeditions. Some rank among the finest summits in the UK: Ben Lomond, Helvellyn, Pen y Fan, The Cheviot, Scafell Pike, Slieve Donard and Worcestershire Beacon. Others appear in unlikely places such as a military firing zone in Yorkshire and a back garden in south-east London and every top has its own story. The author was the first person to reach all 91 tops in one trip without motorised transport and recorded his adventure in his first book ?Heights of Madness'. Here he shares his routes, top tips and interesting facts about the tops and the historic counties. Illustrated with OS maps, sketch maps and colour photographs.

The Adventurer's Guide to Britain

150 incredible experiences on land and water

Author: Jen Benson,Sim Benson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1844865215

Category: Travel

Page: 192

View: 470

This exciting, inspiring and informative guide is perfect for anyone who loves a challenge and an adventure. There are soaring ridgelines to run, exciting river descents to swim, secret coves to explore by boat, and achievable interesting scrambles, all in stunning locations. Each of the 150 featured adventures, which are arranged by geographical region, has been carefully chosen for being exhilarating, achievable by any reasonably active person, and as safe as possible. You'll be taken on a tour of the country and discovering where to do things you never thought possible in the UK – exploring the caves and creeks of Cornwall by kayak, sleeping under the stars surrounded by the towering mountains of the Cuillin Ridge, or swimming in the faery pools at Glen Brittle on Skye. The Adventurer's Guide to Britain puts together some of the very best experiences from the different worlds of adventure sport, to create the ultimate outdoor bible for those who love getting outside, challenging themselves and exploring beautiful Britain.