This is the only book of its kind. Packed with stunning photography and beautifully designed. With humour and specific information about the pubs along each walk, this book will appeal to those planning their holidays or planning a day trip. The book reaches a huge market as it targets dog owners who enjoy a good walk and then visiting a pub. The simplicity of the guides and maps caters for all. This book can be sold in a wide range of stores and outlets and will appeal to anyone living, or intending to visit, the Peak District region. Due to its outstanding high quality and professional standard this book is real value for money. This attractive and cleverly structured guidebook gives dog walkers access to 15 pubs and 15 great walks in the Peak District. With clear information, an introduction for each walk, and simple, easy-toread maps. This beautiful book will appeal to all who want to venture out into the countryside with their dogs. The walks have no stiles ensuring a hassle free walk for both dog and owner.
The 30 walks in this title range from three to nine miles and are ideal for family rambles. They start in such delightful Peak District villages as Ashford-in-the-Water, Alstonefield and Youlgreave, most of which are accessible by public transport - so that you can leave the car at home.
Explore the many faces of Scotland's capital city, while never straying too far from a decent pint Featuring walks in the heart of Edinburgh, as well as routes through its historic suburbs and nearby towns along the Firth of Forth, all accessible by public transport, this pocket-sized guide encourages visitors to stray off the Royal Mile and explore the history, architecture, and landscape of the city. The 25 town, park, and coastal walks have trails of varying lengths to suit everyone from the casual pub goer to active walkers. Each pub has been selected for its high-quality real ale, its location, and its architectural heritage. Full contact details and opening times are given for each pub, as well as information on beer range. Special feature boxes give detailed insights into fascinating local places, Scottish pub culture, and history, and useful accomodation suggestions and public transport information are provided. Fully-illustrated throughout, high-quality street-level mapping helps readers navigate easily and join up trails for longer walks.
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.
Wales' mountains, with their intricate network of valleys and passes, provide the walker with ideal terrain for a coast-to-coast walk. The routes in this guide from Snowdonia to the Gower Peninsular are designed for experienced walkers looking for new routes rather than following the marked ways.
Slow peak District Guide holiday advice and tourist information on everything from the national park, walks, cycling and the Pennine Way to foraging, farmers markets, restaurants and food. Bus routes and hidden places are included, plus maps to the area. Bakewell, Matlock and Chatsworth House are all covered.;"
What makes a sensible, mature, slippers-by-the-fire sort of chap turn suddenly into a hiking junkie? Why would anyone want to switch from doing moderate, two-mile pub walks to trekking an arduous 289 miles along the South West Coast Path? The Hiking Obsession takes you on an alarming journey, from your comfort zone to the trials and tribulations of long-distance walking, from the seed of a flawed idea to the execution of a meticulous but seriously flawed plan. See what happens when it all goes pear-shaped for Tony, from leaky boots to lost hankies, from a broken cross-trainer to sleeping rough in a church. Will he overcome his obsession or slip seamlessly into life as a hobo?
This guide to Britain provides all the practical information you need to discover the fascinating heritage and attractions of England, Scotland and Wales, the three proudly different countries contained within this small island. From the lochs and glens of Scotland to the frantic pace of London, you'll get the best out of your trip with this comprehensive guide. - over 160 maps including 11 colour London city maps, - notes on British history, architecture and literature, - all transport options from the high-speed Eurostar through the Channel Tunnel to leisurely canal travel on a narrowboat, - Welsh and Scottish Gaelic language guides, - the best accommodation and eating suggestions for all budgets, from hostels in the Highlands to tea at the Savoy.