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The Great Stones Way

Author : Steve Davison
ISBN : 9781783620760
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Great Stones Way long-distance route opened in 2014, and runs from Barbury Castle, south of Swindon, to Old Sarum, near Salisbury - a total of 36 miles. However the route described in this guidebook is longer - a maximum of 53 miles, depending on the options taken. The guidebook also includes an optional start at Coate Water, while variant loops visit Avebury, the Alton Barnes White Horse and Stonehenge. The route passes over comparatively gentle terrain, passing Neolithic henges and stone circles, Bronze Age barrows, Iron Age hill forts and ancient churches. Meandering south across diverse terrain, from open chalk downs with far-reaching views over the Vale of Pewsey and Salisbury Plain, to the tranquil surroundings of the River Avon, the core of this history trail takes in many significant historic sites but it can be extended to take in more, including Salisbury's majestic cathedral. Described in 6 stages, it's perfect for an energetic long weekend or take up to a week to enjoy the prehistoric landscape.

The Two Moors Way

Author : Sue Viccars
ISBN : 9781783627417
Genre : Travel
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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.

The Peddars Way And Norfolk Coast Path

Author : Phoebe Smith
ISBN : 9781783627776
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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.

A History Of The World In 500 Walks

Author : Sarah Baxter
ISBN : 9781781316009
Genre : Critical thinking
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From prehistory to the present day, take a grand tour of world events at eye-level perspective with accounts that combine knowledgeable commentary with practical detail. You may even be inspired to lace up your own boots! From geologic upheavals and mad kings to trade routes and saints' ways, this book relates the tales behind the top 500 walks that have shaped our society. It's easy to imagine travelling back in time as you read about convicts and conquistadors, silk traders and Buddhists who have hiked along routes for purposes as varied as the terrain they covered.

Scrambles In The Lake District South

Author : John Fleetwood
ISBN : 9781783627318
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Guide to 106 scrambling routes in the south of the English Lake District, covering Langdale, Coniston, Eskdale, Patterdale & High Street. A comprehensive collection of scrambles on crags and gills, which are linked together to form 24 first-class mountain days. The carefully graded routes range from scrambling grade 1 to climbing grade V Diff, so there is something for beginners as well as veteran mountaineers. Rock climbing equipment is needed for more difficult routes. Each scramble is clearly described with notes about grade, quality, aspect and approach, with colour maps and topos to aid navigation. There is information on safety and equipment, and listings of scrambles by location and grade allow the reader to assemble their own tailor-made combination of routes. The Lake District is one of the most scenic areas in the world and this guide offers new routes in previously unexplored corners of the region alongside popular classics such as Jack's Rake, Esk Gorge and Pinnacle Ridge, as well as dramatic gills like Dungeon and Linkcove Gill. 10 classic rock climbs are also presented including Giant's Crawl, Middlefell Buttress and Crescent Climb.

The Home Monthly

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ISBN : IND:30000082131057
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Walking In Derbyshire

Author : Elaine Burkinshaw
ISBN : 9781849655453
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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.

The Wye Valley Walk

Author : The Wye Valley Walk Partnership
ISBN : 9781849658355
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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.

The Complete Works Of Flavius Josephus Translated By William Whiston

Author : Flavius Josephus
ISBN : BL:A0024312166
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The Works Of Flavius Josephus The Learned And Authentic Jewish Historian

Author : Flavius Josephus
ISBN : PSU:000004852681
Genre : Jews
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Fraser S Magazine

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ISBN : UCAL:B3026628
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The British Quarterly Review

Author : Henry Allon
ISBN : UIUC:30112118704250
Genre : Christianity
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The Story Of The Great Fire In St John N B

Author : George Stewart
ISBN : UOM:39015027949265
Genre : Dummies (Bookselling)
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The Irish Way

Author : Robert Emmett Ginna
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111926965
Genre : Historic sites
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An account of the author's three-hundred-fifty-mile walk from one end of Ireland to the other describes the people he encountered, as well as the castles, forts, cities, villages, pubs, and landmarks he visited.

The Dial Of The Old South Clock

Author : Susan Hale
ISBN : PSU:000055423571
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The New American Cyclopaedia A Popular Dictionary Of General Knowledge

Author : George Ripley
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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The Athenaeum

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ISBN : OSU:32435024898512
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First Book Of The Kings

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105046765645
Genre : Bible
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Youth S Companion

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059171109431620
Genre : American literature
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The Recent Origin Of Man

Author : James Cocke Southall
ISBN : HARVARD:32044019554849
Genre : Archaeology
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