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Known to the ancient people of Central Scotland as uchel - the high place - the long upland massif of the Ochils rises between the River Forth and the Southern Highlands, with a dramataic escarpment running between the cities of Stirling and Perth. The high rounded hills are cleaved by steep-sided ravines and dotted with castles, standing stones, burial mounds, hillforts and battlesites, making the Ochils a walker's paradise. This collection of 40 routes covers all the main summits as well as the magnificant glens and the two rivers, the Allan and the Devon, which transect them.
With its hallowed streets, glorious colleges and peaceful riverside walks along the Cam, Cambridge is the jewel in the crown of Cambridgeshire and a richly rewarding city to tour on foot. This is a big county, however, and it is well worth exploring the countryside beyond the glittering city. This guide takes you through the rich heritage of the county's market towns and pretty thatched-roofed villages, along old hilltop tracks and into ancient woodlands, full of interest and beauty. Cambridgeshire is also the lowest and flattest place in England and the straight roads, endless network of dykes and isoloted windmills of the fenlands have a stange minimalist magnetism which is hard to resist.
Carmarthenshire is the largest of the old Welsh counties and nestles between Pembrokeshire and the Gower Peninsula in the heart of South West Wales. Its a land of contrasts; along the coast you'll walk close to the airy edge of tall cliffs, but there are beaches too, some so long you can't see an end to them. And sheltered estuaries, like the heron-priested shores at Laugharne that inspired the poet Dylan Thomas. Inland there are tucked-away valleys and castle-topped hills, open moorland, and ancient woodland that is fizzing with life.
One of seven handy, lightweight, pocket sized map bookscovering the whole of the 870 mile/1400 kilometre Wales Coast Path. This volume covers North Wales from Chester to Bangor and includes enhanced large scale (1:25,000) Ordnance Survey mapping in a handy atlas format, with extracts from large scale Explorer maps 266, 265, 264 and OL17. The official route of the Wales Coast Path is highlighted and on-map symbols show amenities at main towns and villages. There is an introduction and additional useful information.
Bordered by the city of Glasgow to the east and the Firth of Clyde to the west, the villages and towns of Inverclyde and Renfrewshire prospered and grew during their textile manufacturing, sugar-refining and shipbuilding glory years. The factories, mills and yards may be quieter now but the natural assets which enabled much of that prosperity are still here. The 40 walks in this guide make the most of the rivers, moors, reservoirs and coastline of this often-overlooked part of Scotland, exploring some impressive industrial heritage and hidden away wildlife-rich havens along the way.
One of the hugely popular Top 10 Walks series, each book showcasing the very best themed walks in one of the UK's 14 National Parks.This attractive guide gives walkers ten of the finest circular, themed walks in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in a popular pocketable format. With clear information, an overview and introduction for each walk, expertly written numbered directions, large scale Ordnance Survey maps, superb eye-grabbing panoramic photographs, and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity and ease-of-use. Featured walks include: Carn Ingli - walk to a viewpoint; Strumble Head - coastal walk; Sloop Inn, Porthgain - pub walk; St Davids Head & Carn Llidi - walk to a viewpoint; St Davids & St Non's - coastal walk; Plumbvanilla Cafe, Narberth - tea shop walk; Cresselly Arms, Cresswell Quay - pub walk; Tenby & Giltar Point - coastal walk; Quayside Cafe, Lawrenny Quay - tea shop walk; Manorbier - coastal walk.
The Deeside Way is a long-distance path running for 66km (41 miles) from Aberdeen, the oil capital of Europe, to Ballater in Royal Deeside in the Cairngorms National Park. Mainly following the course of old Royal Deeside Railway line, it is suitable for cyclists as well as walkers. There is much to be seen along the Way of scenic beauty, historical interest and thriving wildlife. There are fascinating links to the Romans, to Queen Victoria and Balmoral and even to bodysnatchers! This new Guide covers all of these, with a wealth of practical information on preparation for the walk, accommodation, transport and much else. As well as describing the Way itself, Peter Evans includes six additional walks in and around Deeside, varying from short low-level walks to mountain summits.
Hiking with your canine companion is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have as a dog owner. Now, with Jen Sotolongo's Essential Guide to Hiking with a Dog, you and your four-legged friend can be ready for anything the wilderness might throw at you, to set yourselves and others up for the very best hiking experience. Need-to-know topics are covered for the novice hiker or new owner, from trail etiquette to leave no trace ethics, important gear and packing guides to essential commands you should train on the trail. Featuring beautiful and illustrative photographs from the author, this must-have guide will inform and inspire any adventure dog and their parents.
Best Easy Day Hikes Indianapolis includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow trails, for an accessible range of abilities. This guide includes * Casual hikes to full-day adventures * After-dinner strolls to full-day hikes * Hikes for everyone, including families * Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps * GPS coordinates