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UK books: Walking and Tours

 Family Cycling Trail Guide: 300 Waymarked Traffic-Free Cycle Trails All Over the UK
Family Cycling Trail Guide: 300 Waymarked Traffic-Free Cycle Trails All Over the UK

Price: £4.95

Publication: July 31, 2000

 Family Cycling Trail Guide: 300 Waymarked Traffic-Free Cycle Trails All Over the UK    Family Cycling Trail Guide: 300 Waymarked Traffic-Free Cycle Trails All Over the UK


AA 1001 Great Family Walks: Britain
AA 1001 Great Family Walks: Britain

A truly comprehensive British walking book - offering 1001 walks all over Britain and featuring all the best-loved areas of the country. The walks are designed for the whole family, and range from gentle strolls to more challenging walks and allowing readers to take in the very best of Britain's spectacular and varied landscape. The book is divided geographically into eight regions, each with between 78-180 walks and the walks are graded for steepness: 1-3 to suit all abilities. All the practical detail you need for walking safely in Britain has been included, such as safety tips, information on footpath signing and countryside access.

Price: £5.59

Publication: March 15, 2005

AA 1001 Great Family Walks: Britain   AA 1001 Great Family Walks: Britain


AA 1001 Walks in Britain: The Ultimate Collection of Britain's Best Walks
AA 1001 Walks in Britain: The Ultimate Collection of Britain's Best Walks

A new edition of a comprehensive British walking book, offering an amazing 1001 walks all over Britain and featuring all the best-loved areas of the country. Designed for the casual and more experienced walker alike this book contains a range of walks to suit all levels of fitness.

Price: £21.00

Publication: October 1, 2004

AA 1001 Walks in Britain: The Ultimate Collection of Britain's Best Walks   AA 1001 Walks in Britain: The Ultimate Collection of Britain's Best Walks


AA Walkers Kit
AA Walkers Kit

The Walkers Kit contains the AA's 'Pocket Book of Britain's Walks' and 'Walks Through Britain's History', a pedometer, compass and plastic book carry-case.

Price: £12.99

Publication: Spiral-bound 144 pages (November 1, 2004)

AA Walkers Kit   AA Walkers Kit


AA Walks Through Britain's History
AA Walks Through Britain's History

Step back in time with this beautiful and fascinating book containing over 100 walks, each with a historical theme. Double appeal - for both history buffs and walkers alike, an ideal family gift; Themed - each walk, ranging from between 1.5 and 10 miles, focuses on a particular feature, person or event in history; Colourful - full colour throughout with illustrations, enhanced maps and photographs A wide range of walks through villages, cities, historic houses or battle sites; 96 detailed walks with illustrated maps and directions, plus 12 unmapped walks; Divided into 12 sections, from Prehistoric Britain to Contemporary Britain, with each section containing 8 mapped walks and 1 unmapped feature walk; Each section contains a feature spread, such as Antonine's Wall, Scotland or Carisbrooke Castle, Southeast, offering a feel of the period and highlighting a special event; Introduction provides useful background information on footpath signs, countryside access, walking tips and safety; At-a-glance locations maps show all the walks featured in each area.

Price: £10.49

Publication: April 1, 2004

AA Walks Through Britain's History   AA Walks Through Britain's History


Britain's Best Walks
Britain's Best Walks

The publishers have teamed up with 'Country Walking Magazine' to produce this definitive guide to country walks throughout Britain. It allows the reader to follow in the footsteps of the experts as they guide you around each route.

Price: £11.89

Publication: March 7, 2004

Britain's Best Walks   Britain's Best Walks


Cycling in the UK: The Official Guide to the National Cycle Network
Cycling in the UK: The Official Guide to the National Cycle Network

Price: £14.99

Publication: April 19, 2005

Cycling in the UK: The Official Guide to the National Cycle Network   Cycling in the UK: The Official Guide to the National Cycle Network


Long Distance Path Chart
Long Distance Path Chart

Price: £7.95

Publication: January 1999

Long Distance Path Chart   Long Distance Path Chart


The Coast to Coast Trail (UK Long-distance Trails S.)
The Coast to Coast Trail (UK Long-distance Trails S.)

The walk from St Bees Head in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay on Yorkshire's east coast is one of the most popular long-distance walks in Britain. At 178 miles (300km) long, the trail can be easily walked within a two-week holiday period. The route is based on permitted rights of way and minimises the amount of road walking. The guide includes an accommodation listing. The guide is in three sections. The first gives the route description, from west to east, annotated as appropriate with notes of geological, historical, industrial, sociological and natural history interest. The second section gives the route description only in an east to west direction, cross-referenced to the points of interest. The final section comprises a handbook and accommodation guide.

Publication: December 1, 2003

The Coast to Coast Trail (UK Long-distance Trails S.)   The Coast to Coast Trail (UK Long-distance Trails S.)


The Long Distance Walkers Handbook
The Long Distance Walkers Handbook

A comprehensive directory of long-distance walking routes in the UK. The walks are listed alphabetically and according to distance in miles and kilometres, and the volume also includes details of walks of 20 miles and above. Endorsed by the Long Distance Walkers Association (LDWA), this seventh edition incorporates approximately 100 additional paths, with maps that have been redrawn to incorporate the additional walks.

Price: £9.09

Publication: April 30, 2002

The Long Distance Walkers Handbook   The Long Distance Walkers Handbook


Wildlife Walks: A Guide to the Top Wildlife Sites in the UK
Wildlife Walks: A Guide to the Top Wildlife Sites in the UK

This guide offers both nature lovers and families everything they need to know when looking for a day out in the fresh air and being part of the UK's conservation drive. It provides the key to exploring these open spaces and the creatures great and small that inhabit them. Published in association with The Wildlife Trust.

Price: £6.99

Publication: August 16, 2003

Wildlife Walks: A Guide to the Top Wildlife Sites in the UK   Wildlife Walks: A Guide to the Top Wildlife Sites in the UK


Wildlife Walks: Great Days Out at Over 500 of the UK's Top Nature Reserves
Wildlife Walks: Great Days Out at Over 500 of the UK's Top Nature Reserves

Mad about March hares, love your limpets or crazy for crayfish? Discover the wonder of wildlife with this unique guide to the very best nature reserves across the UK. From the rocky shores of Cornwall to the magnificent mountain wilderness of Scotland, this book guides you through over 500 of the most beautiful nature reserves in the UK. With over 400 original maps, illustrations and photographs, Wildlife Walks is the only guide you'd need to plan a great family day out.

Price: £9.09

Publication: April 20, 2005

Wildlife Walks: Great Days Out at Over 500 of the UK's Top Nature Reserves   Wildlife Walks: Great Days Out at Over 500 of the UK's Top Nature Reserves


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