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Avon books: Travel Guides

Kennet & Avon Canal and River Avon
Kennet & Avon Canal and River Avon

2nd Edition of the hugely popular tourist map of the Kennet & Avon Canal and River Avon at 1:50,000, with detailed town plans at 1:12,500. Includes navigation and historical information, visitor moorings, marinas and boatyards, boat hire centres, facilities for the boat user, shops and distance markers. The National Cycle Route 4 and crossing routes are also shown between Reading and Bristol. Information for the tourist includes tourist information centres, places of interest, pubs, nature reserves, parks, churches, long distance paths, public toilets and caravan and camp sites.

Price: £5.99

Publication: 15 Aug 2013

Kennet & Avon Canal and River Avon   Kennet & Avon Canal and River Avon


Kennet and Avon: Towpath Guide
Kennet and Avon: Towpath Guide

The Kennet and Avon comprises three waterways, the Kennet Navigation from Newbury to Reading, the Avon Navigation from Bristol to Bath, and man-made middle section linking Bath with Newbury. This guide concentrates on the route from Reading to Bath, taking in Newbury, Hungerford, and Devizes and villages, such as Kintbury and Wootton Rivers.

Price: £10.39

Publication: 30 April 2006

Kennet and Avon: Towpath Guide   Kennet and Avon: Towpath Guide


Severn, Avon & Birmingham (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides, Book 2)
Severn, Avon & Birmingham (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides, Book 2)

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways around Birmingham and the River Severn. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways - from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

Price: £10.34

Publication: 1 Mar 2012 [Spiral-Bound]

Severn, Avon & Birmingham (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides, Book 2)   Severn, Avon & Birmingham (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides, Book 2)


Avon books: Entertainment & Leisure

West Country Climbs: Avon and Somerset, North Devon, the Culm, Atlantic Coast, Inland Cornwall, West Penwith, the Lizard, Inland Devon, Torbay, Dorset: Rock Climbing Guide
West Country Climbs: Avon and Somerset, North Devon, the Culm, Atlantic Coast, Inland Cornwall, West Penwith, the Lizard, Inland Devon, Torbay, Dorset: Rock Climbing Guide

The summer of 2010, will see the publication of the new Rockfax guidebook - "West Country Climbs" - a major new Rockfax guide to one of the UK's most celebrated, sunny and diverse climbing regions. The book will be fashioned in Rockfax's award-winning layout and design, and will be copiously illustrated with action photographs of the climbs and cliffs that reflect the quality and variety of climbing experiences to be had on offer in the UK's most popular holiday destination - the West Country. The book covers around 800 of the West Country's most popular and highest calibre climbs, which span the full spectrum of climbing styles and grades; from committing multi-pitch sea cliff routes, to easy-going inland sport climbs. The rock ranges from the moorland and sea cliff granites of Dartmoor and West Penwith, through the geological weirdness of North Devon and Cornwall, to the multitude of limestone's on parade in Devon, Somerset, Avon and Dorset. "West Country Climbs" will be an essential reference book to the climbing available in the region. The guidebook will appeal to the holidaying or regular visitor to the West Country whilst also offering a vast amount of up-to-date and inspirational coverage for the local climber.

Price: £16.47

Publication: 1 July 2010

West Country Climbs: Avon and Somerset, North Devon, the Culm, Atlantic Coast, Inland Cornwall, West Penwith, the Lizard, Inland Devon, Torbay, Dorset: Rock Climbing Guide   West Country Climbs: Avon and Somerset, North Devon, the Culm, Atlantic Coast, Inland Cornwall, West Penwith, the Lizard, Inland Devon, Torbay, Dorset: Rock Climbing Guide


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