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South Yorkshire books and maps

Here is a list of books for South Yorkshire that you may find useful.



South Yorkshire books: Maps

Philip's Street Atlas South Yorkshire
Philip's Street Atlas South Yorkshire

This is a brand new edition of this successful colour atlas of South Yorkshire, the only atlas to provide comprehensive, detailed coverage of the county. The atlas gives the user complete coverage of all urban and rural areas. The mapping is at a standard scale of 3 1/2 inches to 1 mile (2 2/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition) with some of the more rural areas mapped at 1 3/4 inches to 1 mile (1 1/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition). All mapping is complete with postcode boundaries. The atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use. There is a route-planning map at the front of the atlas. The main maps show every named road, street and lane clearly with through-routes highlighted. School locations are marked and emergency services, hospitals, police stations, car parks and rail and bus station locations are all featured. There is a comprehensive index of street names and postcodes including schools, industrial estates, hospitals, sports centres, etc. These are highlighted in red.

Price: £7.19

Publication: 17 Oct 2006

Philip's Street Atlas South Yorkshire   Philip's Street Atlas South Yorkshire


South Yorkshire Maxi (AA Street by Street)
South Yorkshire Maxi (AA Street by Street)

"Street by Street South Yorkshire Maxi" has been fully updated in an easy-to-use, large format edition. The maps clearly show AA recommended restaurants, pubs, hotels, one-way streets and car parks. Featuring a clever use of colour to ensure they can be read under street lighting, and National Grid referencing, the "Street by Street South Yorkshire Maxi" is all you need to keep you on the move.

Price: £9.11

Publication: 28 Feb 2008 [Spiral-Bound]

South Yorkshire Maxi (AA Street by Street)   South Yorkshire Maxi (AA Street by Street)


South Yorkshire Street Atlas (A-Z Street Atlas)
South Yorkshire Street Atlas (A-Z Street Atlas)

This atlas of South Yorkshire has 140 pages of coloured street mapping extending from the centres of Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster to:

Clayton West, Hemsworth, Upton, Norton, Moorends, Crowle (inset), Robin Hood Airport, Bawtry, Blyth, Worksop, Killamarsh, Eckington, Dronfield (part), Bamford, Howden Reservoir, Holmfirth and Denby Dale.
There is a large scale map of Sheffield city centre.
Postcode districts, one-way streets and safety camera locations with their maximum speed limit are featured on the mapping.

The index section of the atlas lists streets, selected flats, walkways and places of interest, place, area, station and Supertram stop names. There is a separate list of hospitals, hospices and NHS walk-in centres covered by this atlas.

Price: £7.35

Publication: 26 Jan 2009

South Yorkshire Street Atlas (A-Z Street Atlas)   South Yorkshire Street Atlas (A-Z Street Atlas)


South Yorkshire books: History & Heritage

Historic Parks and Gardens in and Around South Yorkshire
Historic Parks and Gardens in and Around South Yorkshire

This pioneering volume contains general chapters on the development of deer parks, landscaped parks and public parks, ornamental and kitchen gardens and short histories and visitor guides to nearly 30 historic parks and gardens open to the public. Meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated, Historic Parks & Gardens in and around South Yorkshire is essential reading for all South Yorkshire residents and the many visitors to the region with an interest in local and garden history and those who care about the preservation and conservation of the region's park and garden heritage. Joan and Mel Jones have co-authored a dozen books on the local and landscape history of South Yorkshire. Their most recent publications are The Remarkable Gatty Family of Ecclesfield (2003) and Picturing the Past (2004). Joan is Secretary of the Chapeltown and High Green Archive. Mel is Visiting Professor in landscape history at Sheffield Hallam University and a regular broadcaster on local history on BBC Radio Sheffield. He is the author of The Making of Sheffield (Wharncliffe Books, 2004).

Price: £11.78

Publication: 1 Jun 2005

Historic Parks and Gardens in and Around South Yorkshire   Historic Parks and Gardens in and Around South Yorkshire


South Yorkshire books: Walking and Tours

Pocket Pub Walks South Yorkshire (Pocket Pub Walks)
Pocket Pub Walks South Yorkshire (Pocket Pub Walks)

This work presents a pocket-size collection of fifteen circular walks each based on a local pub serving good food. It includes routes at Fishlake, Brodsworth, Cawthorne, Penistone, High Bradfield and Wentworth Woodhouse, along with maps and photographs.

Price: £5.61

Publication: 19 April 2007

Pocket Pub Walks South Yorkshire (Pocket Pub Walks)   Pocket Pub Walks South Yorkshire (Pocket Pub Walks)


South Yorkshire & Peak District Cycle Routes Map (Sustrans National Cycle Network Discover Series)
South Yorkshire & Peak District Cycle Routes Map (Sustrans National Cycle Network Discover Series)

This is the Sustrans cycle routes map in the "Discover" series detailing the National Cycle Network in South Yorkshire & Peak District. The map shows the Pennine Cycleway, Derby up to Holmfirth. Also the wonderful Tissington Trail, High Peak Trail, and Manifold Trail are all shown, adjoined by the Pennine Cycleway as well as the spectacular Monsal Trail. National Route 6 from Derby all the way round to Hadfield taking in some of the Central Trans Pennine Trail is also detailed. This is the first "Discover" map offering urban recommended routes as well as the National Cycle Network. This map is designed to help people cycle from urban centres to the countryside around them. It shows how the National Cycle Network and other cycle routes link the cities of Sheffield, Derby, Nottingham and many other towns and cities with the spectacular Peak District National Park and the surrounding National Cycle Routes. There are detailed town and city inset maps showing recommended cycle routes to help urban navigation too. This title includes: clearly mapped traffic-free and on-road National Cycle Routes and other cycle routes; detailed inset maps of towns and cities, National Cycle Routes and linking routes; land profiles for the featured cycle routes; easy to read contours; and, local Tourist Information Centre, bike shop and hire centre details.

Price: £5.24

Publication: 25 Mar 2012

South Yorkshire & Peak District Cycle Routes Map (Sustrans National Cycle Network Discover Series)   South Yorkshire & Peak District Cycle Routes Map (Sustrans National Cycle Network Discover Series)


Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley
Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley

"Walking South Yorkshire" is a collection of 30 circular walks, between 2 and 8 miles (3 and 13 km) in length, that explore the ancient woodland and rural visitor attractions around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley. Attractions visited include: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wentworth Castle Gardens, Stainborough Park, Cannon Hall Museum, Old Moor RSPB Reserve, Monk Bretton Priory, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Worsbrough Mill, Rockley Blast Furnace, Wentworth Woodhouse, the Waterloo Pottery Kiln, Catcliffe Glass Cone, Graves Park Animal Farm, Roche Abbey and the Chesterfield Canal. Written by a local walker, each walk features detailed route directions, combined with a thorough insight into the county's rich, yet little-known, heritage of ancient woodland. All walks can be reached by public transport from Sheffield, Meadowhall, Rotherham and Barnsley, feature Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps and information on public transport, car parking, history, refreshments and terrain.

Price: £10.32

Publication: 1 Jun 2010

Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley   Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley


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