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Explore Bristol - Cliftonwood - by Explore Walks UK Explore Bristol - Cliftonwood - by Explore Walks UK
£7.99
1 in stock
As the name suggests, for many centuries the slopes below Clifton, down to the River Avon, were wooded. In the Middle Ages Cliftonwood was home to much wildlife and until stopped by their bishop, the monks of St Augustine's Abbey (now Bristol Cathedral) ran a pack of hounds there. Later the area provided much-needed timber for building both ships and houses. A vital industry developed - burning li…
Explore Bristol - Hotwells - by Explore Walks UK Explore Bristol - Hotwells - by Explore Walks UK
£7.99
3 in stock
For many centuries most of the local population lived along the banks of the River Avon, below the hamlet of Clifton on the hill. The district of Hotwells owes its name to a natural spring which emerged from the muddy river banks at the foot of the Avon Gorge between high and low tides. The water, which was not especially hot, just 20 C(76 F), had long been drunk by sailors as a hoped-for cure for…
Foraging : A practical guide to finding and preparing free wild food Foraging : A practical guide to finding and preparing free wild food
£8.99
2 in stock
A practical guide to finding and preparing food from hedgerows, parks, fields, woods, rivers and seashore. Aimed at the beginner, it also has a wealth of tips for the enthusiast, and, unlike other books on wild food, covers foraging in the urban environment as well as the countryside. The book shows the reader 'Where, How and When' to find the best edible berries, leaves, flowers, mushrooms, seawe…
Lost Lanes Wales (Gardners Books) Lost Lanes Wales (Gardners Books)
£14.99
1 in stock
Travelling at a leisurely pace Jack explores the Wales and the border counties taking in mountain summits, enchanted woodlands, wild seashores, shimmering lakes and ancient ways. Enjoy 36 rides with maps: * Ride on traffic free cycle tracks from the seashore into the heart of Snowdonia and the birthplace of British mountaineering. * Cruise from cove to cove along the stunning Pembrokeshire coast,…
Lost Lanes West Lost Lanes West
£16.99
1 in stock
Jack Thurston, best-selling author of Lost Lanes series and presenter of the internationally acclaimed Bike Show, takes you on a freewheeling tour of the lost lanes and forgotten byways of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire. Enjoy 36 of the best rural rides in the region: Ride on traffic free lanes from the seashore into the heart of the west country. Stunning photography, downloadabl…
The Naked Guide to Bath The Naked Guide to Bath
£9.95
1 in stock
Bath was a city built for leisure and pleasure by the Romans on the site of the famous hot springs. Beau Nash and his Georgian chums continued this theme when they made the city the place to be seen in the high society social seasons. Gideon Kibblewhite and Melissa Blease tell the modern-day visitor how to get the most out of the city, whether you want to visit the top Roman and Georgian sites or…
The Naked Guide to Bristol The Naked Guide to Bristol
£12.99
2 in stock
The Naked Guide to Bristol, a hilarious, up to date, in-depth, and under-the-covers look at England’s eclectic counter-culture capital. From Bristol’s illustrious past filled with dark secrets to the modern cosmopolitan urban landscape, these pages have it all. The book breaks down this bustling city into easily digestible chunks for you to investigate. It will inform you on all aspects of life in…
Wild Guide - Devon, Cornwall and South West : Hidden Places, Great Adventures and the Good Life (including Somerset and Dorset) Wild Guide - Devon, Cornwall and South West : Hidden Places, Great Adventures and the Good Life (including Somerset and Dorset)
£14.99
1 in stock
This compendium of adventures features the best wild places to visit in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset, with luscious places to eat and stay and ideas for weekend itineraries. The best secret beaches and wild swimming locations Amazing ancient woodlands and wildlife spectacles Top picnic places and wild flower meadows Lost ruins, hidden castles and sacred stones Caverns, caves, grottoes and…
Wild Running (Gardners Books) Wild Running (Gardners Books)
£16.99
1 in stock
Wild Running is the first UK guidebook for those who love to run or want to run, and who dream of exploring Britain's fantastic collection of mountain, forest and coastal trails. * 150 hand-picked runs, chosen for simple navigation and sensational beauty. * Graded from beginner to challenging. * Terrain data with safety and training advice. * Background to geography of area and its trails. * Class…
Wild Swimming Hidden Beaches : Explore the Secret Coast of Britain Wild Swimming Hidden Beaches : Explore the Secret Coast of Britain
£16.99
1 in stock
The fully revisied second edition of Wild Swimming Coast now includes even more for walkers, swimmers and explorers: Full national coverage of Britain's most beautiful beaches Lagoons, sea caves and amazing places to snorkel New 1:25,000 Ordnance Survey mapping Best beach cafes, local food, pubs and campsites Where to sea kayak, coasteer and swim with dolphins Best activities with children and fam…

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