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Explore Bristol - Cliftonwood - by Explore Walks UK Explore Bristol - Cliftonwood - by Explore Walks UK
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
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…
Food for Free Food for Free
1 in stock
Fans of Food for Free will be delighted at this new format -- ideal for carrying in a rucksack. Over 100 edible plants are featured together with recipes and other interesting culinary information. With details on how to pick, when to pick and regulations on picking. This new format of a best-selling title provides a portable guide for all those who enjoy what the countryside has to offer. Over 10…
Foraging : A practical guide to finding and preparing free wild food Foraging : A practical guide to finding and preparing free wild food
1 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…
Happy Home Outside - Everyday Magic for Outdoor Life (Rice) Happy Home Outside - Everyday Magic for Outdoor Life (Rice)
6 in stock
Colour and a sense of fun are central to the RICE ethos. Fresh from the success of her first interiors book, Happy Home, Charlotte has taken the RICE style outside. This is a fun-loving collection of outdoor decorating and styling solutions, from seating and other furniture to lighting ideas, creating banners and buntings, table settings and picnic areas, spaces for parties and gatherings. Taking…
Lost Lanes Wales (Gardners Books) Lost Lanes Wales (Gardners Books)
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
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
4 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
5 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…
The Naked Guide to Cider The Naked Guide to Cider
3 in stock
The Naked Guide to Cider (and perry) by James Russell is a complete guide to how to make and enjoy cider across the UK. It features an area guide to all the main cider-producing regions, pub and equipment listings, website references plus sections on cider history, cider culture and a step-by-step guide on how to make cider with tips and advice from expert craft cider makers. James Russell has com…
Wild Guide Scandinavia Wild Guide Scandinavia
1 in stock
The best-selling Wild Guide series travels to Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark to explore its incredible hidden places. Spectacular photography guides the reader to over 800 wild adventures. Including wild swimming, canoe camping, secret beaches and places to forage, eat and stay.


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