Complementing the Cotswolds title by the same author, this new guide embraces the region to the north of the Cotswolds popularly known as Shakespeare Country. The guide has a map with each of the walks starting points marked and an At-a-glance brief description. The 28 walks are colour coded from short, easy walks to the more challenging depending on length or terrain.
The Cotswolds area stretches from Stratford-upon-Avon in the north to Bath, in the South. Honey-coloured limestone villages and picturesque churches, many of which can be seen on these walks, including Bourton-on-the-Water, Upper and Lower Slaughter, Bibury, Burford and Minchinhampton. There are also opportunities for walkers to visit Cleeve Hill, the Cotswolds' highest viewpoint; the historic market town of Cirencester and Cirencester Park; the Roman villa at Chedworth; and historic Hailes Abbey and Snowshill Manor; all visited through the variety of walks.
This guide, published by the AA offers over 50 walks around the Cotswolds, including Chipping Camden, Shipton on Stour, Chasleton House, Sherbourne and Wychwood Forest. A range of walks are featured to suit both the casual walker and the hiker, all graded and between two and ten miles (3.2 to 16km) in length. Each walk takes a particular theme: wildlife, history, countryside, and following in the footsteps of the famous. A location map is included to indicate the starting point of each walk and the route to take, with clearly marked topographical features to guide you. Information on footpath signs, countryside access, walking tips, safety guidelines and dog-friendliness is included, and details include refreshment panels highlighting tea-room and pubs.
This family-friendly walk and cycle ride book is part of a series which offers routes all over Britain. The guide is well designed and practical for ease of use. Users can plan a perfect day out for the whole family. The guide includes 25 walks and 15 cycle rides with colour photographs throughout showing sites, views and pubs along the route. A full colour map accompanies each walk and cycle and there is practical information such as distance, minimum time and level of difficulty to make sure you make the most of your family day out.
The Cotswolds pack contains 20 waterproof guided walks by Peter Beresford and Ian Coulthard.The set is an ideal companion for new and experienced walkers in the Cotswolds.
This new compilation of 20 circular walks designed with every type of walker in mind. Sue Gearing's walks include points of local and historical interest whilst strolling through the picturesque villages and countryside of the Cotswolds and even some great places to stop for something to eat along the way. The book has easy to read maps, clear point-by-point descriptions and illustrated with photographs. This book makes an ideal companion or present for visitors to the Cotswolds or residents who enjoy the pleasures of discovering the area you live in.
12 graded circular walks each printed on it’s own individual pull-out card featuring places of interest time and distance and the best places to stay or eat. A rainproof map-holder included.