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Peak District Walks with History - Top 10

Peak District Walks with History - Top 10

by: Dennis Kelsall
Today's pastoral setting often belies the activity of the past. Yet almost everywhere you go there are traces of man's earlier endeavours that have now become an integral part of the landscape. This collection of walks invites you to step back in time with your imagination to explore some of the historic spots that have helped make the Peak District countryside the rich tapestry that it is today.

The ten walks in this attractive pocket guide have been chosen to provide fascinating locations from different period of our history including Bronze Age, Iron Age, Norman, Medieval, 16th and 17th centuries, Industrial Revolution and Victorian.

This little pocket guide is produced in full colour with an emphasis on stunning professional photography. Each route has clear easy-to-follow numbered instructions including all the practical information you require and full colour OS 1:25000 scale Explorer mapping. There are also fascinating facts about places along the way.

The walk locations are:
Nine Ladies Stone Circle - 4.5 miles
Cark Wark and Higger Tor - 4.5 miles
Pilsbury Castle - 6 miles
Lyme Park - 3.5 miles
Lud's Church - 6.5 miles
Chatsworth - 4 miles
Eyam - 5 miles
Forest Chapel - 6 miles
Magpie Mine - 5.5 miles
Longdendale - 4.5 miles

ISBN 9781908632081 Pages 64 (2014) 108mm x 150mm

Price: 5.99