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South West England Coastal Walks Pathfinder Guidebook

South West England Coastal Walks Pathfinder Guidebook

by: Sue Viccars
The draw of Britain's South West Peninsula lies in the mix of sweeping moorland, wooded valleys, patchwork farmland, sparkling rivers, picturesque villages and pubs; not forgetting the equitable climate, two National Parks and several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. But for walkers specifically what gives the southwest its edge is its beautiful and unique coastline, studded with atmospheric fishing villages and superb beaches, rugged cliffs and broad estuaries.

For walkers who want to explore this magnificent coast, but do not have time to walk long sections of the South west Coast National Trail this book provides 28 fabulous circular walks allowing you to explore some of the most scenic stretches of the coast. In total the walks cover 175 miles of coast and countryside in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset. Each walk is described in detail and includes Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale full colour maps with the route highlighted. Practical information is clearly shown in a side panel and includes start location, distance, height gain, approximate time, terrain, parking, GPS waypoints and OS map references, parking and suitability for dogs.

The walk locations are:
Hurlstone from Bossington - 6.25 miles
Woody Bay and the Beacon - 5.75 miles
Trentishoe Down and Heddon's Mouth Cleave - 6.75 miles
Berrynarbor and Widmouth Head - 7 miles
Morte Point - 7.5 miles
Braunton Marsh and Burrows - 6.25 miles
Fremington Quay - 3 miles
Hartland Point and Speke's Mill Mouth - 10.5 miles
Hawker Country from Morwenstow - 4.5 miles
Dizzard Point from Cancleave - 7.5 miles
Tintagel and Boscastle - 9 miles
Stepper Point from Trevone - 7 miles
Porthcurno and Porthgwarra - 4 miles
Lizard Point - 8 miles
Polruan - 4 miles
Looe and Talland Bay - 7 miles
Yealm Estuary - 4.5 miles
Gara Rock and Portlemouth Down - 3.5 miles
Prawle Point and Woodcombe Point - 5.5 miles
Start Point and Hallsands - 6.5 miles
Torcross and Slapton Ley - 7 miles
Sidmouth and the Dunscombe Cliffs - 8 miles
Golden Cap from Seatown - 6.5 miles
Abbotsbury and Chesil Beach - 6 miles
Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door - 5 miles
Tyneham and Worbarrow Bay - 3.5 miles
Kimmeridge Bay and Swyre Head - 8.5 miles
Ballard Down and Old Harry - 6 miles

ISBN 9780319091135 Pages 95 (2019) 132mm x 228mm

Price: 12.50