The Rough Guide to Walks in London and South East England is the ultimate guide to walking in this richly varied region. The book is for walkers of every ability, with varied itineraries from picturesque woodland strolls in the heart of the city, to get-away-from-it-all weekend hikes through the South Downs. The routes are detailed and easy-to-follow with descriptions of sights along the way, as well as lively background features on everything from smugglers’ tales to stone circles. There are great recommendations for places to eat and have a pint along the way, whether you choose a canal walk in the capital or a hike along the Ridgeway. With a full-colour introduction and accurate, easy-to-read maps, this is the must-have guide for those who aren’t afraid to get their boots muddy. Make the most of your time with the Rough Guide to Walks in London and South East England.
Whether you fancy strolling the Saxon Shore, wandering in the Weald or enjoying a day of dawdling in the capital, the fully updated third edition of The Rough Guide to Walks in London and the Southeast is the ultimate guide to walks in this richly varied region. Suitable for all abilities and easily accessible on public transport from London, the walks range from short rambles to more challenging weekend hikes, and take you through beautiful open countryside, rural villages, seaside resorts and urban woodland. You'll be helped on your way with clear directions, stunning photographs and handy maps. Our expert Rough Guides author also tells you where to stop for great views, includes lively history on everything from smugglers' tales to druids, and recommends the best places for a filling pub lunch (or a well-deserved pint). There are twelve green walks within the capital, covering London's canals and woods and the Thames Towpath, and 33 routes throughout the Southeast. New accounts focus on finding greenery in the heart of the capital. Lace up your walking shoes, grab The Rough Guide to Walks in London and the Southeast, and make the most of your time in this picturesque corner of the country.
The Rough Guide to Walks in London & the Southeast uncovers a variety of walks both in and accessible from the capital of England. The city walks explore areas of London's rivers, canals, and woodland, from Richmond to Camden. Outside London there are accounts of both the established walks, such as the Ridgeway, and original routes, taking you to lesser-known areas of interest. All the routes include colorful background information on places of interest along the way and reviews of the best country pubs in the area. Each is also accompanied by a detailed map, complete with contour lines and a rating from easy to strenuous. Discover this region on foot with The Rough Guide to Walks in London & the Southeast.
In this new series of walking books, the National Trust invites you to explore some of Britain's most beautiful coast an countryside. Each title will contain up to thirty specially-designed walks of varying lengths and difficulty, partly on National Trust land but taking in other areas as appropriate. The routes are worked out in consultation with local National Trust staff who know the landscape intimately and can interpret it according to their areas of expertise - whether they are archaeologists, wardens or botanists. Each walk is accompanied by a detailed map and clearly annotated with visual references pointing out particular features of the area - from rare birds and flowers to ancient sites or buildings of historical, artistic or literary interest. Pictorial information spreads give additional background on special features or landmarks to be found along the route. The aim of the book is not only to provide a good day out, but also to deepen an understanding of the environment and the National Trust's work in protecting it. Escape from London to learn about the ancient woodland at Hatfield Forest in Essex, or discover the UK's transport heritage by the side of the River Wey's navigations in Surrey. Or in East Anglia enjoy a nostalgic trip on the North Norfolk Steam Railway before exploring the delights of Sheringham Park, Humphrey Repton's favorite works.