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Explore 28 walks around the Exmoor National Park, each graded by length and ranging from 3 to 11 miles in this walking guidebook created by Pathfinder Guides and Ordnance Survey. Exmoor National Park comprises 267 square miles, of which about two-thirds lie in west Somerset and the remaining third in north Devon. Its uniquely beautiful combination of moor and coast, woodland and valleys, hills and forest, and wildness and gentleness, makes it ideal for exploring on foot.
28 fabulous coastal and country walks in the Quantocks and in the Exmoor National Park, graded by length and ranging from 3 to 11 miles. All routes come with a clear, large-scale OS map, GPS waypoints and highlight where to park, good pubs and places of interest en route
Great Short Walks for all the family in Exmoor National Park. This selection of routes provides interest and variety throughout Exmoor, offering the best short walks in the National Park. This guide is the perfect introduction to Exmoor walking, taking you to the stand-out highlights along the coast, in the Brendon Hills and over Exmoor itself to tucked-away Parracombe and Withypool and to the highest point on the moor at Dunkery Beacon. Discover Pinkworthy Pond, an ideal walk for a late spring day when the skylarks are at their most melodious; walk a stretch of the South West Coast Path from Bossington to the rugged headland of Hurlstone Point with fantastic views over Porlock Bay; wander through glorious beech woodland overlooking the River Barle at Simonsbath; and be tempted by a tea room or two at Horner and Selworthy. 20 circular short walks graded by length and difficulty and ranging from just over 2 to nearly 6 miles, with easy-to-follow route descriptions, clear Ordnance Survey route maps, GPS waypoints, where to park, good pubs and places of interest en route. All routes have been researched and written by expert outdoor writer Sue Viccars and showcase beautiful photography of scenes from the walks. Just the guide for those preferring shorter distances and for family outings, each route provides background information to features of interest, as well as a fun observational question for children. Pathfinder Guides are Britain s best-loved walking guides. Printed with weather-resistant covers featuring durable rounded corners, they are the perfect companion for country walking throughout Britain. With 80 titles in the series, and 2000 routes to choose from, a wealth of walks is available throughout England, Scotland and Wales from Land's End to Easter Ross and the Lleyn Peninsula to Southwold.
Whether it is prized as a visual celebration of this beloved landscape, or used as a starting point for visiting and methodically ticking off every square, Exploring Exmoor from Square One by Nigel Stone is a ground-breaking publication which will intrigue and delight anyone with a love of the Moor.
With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Pamela Knights, Department of English Studies, Durham University.Lorna Doone, a Romance of Exmoor is an historical novel of high adventure set in the South West of England during the turbulent time of Monmouth's rebellion (1685).It is also a moving love story told through the life of the young farmer John Ridd, as he grows to manhood determined to right the wrongs in his land, and to win the heart and hand of the beautiful Lorna Doone.Continuously in print since its first publication in 1869, Lorna Doone has remained perennially popular with a wide readership ever since.
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