Lonely Planet Walking in Britain

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From ancient trails in southern England and coastal paths in Wales, to windswept moors in northern England and mountain ascents in Scotland, your opportunities for walking in Britain are as varied as the landscapes, people and cultures of this island.

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Overview

From ancient trails in southern England and coastal paths in Wales, to windswept moors in northern England and mountain ascents in Scotland, your opportunities for walking in Britain are as varied as the landscapes, people and cultures of this island.

In This Guide:

Over 50 detailed descriptions for walkers of all levels.
Ridges, Rivers & Romans color section outlining the range of walking options in Britain.
Foreward by Christine Elliott, chief executive of the Ramblers' Association.
Two-color maps for all featured walks.
Essential accommodation and transport information.
Expert advice on equipment, health and environmentally responsible walking.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781741042023
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Series: Lonely Planet Walking Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 492
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     9
Table of Walks     12
The Authors     18
Walk Descriptions     21
Planning     23
Environment     29
Ridges, Rivers & Romans     33
Southern England     51
London & the Southeast     53
The Jubilee Walkway     54
The Centenary Walk     59
The Thames Path (East)     64
More Walks     69
Wessex     72
The Clarendon Way     74
The Kennet & Avon Canal Path     80
The Ridgeway (West)     83
The Thames Path (West)     88
More Walks     94
Dartmoor     97
A South Dartmoor Traverse     99
A North Dartmoor Circuit     103
More Walks     105
The Cotswolds     107
The Cotswold Way     109
Bourton & the Slaughters     118
More Walks     121
Southern England Long-Distance Paths     122
The South Downs Way     123
The South West Coast Path (Padstow to Falmouth)     133
More Long-Distance Walks     148
Northern England     149
The Peak District     151
The Edale Skyline     154
The Limestone Way     158
More Walks     163
The Yorkshire Dales     165
Wharfedale & Littondale     168
The Three Peaks     170
The Dales Way     174
More Walks     183
The Lake District     185
The Fairfield Horseshoe     189
Helvellyn & Striding Edge     192
Dovedale & Fairfield     195
A High Street Circuit     196
A Scafell Pike Circuit     197
The Cumbria Way     201
More Walks     210
Northumberland     212
Hadrian's Wall Path     213
A Northumberland Coast Walk     229
More Walks     233
Northern England Long-Distance Paths     236
The Coast to Coast Walk     237
The Cleveland Way     252
The Pennine Way     261
More Long-Distance Walks     277
Wales     279
The Brecon Beacons     281
Brecon Beacons Ridge Walk     283
More Walks     287
Pembrokeshire      289
Pembrokeshire Coast Path     291
Preseli Hills & History     304
More Walks     307
Snowdonia     308
A Snowdon Traverse     311
Tryfan & the Glyders     315
A Carneddau Circuit     319
More Walks     320
Wales Long-Distance Paths     323
The Glyndwr's Way     324
The Offa's Dyke Path     333
More Long-Distance Walks     341
Scotland     343
Central Highlands & Islands     345
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park     346
The Ptarmigan Route     347
The Cobbler     350
Isle of Arran     353
A Goatfell Circuit     354
More Walks     357
Ben Nevis & Glen Coe     359
Ben Nevis     360
The Road to the Isles     365
Glen Coe     369
Buachaille Etive Mor     370
More Walks     372
The Cairngorms     374
Cairn Gorm High Circuit     376
Chalamain Gap & the Lairig Ghru     379
More Walks     382
The Western Highlands     384
Glen Shiel      386
The Five Sisters of Kintail     386
Torridon     389
Beinn Alligin     390
The Great Wilderness     393
Slioch     393
More Walks     396
Isle of Skye     398
Coast & Cuillin     400
Bruach na Frithe     404
More Walks     406
Scotland Long-Distance Paths     407
The Southern Upland Way     408
The West Highland Way     418
More Long-Distance Walks     426
More Walks in Scotland     429
Walkers Directory     432
Transport     453
Health & Safety     461
Clothing & Equipment     467
Glossary     472
Behind the Scenes     476
Index     481
World Time Zones     491
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