This new guide covers the coastal route from Minehead to Bude (125 miles), the first section of the 630 mile South West Coast Path. This spectacular route passes through the Exmoor National Park following the highest coastline in England (over 800ft), through numerous idyllic villages such as Lynton and Clovelly, around Barnstaple Bay and Hartland Point to the seaside resort of Bude just over the border with Cornwall. · 5 town plans and 53 large-scale walking maps – at just under 1:20,000 – showing route times, places to stay, places to eat, points of interest and much more. These are not general-purpose maps but fully-edited maps drawn by walkers for walkers. · Itineraries for all walkers – whether walking the route in its entirety over a week to 10 days or sampling the highlights on day walks and short breaks · Practical information for all budgets – camping, bunkhouses, hostels, B&Bs, pubs and hotels; where to stay, where to eat, what to see, plus detailed street plans · Comprehensive public transport information – for all access points on the coast · Flora and fauna – four page full color flower guide, plus an illustrated section on local wildlife · Full information on the Exmoor National Park · Green hiking – understanding the local environment and minimizing our impact on it · Downloadable GPS waypoints
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||4.70(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Henry Stedman is a hiker of considerable experience, having trekked in many parts of Europe, Asia and Africa. He has been writing guidebooks for more than a decade. Joel Newton is a keen outdoorsman, having completed most of Britain's long-distance paths.