Britain's Best Coastal Walks
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- 1st January 2011
- 160 pages - 210 x 170 xmm
Accompanied by beautiful colour photography, "Britain's Best Coastal Walks" celebrates the varied treasures to be found on the coastlines of England, Wales and Scotland. Andrew McCloy has devised 15 two- to three-day walks along sections of Britain's most famous coastal paths, which are shown on clear and detailed maps. His commentaries focus on the unique treats the seaside has to offer the senses, be it the squall of gulls, brisk winds or warming sunshine. He explores sites including the rollercoaster chalk cliffs of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters, the hidden bays of South Cornwall, the fishing villages of the North Yorkshire coast and the beautiful Gower peninsula in Wales. "Britain's Best Coastal Walks" is the essential companion for anyone who loves the sea and wants to gain maximum enjoyment from exploring the British coast. This title is suitable for: readers looking for inspiration for their next walking weekend or holiday in Britain; and those with an affinity for the sea and the Great Outdoors.
Andrew McCloy is well acquainted with writing walking guides, being the author of The Land's End to John o'Groat's Walk (Cordee) and various titles on the Peak District. He is a keen long-distance walker and was formerly the information officer for the Ramblers' Association. He lives in Derbyshire. Stephen Whitehorne is one of Scotland's foremost landscape and travel photographers. He is the photographer and author of several walking guides to Scotland. His work has been widely exhibited in the UK. Stephen also teaches photography, and is based near Edinburgh, Scotland.