Walking in Cornwall (häftad)
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Walking in Cornwall (häftad)

Walking in Cornwall

40 Coast, Country and Moorland Walks

Häftad Engelska, 2015-05-15
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This guidebook offers walkers 40 half to full day rambles on the coasts and inland hills of Cornwall. With routes ranging from short, 2 mile strolls to longer walks of over 8 miles, as well as plenty of opportunities to combine routes together, this guide provides plenty of variety for walkers of all abilities. The guidebook is divided into sections, including walks on Bodmin Moor (for which good navigational skills are required), the North coast, Penwith and West Cornwall, the Inland Mining Districts, Land's End and the Lizard and Roseland Peninsulas. Cornwall has a lot to offer walkers; stunning coastal scenery and long stretches of wild moorland, with quiet estuaries cutting through high and rocky headlands. Birdlife and wildlife, from choughs to falcons to seals are found throughout the county, as are historical sites from the neolithic, to Iron Age hill forts and a long history of mining. The towns and villages of Cornwall, from the popular spots such as St Ives, Newquay and Padstow, to quiet inland hamlets and tucked away fishing villages are also included and provide perfect bases for going out to explore the country. Alongside the 40 walking routes, this guidebook also includes plenty of practical information on getting to and around Cornwall, as well as details on each walk's distance, timing, terrain, ascent and nearest town. Throughout the walk descriptions, there are details of places of interest along the way, as well as annotated OS maps and stunning photography. The result is an ideal companion to stepping out and exploring the best of Cornwall.
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Graham Uney is based near Bala in the Snowdonia National Park. In addition to writing Cicerone guidebooks, he works as a freelance journalist for a number of outdoor and wildlife magazines. This is Graham's sixth guidebook for Cicerone, and is his 16th title overall. Graham also runs a small outdoor activity business, Wild Walks Wales, as well as skills courses for walkers and mountaineers. He's a qualified Mountain Leader (summer and winter), and is now working towards his Mountain Instructor Award.


Bodmin Moor 1. Kit Hill and Hingston Down 2. The Hurlers and the Cheesewring from Minions 3. Siblyback Lake 4. Twelve Men's Moor and Trewortha Village 5. East Moor and Fox Tor 6. Brown Gelly 7, Brown Willy from Priddacombe Downs 8, Brown Willy from Garrow Downs 9. Brown Willy and the source of the River Fowey from Bowithick 10. Rough Tor and Brown Willy from Poldus Downs 11. Bray Down and Leskernick Hill The North Coast 12. Sharpnose Point from Coombe 13. Crackington Haven to Dizzard Point 14. The Strangles and Cambeak 15. Boscastle 16. Tintagel and Willapark 17. Around Port Isaac Bay 18. Pentire Point 19. Stepper Point 20. Trevose Head 21. Kelsey Head and Cubert Common 22. St. Agnes Head and Beacon 23. Godrevy Point, Navax Point and Hudder Down Penwith and West Cornwall 24. The Hayle Estuary Nature Reserves 25. Trencrom Hill Fort 26. Wicca Pool and Zennor Head 27. Zennor Hill 28. Gurnard's Head 29. Hannibal's Carn, the Nine Maidens, and Men an Tol 30. Chun Quoit and Castle 31. Pendeen Watch and the Levant Mines 32. The Kenidjack Valley and Cape Cornwall 33. The Cot Valley from St. Just 34. Carn Kenidjack The Inland Mining Districts 35. The Porkellis Engine Houses 36. The Camborne Mining District 37. Carn Brea and Piece 38. Redruth and Gwennap Pit Land's End 39. Carn Brea, Carn Euny, and Bartinney Downs 40. Sennen Cove and Land's End 41. Around Gwennap Head and Porthcurno 42. Lamorna Cove and Valley from Mousehole 43. St. Michael's Mount from Marazion 44. Prussia Cove and Cudden Point The Lizard Peninsula 45. Porthleven and Trewavas Head 46. Halzepheron Cliffs from Cury 47. Mullion Cove and Predannack Head 48. Around the Lizard from Cadgwith The Cornish Riviera