The Two Moors Way (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
216
Utgivningsdatum
2019-02-15
Upplaga
2 Revised edition
Förlag
Cicerone Press
Illustratör/Fotograf
33 OS map extracts 92 colour pics
Illustrationer
92 colour pics, 33 OS map extracts
Dimensioner
176 x 135 x 16 mm
Vikt
324 g
ISBN
9781852849917
The Two Moors Way (häftad)

The Two Moors Way

Devon's Coast to Coast: Wembury Bay to Lynmouth

Häftad Engelska, 2019-02-15
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This guidebook to walking Coast to Coast across Devon, presents a 117 mile route incorporating the Two Moors Way and a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. Beginning at Wembury Bay on the south coast and finishing at Lynmouth, the 11-stage walk passes through the beautiful Devon countryside and across two of southwest England's magnificent moorlands, Dartmoor and Exmoor. The schedule can be adjusted to give a one-week walk, or a more leisurely pace if preferred, and the book includes low-level bad-weather alternative routes for some moorland stretches. A full route description is given for walking the route from south to north, with a summary description for walking in the opposite direction. 1:50,000 map extracts show the route and there is lots of practical information on public transport, refreshments and accommodation to make day-by-day planning simple. A map booklet showing the full route on OS 1:25K maps is included with this guide. The county of Devon incorporates a wonderful range of landscapes, from the rolling fields and enclosed paths of South Devon to the wild, wide-open spaces of Dartmoor, with its hill ponies, granite tors and Bronze Age relics. To the north, Exmoor's sandstone moorland sweeps down to the sea, and lofty coastal hills tower over the Bristol Channel.
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After gaining a degree in Geography and Archaeology at Exeter University Sue Viccars worked for a London map publisher before grabbing the chance to return to Devon, where she spent 20 years commissioning walking, equestrian and countryside books for David & Charles Publishers. She received her first walking book commission three weeks after going freelance in 2000 and since then has written or contributed to around 20 books (and edited dozens more), specialising in her home territory of southwest England, with particular reference to Dartmoor and Exmoor. She writes the walks for Exmoor: the country magazine, and has been editor of Dartmoor Magazine since 2008.

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Map key Overview map Route summary table Trek planner Introduction History of the route Geology and landscape Wildlife When to go Planning the walk Accommodation Public transport Maps Getting there and getting away What to take Food and drink Health and safety Mobile phones and emergencies Waymarking and access Using this guide The Two Moors Way Stage 1 Wembury to Yealmpton Stage 2 Yealmpton to Ivybridge Stage 3 Ivybridge to Holne Stage 3A Ivybridge to Holne (low-level route) Stage 4 Holne to Dunstone Down Stage 5 Dunstone Down to Chagford Bridge Stage 5A Dunstone Down to Chagford Bridge (low-level route) Stage 6 Chagford Bridge to Morchard Road Stage 7 Morchard Road to Witheridge Stage 8 Witheridge to Knowstone Stage 9 Knowstone to Tarr Steps Stage 10 Tarr Steps to Simonsbath Stage 11 Simonsbath to Lynmouth