If you want a walk guide this innovative book with 40 longer walks and 30 shorter ones showcases Exmoor's wonderful variety of scenery with routes over open moorland, on magnificent coastline and through wooded river valleys for adventurous and ...
novice walkers alike. It is set out clearly and attractively and tells you just what to expect. In pocket sized format and spiral-bound it is easy to use with ratings for time, distance, ascent/descent and refreshment. A new feature is the Satellite Navigation GPS tracks and waypoints for every walk. An ideal present for the walker in your family. --Exmoor County Magazine October 2006 Book Description 'I do not know of any other comparable area where such wildness and such softness are so closely interwoven.' J H B Peel's 'Portrait of Exmoor'. It's this striking contrast and variety of intertwined landscapes which gives Exmoor its remarkable appeal and offers such a richly rewarding and stimulating area for adventurous walkers. There's wildness on the desolate moorland plateau and along the rugged cliff tops, both of which offer an expansive feel and miles of fine distant views. One of the joys of Exmoor is the seemless, flowing connection between moors and cliffs, whilst at the same time, cutting through them, are winding valleys that provide a more gentle, intimate landscape. We round each bend with a thrill of anticipation, wondering what new secrets will be revealed. All 40 walking routes include: walking route summary, ratings for Effort Time Distance Ascents/Descents Refreshments and Vertigo risk, fully detailed walk description including frequent timings to aid navigation, GPS waypoints for pin-point navigational accuracy, full colour Ordnance Survey licenced mapping, short walk and stroll alternatives.
Number of pages: 160
Date of publication: 18/04/2006
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