Hadrian's Wall Path: Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway

Hadrian's Wall Path: Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway

Paperback British Walking Guide Hadrian's Wall Path Wallsend to Bowness-On-Solway

By (author) Henry Stedman

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  • Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 210 pages
  • Dimensions: 120mm x 180mm x 18mm | 281g
  • Publication date: 8 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Hindhead, Surrey
  • ISBN 10: 190586437X
  • ISBN 13: 9781905864379
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps (some col.)
  • Sales rank: 188,619

Product description

Practical guide with 58 large scale maps (1:20,000). Includes accommodation guides, pubs and restaurants and public transport information. Hadrian's Wall Path is a magnificent 84 mile national trail that follows the course of northern Europe's largest surviving Roman monument, the 2nd century fortification built on the orders of the Emperor Hadrian in AD122 and now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The guide includes 58 detailed walking maps, unique mapping features such as walking times, directions, tricky junctions, places to stay, places to eat, points of interest; itineraries for all walkers whether hiking the entire route or sampling highlights on day walks or short breaks. Detailed public transport information for all access points. Practical information for all budgets: what to see, where to eat, where to stay: B&Bs, hotels, campsites, bunkhouses, bothies, hostels, pubs.

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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.

Review quote

'All you need to walk the Wall.'Hexham Courier (UK) 'The Trailblazer series stands head, shoulders, waist and ankles above the rest.They are particularly strong on mapping...' The Sunday Times (UK) 'Recommended.'Country Walking

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Hadrian s Wall Path, 84 miles from end to end, follows the course of northern Europe s largest surviving Roman monument, a 2nd-century fortification built in the border country between England and Scotland on the orders of the Emperor Hadrian in AD122. Hadrian s Wall Path is the first National Trail to follow the course of a UNESCO World Heritage Site ...the Trailblazer series stands head, shoulders, waist and ankles above the rest. They are particularly strong on mapping... The Sunday Times Includes 58 walking maps the largest-scale maps available At a scale of just under 1:20,000 (8cm or 3-1/8 inches to one mile) these are bigger than the most detailed walking maps currently available in the shops. Unique mapping features walking times, directions, tricky junctions, places to stay and eat, points of interest. These are not general-purpose maps but fully-edited maps drawn by walkers for walkers. Itineraries for all walkers whether hiking the 84-mile route in its entirety or sampling the highlights on day walks or short breaks. Includes detailed public transport information for all access points. Practical information for all budgets what to see, where to stay, where to eat: pubs, hotels, B&B, camping, bunkhouses, hostels. Newcastle city guide"