Cornwall Coast Path Trailblazer British Walking Guide to South West Coast Path: Part 2
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Cornwall Coast Path Trailblazer British Walking Guide to South West Coast Path: Part 2 : Practical Walking Guide with 145 Detailed Maps

By (author) Henry Stedman , By (author) Joel Newton

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Practical guide to walking the entire Cornwall coast path. It covers the 2nd section of the South West Coast Path, from Bude to Plymouth, following the national trail for 288 miles. This detailed Cornwall guide includes: Cornwall maps, 142 large scale walking maps and 15 town plans. Detailed accommodation with lists of places to stay, hotels, B&Bs,pubs, campsites, hostels. Places to eat, pubs, cafes, restaurants. Detailed public transport information. Itineraries for all walkers, it can also be used for Cornwall walks for one day or short breaks. Everything you need to know to enjoy Cornwall coastal walks.

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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 120 x 180 x 22mm | 358.34g
  • 16 Oct 2012
  • Trailblazer Publications
  • Hindhead, Surrey
  • English
  • 4th
  • 142 detailed walking maps and guides to 81 towns and villages
  • 1905864442
  • 9781905864447
  • 101,086

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Co-authored by Henry Stedman & Joel Newton. Born in Chatham, Kent, Henry Stedman has been writing guidebooks for over 15 years and is the author or co-author of over a dozen titles, including the South West Coast Path series Parts 1 to 3: Exmoor & North Devon Coast Path, Cornwall Coast Path and Dorset & South Devon Coast Path, Kilimanjaro - The trekking guide to Africa's highest mountain, Dolomites Trekking, Coast to Coast Path, Hadrian's Wall Path, as well as the Rough Guides to Indonesia and Southeast Asia and The Bradt Guide to Palestine. When not travelling or writing, Henry lives in England editing other people's guidebooks, maintaining his Kilimanjaro website and arranging climbs on the mountain through his company, Climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Joel Newton took his first footsteps on the South-West Coast Path in 2007. With ill-fitting shoes and a bag that was far too heavy he set off from Minehead, eventually arriving in Falmouth five weeks later with a far lighter bag and an injured foot. That journey was over but it was to become the inspiration for many more including Offa's Dyke Path, West Highland Way, Great Glen Way, Hadrian's Wall Path, Cotswold Way, and sections of The Pennine Way - in addition to finishing the SWCP. He finally reached Poole Harbour whilst co-authoring his third book for Trailblazer, Dorset & South Devon Coast Path. His first book was Exmoor & North Devon Coast Path.

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For the South West Coast Path mini-series: 'three excellent guides to the trail' - The Independent. 'Packed with information and excellent hand-drawn maps, these are essential companions.' - Wanderlust. 'Editor's choice' - Cornwall Today. 'Trailblazer has a strong reputation for the idiosyncratic but very useful maps that illustrate these handy guides, which are small and light enough to slip into a backpack or coat pocket.'- The Telegraph. 'To read it makes you wish to be there walking the route. Recommended.'- Backpack, Journal of the Backpackers Club

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This fully revised new edition has now been considerably expanded to cover the full length of the Cornwall coast, 280 miles. This second part of the South West Coast Path around the south-western tip of Britain, includes some of the best coastal walking in Europe. With constantly changing scenery, the footpath takes in secluded coves, tiny fishing villages, rocky headlands, bustling resorts, wooded estuaries and golden surf-washed beaches. It is an area rich in wildlife with seabirds, wild flowers, dolphins and seals. '...the Trailblazer series stands head, shoulders, waist and ankles above the rest. They are particularly strong on mapping...' The Sunday Times Includes 130 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 280-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.Downloadable gps waypoints"

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