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London : the definitive walking guide

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Publication Type
Guidebook
Author
Colin Saunders
ISBN
9781852843397
Date Published
2002
Size
212 x 136 mm
Number of Pages
312 pp
Purchase Info
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Cicerone publishes guidebooks for long distance walks and treks, day walks, family walks, scrambling, climbing, ice climbing and mountaineering, cycling guides, hill and mountain skills and outdoor photography. Cicerone's aim is to inspire you, and to provide the information needed to enable you to plan and enjoy your favourite outdoor activity, whether in the British Isles or overseas.


Review:

Publisher's website August 2006

This is a directory of the leisure walking opportunities in Greater London, compiled by one of the leading authorities on the subject, himself a long standing LDWA member. It details nearly 300 self-guided trails, covering over 2300km (1450 miles). It includes the 80 named trails of the Strategic Network of the London Walking Forum as at 2002, that included the six key routes so far designated as strategic routes by the Mayor of London. It describes over 200 shorter routes, mainly heritage and nature trails. Readers are provided with information to decide which routes to try and there are schematic maps showing the strategic network and a simpler map for other self-guided routes. It includes basic detailed information, tablulated for all routes, and routes are coded for countryside or waterside. It provides a summary of all the organisations supporting walking in London. It gives advice on how to get started: guidance on walking, groups, health, challenges, maps etc. To walk a route, the route's own publications and a map are recommended - the book is a directory, not a step-by-step guide.


Paths Covered by this Publication:

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125 km / 78 miles
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