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The Greater Ridgeway : a walk along the ancient route from Lyme Regis to Hunstanton

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This is an old Publication that is no longer available

Publication Type
Guidebook
Author
Ray Quinlan
ISBN
9781852843465
Date Published
2003
Size
172 x 120 mm
Number of Pages
256 pp
Purchase Info
PLEASE NOTE THATTHE ROUTE DESCRIPTION PROVIDED WITHIN THIS PUBLICATION MAY NO LONGER BE RELEVANT
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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.


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Amazon 2020

A detailed guidebook to walking the entire Greater Ridgeway across southern England from Lyme Regis, on the south coast, to Hunstanton, on the Norfolk coast. Running for 583km (363 miles), the full Ridgeway, archaeologists tell us, was walked when the stone circle at Avebury was just a glint in its builder's eye. Neolithic tradesmen, pilgrims and invading armies of five millennia have used this route, which is now fully accessible to walkers and ramblers. The Greater Ridgeway route incorporates four established long-distance paths: The Wessex Ridgeway (Lyme Regis to Overton); The Ridgeway National Trail (Overton to Ivinghoe); The Icknield Way (Ivinghoe to Thetford) and The Peddars Way (Knettishall to Hunstanton). It is a walk of incredible variation: from the flat open plateau of the Salisbury Plain to the undulating Dorset hills; from airy ridges above Wantage to the big sky country around Thetford; from small, intimate villages of the shires to the pleasant northern fringes of Luton. This complete guide to walking the entire Ridgeway includes full route and accommodation details, and is thoroughly illustrated with 60 maps and many photographs.

UPDATE 2020 (LDWA)
PLEASE NOTE THATTHE ROUTE DESCRIPTION PROVIDED WITHIN THIS PUBLICATION MAY NO LONGER BE RELEVANT


Paths Covered by this Publication:

597 km / 371 miles
136 km / 85 miles

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