Do you enjoy a walk in the country or a leisurely afternoon stroll? Do you have a taste for Britain's history and heritage? Inside Pathfinder Guide to Heritage Walks in North East England are 25 fantastic country walks taking in some of Northern England's top heritage sites, from National Trust parkland to English Heritage properties. Perfect for walkers of all abilities and ranging from 2-13 miles in length, each circular walk takes in the many delights of the countryside of North East England, as well as its best historical landmarks.
Pathfinder Guide to Heritage Walks in North East England contains history walks across the length and breadth of the region, visiting historic locations from the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall to the tidal island of Lindisfarne. Visiting sites from churches, castles and historic buildings such as National Trust's Fountains Abbey to exploring the region's industrial heritage near Robin Hood's Bay or Pocklington Canal, walks are selected on the basis of historical interest by Dennis Kelsall, a professional outdoor writer and photographer who has authored a number of best-selling walking guides on the region. Each walk in Pathfinder Guide to Heritage Walks in North East England is accompanied by a mini guide to each heritage site, clear, large-scale Ordnance Survey route maps and GPS waypoints to help you navigate your hike with ease. There is also a wealth of useful information accompanying each walk, including good pubs nearby, where to park before you start your walk and places of interest en route. If you're a countryside lover who enjoys exploring Britain's heritage, whether castle parkland or historic buildings, National Trust properties or English Heritage sites, Pathfinder Guide to Heritage Walks in North East England is the book for you. There's also a section on the best natural treasures of the area including walks revealing the High and Low Force waterfalls, dramatic rock formations at Flamborough Head, St Cuthbert's Cave and the National Trust woodland gorge garden of Allen Banks.
Pathfinder Guides are Britain's best loved walking guides. Made with durable covers, they are the perfect companion for countryside walks throughout Britain. Each title features circular walks with easy-to-follow route descriptions, tried and tested by seasoned walkers and accompanied by beautiful photography and clear Ordnance Survey mapping. The routes range from extended strolls to exhilarating hikes, so there is something for everyone.