Books

  • Filter by Color

  • SOLD OUT
    Guide: 40 Classic Walks in Brecon Beacons National Park Quick View
    Guide: 40 Classic Walks in Brecon Beacons National Park

    Guide: 40 Classic Walks in Brecon Beacons National Park

    Sold Out

    This product is sold out

  • SOLD OUT
    Guide: Brecon Beacons Short Walks 31 Quick View
    Guide: Brecon Beacons Short Walks 31

    Guide: Brecon Beacons Short Walks 31

    Sold Out

    This product is sold out

    This updated edition of Short Walks Brecon Beacons brings you the best short walks around this popular National Park. Set against a backdrop of Welsh countryside, the 20 family-friendly walks in Short Walks Brecon Beacons range in length from 2 to 6 miles and take in the delights of the Beacons Way as well as the infamous Black Mountains. Beautifully illustrated with at-a-glance summaries of each walk and accompanied by GPS waypoints, Short Walks Brecon Beacons also highlights places of interest and includes quiz questions for younger walkers to answer en route. Promising hiking highlights from waterfalls to Welsh mountain ponies, Short Walks Brecon Beacons is the ideal walking guide for day trips, short breaks and family holidays with enjoyable routes for all walkers, both young and old. Each route provides a fun and informative walking companion to this attractive Welsh National Park and is packed with information on interesting local features as well as details of public transport options and suggestions for a great walk
  • SOLD OUT
    Guide: Carmarthen Bay & Gower Wales Coast Path Quick View
    Guide: Carmarthen Bay & Gower Wales Coast Path

    Guide: Carmarthen Bay & Gower Wales Coast Path

    Sold Out

    This product is sold out

    Guide: Carmarthen Bay & Gower, Wales Coast Path Official Guide One of the series of Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path, specially commissioned by the Countryside Council for Wales, these attractive and comprehensive guides contain everything walkers need to walk and enjoy the Wales Coast Path. Written by outdoor professionals, these authorative guidebooks give long-distance and local walkers what they need to explore the coast path with confidence. With clear, expertly-written and numbered directions, enhanced Ordnance Survey maps for the entire route, professional photographs, distance charts, section introduction, background information and interpretation of points of interest along the way, these guides set a new standard in clarity and ease-of-use. This guide breaks the Carmarthenshire & Gower section of the Wales Coast Path - from Tenby to Swansea - into achievable day-walk sections. Dr Harri Roberts is the author of several walking guides, a freelance editor, book reviewer, Welsh translator and member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.
  • SOLD OUT
    Guide: Climber's Club Guide, North Devon and Cornwall Quick View
    Guide: Climber's Club Guide, North Devon and Cornwall

    Guide: Climber's Club Guide, North Devon and Cornwall

    Sold Out

    This product is sold out

    North Devon and Cornwall Climbers' Club Guide
  • Guide: Climber's Club Guide,The Sandstone Outcrops Of The Forest Of Dean(Vol III) Quick View
    Guide: Climber's Club Guide,The Sandstone Outcrops Of The Forest Of Dean(Vol III)

    Guide: Climber's Club Guide,The Sandstone Outcrops Of The Forest Of Dean(Vol III)

    £12.50

    Guide: Climber,s Club Guide. The Sandstone Outcrops Of The Forest Of Dean(Vol III) The first in a new series of 'Climbers Club' guides to the Wye Valley area - this volume written by Martin Crocker describes the short "grit-like" sandstone boulders / cliffs that abound in the area. The 'Forest of Dean' experience is one of soft leafy and shady surrounds where the heady mix of grit-like solo-bouldering of up to 10m has great appeal, particularly for those who can't face or are unwilling to travel the 160 miles or so to the Peak.Areas Covered Include: Huntsham CragsRoutes Included:Deep Forest Desires (E5 6b) Shadowlands (E5 5c) Alliteration Arete (HVS 4c) Under the Rainbow (E6 6b) Cereal Killer (E1 5b) Kneeless (HVS 5a) Proboscis (VS 5a) Larkabout (E4 6b)- See more at: http://www.rockrun.com/sandstone-outcrops-of-the-forest-of-dean?gclid=CNGf0Zj-0cECFUTHtAodV1UASQ#sthash.56hHP1wu.dpuf
  • Guide: Clwyd Limestone  Rockfax Quick View
    Guide: Clwyd Limestone  Rockfax

    Guide: Clwyd Limestone Rockfax

    £29.95

    Guide: Clwyd Limestone  Rockfax The 2015 Clwyd Limestone Rockfax covers a wealth of traditional and sport climbing. From the magnificent Eglweseg valley, through the popular sport routes in the quarries above the village of Trevor, and on to the two trad cliffs of Pandy Outcrop and Pontesford Rocks.Since the previous Clwyd Limestone Rockfax in 2005 the area has seen around 250 new routes developed and significant re-gearing of older lines. The area is now living up to its potential as a destination in its own right or as a regular stop-off on journeys to or from North Wales.The previous Rockfax book to Clwyd has been a major contributing factor in the boom in visitors to the area. The area is now a popular destination for travelling climbers and this book is the only one that covers the climbing. It is produced in the customary high standard that climbers now demand featuring full-colour photo-topos and loads of action photos and maps.
  • SOLD OUT
    Guide: Day Walks in the Brecon Beacons Quick View
    Guide: Day Walks in the Brecon Beacons

    Guide: Day Walks in the Brecon Beacons

    Sold Out

    This product is sold out

    Guide Day Walks in the Brecon Beacons 20 Circular Routes in South Wales. Day Walks in the Brecon Beacons is the latest hill walking guidebook in the popular 'Day Walks' series from outdoors publisher Vertebrate Publishing, following guides to the Peak District, Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors, Snowdonia and South Downs. This pocket-sized guide features 20 circular routes between 6.8 and 16.5 miles (11km and 16.6km) in length, suitable for hill walkers of all abilities. The routes are split into four areas - Blorenge & The Black Mountains, The Brecon Beacons, Mynydd Llangatwg & Mynydd Llangynidr, Fforest Fawr and The Black Mountain. Local author and walker Harri Roberts shares his favourite walks in the region, including circuits in the hills around Llangors Lake, the Taf Fechan Skyline and Pen y Fan, and the Llanbedr Horseshoe.Each route features Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps, easy-to-follow directions, details of distance & navigation information, and refreshment stops and local information. The walks are illustrated with stunning photography by the author and outdoor photographer Adam Long.Harri Roberts is a freelance writer, editor and translator based in Newport, Gwent. He has authored a number of Welsh walking guides, including a forthcoming official guidebook to the Wales Coast Path (Amroth to Swansea section). His love of the Brecon Beacons developed during research for an ambitious guide to the Cambrian Way, a high-level, Welsh 'end-to-end' across some of the most scenic and mountainous terrain in the country.
  • Guide: Herefordshire & Wye Valley Quick View
    Guide: Herefordshire & Wye Valley

    Guide: Herefordshire & Wye Valley

    £6.99

    Guide Herefordshire & Wye Valley Herefordshire is renowned for its hop-yards and cider-apple orchards, threaded by peaceful footpaths, lanes and byroads amidst rich pastures and wooded limestone ridges grazed by the famous terracotta-coloured cattle. But the county also has a wild side; the huge sandstone wall of the Black Mountains rises in the west, the Forest of Dean and the remarkable Wye Gorge fringe the south and the Malvern Hills offer a dramatic eastern boundary. With walks in and around villages, modest strolls to farmyard chapels, Wye-side meadows and windswept hilltops and longer walks into the more remote corners of this undiscovered county.
  • Guide: River Wye Canoe Map 2 Quick View
    Guide: River Wye Canoe Map 2

    Guide: River Wye Canoe Map 2

    £8.95

    Guide River Wye Canoe Map 2  This is one of two strip maps for anyone wanting to explore the river Wye by canoe. Designed by canoeists for canoeists, it is very much a 'hands on' map - waterproof and easy to use whilst paddling down the river - it even floats! It shows all the essential paddling information as clearly as possible at a large scale - 1:36,000. There are two maps in the series - this map covers the section from Hoarwithy to Chepstow (the section from Glasbury to Hoarwithy is a separate map - 9780995751309). This map includes Hoarwithy, Ross on Wye, Symonds Yat, Monmouth and Chepstow.The two maps cover all 161 km of the most popular canoeing stretch of the river from Glasbury to Chepstow. These are 'strip maps' - with 4 convenient sections on each map showing the river and the countryside on each side of the river. The base mapping uses O.S. geodata which has been edited and enhanced to show essential information as clearly as possible. The maps show roads, towns, villages, footpaths, rivers, streams, lakes, churches, farms, houses, woods and hills. Physical relief is shown with a contour interval of 10m. Canoeing information is highlighted with colour boxes and symbols to show recommended launch sites, rapids, campsites, pubs, cafes and canoe hire bases. There are brief guidance notes on paddling the river Wye and essential information for key sections. There are also up to date notes on other information sources - websites, books, etc. It should be invaluable for anyone planning a single or multi-day trip. Printed on polyart waterproof paper.
  • Guide: South Wales Sport Climbs Quick View
    Guide: South Wales Sport Climbs

    Guide: South Wales Sport Climbs

    £29.95

    Guide: South Wales Sport Climbs South Wales Sport covers the area to the south of the Brecon Beacons, spanning the land and sea cliffs from the River Wye on the Welsh border to Pembrokeshire in the west. The area is home to a wealth of sport climbing on a multitude of venues ranging from small inland quarries to extensive limestone sea cliffs.The climbing is easily split into four main areas - Valleys Sandstone, Gower, the inland and coastal limestone crags, and Carmarthenshire's sea cliffs. The variation in climbing on offer is remarkable for such a compact area and access is easy.This guidebook from Rockfax is the first to bring together these various crags into a single edition with many never having been properly covered in print before. Indeed, many of the crags are new, reflecting the increasing popularity of sport climbing. The book is illustrated with a large number of superb action photos and the latest full colour topos as well as up-to-date information on where to stay, eat, drink and relax.* Carmarthenshire - Telpyn Point, Morfa Bychan, Pendine* Gower - Rhossili Area, Third Sister to Paviland, Oxwich, Southgate Area, East and Inland Gower* Inland and Coastal Limestone - Dinas Rock, Taffs Well, Taffs Well West, Gilwern, Witches Point, Temple Bay, Castle Upon Alun* Valleys Sandstone - Treherbert, Gelli, Ton Pentre, Trebanog, Ferndale, Blaenllechau, Dan Dicks, Trehafod, Glynfach, Coed Ely, Cwmaman, Mountain Ash, The Gap, Navigation Quarry, The Darren, Deri, Bargoed, Llanbradach, Tirpentwys, Crymlyn Quarry, Tyle y Coch, Sirhowy, Dyffryn, Abbey Buttress
  • Guide: The Severn Way Quick View
    Guide: The Severn Way

    Guide: The Severn Way

    £12.95

    Guide: The Severn Way The 220 miles of the River Severn, the UK's longest river, run from the heights of Plynlimon in mid-Wales down to the Bristol Channel at Severn Beach, through the historic counties of Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.As well as a largely downhill walk through peaceful landscapes such as the superb Hafren Forest, easily accessible from the pretty towns along the route, the Severn Way, which follows its course, is also a packed with historical and geographical interest.Divided into four sections that correspond with the four main counties (Powys, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire) through which the River Severn flows, this guidebook offers all the information walkers need to make the most of their backpacking trip, from source to sea.Description of the official route, with an additional variant start over Plynlimon and route back to Bristol from Severn Beach. Illustrated with OS map extracts. Plenty of background information about all the places passed along the way.
  • SOLD OUT
    Guide: Walking in the South Wales Valleys Quick View
    Guide: Walking in the South Wales Valleys

    Guide: Walking in the South Wales Valleys

    Sold Out

    This product is sold out

    Guide Walking in the South Wales Valleys The 32 walks in this guidebook give all theinformation walkers need to enjoy therefreshingly green, lush surroundings of theSouth Wales Valleys. Full of superb walkingopportunities at every turn, the Valleys offera surprising level of variety crammed into acompact and easily accessible area.Its rich history is highlighted by Iron Ageforts, Celtic churches and Norman castles,while the walks in the book often follow theancient tracks, Roman roads and oldpackhorse trails that cross the region andare still in use to this day.There are expansive and uplifting views to behad everywhere, with the broad sweep of theBrecon Beacons to the north and the Severnestuary and Devon hills to the south. Itsspectacular historic sites, picturesque riversand canals and a wonderful industrialheritage mean it is a landscape to be slowlysavoured and thoroughly enjoyed.
  • SOLD OUT
    Guide: Walks Around Gower Quick View
    Guide: Walks Around Gower

    Guide: Walks Around Gower

    Sold Out

    This product is sold out

    Guide: Walks Around Gower The hills of the peninsula, as well as offering a range of great views, have prehistoric sites, wells, church and castle sites, as well as local nature reserves. Riverside and woodland walks lead into some of the more secluded parts of the area, taking in other nature reserves and passing historic and prehistoric features of interest. A number of walks centre around the Gower Heritage Centre at Parkmill, near the middle of the AONB. The individual walks are mostly easy or moderate, with the majority fairly short, although many can be combined into longer routes. This guide can also be used as a basis for planning several linear routes, using buses.
  • Ordanance Survey OL7 Lake District-South Eastern Area Quick View
    Ordanance Survey OL7 Lake District-South Eastern Area

    Ordanance Survey OL7 Lake District-South Eastern Area

    £8.99

    Ordanance Survey OL7 Lake District Eastern Area Explorer 1:2500 Scale Map sheet number OL7 in the OS Explorer map series, The English Lakes: South-eastern area is the ideal map to use when exploring the south-east area of the Lake District. With the impressive lakeside scenery around Windermere and the dramatic mountains that make up the region, this area is perfect for hiking holidays and days out. With this map you will receive a code for use on your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet. Find our more at Mobile Download FAQ. The OS Explorer map for The Lake District: South-eastern area is available in both the standard paper version and weatherproof 'Active' version
  • Ordnance Survey (Explorer 190) Malvern Hills & Bredon Hill Quick View
    Ordnance Survey (Explorer 190) Malvern Hills & Bredon Hill

    Ordnance Survey (Explorer 190) Malvern Hills & Bredon Hill

    £7.99

    Ordnance Survey (Explorer 190) Malvern Hills & Bredon Hill Explorer 1,2500 Scale   Map sheet number 190 in the OS Explorer series covers two areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty; the Cotswolds and the Malvern Hills and the settlements of Great Malvern, Upton upon Severn, Ledbury, Pershore and Tewkesbury. Also includes sections of the River Severn and the River Avon and Bredon Hill.ISBNStandard version: 9780319240496
  • Ordnance Survey OL12 Brecon Beacons (Western Area) Quick View
    Ordnance Survey OL12 Brecon Beacons (Western Area)

    Ordnance Survey OL12 Brecon Beacons (Western Area)

    £8.99

    Ordnance Survey OL12 Brecon Beacons (Western Area) Map sheet number OL12 in the Explorer map series is the ideal map for those seeking outdoor adventure. The landscape of the Brecon Beacons attracts walkers, cyclists and riders to its rolling hills, valleys, caves and waterfalls. Highlights include: The Beacons Reservoir, Brecon, Fan Faw, The Black Mountains, Brecon Canal, Merthyr Tydfil, River Towy, and Trecastle.With the OS Explorer OL12 map of the Brecon Beacons you’ll have no problem finding every imaginable site of interest, from pubs and houses, to viewpoints and rights of way.From the russet ridges of the Beacons summits, to the dark and mysterious escarpments of the Black Mountains, if you’re an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for stunning natural environments, we’d highly recommend you spend some time here. Walking and hiking opportunities abound in the Brecon Beacons. Immerse yourself in the otherworldly atmosphere that enshrouds the peaks of the Carmarthen Fans and their lakes.Or if you prefer to travel by bike, trial the Taff Trail for a speedier way to see as many of the area’s spectacular sites as possible. Trot off on the Three Rivers Ride, if you feel four legs are better than two. And get back to nature at Craig Cerrig-Gleisiaid National Nature Reserve.See some of the best-preserved limestone pavement at Ogof Ffynnan Ddu, near Pen-y-Cae. Discover Neolithic standing stones, Iron Age hill forts and Roman settlements. And spot natural wonders ranging from populations of migrant birds, to unusual plant life at the Talybont Resevoir. Whether you’re going for a day’s leisurely sightseeing in the spectacular Waterfall Country, or a hard day’s hiking in the Black Mountains, don’t forget to pack your essential plan of the Brecon Beacons. ISBNStandard version: 9780319241561
  • Ordnance Survey OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa Quick View
    Ordnance Survey OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa

    Ordnance Survey OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa

    £7.99

    Ordnance Survey OL17 Snowdon Explorer 1,2500 Scale Map sheet number OL17 in the OS Explorer map series is the ideal map for exploring the mountain scenery in Snowdon. This area, famous for its fantastic walking routes, is home to the highest mountain in Wales. Take one of the six well mapped routes to the summit of Mount Snowdon and enjoy the views! The OS Explorer map for Snowdon is available in both the standard paper version and weatherproof 'Active' version.
  • The Extraordinary Adventures of an Ordinary man: Quick View
    The Extraordinary Adventures of an Ordinary man:

    The Extraordinary Adventures of an Ordinary man:

    £10.00

    The best bar stories evolve from crises and the opportunities they create, so here is a collection of Ben's favourite misadventures. This collection of such exploits, arising from Ben's lifelong quest for adventure travel and adrenalin includes caving, climbing, biking, hiking and backpacking in over 70 countries. What sets this book apart is that it describes the extraordinary adventures of an ordinary man: how many authors have squeezed maggots out of their eyebrows and been peed on by silverback mountain gorillas? Most books of this genre either focus on a specific adventurous activity or on a single trip. The diversity of this book will appeal to aspirant adventurers and armchair thrill-seekers alike, whether they are inexperienced students about to embark on a gap year or seasoned travellers spending their offspring's inheritance. Learn from Ben's mistakes Be inspired by my successes Make every second count!This book recounts Ben's adventures as a single man between leaving school and getting married. He has been a teacher of Geology and Geography since 1989. He is still travelling, mostly leading groups of teenagers on month-long expeditions in Africa, South America and South East Asia. These adventures will be covered in his next book.

POS and Ecommerce by Shopify | Design by Underground Media

Join our Mailing List