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Short Walks in Beautiful Places

Short Walks in Beautiful Places Author : National Trust
Release : 2020-07-10
Publisher : Pavilion Books
ISBN : 1911657321
File Size : 23.40 MB
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The National Trust cares for some of the most spectacular countryside in Britain. This guide features 100 walks from across the country, from the ancient majesty of Avebury's stone circle and the wonder of Giant's Causeway to the dramatic peaks towering about Lake windermere. The walks are organised by region, making it easy to explore historical sites, spot wildlife and stunning views wherever you are. The routes are graded according to ease, from two to eight miles in length, to include family-friendly rambles across parkland, adventurous hikes and everything in between. With information on transport links, facilities, local attractions and fun stuff for the kids, along with maps of each route, this is the perfect guide for exploring Britain's countryside and discovering your new favourite walk.


Heritage Author : Peter Howard
Release : 2003-06-16
Publisher : A&C Black
ISBN : 082645898X
File Size : 32.40 MB
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Heritage and its preservation is a major concern around the world. In order to establish identities, as well as attracting visitors, the natural and cultural heritage is protected, conserved, managed and interpreted, by families, by cities, by nation states and at international level. Environmental and cultural heritage is now accepted as a major feature in business location, as the demand for quality of life becomes insistent.This major movement has resulted in the development of Heritage as a field of study, both on its own, and as elements within many other disciplines, such as geography, art history, archaeology, ecology and tourism management. While the techniques of conservation remains within specialist disciplines, Peter Howard offers a textbook for students approaching heritage as a combined field of study for the first time. The fields of heritage under review range from the nature trail to the cathedral, and from the family album to the national park, viewed at a variety of levels, including family and local heritage as well as the national and international dimensions. Heritage is seen as a demand led activity, with interested stakeholders being academics, governments, owners, school-children, pilgrims and the media as well as the ubiquitous tourist. There is a process by which some things are selected as heritage, but others are ignored, and it is the practical management of this process which is the focus to which the text constantly returns.

The Rough Guide to the Caribbean

The Rough Guide to the Caribbean Author : Rough Guides
Release : 2008-11-01
Publisher : Rough Guides UK
ISBN : 1848360800
File Size : 38.14 MB
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From diving in the Virgin Islands to Trinidad’s Carnival celebrations, The Rough Guide to the Caribbean explores all the best to see and do in this exotic region. Discover lively capital cities, colonial towns and remote, unspoiled beaches with the essential travellers’ companion. Featuring detailed historical and practical information on the entire region, the guide also has a full-colour introduction with stunning photography, plus over 100 detailed maps covering over 50 islands! There are hundreds of accommodation and restaurant reviews, as well as practical information for countless adventures sports, from scuba-diving off the Cayman Islands to hiking in Trinidad. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to the Caribbean.

International Women in Science

International Women in Science Author : Catharine M. C. Haines
Release : 2001
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
ISBN : 1576070905
File Size : 24.41 MB
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"From aviators to zoologists, the A-Z entries of this volume include a significant number of living scientists, some of whom have contributed material. By personally corresponding with these women, visiting obscure museums and archives, and uncovering many primary sources, Catharine M. C. Haines has collected in one volume a scope of information that can be found nowhere else. Full end-of-entry bibliographies, a list of the women scientists by specialty, and a comprehensive index make this title an indispensable starting point for further research on international female scientists."--BOOK JACKET.

Bird Watcher's Digest

Bird Watcher's Digest Author :
Release : 2001
Publisher :
File Size : 53.97 MB
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The Hidden Places of Wales

The Hidden Places of Wales Author : Joanna Billing
Release : 2003
Publisher : Travel Publishing Ltd
ISBN : 9781904434078
File Size : 27.54 MB
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This beautifully illustrated guides explores the country in a relaxed narrative style by guiding the reader to some of the established visitor attractions but also focusing on the more secluded and less well-known places of interest and places to stay, eat and drink.Also known as the "Red Dragon", Wales is a country blessed with some of the most dramatic landscapes in Britain. To the north lies Snowdonia, a land of awe-inspiring mountains, wild moorlands and enchanting lakes. Further south the land is abundant with deep valleys and vast forests. Wales also has a rich cultural heritage full of myths and legends founded on Celtic ancestry but has an equally strong industrial past.

The National Trust

The National Trust Author : James Lees-Milne
Release : 1945
Publisher :
File Size : 49.95 MB
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Nature Watcher's Directory

Nature Watcher's Directory Author : David Marsden
Release : 1989
Publisher :
ISBN : 9781850514657
File Size : 36.44 MB
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The Times Index

The Times Index Author :
Release : 2008
Publisher :
File Size : 41.5 MB
Format : PDF
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Indexes the Times and its supplements.


Birds Author :
Release : 2006
Publisher :
File Size : 66.6 MB
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The Spectator

The Spectator Author :
Release : 1936-10
Publisher :
File Size : 47.53 MB
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The Garden

The Garden Author :
Release : 1994
Publisher :
File Size : 55.17 MB
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The Listener

The Listener Author :
Release : 1989-09
Publisher :
File Size : 60.28 MB
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The Bahamas Cruising Guide

The Bahamas Cruising Guide Author : Mathew Wilson
Release : 2002-04
Publisher : Nomad Press (VT)
ISBN : 9780965925860
File Size : 44.24 MB
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A thorough explanation of local geography, climate, weather, and navigation techniques for sailors is offered in this comprehensive guide to the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos islands. Tips for planning a cruise, detailed descriptions of the wildlife history of the area, and practical advice for sailing such as entry requirements, currency exchange, and search-and-rescue services are included. Each important area of the Bahamas is reviewed with routes, headings, distances, and full waypoint lists provided. Also noted are things-to-do lists, an easy-to-use reference index, and shore-side information with accompanying street maps for each destination.

Best Tea Shop Walks on Lleyn & Anglesey

Best Tea Shop Walks on Lleyn & Anglesey Author : Dorothy Hamilton
Release : 2000
Publisher : Sigma Press
ISBN : 9781850587248
File Size : 49.63 MB
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Includes routes that range from 3 to 8 miles, suitable for all ages and experience, and cover a variety of scenery. This work contains routes that offer you the opportunity to explore magnificent cliff scenery, enjoy dramatic views of offshore islands, visit picturesque coastal hamlets and remote valleys or walk beside rushing rivers.

Emmetts Garden

Emmetts Garden Author : Dan Tuson
Release : 2012-04-01
Publisher : National Trust
ISBN : 9781843593980
File Size : 20.63 MB
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This charming and informal six-acre garden stands on one of the highest spots in Kent offering panoramic views over the Weald and towards the North Downs. Influenced by garden designers William Robinson and Gertrude Jekyll, the garden was laid out in the late nineteenth century and includes many exotic and rare trees and shrubs from across the world. Throughout the latter half of the nineteenth century Emmetts evolved from a farmstead to become a desirable Victorian residence, attracting a steady succession of owners. Frederick Lubbock's purchase of the property in 1890 heralded a period of dramatic transformation and expansion of the modest Victorian villa garden. He carefully laid out a series of planting areas to indulge his love of horticulture and provide a peaceful setting for his home and family. Closest to the house, he designed a charming suite of ornamental gardens filled with herbaceous plants, bulbs, roses and shrubs. To the south, perched above the wooded glades and dells of the greensand hills, he set aside an area to nurture his growing collection of exotic trees and shrubs. Many were sourced from intrepid expeditions to the Far East, using plant hunters such as Harry James Veitch and Ernest 'China' Wilson. On Frederick's death in 1927 Charles Watson Boise, an American geologist, became the new owner of the house and gardens. Charles and his wife respected much of the work carried out by Lubbock but also forged their own unique impression upon the gardens in other ways. Charles Boise bequeathed Emmetts to the National Trust in 1964, thereby ensuring that the character of these treasured gardens could be conserved for future generations. The guidebook includes a bird's-eye map of the garden, a pull-out 'spotters guide', a planting plan of the South Garden and a section about plant explorers.