Big Trails: Great Britain & Ireland features 25 long-distance trails in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland, and includes a general overview of the trails, specific technical information, overview mapping, key information and stunning photography.
Big Trails: Heart of Europe features 25 long-distance trails in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy, and includes a general overview of the trails, specific technical information, overview mapping, key information and stunning photography.
Wide variety of walks and terrains with detailed instructions, alternative routes and interesting info on the surrounding landscape: 2-hour walks on surfaced paths; 2 to 3-hour flat island and coastal walks; 2 to 4-hour gentle hill and mountain hikes; 4 to 7-hour strenuous hill walks (some can be combined to form serious mountain challenges).
Following on from their successful Dublin Strolls, the Brackens guide us on charming walks through Cork's architecture, sharing expert insights and intriguing historical detail along the way. Striking hand-drawn illustrations capture the beauty of Ireland's second city. This illuminating guide reveals the city and county in a whole new light.
The northwest of Ireland provides a diversity of walks, from the wild, untamed landscape of Donegal, with its mountains, sea-cliffs and glens, to the gentler hills, green valleys and picturesque escarpments of Sligo and Leitrim. Quality photographs and maps will inspire one to get the walking boots on and start exploring this majestic landscape.
River and canal walks can have special appeal, the scenery always changing due to flowing water, weirs, locks and the changing countryside. Lenny Antonelli introduces some of the best river and canal trails in the east and east midlands, from short strolls to a five-day trek along the Barrow.
Ireland presents more than 200 outstanding photographs celebrating the island's most evocative and beautiful places, whether in nature or man-made, from the miles of near empty beaches to the Mourne Mountains in County Down, from the pretty fishing towns of County Cork to Dublin's elegant Georgian streets.
In a country richly endowed with wild mountain ranges, secluded valleys and untamed coastlines, the best natural landscapes can only be explored on foot. Here are over sixty of the greatest one-day walking routes in Ireland, varying from short strolls to full-day treks. Every part of the Republic and Northern Ireland is featured.
Renowned walking guide author Helen Fairbairn explores the best walking routes of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. Illustrated with colour photos and detailed maps, this comprehensive guide is all that's needed to plan a walk on the Wild Atlantic Way whatever your level of expertise.
Ireland's ancient network of sacred paths means there is no need to travel abroad to enjoy symbolic trails in the footsteps of generations past. John G. O'Dwyer has walked these pilgrim trails. His well-received guide is now updated with five additional journeys of homage, including Kerry's Cnoc na dTobar and Wicklow's St Declan's Way.
A comprehensive, accessible and beautiful book on a unique and fascinating place. With the famous monastic beehive huts, teeming birdlife and spectacular vistas, The Skellig islands invite exploration. Des Lavelle is a leading expert and tour guide with a unique insight into these amazing islands.
The Beara and Sheep's Head Peninsulas lie in the southwest of Ireland, pointed fingers of land wedged between the Kenmare River, Bantry Bay and Dunmanus Bay. The wild and largely untamed nature of the landscape immediately casts its magical spell. There is no better way to explore and experience this stunning landscape than on foot.
The Burren and the Aran Islands, with their unique combination of flora, fauna and landscape, are explored by large numbers of walkers annually. This revised guide to the best walking routes in the region has clear descriptions and additional information to enhance enjoyment and appreciation of the place.