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South Devon & Dartmoor - Slow Travel: Local, Characterful Guides to Britain's Special Places

Travel Guide

Series: Bradt Travel Guides - Slow Travel

By: Hilary Bradt(Author)

Bradt Travel Guides

Paperback | Apr 2014 | #212585 | ISBN-13: 9781841625522
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

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Discover the hidden secrets of this varied and beautiful region, from the 'English Riviera', where palm-trees abound and the sandy beaches of Torquay and Paignton attract numerous summer visitors, to the wild landscape of Dartmoor, England's highest landmass south of the Pennines.


What is the Slow Movement
An introduction to the region

Chapter 1: The Northern Pocket: The Exe Estuary to Torquay
Chapter 2: The English Riviera: Torbay
Chapter 3: The South Hams and Devon's Southern Tip
Chapter 4: Plymouth and the Tamar Valley
Chapter 5: The Eastern Fringe of Dartmoor
Chapter 6: Dartmoor National Park
Chapter 7: North Dartmoor villages

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The authors both live in Seaton, East Devon, and share an enthusiasm for the county's landscape, history and village churches. Hilary Bradt (co-founder of Bradt Travel Guides) is an enthusiastic walker whilst Janice Booth's interests centre more on the history and folk legends. Janice is a former Bradt editor and occasional author.

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