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50 Walks in Devon

Walking / Outdoor GuideOut of Print

By: Sue Viccars

128 pages, Maps

Automobile Association

Paperback | Jun 2001 | #135676 | ISBN: 0749528729
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Explore the beauty of Devon with the help of this slim-line pocket-sized walking guide. The guide offers over 50 walks, including Hartland Point, Prawle Point and Lustleigh Cleave. A lively introduction to the county sets the scene.


3 Legend; 4 Map and Contents; 6 Regional Introduction; 8 The River Coly and the Umborne Brook; 11 The Cliffs of East Devon; 14 Postcard Broadhembury; 17 The Whetstone Miners of Blackborough; 18 Sidmouth - A Classic Regency Seaside Town; 20 Over the Border to Somerset; 23 Bickleigh Castle and the Exe Valley Way; 26 The Birdlife of the Otter Estuary Nature Reserve; 29 A Trip to Otterton Mill; 30 The Grand Western Canal Country Park; 32 The National Trust at Killerton; 35 The Buzzards Walk; 38 A Little Known Corner of North East Devon; 41 A Pub Loop to the Exeter Inn; 42 The Historic Exeter to Topsham Canal; 44 The Meandering Exe at Brampford Speke; 47 A Dartmoor Outlier Above the Teign Valley; 50 Hunter's Tor and Lustleigh; 53 A Look at Lustleigh Village; 54 The Rocky Teign Gorge to Fingle Bridge; 56 The Dartmoor National Park Authority at Bovey Tracey; 59 The Vision That is Dartington; 62; 3,500 Years of Activity on Dartmoor; 65 The Gentle Challacombe Valley; 66 Along the Dart Valley Way; 68 Wartime Secrets at Inner Froward Point; 71 The Busy Port of Dartmouth - and a Spectacular Castle; 74 The Deep South at Prawle Point; 77 An East Prawle Extension; 78 Slapton - Going, Going, Gone...; 80 Salubrious Salcombe and Sleepy East Portlemouth; 83 Peace and Solitude in the Erme Estuary; 86 A Little Bit of Luxury - a Burgh Island Paradise; 89 A Seasonal Excursion to Bantham; 90 A Wilderness Picnic by the East Dart River; 92 Princetown: Thomas Tyrwhitt's Dream; 95 The Mysteries of the Dewerstone; 98 Dartmoor's Highest Tors; 101 An Easier Return via Meldon Reservoir; 102 On the Tarka Trail - and Not a Mountain Bike in Sight!; 104 The Devil versus the Church at Brent Tor; 107 The Classic North Devon Coast; 110 The Spectacular Heddon Valley on Exmoor; 113 The Tiny Church at Trentishoe; 114 Watersmeet and the Lynmouth Floods; 116 Clovelly Without the Crowds; 119 A Tough Trek into Cornwall; 122 To Infinity and Beyond - Hartland Point; 125 A Slightly Easier Way to View Lundy; 126 The Far West - Along the Two Castles Trail; 128 Acknowledgements

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Sue Viccars lives in Devon and is a member of the Outdoor Writers Guild. She worked for David and Charles for a number of years as Commissioning Editor before leaving to become a freelance writer and editor. This is her first book for AA Publishing.

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