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North York Moors & Yorkshire Wolds - Slow Travel: Local, Characterful Guides to Britain's Special Places

Travel Guide

Series: Bradt Travel Guides - Slow Travel

By: Mike Bagshaw (Author)

208 pages, 16 pages with colour photos; 13 maps

Bradt Travel Guides

Paperback | Mar 2014 | #212127 | ISBN-13: 9781841625485
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx

About this book

Slow Travel: North York Moors & Yorkshire Wolds takes you to the quiet North eastern corner of Yorkshire, where the county meets the sea. It celebrates the countryside of the North York Moors National Park, the Howardian Hills AONB and the Yorkshire Wolds. It also features the Yorkshire folk that live here and have moulded these beautiful landscapes, including the 'slow' and historical city of York.


Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
- What is the Slow Movement
- An introduction to the region

PART TWO: CHAPTERS
Chapter 1: The Cleveland and Hambledon Hills
Chapter 2: Eskdale and the Cleveland coast
Chapter 3: Eastern Moors, Forests and Beaches
Chapter 4: The Howardian Hills and Ryedale
Chapter 5: York
Chapter 6: The Wolds


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Biography

Mike Bagshaw is a freelance travel and nature writer with regular columns in various regional magazines and newspapers. A Lancastrian by birth and an ecologist by training, he has lived and worked in North Yorkshire for 28 years. For many years he was a teacher of outdoor education and has explored the nooks and crannies of the county by bike, foot and canoe. With a love of the wildlife and landscapes of the region and a keen interest in its crafts, architecture, local history, folklore and pubs, he is well placed to paint a very personal picture of this special place.

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