Four Counties & the Welsh Canals

Author: Collins Maps

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008101590

Category: England

Page: 180

View: 241

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways in Wales and to the south of Liverpool. Colour Ordnance Survey maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways. In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways - from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors. The Ordnance Survey Maps have added information showing: Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths. Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal. Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops. Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways). Text includes: The history and background to each canal. Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place. Opportunities for walking and cycling. NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways. Comprehensive navigational notes include: Maximum dimensions and low bridges. Mileages, advice and potential hazards. Navigation authorities and contact details. Waterways covered in this guide - Caldon and Leek Canals, Llangollen Canal, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Neath & Tennant and Swansea Canals, Montgomery Canal, Shropshire Union Canal, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, River Weaver.
Four Counties and the Welsh Canals

Author: Collins Uk

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 0007281641

Category: Travel

Page: 181

View: 146

First published in the 1970s, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain’s inland waterways—experienced boaters and those planning their first boat trip, walkers, cyclists, and visitors. Maps show locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes, and the towpath; waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities, and refuse disposal; boatyards, pubs, restaurants, and shops; and mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways). Text includes the history of each canal; local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants; and opportunities for walking and cycling. Comprehensive navigational notes include maximum dimensions and low bridges; mileages, advice, and potential hazards; and navigation authorities and contact details. Waterways covered in this guide: Caldon and Leek Canals, Llangollen Canal, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Neath & Tennant and Swansea Canals, Montgomery Canal, Shropshire Union Canal, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, and River Weaver.
Four Counties & the Welsh Canals

Author: HarperCollins

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 0007452594

Category: Travel

Page: 180

View: 695

Popular guide covering the canals and waterways in Wales and to the south of Liverpool. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways. In print for over 30 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. They are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways - from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors. The Ordnance Survey ® Maps have added information showing: * Locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and towpaths. * Waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal. * Boatyards, pubs, restaurants and local shops. * Mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways). Text includes: * The history and background to each canal. * Local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants and NEW for this edition: postcodes added for each place. * Opportunities for walking and cycling. * NEW for this edition: notes on wildlife to be found along the waterways. Comprehensive navigational notes include: * Maximum dimensions and low bridges. * Mileages, advice and potential hazards. * Navigation authorities and contact details. Waterways covered in this guide - Caldon and Leek Canals, Llangollen Canal, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Neath & Tennant and Swansea Canals, Montgomery Canal, Shropshire Union Canal, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, River Weaver.
Four Counties and the Welsh Canals No. 4 (Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides)

Author: Collins Maps

Publisher: Nicholson

ISBN: 0008309388

Category: England

Page: 184

View: 940

The number 1 choice for all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways in Wales and to the south of Liverpool. Covered in this guide are: Caldon Canal, Llangollen Canal, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Neath & Tennant and Swansea Canals, Montgomery Canal, Shropshire Union Canal, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, River Weaver. The detailed Ordnance Survey maps clearly show the location of essential features such as locks, towpaths and boating facilities, as well as pubs, shops and restaurants in the area. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of each canal, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included ideal for use with sat-navs. This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference. In print for over 40 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. These bestselling guides are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors. Nicholson's The bestselling guides to Britain's Waterways.
Offa's Dyke Path

Author: Tony Gowers

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 9781781318089

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 168

View: 721

Offa's Dyke Path (Gogledd Llwybr Clawdd Offa) is the 177-mile National Trail following the ancient earthwork that criss-crosses the border country of modern England and Wales, from the Severn Estuary to the seaside resort of Prestatyn on the Irish Sea. This is the complete, official guide for the long-distance walker or the weekend stroller. All you need is this one book. It contains: * the route split into convenient sections * Ordnance Survery mapping for the entire route * comprehensive, up-to-date information on public transport, accommodation and places of interest * background information on everything from archaeology to wildlife * lavishly illustrated with colour photography throughout