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ISBN: 9781841148281
AUTHOR: Rosanna Rothery
A Boot Up North Devon
A Boot Up North Devon
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Imagine a walkerís paradise - beautiful, tranquil, majestic yet also dramatic and wild, with a magnificent coastal path plus some of the best beaches in the country. Well that paradise is right here. With spectacular contrasts in scenery, North Devon offers incredible attractions for families and groups of friends looking for an active and interesting day out. Two outstanding Heritage Coasts, the stunning Tarka Trail and the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Braunton Burrows make it one of the most enticing landscapes in the UK to discover. In this book there are ten rambles to suit everyone whether you are looking for a longer walk or a relaxed stroll and the chance to find out more about the areaís history, countryside, myths and mysteries. Whether itís marching in a maelstrom or sauntering in the sunshine, itís well worth taking a walk in Rosanna Rotheryís boots.

A well-known Devon-based journalist, Rosanna Rotheryís knowledge of its countryside, lore and history is second-to-none and her regular column in the North Devon Journal, Rosannaís Ramble, has an avid readership of both walking enthusiasts and readers simply seeking a titbit of local interest.

Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 978 1 84114 828 1, hardback, 110x155mm, 64 pages. Published August 2008.

Jews in North DevonJews in North Devon - £19.99

After the outbreak of war it was the remote seaside towns of Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe in North Devon that eventually became home to more than 3000 Jews. This fascionating work by Helen Fry is their story. Winner of Devon History Society Book of the Year for 2006.

Surfing MoodsSurfing Moods - £14.99
Classic photographs of the finest Westcountry surf and surfers taken by local photographer and surfer Jon Bowen. The popularity of surfing in the westcountry has never been stronger and this book embodies the fundamental excitement of the sport, the skill, the romance and the danger.
North Devon MoodsNorth Devon Moods - £12.95
In 140 full-colour images, Peter Hendrie captures North Devon in its myriad moods, arousing the senses - sight, hearing and even smell - and depicting the solitude, spectacle, intimacy and sweeping vistas of this ever-changing landscape.
Blame it on the Devon VicarBlame it on the Devon Vicar - £8.99
The stories contained in this book by Tom Hughes, besides being highly entertaining, are a greatly overlooked aspect of local history. Here is a selection of the most interesting, some might say sensational, of those really good clerical scandals and cause celebres that have occurred in Devon. Other formats available: Amazon Kindle
Down A Cobbled StreetDown A Cobbled Street - £5.99
The story of one of Britainís most famous villages, told by Sheila Ellis, a lifelong inhabitant and containing a unique collection of photographs taken in the early part of this century by the authorís father Paul Ashton Ellis.
Portrait of Westcountry Point-to-PointPortrait of Westcountry Point-to-Point - £14.99
Husband and wife team Lisa and Shanan Leigh have gone to the very heart of the sport to take shots which are at once candid, sympathetic and exhilirating. They have travelled the length and breadth of the South West Ė which many regard as the true home of amateur jumping Ė to photograph a complete season in the point-to-point calendar.
A Picture of DevonA Picture of Devon - £34.99
This beautifully illustrated volume is aimed at all those who have a love of Devon, those who appreciate art, and those who simply enjoy a good book. Here, brought together for the first time by Ray Balkwill, are a number of Devonís most celebrated contemporary artists who have been chosen, not only for their diversity of styles and methods of working, but also for the obvious passion they have for the Devon landscape
A Boot Up Devon's Jurassic CoastA Boot Up Devon's Jurassic Coast - £4.99
Rodney Legg, perhaps the most renowned walker and guide of his generation in this area leads ten circular walks covering the Devon section of this World Heritage coast.
Barking Mad in BarnstapleBarking Mad in Barnstaple - £9.99
When bribery, treats and hundreds of dog training classes fail to change Williamís ways, Grace Dorey, his owner turns to writing to save her sanity. This is her account of their life together as he courts mischief and mayhem and she attempts to transform him into a model of canine obedience....
Colin Allbrook's North DevonColin Allbrook's North Devon - £24.95
This quiet corner of the West Country has been home and inspiration to Colin Allbrook for the past twenty years and this extensive collection of his work perfectly reflects the special nature of the region's gentle, yet ever-threatened pace of life.
North Devon Coast from the AirNorth Devon Coast from the Air - £14.99
In this book we are taken by renowned aerial photographer Jason Hawkes on a journey along North Devonís coast starting where Devon meets Somerset on Exmoorís broad shoulders and heading south-west for around 50 miles or so (80km) to the Cornish border. On the way we look down on towering cliffs, wide sandy beaches, quiet river estuaries and hidden coves, all of which give this coastline its distinctive character.
Perfect DevonPerfect Devon - £14.99
From sweeping coastlines to hedge-bounded pastures, and from deep valleys to high moorland views, this book showcasing the magical photography of Jen Bryant reminds the reader just how enchanting Devon can be.
Perfect SurfPerfect Surf - £14.99
In this book Jon Bowen captures some of the exhilaration and the adrenaline-charged moments faced by surfers, sharing their fascination with the endless variation and permutations of shape that breaking waves form.
Westward High! An A-Z SpecialWestward High! An A-Z Special - £9.99
Ruth Langsford presents a special aerial exploration of the South West, flying across the region with ex-Navy, feature-film pilot Mark Barry-Jackson.
 
 
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