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ISBN: 9781906887186
AUTHOR: Roger Redfern
A Boot up The Eastern Peak
A Boot up The Eastern Peak
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This handy, hardback pocket guide to the mainly gritstone eastern fringes of the Peak District National Park makes a grand companion for anyone interested in exploring the area on foot.

The ten routes described range in length from a modest 3.25 miles (6 kms) to 8.5 miles (13.5 kms).

Plenty of captioned colour photographs by the author give a flavour of each route and panels give additional interesting detail about geographical features and historical associations.

The routes cover a broad canvas and are ideal for families and groups of friends, from the wild moorlands around Langsett, Back Tor and Derwent Edge to the wooded confines of Ewden Dale; the reservoirs in delightful Bradfield Dale; crossing the River Derwent and exploring parts of the Eastern Edges. The ten walks are: Langsett and the Porter Valley; The Best of Ewden Dale; On Foot in Bradfield Dale; Wyming Brook and Redmires; Along the Duke of Norfolk’s Road; Back Tor and the Delights of Derwent Edge; Double Crossing of the River Derwent; The Steep Way to Stanage; AlongTwo Eastern Edges; On the Edge of the Moors.

Halsgrove’s small-format guidebook will ensure a great walking experience and is an ideal reminder of a visit to the Peak District.

The celebrated mountaineer and photojournalist Roger Redfern is author of forty books and his articles have appeared in publications that range from Country Life, The Lady and Woman’s World to TGO, High and the Dalesman. He has written a regular piece for the Guardian’s Country Diary for almost thirty years.

He has travelled widely – from Belarus and Ukraine to Cuba, Brazil and Argentina; from central Africa to the European Alps which he knows intimately. He lives in the heart of the Peak District.

Imprint: PiXZ Books. ISBN 978 1 906887 18 6, hardback, 110x155mm, 64 pages. Published March 2011.

A Boot Up The Western PeakA Boot Up The Western Peak - £4.99
These ten routes by celebrated mountaineer and photojournalist Roger Redfern cover a broad canvas and are ideal for families and groups of friends, from high moorlands overlooking Greater Manchester in the north-west to the expansive parkland of Lyme Hall; the recesses of the Goyt Valley and sharp crest of Kerridge Hill; the magnificent viewpoints of Shutlingsloe and the Roaches; the secret corners of the Dane Valley and the southernmost tip of the National Park
A Boot Up The White PeakA Boot Up The White Peak - £4.99
What do the beautiful Lathkill Dale, Monsal Dale, Chee Dale, Millers Dale,Wolfscote Dale and the valleys of the Dove and Manifold have in common? They are all to be found in the White Peak area of the Peak District National Park and all have clear rivers flowing gently through their deeply-cut trenches. Ten leisure walks by celebrated mountaineer and photojournalist Roger Redfern guide you.
A Boot Up The Dark PeakA Boot Up The Dark Peak - £4.99
Although hard-core walkers are attracted by the challenges of long walks across these high moors of the Dark Peak, there are lots of easier and less demanding routes where you can experience this unique landscape. 10 of the best are chosen here by Roger Redfern.
The Book of Chapel-en-le-Frith (pdf e-book)The Book of Chapel-en-le-Frith (pdf e-book) - £24.99
Although this publication contains extensive historical pictorial records and written accounts of the changing visual aspects of this fascinating parish, it is primarily a book about the social, educational, religious, cultural and sporting life of a community that was enriched throughout the twentieth century by a host of organisations, clubs and societies.
Peak District Address BookPeak District Address Book - £12.99
You will find some pictures in this magnificent Address Book with azure skies and bright sunshine, but the photographer, the masterly Jerry Rawson, prefers the impact of dramatic light, stormy conditions and especially around dawn and dusk when the light can be a revelation transforming the mundane landscape into something quite sublime; capturing a fleeting moment of perfection
Moods of the Bronte MoorsMoods of the Bronte Moors - £12.95
It’s the combination of upland country, well-wooded valleys and characterful mill towns that makes the South Pennines such a fascinating area to explore and photograph, and John Morrison’s stunning new book explores every aspect of this vastly under-rated landscape.
The Peak District: A Winter's TaleThe Peak District: A Winter's Tale - £14.99
Through 140 stunning and evocative images Robert Falconer weaves a supremely colourful tale of the Peak in winter.
Ancient PeaklandAncient Peakland - £14.99
This lavishly illustrated book by Bill Bevan is a must for those wishing to follow in the footsteps of ancient ancestors. Directions are given to the most impressive and accessible sites for each period and an invaluable timeline runs through the book to relate the Peak District sites to internationally important places such as Stonehenge, the Pyramids and Sutton Hoo.
Portrait of the PenninesPortrait of the Pennines - £14.99
Arguably, only those hardy souls who have trudged every foot-slogging mile of the Pennine Way, from Edale to Kirk Yetholm, have a genuine appreciation of just how far they extend. But John Morrison’s evocative photographs are the next best thing, showing the Pennine hills and valleys throughout the seasons.
Bakewell The Ancient Capital of The PeakBakewell The Ancient Capital of The Peak - £19.99
The Halsgrove Community History series reaches Bakewell, once the capital of the High Peak, in this comprehensive account by Trevor Brighton.
 
 
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