Halsgrove’s popular Boot Up Series is fast becoming
a phenomenon in local walks books that attract
families and others to exploring the countryside in a
leisurely way. It includes short walks for those living
in or visiting popular areas of the country, written by
those who know the area well.They provide a healthy
hour or two of exercise, exploring parts of Britain’s
countryside that the casual visitor might otherwise
miss, pointing out interesting features along the way.
Perfect walks for families.
This book of 10 walks covers the far north of
Cornwall, a remote district of deep wooded valleys,
secret paths and ancient churches. Its history is full
of strange characters, family rivalries, hauntings,
smuggling and forgotten mysteries. This area is rich
in stories and legends and the walks in this book
explore places where there are such stories to be
told and where magic and mystery can still be found.
The locations covered are:
MORWENSTOW &TONACOMBE •
COOMBE & STOWE • LAUNCELLS & STRATTON
• POUNDSTOCK, MILLOOK & TREBARFOOTE •
DIZZARD •WEEK ST MARY & PENHALLAM •
WARBSTOW & DOWNINNEY •
EGLOSKERRY• ST JULIOT & MINSTER •
None of these walks is more than five miles long and
all are intended for those who enjoy a leisurely amble
of discovery.The routes follow public rights of way or
land open for access. In a few cases short stretches
of roadway are included.
Terry Faull is a seasoned and enthusiastic
walker, being involved with walking
organisations and advisory bodies
linked to a number of local and county
authorities. As a landscape historian
he has researched and investigated the
origins of the Christians, in what is now
Devon and Cornwall, for many years,
and his book Secrets of the Hidden Source
covers the history of many of the Holy
Wells in Devon.
Imprint: PXZ Books. ISBN 978 1 906887 93 3, hardback, 110x155mm, 64 pages. Published April 2010.