Optimised for colour tablets. This ebook is not suitable for reading on black and white eink devices. Guide covering the canals and waterways in Wales and to the south of Liverpool.
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.
Author: L. T. C. Rolt
Publisher: History Press (SC)
This engaging book tells the story of how he and his wife adapted and fitted out the boat as a home, and recreates the journey of some 400 miles that they made along the network of waterways in the Midlands. It recalls the boatmen and their craft, and celebrates the then seemingly timeless nature of the English countryside through which they passed.
From teaching how to steer a narrowboat to how to flush the toilet, Narrowboating for Beginners will help a first-time boater pretend at least a delusional self-confidence when given the keys to a 60-foot-long, 15-ton metal boat. Topics include how to turn a lock, moor, swing a bridge, light the stove, tie a knot and start the engine. Includes many illustrations and diagrams, including a lock flowchart, scannable QR codes and numerous shortened URLs. If you buy the paperback edition at Amazon, the Kindle version is included free. Visit NarrowboatingforBeginners.com for up to date information.
A stylishly smart collection of practical advice for the busy modern woman With information on entertaining, etiquette, housekeeping, basic home repair, decorating, sex, and beauty, this indispensable book has everything today's young woman should know-but may not! The Modern Girl's Guide to Life is a collection of all the helpful tips and secrets that get passed on from generation to generation, but many of us have somehow missed. It's full of practical, definitive advice on the basics -- the day-to-day necessities like finding a bra that fits, balancing a checkbook, making a decent cup of coffee, and hemming a pair of pants. Modern Girl guru Jane Buckingham includes loads of savvy counsel to help us feel more refined, in charge, and together as we navigate the rocky terrain that is twenty-first-century womanhood.
Waterways of Britain
Author: Collins Maps Staff, Jonathan Mosse
Exploring Britain's most beautiful waterways. Discover a hidden countryside which is packed with wildlife along with industrial heritage. Regarded as the 'quickest way of slowing down', the canals and rivers of Britain evoke a bygone era when life moved at a more leisurely pace. A selection of Britain's main navigation's are shown. Waterways of Britain offers a well-rounded view of the contemporary inland waterways system. This picture is built up by delving into their historical past, by a close examination of the present scene, together with a forward glance towards future directions and development. * Features a timeline of important waterway developments from early beginnings through to the present day - with a look towards the future. * Offers an insight into the sometimes hidden wealth of waterway features and heritage. * Illustrated with mapping and over 300 contemporary photographs. * Facts and figures for selected waterways. * Introduces the diverse wildlife to be found along the waterways. Originally published in hardback as The Times Waterways of Britain (2010).
A brand new range of practical little walk guides endorsed by the Ramblers. All the walks are 5 miles or under in length and can easily be completed in less that 3 hours. 20 walks are included and use clear maps to show the route plus easy to follow walk descriptions.Among the most spectacular landscapes in Britain, the Lake District offers a unique combination of crag and cafe, of ice-climb and ice-cream shop, or of the slippery gill and the hollyhocks of the cottage garden. It is this that makes the Lake District the perfect place for a walk on the wild - and yet civilised - side. This compact little guide contains walks, all of which are 5 miles or under, which are ideal for an afternoon stroll.INCLUDES:20 easy to follow walks which can be completed in 3 hours and under.Each walk has a detailed Ordnance Survey map with the route clearly marked plus a detailed description of the route.The walks have been chosen with issues like parking and refreshments in mind to make life easy for families.There are interesting facts about the things you'll see along the route.All the books include general information on walking and also the general area covered by the guide.Packed with colour photographs of scenes you will see along the walk.
Author: Collins Maps
The number 1 choice for all users of the inland waterways. This popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways of the Broads National Park, including the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads and the Rivers Ant, Bure, Thurne, Wensum, Yare, Chet and Waveney. The detailed Ordnance Survey(R) 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 The Broads, 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. The Broads are one of Britain's best-known holiday boating areas. They make up Britain's largest and most important protected wetland and are a national park providing a home to some of the rarest plants and animals in the country. A unique and enchanting wetland, with over 125 miles of lock-free, navigable tidal waters, all waiting to be explored. Nicholson's - The bestselling guides to Britain's Waterways.
The map companion to the Collins/Nicholson Waterways Guides, covering the entire network of canal and river navigations in England, Scotland, and Wales, including newly restored/opened canals and rivers.
This guide focuses on the Kennet & Avon, linking Bristol with Reading, and the River Thames between Oxford and Brentford, expertly interpreted to inspire you, on foot, afloat or by bicycle.
Author: Patrick Moreau, Jean-Benoit Heron
Learn to master dozens of knots essential for boating and all water activities with this innovative illustrated guide. Packed with helpful step-by-step instructions and beautifully detailed illustrations, Marine Knots includes forty different knots every water sportsperson—including sailors, motor boat enthusiasts, waterskiers, paddle boarders, kayakers, canoers, and more need to practice their craft or hobby safely and confidently. With Marine Knots, you’ll learn how to tie a variety of common knots, including: Stopper Knots Hitch Knots Lashing Knots Eyes or Closed Loops Bend Knots Longitudinal Tension Knots Whipping Knots Symbolic Knots For everyone who loves spending time on the water, Marine Knots is a reliable, invaluable guide—and the perfect accessory for popular water activities.