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West Of Ireland Walks

Author : Kevin Corcoran
ISBN : 0862783453
Genre : Travel
File Size : 24.48 MB
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In this third book in the Walks series, explore the counties of Clare, Galway, and Mayo in the company of an Irish wildlife expert. The 14 walks here include: The Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, The Ann Islands, and Cong, County Mayo (where The Quiet Man was filmed). With maps, illustrations, and detailed instructions.
Category: Travel

Best Walks In Ireland

Author : David Marshall
ISBN : 071122420X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 38.74 MB
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Best Walks in Ireland describes 5 walks in the north and 15 walks in the Republic of Ireland. It takes in well-known areas such as the Antrim coast, the Mountains of Mourne and the Dingle peninsula and also remote, wild areas of Ireland still largely undiscovered by tourists. For this new edition of David Marshall's walking guide, the routes and sketch maps were checked by Rob Beighton, who also took the stunning colour photographs.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Ireland S Wild Atlantic Way

Author : Helen Fairbairn
ISBN : 9781848895676
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 60.59 MB
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The Wild Atlantic Way follows the magnificent west coast of Ireland, passing golden beaches, thrusting headlands and soaring sea cliffs. Renowned walking-guide author Helen Fairbairn explores the best walking routes of the region, recommending trips to uninhabited islands, coastal mountains and much more. Routes vary from two to six hours, and are illustrated with colour photos and detailed maps. Whatever your level of expertise, this comprehensive guide is all you need to discover the real wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way. Praise for this author: ‘Handy, easy to use guide.’ Walking World Ireland. ‘Will be appreciated by local walkers and visitors alike.’ Irish Mountain Log. ‘Ideal for bringing out on a trail.’ The Irish Times Also by this author: ‘Dublin & Wicklow: A Walking Guide’, ‘Ireland’s Best Walks: A Walking Guide’, ‘Northern Ireland: A Walking Guide’
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Wild Atlantic Way And Western Ireland

Author : Tom Cooper
ISBN : 9781783626465
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 73.20 MB
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Boasting deserted beaches, towering sea-cliffs and tiny harbours - not to mention rich cultural and historical interest - the west of Ireland has much to entice the visitor, and with many miles of quiet roads, it's a cyclist's paradise. The Wild Atlantic Way is a driving route along Ireland's Atlantic seaboard, covering over 2,350km of coastline and showcasing the region's breathtaking landscapes. This guide adapts the route for cyclists - and throws in a couple of other highlights (such as the Aran Islands and Killarney) for good measure. Since relatively few people are likely to have seven weeks to spare for a full Wild Atlantic Way tour, the book presents six self-contained cycle tours, each offering 7-10 days of riding. For the full Wild Atlantic Way experience, these distinct routes can be linked together into a 44-stage trip from Derry/Londonderry to Cork. Each route includes detailed advice on accommodation and facilities, plus optional detours and shortcuts and points of interest. The routes themselves are presented as 'route cards': ideal for use with a cycle computer, these pages provide 'at a glance' information for when you're on the road, covering navigation, facilities and local highlights. The guide covers all the practicalities - including transport, equipment and general tips on cycling in Ireland - and also offers background information on geology, plants and wildlife, history and culture to enhance your journey. The result is an ideal companion to discovering western Ireland, where magnificent scenery, a vibrant music scene and a warm Irish welcome await the turn of your pedals.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Fodor S Western Ireland

Author : Fodor's
ISBN : 9780307928290
Genre : Travel
File Size : 50.91 MB
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Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s ebook travel guide to Western Ireland and Dublin. Intelligent Planning: Discover all of the essential, up-to-date details you expect in a Fodor’s guide, including Fodor’s Choice dining and lodging, top experiences and attractions, and detailed planning advice. Easy Navigation for E-Readers: Whether you’re reading this ebook from start to finish or jumping from chapter to chapter as you develop your itinerary, Fodor’s makes it easy to find the information you need with a single touch. In addition to a traditional main table of contents for the ebook, each chapter opens with its own table of contents, making it easy to browse. Full-Color Photos and Maps: It’s hard not to fall in love with Western Ireland as you flip through a vivid full-color photo album. Explore the layout of city centers and popular neighborhoods with easy-to-read full-color maps. Plus, get an overview of Irish geography with the convenient atlas at the end of the ebook. What’s Covered? Get to Know Western Ireland and Dublin: The multiple delights of Cork City make it an excellent base to explore the treasures of County Cork--from Blarney Castle to the breathtaking views over Bantry Bay. Kerry and Limerick Counties are nestled in the southwest of Ireland, with sights that top every tourist’s must-see list. The most brazenly scenic coastal drive in the land, the Ring of Kerry will use up your entire flash card in a jiffy! The Gap of Dunloe lets you walk through the heart of Killarney’s purple mountains and cross the glittering blue lake of Killarney. And don’t forget to have your camera handy for Ireland’s prettiest village, Adare. To the north lies County Clare. Set with postcard-perfect villages like Doolin, the lunar landscape of the Burren, and the towering Cliffs of Moher, County Clare is pure tourist gold. Nearby, Galway City offers a compact historic center with a lively music and pub scene. For a look at traditional Irish culture, take a trip to one of the Aran Islands in Galway Bay. With the most westerly seaboard in Europe, Connemara and County Mayo remain the most Irish part of Ireland. Connemara is an almost uninhabited landscape of misty bogland, studded with deep blue lakes under huge Atlantic skies, and distant purple hills. Outside the main towns—Castlebar and Westport—the rest of County Mayo has long empty roads leading to isolated shorelines and stunning vistas. Most travelers to Ireland will not be able to resist a stop over to Dublin, Ireland’s capital, and one of Europe’s most popular city-break destinations. With magnificent museums including Hugh Lane and the National Museum, Georgian architecture, and of course, hundreds of pubs, the city’s pleasures are uncontainable. Note: This ebook edition includes photographs and maps that will appear on black-and-white devices but are optimized for devices that support full-color images.
Category: Travel

The West Highland Way

Author : Terry Marsh
ISBN : 9781783623884
Genre : SPORTS & RECREATION
File Size : 34.48 MB
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A guidebook to Scotland's West Highland Way, a 95-mile walk from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William, passing Loch Lomond, crossing Rannoch Moor and finishing in the shadow of Britain's highest mountain. The walk, which takes roughly one week to complete, is described in seven stages, with each stage ranging from 8 to 20 miles. The guide details the 'classic' south-north direction but also provides a summary description for those wanting to walk the route in the opposite direction. The guidebook, which features step-by-step route descriptions, 1:100K mapping, handy practical information as well as notes on the region's history, culture and geography, is accompanied by a separate, pocket-sized 1:25K OS map booklet, providing all the mapping you need to walk the route. Passing from the lowlands to the highlands, the West Highland Way, which is one of Scotland's Great Trails, showcases the splendour of glens flanked by great mountains, majestic moorland and sprawling farmland. It is the perfect adventure for distance walkers keen to discover the wild beauty of western Scotland.
Category: SPORTS & RECREATION

Mountain Walking In Snowdonia

Author : Terry Fletcher
ISBN : 9781783623419
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guidebook describes 40 day walks exploring Snowdonia. It showcases some of the best mountain walks in the area, with routes up Snowdon and Tryfan alongside other classic peaks like Y Garn, Cadair Idris and the Glyders. Routes are graded easy to strenuous and include airy and pulse-quickening scrambles such as Crib Goch and Bristly Ridge as well as the Snowdon Horseshoe, the Nantlle Ridge and a 2-day traverse of all 15 of Snowdon's peaks over 3000ft. Walks range in distance from 4 miles (6km) to 16 miles (26km). Clear route descriptions are accompanied by OS mapping, and for each walk there is key information about distance, grade, ascent, terrain, access and parking. With useful advice on where to stay and when to go, and an English-Welsh glossary, this book is an invaluable guide to discovering both the popular and less well-trodden corners of Snowdonia. Snowdonia can justifiably lay claim to some of the finest mountain walking in Britain, from the bristling, jagged ridges of Snowdon to the huge grassy mounds of the Carneddau and the stone-girt fortresses of the Glyderau. These are big mountains with big personalities, with glowering crags and deep rocky cwms. Whether you are based in Bala, Beddgelert, Llanberis, Betws-y-Coed, Dolgellau or Capel Curig, you'll find walks in this guidebook to suit you.
Category: Sports & Recreation

West Of Ireland

Author : Unknown UK Publisher
ISBN : 1904895050
Genre : Ireland, West of
File Size : 35.76 MB
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Category: Ireland, West of

Holiday Walks In Ireland

Author : Paddy Dillon
ISBN : 185058754X
Genre : Connacht (Ireland)
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Explore beautiful Connacht with this Holiday Walks guide. The 25 walks are spread evenly across the province's five counties (Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Leitrim and Sligo) and provide an introduction to the wild places of the west of Ireland.
Category: Connacht (Ireland)