- Author: Nick Channer
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Crimson Publishing
- Published: 28 April 2011
- ISBN: 9781854586698
Are you looking to escape London for a few hours? Do you enjoy a walk in the country or a leisurely afternoon stroll, but don't want to take your car? Inside Pathfinder(R) Guide to Country Walks near London are 28 fantastic country walks all starting and finishing at railway stations and within easy reach of London mainline railway terminals. Suitable for walkers of all abilities, this selection of rural walks is hand-picked from eight current best-selling Pathfinder(R) Guides covering SE England. Ranging from 2-13 miles in length, each circular walk takes in some of the many delights of the countryside surrounding London - from meanders between small villages and riverside rambles to hillside hikes and scenic strolls. So if you don't have a car, or want to reduce your carbon footprint and have a truly environmentally friendly and 'green' walk, you can still enjoy the countryside near London with Pathfinder(R) Guide to Country Walks near London. Completely car-free, each walk is graded for difficulty, from family rambles to challenging hikes, and has been collected together by an author who contributes regularly to national and local press on walks in London, Surrey and Essex. From the Chilterns to Essex and Surrey, each walk in Pathfinder(R) Guide to Country Walks near London is accompanied by clear, large-scale Ordnance Survey route maps and GPS waypoints to help you navigate your walk with ease. There is also a wealth of useful information accompanying each walk, including good pubs nearby and places of interest en route. With each walk easily accessible by train, and information on routes and connections provided for each, a car is no longer essential to escape the capital city for a walk in the country. Pathfinder(R) Guides are Britain's best loved walking guides. Made with durable covers, they are the perfect companion for countryside walks throughout Britain. Each title features circular walks with easy-to-follow route descriptions, tried and tested by seasoned walkers and accompanied by beautiful photography and clear Ordnance Survey mapping. The routes range from extended strolls to exhilarating hikes, so there is something for everyone.