Pocket Rough Guide British Breaks Isle of Wight Travel Guide eBook

Pocket Rough Guide British Breaks Isle of Wight  Travel Guide eBook

After all, a visit to the Isle of Wight embraces slow travel, which will leave you wondering what all the rush is for, so there's no better way to continue this than by taking the time to explore these south coast towns and cities.

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 9781789196764

Category: Travel

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Pocket Rough Guide Isle of Wight Make the most of your time in Great Britain with the ultimate travel guides. Entertaining, informative and stylish pocket guide. Discover the best of the Isle of Wight with this compact and entertaining pocket travel guide. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for short-trip travellers and covers all the key sights (Osborne House, The Needles, Shanklin Old Village), restaurants, shops, cafés and bars, plus inspired ideas for day-trips, with honest and independent recommendations from our experts. Features of this travel guide to the Isle of Wight: - Compact format: packed with practical information, this is the perfect travel companion when you're out and about exploring the Isle of Wight - Honest and independent reviews: written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our writers will help you make the most of your trip - Incisive area-by-area overviews: covering Ryde, Cowes, Shanklin, Yarmouth, Ventnor and more, the practical 'Places' section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink and shop - Time-saving itineraries: carefully planned routes will help inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences - Day-trips: venture further afield to Bonchurch or Freshwater Bay. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive - Travel tips and info: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting around, health, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A-Z directory - Attractive user-friendly design: features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout - Covers: Cowes and around, Newport and around, Ryde and around, the east coast, the south coast, Ventnor and around, Brighstone to Alum Bay, Yarmouth and around Looking for a comprehensive travel guide to England? Try The Rough Guide to England for an informative and entertaining look at all the country has to offer. About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
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Dorset Slow Travel

Dorset  Slow Travel

Standing at Handfast Point on a clear day you can see a similar chalk formation off the coast of the Isle of Wight, called The Needles. They serve as a physical reminder that the Isle of Wight was once joined to the mainland at this ...

Author: Alexandra Richards

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781841628677

Category: Travel

Page: 304

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Dorset is quintessential rural England: rolling hills, thatched houses, narrow, winding lanes and stunning stately homes and gardens. The author takes you on a personal journey through the county introducing some of Dorset's best kept secrets and hidden delights
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Slow Travel Dorset

Slow Travel  Dorset

Alternatively, you can opt for a high-speed rigid inflatable boat (RIB) trip around the bay or across to the Isle of Wight. Most boat-hire companies only operate between Easter and October. [ BoathIre & CruIses adventureVoyages Mudeford ...

Author: Alexandra Richards

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781784776121

Category: Travel

Page: 304

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This new third edition of Bradt's popular guide to Dorset - part of its distinctive series of 'Slow Travel' guides to local UK regions - has been thoroughly updated to reflect all the most recent changes to the region. Where - and what - to eat, where and when to go and what to see are all covered, providing an essential guide to one of Britain's most rural counties. The author, a Dorset girl born and bred, says: 'Many of Dorset's attractions are well-hidden and known only to locals, who like to keep the county's treasures to themselves. This guide takes you to those secret places and introduces you to some delightful Dorset locals past and present. Practical information covers accommodation, eating and drinking, and travelling in this unspoilt region.' Dorset is quintessential rural England: rolling hills, thatched houses, narrow, winding lanes and stunning stately homes and gardens, all of which make it perfect for slowing down and discovering what really makes the region tick. The enchanting Dorset landscapes described in Thomas Hardy's 19th-century novels are largely unchanged and are likely to remain so as the county has the highest proportion of conservation areas in England. A sense of history is conveyed by innumerable sites of archaeological interest, including Britain's largest Iron Age hillfort, Maiden Castle, and the county is trimmed by the spectacular Jurassic Coast, England's first natural World Heritage Site, whose cliffs are constantly revealing their prehistoric, fossilised secrets. For walkers, the Dorset section of the South West Coast Path, which includes part of the Jurassic Coast, offers some of the most spectacular seaside walks in England. This guide provides walking routes with maps to help you explore some of the finest sections of the coastal path, as well as other walks around the county. Whatever your interest, be it local food, brewery tours, peaceful waterways, horse-riding, beach walks or simply escaping to an unspoiled corner, Bradt's Dorset is the ideal companion.
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Isle of Wight Slow Travel

Isle of Wight  Slow Travel

Holiday advice and tourist information covering walking, wildlife, birdwatching, accommodation, restaurants, beaches, food and festivals.

Author: Mark Rowe

Publisher:

ISBN: 178477796X

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Page: 224

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Slow Isle of Wight travel guide - holiday advice and tourist information covering walking, wildlife, birdwatching, accommodation, restaurants, beaches, food and festivals. Thorough coverage, including Tennyson Down, Sandown Bay, Farringford, Compton Down, Bembridge, Ventnor, fossil hunting and St Catherine's Oratory.
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Slow Travel East Devon The Jurassic Coast

Slow Travel East Devon   The Jurassic Coast

Standing at Handfast Point on a clear day you can see a similar chalk formation off the coast of the Isle of Wight, called The Needles. They serve as a physical reminder that the Isle of Wight was once joined to the mainland at this ...

Author: Hilary Bradt

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781784770051

Category: Travel

Page: 256

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Slow East Devon and the Jurassic Coast is the most comprehensive - and only standalone - guide available to this region. With publication timed to coincide with the opening of the Seaton Jurassic Centre, here is insider knowledge which can only be gained by living in the area. Contributions from local experts, and colourful and witty writing combined with the authors' enthusiasm, make this guide as much a pleasure to read as an invaluable companion for exploring. Exeter and the Exe Estuary get a chapter of their own, and parts of Mid Devon, including Tiverton, are covered in detail, along with East Devon's most alluring chunks of countryside and the seaside resorts of Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton and Beer. The chapter on West Dorset describes Lyme Regis and Charmouth along with brief descriptions of other coastal towns. An explanation of the geology of the entire World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast links the whole region. With an emphasis on car-free travel - walking, cycling and local buses - the detailed descriptions, historical and folk anecdotes, and personal accounts encourage visitors to explore each locale thoroughly. Hand-picked places to eat and drink, including all the eateries along the main artery of the A3052, are selected by the authors based upon long-standing knowledge of the area.
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Slow Travel Sussex

Slow Travel Sussex

making it extremely fiddly to travel west to east around the coast. ... a sandy peninsula that has rotated some 90 degrees over a couple of centuries; it gives views over nearby Hayling Island and towards the Isle of Wight.

Author: Tim Locke

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781784770426

Category: Travel

Page: 288

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This new, thoroughly updated edition of Bradt's much-praised guide to Sussex, including the South Downs, Weald and Coast offers a greater and more personal selection of places to explore and discover than any other guide. Resident expert author Tim Locke takes a leisurely, detailed approach that is highly personal, honest and critical, encouraging you to slow down and take time to gain a deeper understanding of what makes this stunning region tick and why it deserves repeat visits. Sussex offers plenty of scope for 'Slow travel' with or without a car, including walks, pottering around on bikes, steam trains, volunteer-run buses, a solar-powered craft in Chichester harbour, or on small boats. This is a guide to the author's favourite places in Sussex - along the coast, in the South Downs and in the Weald. It doesn't attempt to cover everything but picks its way round the places that have particular distinctiveness, including the parts of the South Downs National Park that fall in Sussex. The coast - much loved by pleasure-seekers since the Prince Regent partied away at his Royal Pavilion in Brighton - is densely built up for much of the way, but Tim Locke includes all sorts of gems that could easily be missed, from a full-size replica of the painted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in an obscure modern church to a unique factory in Hastings providing cloth flowers for movies and theatres. Also covered are a new walk down the deepest, loveliest dry valley on the Downs, a sheep farmer who opens her farm during the lambing season and, in the High Weald, some of the most magnificent of English gardens created in the 19th and 20th centuries. Sussex is less than 30 miles from the fringes of London, but a very different world, with an irresistible blend of history, archaeology (the author has been taking part in digs at a new site near Barcombe), pleasure-seeking, delectable scenery, world-class gardens, literary connections and some of the most quintessentially English scenery. New since the first edition, the South Downs National Park, established in 2011, was designated an International Dark Sky Reserve in 2016, while Brighton now has its spanking new i360 viewing tower, Hastings has rebuilt its pier and opened the Jerwood Gallery, and Ditchling Museum's spectacular revamp has caught the public imagination. Also new, Chichester's Novium Museum, developments at Battle Abbey, and Rathfinny Vineyard, set to become Britain's largest, along with how Sussex sparkling wine producers are beating the French champagne makers at their own game. From beaches to castles, cathedrals to modern art, restored mansions to vernacular architecture, this is the essential guide for discovering this popular region.
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South Devon Dartmoor Slow Travel

South Devon   Dartmoor  Slow Travel

In 2013 the paddle steamer Kingswear Castle was welcomed back to her original home, having spent time in the Isle of Wight and the Medway. Built in 1924, she spent the first decade or so of her life carrying up to 500 passengers between ...

Author: Hilary Bradt

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781841625522

Category: Travel

Page: 248

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Slow Travel The Chilterns the Thames Valley

Slow Travel  The Chilterns   the Thames Valley

... there's a Spitfire simulator to try, complete with replica flight controls and wide-screen pilot view of the Isle of Wight, Windsor Castle or 21st-century London (£7.50 for 15 minutes, call q01628 780555 to book).

Author: Helen Matthews

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781784776138

Category: Travel

Page: 224

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This new title from Bradt forms part of its distinctive 'Slow Travel' series and is the only title available to cover the Chilterns and Thames Valley in depth. The Chilterns and the Thames Valley do not correspond to the specific boundaries of one county or region, old or new. Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Oxfordshire all have a share. Divided into six easily manageable sections, Bradt's The Chilterns and Thames Valley lifts the lid on what makes this area so distinctive. Chalk grasslands, beech woods, streams and wooded valleys provide a perfect landscape for walking and are easily accessible from London. About half of the area has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the closest such area to London. Rare plants such as fleawort and numerous orchid varieties, and birds including red kites, lapwings and skylark flourish. The Thames Valley follows the route of one of the world's most famous rivers. You can find key sites of monarchical and parliamentary power such as Windsor Castle and Chequers, the location of Magna Carta's sealing at Runnymede and the birthplaces of men and women who have led dissent down the ages. A host of well-loved authors has lived and written here, depicting Paradise, defining our childhoods and painting timeless images of England and its people. Eminent chefs own restaurants with national and sometimes international reputations. In short, the Chilterns and the Thames Valley together represent a wonderfully paradoxical mixture of world-famous tourist sites and lesser-known attractions full of quirkiness and character, which will repay the visitor's interest and attention many times over. From Windsor Castle to Whipsnade Zoo, Britain's oldest road - The Ridgeway - to National Trust properties such as Cliveden and Waddesdon Manor, the Henley Regatta to the Grand Union Canal, Bradt's The Chilterns and Thames Valley is the perfect companion.
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Special Interest Tourism

Special Interest Tourism

Daily Mail On-line (2012) Swamped in a sea of mud: Traffic jams and soggy tents as downpours hit Isle of Wight festival. ... Dickinson, J.E., Lumsdon, L.M. and Robbins, D. (2010) Slow travel: issues for tourism and climate change.

Author: Sheela Agarwal

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781780645667

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 233

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Special interest tourism is growing rapidly due to a discerning and heterogeneous travel market and the demand for more focused activity or interest-based tourism experiences. This book approaches the topic from the perspective of both supply and demand, and addresses the complexities now inherent in this area of tourism. It presents a contextualised overview of contemporary academic research, concepts, principles and industry-based practice insights, and also considers the future of special interest tourism in light of the emergence of ethical consumerism. Sometimes referred to as niche or contemporary tourism, this book provides a complete introduction to the study of special interest tourism for students.
Categories: Business & Economics

The Rough Guide to Dorset Hampshire the Isle of Wight Travel Guide eBook

The Rough Guide to Dorset  Hampshire   the Isle of Wight  Travel Guide eBook

By car ferry Wightlink car ferries depart from the ferry port off Gunwharf Road, just south of Gunwharf Quays, for Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight, while hovercraft ( hovertravel.co.uk) leave from Clarence Esplanade in Southsea for Ryde ...

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9780241301623

Category: Travel

Page: 296

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From sweeping beaches to medieval forests, country pubs to seaside hotels, The Rough Guide to Dorset, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight is the ultimate guide to this stunning part of England. Our expert authors show you all the region's highlights and let you in on the secret spots locals love, with the fully updated listings shown on clear, full-colour maps. Alongside this you'll find gorgeous photography, fascinating historical background and vital practical information - everything from how to get around on public transport to when the best festivals are held. Discover the region's Jurassic geology, prehistoric sites, chocolate-box villages and literary landmarks, all in Rough Guides' trademark tell-it-like-it-is style. Whether you're interested in historic manors or wildlife walks, coastal cycle rides or farm-fresh food, The Rough Guide to Dorset, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight will help you make the most of your time in this beautiful region.
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