Burrow"s guide to the Thames valley. by Ed. J. Burrow & Co.

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Published by Burrow in Cheltenham .

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Pagination120 p. :
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Walking in the Thames Valley offers 25 challenging circular walks around the River Thames and River Kennet in the south of England, taking in the Southern Chilterns, the Berkshire and North Hampshire Downs, Southern Oxfordshire and the eastern edge of Wiltshire.

All routes are within easy reach of Reading, Newbury, Abingdon and London/5(3). 20 of the best walks in the Thames Valley This beautifully illustrated guide covers a range of walking routes in the Thames Valley.

Included walks are circular, ranging from 3 to 5½ miles in length. Highlights include routes around Oxford, Blewbury, Mapledurham. A guide to birdwatching in the Thames Valley and all the counties crossed by the Chilterns (Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Oxfordshire).

This region includes some of England's best inland reservoirs and other wetland sites, as well as extensive areas of ancient woodland, and traditionally-managed farmland/5(3). The River Thames is an often undiscovered haven of stunning scenery, wonderful wildlife and brilliant natural beauty.

As well as the famous stretches passing through our biggest cities and towns, there is a hidden side to the river - wild and natural, but surprisingly accessible. This guidebook, compiled by the two major Thames charities, contains a wealth of information on over of the. Guidebook Retail Outlets We are pleased to announce that the following retail outlets stock the TVTA Guidebook, A Guide to Hiking the Thames Valley Trail: Tourism London, Dundas St.

E., London, Ontario (at the corner of Dundas and Wellington). The prosperous valley of the River Thames, west of London, has long served as a country getaway for the English elite, from royalty on down.

Within easy reach of the capital, but utterly different in character, its pastoral landscape is peppered with handsome villages and historic houses. The Thames flows through London, the capital city, and has played a central role in British history for some years.

From the Roman invasions of 43 BC to the turn of the millennium in ADsome of the most famous events in British history have taken place on or near the Thames. These include the signing of the Magna Carta inthe.

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As a rough guideline, the core region we cover in the Thames Valley Guide runs from the the source in the west to the M25 in the east, and encompasses approximately 15 miles either side of the river along the way.

However, you may also find information on points of interest beyond this area but within commutable distance to the Thames Valley.

The Thames Valley offers a fantastically diverse range of towns and villages, with the historic and the modern often comfortably side by side. Here you can find some of the best places the Thames Valley has to offer, whether you are looking for picturesque villages in beautiful countryside or larger cities with modern shopping facilities.

The book does come with three excellent opening maps of the Thames valley, demonstrating the wide variety of geographical forms that the river and its tributaries take from source to sea. But Ackroyd makes no use of these: the map makes manifest far more clearly the different drainage patterns above and below the Goring gap than the author's /5(63).

This is paved to the Thames Valley Business Park. After this, the riverside route is over grass but there is a sealed/paved route through the business park. The paved route then resumes at the Waterside Centre into Reading and follows the route in the guide through Reading and into Caversham.

GEOGRAPHIA: [COVER TITLE] “GEOGRAPHIA” LARGE SCALE MAP OF THAMES VALLEY. London: Geographia, [ca]. A pre-motorway road map of the area to the west of London. The area covered is centred on Reading and extends from Aylesbury in the north to Winchester in the south – and from Marlborough across to the Isle of Dogs – on a scale of two miles to an inch.

Thames Valley - 20 Country Walks For All The Family; An exciting new gift series of walking guides, aimed at the weekend, family walker. These small-format, portable hardback books have an attractive retro feel, with nostalgic line drawings and hand-drawn maps.

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Harper. Over drawings and photographs of the most picturesque and interesting places and buildings. The Thames Valley is an informally-defined sub-region of South East England, centred on the River Thames west of London, with Oxford as a major centre. Its boundaries vary with context.

The area is a major tourist destination and economic hub, includes part of the M4 corridor, and is sometimes referred to as England's Silicon Valley due to the concentration of high-technology companies. Running for miles, from the river's source in rural Gloucestershire to the Thames Barrier, the Thames Path is England's newest National Trail and one of the most varied and accessible of the country's long-distance paths/5(17).

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This region includes some of England's best inland reservoirs and other wetland sites, as well as extensive areas of ancient woodland, and traditionally-managed farmland. People across the Thames Valley (Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire) will have new and improved access to urgent care services from (5/9).

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A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames in Its Western Course. MURRAY John Fisher MURRAY John Fisher A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames in Its Western Course Including Particular Descriptions of Richmond, Windsor and Hampton Court.

Henry G. Bohn, Burrow's Guide to the Thames Valley [ANON] £ Picturesque Views on the River. It is with the habitable and historic Thames Valley above the bridge that this book has to deal, and it will later be to the reader's purpose to consider why London Bridge crossed the stream just where it did, and of what moment that site has been in the history of the Thames and of England.

This area follows the Thames as it moves from Surrey through Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, undulating beneath the Chilterns like a cat under a blanket. Its westward journey passes a site which can claim to be the cradle of modern parliamentary democracy, as well as the world’s most famous castle.

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Read facts about the Trail and watch the Trail video. Thames Path Information. Find out about the Trail and use the interactive map to explore accommodation, services and. This book is generally in very good condition. The pages are clean and bright, with bright gold on the boards and spine.

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The historic Thames Valley and Chiltern Hills lie so close to London that you can easily reach them by car, train, or Green Line coach. In fact, you can explore this area during the day and return to London in time to see a West End show.

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Covers the Thames river from the Thames Barrier to Cricklade, includes the River Wey, Basingstoke Canal and the Kennet and Avon Canal to Great Bedwyn. A detailed and useful guide to these waterways. Full details of locks, marinas, communications, hostelries and other facilities along the way.

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