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AA Walks through Britain's History By The Automobile Association (Great Britain)

AA Walks through Britain's History by The Automobile Association (Great Britain)

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Step back in time with this book containing over 100 walks, each with an historical theme. Each walk, ranging from between three and eight miles, focuses on a particular feature, person or event in history.

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AA Walks through Britain's History: Over 100 Walks Exploring Britain's Heritage by The Automobile Association (Great Britain)

Offering a splendid range of historically significant walks featuring some of the most famous locations of Britain's past--such as the Globe Theatre in London, Warwick Castle, and York--this lavishly designed guide book is essential for every history buff with a penchant for travel. Spanning twelve eras, the historical timeline of the book extends from prehistoric to contemporary Britain, each section containing mapped walks, vivid illustrations, and background information highlighting the major personalities and events of the period. The walks cover the whole country in detail with both town and city walks designed to offer a new perspective on Britain's most famous villages, historic houses, battle sites, and landmarks. Practical information on distances, parking, refreshments, and safety is also provided.

About The Automobile Association (Great Britain)

The Automobile Association (Great Britain) has been publishing travel guides since around 1910; and by 1929 they were issuing 239,000 routes a year. In 2003 this number had risen to a staggering 32 million. The AA (Great Britain) has always produced routes and travel guides, a business activity that has grown rapidly in recent years - AA Publishing is now the UK's largest travel publisher, producing more than 8 million books in 2003. Begining in 1912 the AA also started to inspect hotels, and those receiving the AA's famous star classification were included in subsequent editions of the Members' Handbook. Today the association inspects and rates more than 8,000 hotels and bed and breakfast establishments each year and review almost 2,000 restaurants, publishing the results in a series of annual guides.

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AA Walks through Britain's History: Over 100 Walks Exploring Britain's Heritage by The Automobile Association (Great Britain)
Used - Very Good
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