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From High Places
From High Places
€20.00 EUR
WINNER - OWPG Award for Excellence 2011

From High Places is a celebration of Ireland's great mountains. A collection of stunning photographic images taken from the trails and summits, this book will transport you from the quartzite giants of Connemara to the wild vistas of Donegal and the towering peaks of Kerry.

Alongside these images, the author describes his unique experiences walking and climbing in Ireland, and presents an absorbing account of the local history, folklore and geology. Above all, From High Places will inspire the reader to set out and explore Ireland's magnificent mountains for themselves.

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Killarney to Valentia Island - A Walking Guide
Killarney to Valentia Island - A Walking Guide
€15.00 EUR
The Iveragh Peninsula, the largest in southwest Ireland, stretches from Killarney to Bolus Head and attracts thousands of visitors annually. The Ring of Kerry coastal road winds along its fringes and sandstone peaks soar high above. It is a landscape of raw and stunning beauty from the lakes that fill the corries to the spectacular cliff scenery along its coast.

There is no better way to explore this landscape than on foot. This book helps you do just that with routes ranging from a few hours to full-day walks. Explore Valentia Island, the majestic MacGillycuddy's Reeks and sections of The Kerry Way. Go off the beaten track and explore the coast, hills and woodlands from Killarney to Cahersiveen to Kenmare. Each route is prefaced with a reference summary and illustrated with maps and photographs. Route descriptions include GPS coordinates, navigation guidance, access notes and short variations. There is also material on the fauna, flora, folklore, history, geology and place names of each area.

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The Dingle Peninsula - A Walking Guide
The Dingle Peninsula - A Walking Guide
€15.00 EUR
The spectacular Dingle Peninsula in southwest Ireland extends westward into the Atlantic from Tralee to Slea Head. Voted among the Top 100 destinations in the world by TripAdvisor and referred to as the most beautiful place on earth by National Geographic, its landscape includes soaring mountaintops, gentle hillsides, secluded lakes and valleys, ancient ruins, dramatic sea cliffs and long, sandy beaches.

This guide takes you off the beaten track to explore this stunning landscape in a variety of walking routes ranging from short hikes to full-day treks. From the wild extremities of the Great Blasket Island to the majestic heights of Mount Brandon and the comfort of the Dingle Way, there's something for all tastes. Each route is prefaced with a reference summary and illustrated with maps and photographs. Route descriptions include GPS coordinates, navigation guidance, access notes and short variations. There is also material on the fauna, flora, folklore, history, geology and place names of each area.

Beara & Sheep's Head Peninsula - A Walking Guide
Beara & Sheep's Head Peninsula - A Walking Guide
€15.00 EUR
The Beara and Sheep's Head Peninsulas lie in the southwest of Ireland, pointed fingers of land wedged between the Kenmare River, Bantry Bay and Dunmanus Bay. They are peaceful, unspoiled peninsulas where the wild and largely untamed nature of the landscape immediately casts its magical spell.

There is no better way to explore and experience this stunning landscape than on foot. This guidebook describes some of the best walking routes in the area: from Dursey Island and Bear Island to the Caha and Shehy Mountains, from the forest trails of Glengarriff to the lakes of Glaninchiquin, and from the tip of the Sheep's Head to the ridges of Peakeen and Seefin. The routes range from short hikes to longer treks, coastal and inland, something to suit everyone's interest. Each route is prefaced with a reference summary and illustrated with maps and photographs. Route descriptions include GPS coordinates, navigation guidance, access notes and short variations. There is also material on the fauna, flora, folklore, history, geology and place names of each area.

Donegal, Sligo & Leitrim
Donegal, Sligo & Leitrim
€15.00 EUR
HIGHLY COMMENDED - OWPG Award for Excellence 2012

The northwest of Ireland provides a diversity of walks, from the wild, untamed landscape of Donegal, with its mountains, sea-cliffs and glens, to the gentler hills, green valleys and picturesque escarpments of Sligo and Leitrim.

This guidebook describes 27 walks of various grades in this fascinating part of Ireland that has inspired poets, and is rich in folklore and history. Quality photographs and specially-drawn maps will inspire one to get the walking boots on and start exploring this majestic landscape. Since most routes are not signposted or way-marked, an up-to-date guidebook is essential. Walk descriptions also include material on the natural history, folklore, geology and place-names of the area.

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The Dingle, Iveragh & Beara Peninsulas
The Dingle, Iveragh & Beara Peninsulas
€15.00 EUR
These three peninsulas dominate the spectacular landscape of southwest Ireland. Their rugged peaks, dramatic ridges, captivating valleys, glittering lakes and stunning Atlantic coastline form a treasure chest of walking options.

This guide describes exhilarating walks in each peninsula, accompanied by the author's photographs and specially drawn maps. The walks have generally not featured in previous guidebooks and provide a range of options, both for those familiar with the region and for first-time visitors. This region attracts thousands of walkers annually and, since most routes are not signposted or way-marked, an up-to-date guidebook is essential. The walk descriptions also include material on the fauna, flora, folklore, history, geology and place-names of the area. It will be the most comprehensive guide to the area to be published for some time.

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