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Brunel in the West     Paul White

978-1-906474-66-9      £3.99  Order information

The great engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel had a number of West Country connections, and many of his achievements are still visible here. This is a brief biography, concentrating on the West Country aspects of his life.

Dartmoor’s History     Paul White

978-1-906474-68-3      £2.99  Order information

Covering the period from the departure of the Romans to the present day, this book points out sites which reveal Dartmoor’s history.


Really short walks St Ives to Padstow     Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-70-6      £3.99  Order information

Mostly circular walks, typically 3 to 6km in length, chosen for the glorious views they offer, but also to show interesting features of Cornwalls former mining areas.

Haunted inns of Cornwall     Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-59-1      £2.99  Order information

Robert Hesketh and his wife Adrienne travelled the length of Cornwall to hear at first hand the intriguing experiences of owners and bar staff in the countys ancient inns.

West country Scandals     James Whinray

978-1-906474-67-6      £2.99  Order information

A bigamous duchess, an actress who ensnared a teenage Prince of Wales, three self-proclaimed Messiahs – these scandalous stories shocked (and entertained) previous generations but now throw light on the past.

Weirdest buildings of the West Country    Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-69-0      £3.99  Order information

A chapel sprouting from the rocks, the last castle built in England (in the twentieth century), a pub built like a pack of cards, a lighthouse built on stilts the West Country has more than its fair share of architectural oddities worth visiting.

Shortish walks East Devon 2nd edition

978-1-906474-71-3      £3.99  Order information

15 circular walks typically 6-8km in length, six taking in stretches of the magnificent coast and eight exploring delightful inland scenery.

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