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Cornwall Beach & Cove Guide: North Coast     Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-89-8    £3.99  Order information

Practical information about 75 beaches and coves, whether you’re looking for swimming, surfing, scenery, watersports or just lazing in the sun.

101 Things to see in Cornwall Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-90-4     £3.99   Order information

These are some of our favourite places, concentrating on those with free access.

Cornish Engine Houses    Robert Hesketh and Paul White

978-1-906474-91-1     £3.99  Order information

Engine houses are an iconic feature of Cornwall. This book gives a brief explanation of their history and makes suggestions for the best places to visit.

Writers’ Walks in Devon   Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-86-7     £3.99  Order information

13 walks, 5-12km in length, chosen for their quality as walks, but at the same time giving you an opportunity to experience places known and loved by the likes of Jane Austen, ‘George Eliot’, Conan Doyle and Hilary Mantel.

Cornwall and slavery        Paul White        

978-1-906474-93-5    £2.99  Order information

Cornwall had plantation owners as well as abolitionists – and some Cornish people were themselves captured and enslaved in North Africa. This book attempts to understand (but not excuse) why it took so long for slavery to be abolished.

Shortish walks – Lower Tamar Valley      Paul White

978-1-906474-96-6   £3.99  Order information

A new edition. 15 walks, most of them circular and 6-8km in length.

Cornwall Beach & Cove Guide: South Coast      Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-94-2    £3.99  Order information

Practical information about 94 beaches and coves.

Traditional Cornish recipes      Carolyn Martin

978-1-906474-92-8    £3.99  Order information

Expert food researcher Carolyn Martin pools the wisdom of cooks across the centuries to bring the best of Cornwall’s traditions to the modern kitchen.

Pushchair walks on Dartmoor     Emma Richardson

978-1-906474-95-9     £4.99  Order information

17 walks from 1 to 7km in length suitable for an all-terrain push-chair, and many of them also suitable for a stroller.

Haunted inns of Exmoor and North Devon      Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-97-3     £3.99  Order information

Robert Hesketh and his wife Adrienne interviewed landlords, landladies and staff at many historic pubs, and heard first-hand of their experiences of ghostly presences.

Tales of Cornish Mariners and Mermaids     Robert Hunt

978-1-906474-87-4     £2.99  Order information

Folklore stories collected in the early Victorian period, with ghosts and other unearthly creatures, at once tempting and dangerous.


Tales of Cornish Witchcraft     Robert Hunt

978-1-906474-88-1     £2.99  Order information

A collection of stories and accounts of witches, pellers and charmers, some malign, some of them well-meaning pedlars of the placebo effect.


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