Walking on the Orkney and Shetland Isles
80 Walks in the Northern Isles
By (author) Graham Uney
Walking on the Orkney and Shetland Isles by Graham Uney
Book DescriptionA walking guidebook to 80 routes on the Orkney and Shetland Islands. Routes with OS maps to the Fair Isle, the Mainlands, Hoy, Foula, Yell, Unst, Rousay, Fetlar, Mousa, Westray, Eday and details on the towns of Lerwick and Kirkwall. The routes range between short strolls of less than a kilometre, to long adventures at 26km (16 miles). With plenty of options, there are routes suitable for walkers of all abilities. The guidebook also includes practical information on getting to and around the islands, ideas on where to stay and when to go, as well as a wealth of background detail on the history, geology, wildlife and places to go on the islands. Packed with archaeological sites, dotted with rare wildflowers and thronged with seabirds, these clusters of islands are a world away from the rest of Scotland. The walks explore the spectacular coasts, craggy mountains and wild moorlands of Shetland and Orkney.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781852845728
(172mm x 116mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cicerone Press
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Publish Date: 18-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Graham Uney
Walking on the Orkney and Shetland Isles, Paperback (April 2016)
Walking guidebook to 80 routes on the Orkney, Shetland and Fair Isles. Day walks include routes on Hoy, Rousay, Foula, Yell and Unst as well as the mainlands. Walks range from 1 to 16 miles and provide options for walkers of all abilities. Information on interesting sites, getting there and getting around the islands included.
Walking in Cornwall, Paperback (May 2015)
This guidebook includes routes to 40 day walks in Cornwall. From short, easy strolls to longer, wilder routes, there is plenty to appeal to both families and experienced walkers. The walks explore the interior and coasts, including walks through picturesque villages, old tin-mining areas and the Lizard and Land's End Peninsulas.
Cambridgeshire - The Glorious County, Hardback (April 2009)View all books by Graham Uney
This title features over 140 colour images revealing the many sights from the county of Cambridgeshire.
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Author Biography - Graham Uney
Graham Uney's work is split between writing and photographing for books and magazines and leading trips for Wilderness Scotland. Graham also runs navigation and rock climbing and winter skills courses for Wild Ridge Adventure (www.wildridgeadventure.com).
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