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A Castle in Spain (Catalunya)

Advantages: Interesting history about the castle and the role it has played
Disadvantages: Look for this book second hand, its RRP is expensive

Matthew Parris and a small group of family and close friends bought a ruin of a castle called L’Avenc in the Catalunya region of northern Spain in 1997. This book is about the problems and triumphs he encountered whilst renovating it, the hurdles he had t ...

StewwyB 03.11.2014 · Read full review
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An excellent resource for seeing Britain on foot

Advantages: An easy to use guide with a range of beautiful walks
Disadvantages: Some of the walks are a little too difficult for me!

Coast: The Walks A number of book representatives regularly visit my workplace, such as The Book People and as a result, I frequently find myself browsing through the samples and placing several orders. My husband and I are keen photographers an ...

Alyson29 08.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Coast: The Walks - BBC Books

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Take some Time Out in Britain.

Advantages: Imaginative ideas, plus some more traditional ones.
Disadvantages: National scope means some areas of country are covered better than others.

Last year was an unusual year for me as, for work and personal reasons, I spent time in everywhere from Yorkshire to Devon, via the home counties and East Anglia. Halfway through the year my parents bought me the Time Out book "1000 things to do in Britai ...

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Review of 1000 things to do in Britain - Time Out Guides Ltd

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