Download Gateshead From Old Photographs by Sandra Brack,Margaret Hall,Anthea Lang PDF

By Sandra Brack,Margaret Hall,Anthea Lang

outdated photos let us relive the prior and the lives of the folks in it, and during 162 beautifully preserved pictures Gateshead From previous images offers a brilliant perception to the lives of these who lived during this renowned north-east city. Gateshead has had a wealthy background and during the 20th century it has skilled large alterations. significant slum-clearance programmes ended in wholescale demolition of a few parts and a protection of the complete panorama as many streets and structures have been misplaced to locals. via fantastically maintained archive pictures this publication permits a nostalgic glance again at a interval that's long past yet no longer forgotten and is a becoming tribute to the thoughts of time passed by. Gateshead neighborhood background Society celebrated its Golden Anniversary in 2014. through the years the participants have conducted quite a few examine initiatives and in 2012 they produced their first ebook, Gateshead's Grand homes. this is often their second.

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Download Fenton Through Time by Mervyn Edwards PDF

By Mervyn Edwards

Fenton is the 'forgotten city' within the novels of Hanley-born writer Arnold Bennett. He selected to jot down of the 5 cities, intentionally omitting Fenton, which on the time of his writing used to be purely an city district. He argued that 'five' - with its open vowel - suitable the wide tongue of the Potteries humans higher than 'six'. Fenton hasn't ever particularly forgiven him - yet truthfully, its conflict to forge an id of its personal has been ongoing. traditionally, it consisted of a couple of scattered settlements radiating from that portion of the outdated turnpike highway among Stoke and Longton. most folks handed directly via it. besides the fact that, the firm of pottery brands and the superiority of neighborhood collieries proven Fenton as a city of grit and graft. although now not consistently a beautiful position, there is not any larger city than Fenton to review the historical past of the potteries.

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Download The Coast to Coast Walk: St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay by Terry Marsh PDF

By Terry Marsh

Guidebook and Ordnance Survey map ebook to the Coast to Coast stroll. The path stretches a few 188 miles (302km) from St Bees on Cumbria's west coast to Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire. it truly is appropriate for many healthy walkers and will be conveniently walked in round a fortnight.
The complete Coast to Coast direction is defined from west to east in thirteen phases of among 10 and 21 miles, with excessive and low-level possible choices for crossing the Yorkshire Dales and entire course summaries for these who prefer to stroll the path within the contrary direction.
The guidebook comes with a separate map ebook of 1:25,000 scale OS maps displaying the whole direction. transparent step by step course descriptions within the advisor are illustrated through 1:100,000 OS map extracts. The course description hyperlinks including the map ebook at every one level alongside the way in which, and the compact structure is very easily sized for slipping right into a jacket pocket or the head of a rucksack.
A accomplished trek planner deals a beneficial assessment of amenities on path, and entire lodging listings and valuable contacts are available within the appendices. there's additionally a wealth of history info overlaying geology, heritage, natural world and vegetation, and an inventory of additional reading.

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Download Women's Travel Writings in Scotland: Volume II: Volume 2 by Kirsteen McCue,Pamela Perkins PDF

By Kirsteen McCue,Pamela Perkins

This quantity comprises the second one quantity of Anne Grant's Letters from the Mountains (1806), one of many Romantic era’s such a lot winning non-fictional debts of the Scottish Highlands. it really is a part of a four quantity set, edited through Kirsteen McCue and Pam Perkins, which is followed by way of new editorial fabric together with a brand new basic advent and headnotes to every paintings.

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Download GEOguide Londres (GéoGuide) (French Edition) by Collectifs Gallimard Loisirs PDF

By Collectifs Gallimard Loisirs

Pour cette édition numérique, les nouvelles fonctionnalités de l. a. lecture interactive sur tablette ou phone offrent une vraie différence qualitative pour los angeles session des GEOguides en mobilité : zoom HD sur les plans, hyperliens entre adresses pucées présentées avec les plans et les commentaires correspondants, websites web des adresses interactifs, indexation, recherche dans le texte, navigation hypertextuelle d’une adresse à une autre, d’une partie du advisor à une autre, sommaire actif, et environnement ergonomique personnalisable.
Chaque adresse est géo-localisée pour vous permettre de los angeles repérer en 1 clic sur Google Maps et de calculer votre itinéraire pour y accéder (nécessite une connexion net sur votre cellphone, tablette ou PC).

Dans ce GEOguide, découvrez :
- les websites les plus célèbres, de Westminster Abbey au sommet du Shard en passant par Saint Paul’s Cathedral
- les visites incontournables, des joyaux de los angeles nationwide Gallery aux trésors du British Museum en passant par l’art du domestic candy domestic au V&A
- des itinéraires sur mesure et des sélections thématiques pour personnaliser votre séjour ;
- des centaines d'adresses authentiques choisies par nos auteurs-voyageurs ;
- 17 cartes et plans (sans connexion web nécessaire)
- et une présentation culturelle complète de l. a. ville.

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Download Trail and Fell Running in the Lake District: 40 routes in by Kingsley Jones PDF

By Kingsley Jones

The forty routes during this guidebook provide the very best path operating, fell operating and sky operating routes within the Lake District nationwide Park, one of many world's nice mountain working areas. every one course has been rigorously graded to point terrain and hassle in order that the runner can pick out a direction that fits their skill or aspirations for the day. Routes variety from five miles to 21 miles, and comprise classics resembling the Helvellyn skyline, Langdale Horseshoe, Borrowdale and Scafell Pike direct.

Detailed course descriptions and OS map extracts accompany each one direction, besides key proof, together with distance, ascent, descent, timings, maps, delivery and parking. there's a precious creation explaining the heritage of path and fell operating within the Lake District, besides suggestion concerning the top bases for a path operating vacation, apparatus and adapting to operating off road.

There is a wealthy heritage of mountain working within the united kingdom, and for plenty of the Lake District is the non secular domestic of fell operating. even if you need to keep on with the process a few of the vintage fell races, or discover many of the quieter corners of the nationwide park, the purpose of this publication is to encourage you to take pleasure in this exciting recreation in a single of its maximum playgrounds.

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Download Folk Tales of the Peak District by Mark P. Henderson PDF

By Mark P. Henderson

the height District is famous for its attractive and sundry surroundings, its interesting heritage, and its abundance of folktales. The sixty-two items during this assortment contain either ask yourself stories (fairy stories) and native legends, including a number of certainly historic tales that experience stuck the preferred mind's eye. a number of the stories are tragic, a few are comedian; a few are very brief, a few are longer; many (even the ancient ones) have ghost-story components, which simply connect themselves to real-life tales. What all of them have in universal is they mirror features of height District lifestyles, personality, surroundings and historical past. all of the tales during this assortment are written with recitation in brain, simply because folktales are for telling aloud. Notes on the finish of the gathering clarify the resources and importance of every story. caricature maps are incorporated to point the destinations during which the stories are set, so readers can stopover at the scenes, such a lot of that are illustrated via the author's images. a lot of those destinations are simply obtainable through street, yet a few contain major walks throughout the geographical region that gave start to the tales. Folktales of the height District will attraction its readers and increase their appreciation of this wonderful a part of England.

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Download Secret Middlesbrough by Paul Chrystal PDF

By Paul Chrystal

Middlesbrough could have purely been a hamlet within the early 19th century, yet that each one replaced with the coming of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, which resulted in the previous farmstead quickly changing into a cauldron of business task. it's also domestic to many amazing works of structure which are regarded internationally, together with the actually iconic Transporter Bridge and Tees Newport Bridge, either dwelling, and nonetheless operating, testaments to the town's business prior. Middlesbrough may also boast a magnificent musical and creative background, being the birthplace of Chris Rea and Paul Rodgers, and residential to the world-famous Linthorpe Pottery gallery and the original Christopher cloth cabinet assortment within the Dorman Museum. but there's a lot that's much less popular and extra vague during this old city via the Tees: mystery Middlesbrough delves into this hidden earlier and divulges tantalising stories, traditions and trivialities that may fascinate and tell someone attracted to what's nonetheless one of many nice cities of the north.

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Download The North Yorkshire Moors Railway by Colin Alexander,Mark Cessford PDF

By Colin Alexander,Mark Cessford

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is Britain's most well-liked history railway, and runs for 18 miles during the nationwide park of an identical identify. the adventure commences on the industry city of Pickering, whose station has a lately restored total roof. It keeps via distant Levisham and into the incredible glaciated gorge of Newtondale and onto Fen bathroom, the place George Stephenson floated the railway on a mattress of sheep fleeces and bushes. as soon as over Goathland summit, the road descends steeply to Goathland station, well-known as either Aidensfield in Heartbeat and Hogsmeade station within the Harry Potter movies. From Goathland the road drops at a continuing gradient of one in forty nine to Grosmont, junction with the Esk Valley Railway and location of the busy engine sheds.

Today, many NYMR trains proceed to the coast at Whitby, a trip of 24 miles from Pickering, totally on Stephenson's 1836 route.

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Download South Bristol Through Time: Totterdown, Windmill Hill, by Will Musgrave PDF

By Will Musgrave

as soon as a sleepy rural group bordering the fields of North Somerset, the traditional Royal Manor of Bedminster unfold alongside the banks of the River Avon, south of the town of Bristol. at the present time, this region includes the colourful suburbs of Totterdown, Windmill Hill, Bedminster itself, Southville and Ashton. The final 2 hundred years have obvious dramatic alterations take place, as negative employees from the geographical region flocked to this sector looking for employment. With assistance from ahead of and after pictures a true feel of that adjust emerges; we see the place local community lived and labored, and the way they secure. some of the retailers, church buildings, pubs and factories have disappeared and the trendy pictures exhibit their replacements. everyday life has additionally altered trams and horse carts have disappeared, however the energy and group spirit remains to be in complete view.

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