The England Coast Path: 1,000 Mini Adventures Around the World's Longest Coastal Path (Paperback)

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In Spring 2020, one of the smallest nations in the world is opening the longest continuous coastal path in the world: the England Coast Path. This guidebook will cover the whole length.

The England Coast Path is a celebration of England's most precious asset: the wild coast. The opening of the England Coast Path means that anyone will be able to walk and wild camp along the entire 3,000-mile length of the English coast. As well as being a remarkable national achievement in itself, this new national trail is a hugely exciting prospect for all walkers, campers, fans of the coast and the outdoors.

In 2018 Stephen Neale became one of the first people to walk and wild camp along the whole of the path, and in doing so has written a fantastically detailed and rich guidebook covering the route itself, along with everything from the best places to swim, hunt for fossils and eat seafood to hidden away beaches and canoeing spots. The book is divided up into the 16 coastal counties and features 1,000 places to see, explore, camp and adventure around the coast. Each place has an OS map reference, basic directions to it from the path and a short description. Walkers can either visit specific places or link highlights together, walking between them along the path.

About the Author


Stephen Neale is an award winning author, journalist and adventurer. He is best known for books on land access problems in the UK and Ireland, and notable solutions. He was a volunteer surveyor on the England Coast Path. He is the author of Wild Camping, Camping by the Waterside and The England Coast Path, all published by Bloomsbury.

Praise For…


“I would encourage anyone with an interest in our open spaces and the campaign for access to read Stephen Neale's England Coast Path.” —Kate Ashbrook, chair of the Ramblers

“Thank you for sharing the story of how the path was made.” —Boris Johnson

“This delightful guide brings the many wonders of England's coastal path to life – every step of the way.” —Nick Clegg

“A very welcome and absorbing book on a long-anticipated and inspiring project which brings us closer to nature. The England Coast Path will leave a positive and lasting legacy for the nation; the story of its creation is almost as inspiring and refreshing as a stroll along the path itself.” —Tom Fewins, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

“A guide that will be of massive interest to the many tourists and walkers who will enjoy the path for years to come.” —Richard Benyon, former Under-Secretary of State for the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

“BOOK OF THE MONTH: Love exploring the English coast? Then this is definitely one for your rucksack. 1,000 mini adventures bring a fresh sense of adventure to your seaside escape.” —Coast Magazine



Product Details
ISBN: 9781844865796
ISBN-10: 1844865797
Publisher: Conway
Publication Date: May 19th, 2020
Pages: 320
Language: English