The latest in the British Historic Towns Atlas series explains the history of Winchester, a city which has played such an important part in English history from Roman times onwards. A series of large format maps show how Winchester was at key points in its history, charting its development and changing shape.
This guidebook describes an ancient pilgrimage route in southern England from Winchester in Hampshire, or Southwark, London to Canterbury, a 138 mile walk through wood and farmland, with views across the Weald. Divided into stages of about 10 miles, with route summary and information on public transport, accommodation and places of interest.
A ten year study of a one kilometre stretch of the River Itchen at Martyr Worthy, Hampshire – one of the finest wild brown trout rivers in the world. This highly illustrated account of the wildlife (birds, plants, insects, animals, fish, reptiles, snails) and riverkeeping and river engineering activities gives an insight into life on the river through the seasons and across the years. Underwater and night vision images reveal hidden life and features. Historical detail, combined with contemporary accounts and aerial mapping, bring the past back into focus. Conservation is discussed. ‘Art in Nature’ is featured to engage with children, artists, poets and story-tellers. Fieldcraft, equipment and techniques are also described.