This is a great resource for planning a day out, locally or if you are in an unfamiliar part of the country. It can direct you to some wonderful parts of the UK and has some hidden gems. The distance and timings seem fairly accurate as is the level of severity. The down side is that the directions and maps are not particularly accurate. You can easily get lost if you do not pre-plan the routes with the help of a good Ordnance Survey Map, and a compass may not be a bad thing too. To be fair they do recommend using another map to supplement the sketches. Obviously, any guide book like this is going to be out of date as soon as it is printed, as many features may no longer exist, as is the case with this book. Overall though, it is well presented, and can give some ideas off the beaten track, just dont rely on accuracy of description.