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The Essential Guide for countryside walks.
on 6 May 2015
I should firstly make it clear that I have only walked the first part of the Cotswold Way (Chipping Campden to Broadway), so cannot comment on the other sections, but from a brief glance through, I can't see how they would be any less in their quality in comparison to this first section.
The guide has an excellent introduction, with lots of nice (and useful) information on the area and it's history. I'm quite familiar with the Chipping Campden end of the Cotswolds but still found everything it had to say about the local villages and scenery interesting to read, with many bits and pieces I wasn't aware of.
Onto the business end of the guide... I can only say good things here, as the guide was an excellent partner (and on many occasions, instructor) to our walk (on a personal note, this was one of the finest walks I have undertaken to date, with absolutely spectacular scenery). We found it extremely useful that the guide points out landmarks and points of interest along the route, which we may have missed - or at least not realised the significance of - without it.
The best thing I can say to sum up how useful the book was, is that the only time we were remotely lost, was due to user error, rather than a fault of the book (sorry about that... yes, it was my fault!).
Great guide. Great price.