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cover Family Cycling Trail Guide: 300 Waymarked Traffic-Free Cycle Trails All Over The UK by Nick Cotton
This directory lists 300 waymarked, traffic-free cycle trails all over the UK. Each entry is concise giving the basic route, distance, category (e.g. railway path, forest trail), how to get there and parking facilities, links to nearby trails and where to get refreshments. Includes Tissington Trail, Rutland Water, the C2C, Camel Trail, Cuckoo Trail and National Cycle Networks.
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Jordans Family Cycling Guidebook: Fun Days Out For Active Families by Rob Carter

A guide to fun days out on two wheels. You don't need to be an experienced cycling family as this book will direct you to the best safe riding for even the smallest children. The intro section includes advice on healthy foods and caring for your bike. The book details 267 paths, trails and tracks for all ages. There are also details of hundreds of UK tourist attractions throughout the country.
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cover Traffic Free Cycle Trails: More Than 400 Routes Around Britain by Nick Cotton
This guide contains trails in every regions of Britain. More than 400 rides are included - every one without traffic. Region-by-region maps and information for easy location are included.
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The Diving Manual by Deric Ellerby et al
An entry-level manual to scuba diving produced by the British Sub-Aqua Club. The manual covers all the topics that a new diver will need to know about. Chapters cover areas such as basic skills, procedures, equipment and the underwater environment.

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cover Scuba Diving by Colin Brittain
A guide to scuba diving. Topics covered include: guidance on choosing and using equipment; aqualung diving techniques; introduction to the underwater environment; dive planning and record keeping; safety precautions; and information on training organizations.
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cover Outdoor Family Guide: A Complete Camping, Hiking, Canoeing, Nature Watching, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Climbing and General Fun Book for Kids (and Their Parents) by Michael Hodgson
The author and his daughter tell how to adapt your outdoor sports and trips and make them fun and safe for children of all ages. The text explains how to pick the right equipment, plan a camping trip, survive in the wilderness and generally introduce your children to outdoor sports
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cover The Good Skiing & Snowboarding Guide (Which? Guides) by Peter Hardy and Felice Hardy
Each resort has been picked for a special quality: outstanding off-piste, friendly nursery slopes, wild apres-ski, excellent children's facilities, or an exceptionally beautiful setting. This edition includes essential insider information on over 280 resorts around the world; an extended guide to 150 tour operators, with details of who goes where; a directory of useful skiing and snowboarding organisations and the 2005 Golden Ski Awards for the best resorts and facilities.
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