Books About Somerset and Burnham-On-Sea
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Burnham and Highbridge books
Around Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge in Old Photographs
A must-read book that’s wonderfully illustrated. Sure to stoke up past memories. The first chapters look at Burnham’s shops, streets, buildings and seafront down the ages.
The photos and background to the Somerset and Dorset Railway make fascinating reading, whilst the information about Highbridge’s history is second to none.
There are also separate chapters dedicated to the two towns’ scouts and guides groups, police and fire staff, sports players, schools, politics and transport.
This 164-page book comes highly recommended.
Taunton / Bridgwater / Burnham-on-Sea / Highbridge Atlas
Find your way around the area quickly with this excellent guide.
History of Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge
Wonderful historical book reliving the area’s past.
Books About Somerset
Hidden Places Of Somerset
This excellent guide covers the most interesting places to stay, eat and visit in the county of Somerset.
Well illustrated with sharp, colourful pictures, this 199 page paperback book is an invaluable guide for those visiting Burnham-On-Sea and the surrounding tourist areas. It will help you find the lesser-known parts of the county.
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Cycle Tours Around Dorset and Somerset
Recently updated, this book contains 20 routes along low-traffic or traffic free roads, tracks and paths, through a wide variety of countryside with a range of grades: from the steep moorland of Exmoor, to the flat Somerset Levels, to the Dorset Downs and coast.
Landmark Visitors Guide: Somerset
A guide to Somerset, divided into seven chapters with itinerary-based tours around each area. The author was born and grew up in Somerset. Following a general introduction to the area, the book is structured in the form of guided leisurely itineraries covering all the popular places of interest, events and attractions, together with many lesser-known features.
Somerset and Dorset Steam Finale
This book is in full colour; The Somerset & Dorset is one of those railways which has a following far beyond its immediate area of operation and the interest keeps going although it is now 35 years since the passenger service from Bath to Bournemouth via Templecombe ceased.
Navigator Road Map: Somerset
A sheet map featuring Philip’s exceptionally largescale and detailed Navigator mapping and covering the whole of Somerset, North Somerset, City of Bristol and Bath & North East Somerset.
Somerset Walking Guides
Best Tea Shop Walks in Somerset
A superb guide to circular walks ranging from 2 to 9 miles which are accompanied by explanatory text on the half-hidden pearls of interest to be found along the way. To complete the experience you are invited to visit the tea rooms in the towns and villages featured on the routes, each an excellent quality (and well-deserved!) refreshment break.
It includes 24 walks from two to nine miles suitable for all the family with clear maps and easy-to-follow instructions accompanied by absorbing notes.
Pub Walks In Somerset
A handy little paperback book, providing details of some pleasant walks across the county and the details of where to stop for some ale along the way.
Literary Strolls in Wiltshire and Somerset
The author of this ingenious book presents 40 short strolls in Wiltshire and Somerset, each of which have a strong association with a literary figure. Each walk includes directions, sketch maps, information on parking and refreshments and the literary connection.
Walking in Somerset
James Roberts’ book is part of the County Series of walking guides. It provides 40 walks which cover every quarter of Somerset from the popular Exmoor to the Mendips and the Somerset levels. There are also 20 long distance walks which pass through the county and an accommodation guide.