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Macmillan Bloomsbury Spring 2019

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Days Out Underground
50 subterranean adventures beneath Britain
By (author): Peter Naldrett
9781844865673 Paperback, Trade English General Trade TRAVEL / Special Interest / Adventure May 28, 2019 Print Run: 3000
$32.00 CAD
Active 6.49 x 9.23 x 0.58 in | 580 gr 256 pages Full colour photographs and maps throughout Bloomsbury Conway

Hidden beneath Britain are plenty of attractions open to everyone. This unique guide explores 50 underground attractions, from caves to nuclear bunkers, abandoned mines to secret railways, labyrinthine tunnels to ancient crypts, with fascinating text and atmospheric color photography.

This is the definitive guide to the best days out underground. From caves to nuclear bunkers, sewers to secret railways, as well as abandoned mines, ancient crypts and labyrinthine tunnels, these unique tourist attractions are a journey through Britain's hidden history going back thousands of years.

Travel writer Peter Naldrett explores each location with evocative, light-hearted text that reveals the fascinating history of why it came to be constructed, or how it was first discovered. As well as information about facilities and accessibility, Peter also includes essential advice about how to get there and when to go.

There are atmospheric full color photographs throughout, and boxes that highlight precisely why you should visit, as well as things to look out for when you do.Days Out Underground has something to excite everyone, especially families--here's how you entertain the kids on those wet-weather weekends!

Peter Naldrett is a travel writer who has written several guides to the Peak District, Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, as well as textbooks and resources for Oxford University Press. He has also written for the Telegraph, and writes regularly for publications such as Cumbria, The CountrymanandDerbyshire Life.

"Even hardened cave explorers will find something of interest when they find themselves in a different part of the country on a rainy day." -Descent magazine

"Days Out Underground: 50 Subterranean Adventures Beneath Britain is aone-of-a-kind travel guide that takes curious travellers to see the parts of Britain where the sun doesn’t shine— ever. Lavishly illustrated with full-coloured photographs and detailed maps throughout, this book explores the intriguing stories behind each hidden gem buried in the land of Britain and tells you how and when to get to these secret spots." -Bleu Magazine

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