"ATCHISON's Complete Hills of Britain Series" is a comprehensive guidebook series in 10 volumes. Each book divides a region of Britain into 50 separate walking areas, each with a major impressive hill to walk around - or ascend. It illustrates 3 superb walks for each area; a 2hr easy walk, a 3-4 hrs keep fit walk, and a challenging 5-7 hour walk - ascending the major hills for the area."Southern England Vol 1 - 150 Circular Walks" is the first title in the series, and includes walks from the Isle of Wight, all of the South Downs, North Downs, Wiltshire Downs, Chiltern Hills, Cotswolds, Forest of Dean, Clee Hills, Clent Hills, Southern Derbyshire hills, Leicestershire Hills, & Incleborough Hill at Cromer.All of the areas in Southern England have been selected because they have a specific Hill. A double page map is provided for each area showing all the walks, and with written descriptions also. Every walk is a circular tour from an 'easy to park location.' Each area has 3 walks to choose from; a short easy 2 hour pub walk, a 3-4 hour good exercising walk, or a 5-7 hour big challenging walk. (Generally ranging from 5-20 miles).
Every area is illustrated with a relief cross section, highlighting the angle of peaks, plus illustrating the pubs too. All of the maps have been specially drawn by the author who has completed every walk, and gives exceptional clarity with modern computer graphics. The book has been exceptionally well illustrated by the author who is a professional photographer, and is highly experienced in capturing the subtle tones of the hills in Southern England.