Author(s): Gillian Souter
The Shoalhaven boasts a huge range of beautiful environments, making the region perfect for exploring on foot. This second edition of the Best Walks of the Shoalhaven introduces the best walks for visitors and residents alike, ranging from leisurely beach-side strolls to the more rugged tracks deep in the bush. Detailed descriptions and maps help the reader explore the regions parks, bushland, rivers, coasts and most interesting urban areas. As with previous titles in the series, the book is richly illustrated with over 150 full- colour photographs and dozens of detailed maps. A summary table of walks indicating distances, facilities and highlights is included to help the reader find exactly the right walk for the occasion. Walking chapters: Around Nowra, Around Kangaroo Valley, Jervis Bay, Around Ulladulla and Further Afield.
Gillian and John Souter live in a village in Jervis Bay and have enjoyed recreational walking for many years. As well as this book on the Shaolhaven they have also written two another Woodslane guides, Best, Coast and Village Walks of the Illawarra and Best Walks of the Southern Highlands, plus three books on walking in Europe: Classic Walks in Western Europe, Walking Italy and Walking France. Their title Slow Journeys is an entertaining ramble among the pleasures and practicalities of walking.
* Regional map * Introduction: Walk grades and times; What to take with you; Walking wisely; Walking with children; Taking your dog; Access to walks * Walks at a glance * Walks: Around Nowra * Walks: Kangaroo Valley * Walks: Jervis Bay * Walks: Around Ulladulla * Walks: Further afield * Location Maps * Useful information * Shoalhaven wildflowers and birds