Walking the dog - Motorway walks for drivers and dogs

Veloce Publishing Ltd
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Anyone who drives on the motorways will benefit from this guide to walks within 5 miles of motorway exits. All of the UK is covered, from Exeter to Perth and Swansea to Canterbury.
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About the author

 Lezli Rees has lived with dogs all her life and is a keen walker and rambler. Together with her husband, David Rees and their rescue dog, Jem, the couple have created the UK’s best resource of tried and tested dog walks, and own the popular Driving with Dogs website. When they are not out exploring hidden byways of the countryside, Lezli teaches English at a university in the Midlands.

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Veloce Publishing Ltd
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Pages
210
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ISBN
9781845845520
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Language
English
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Pets / Dogs / General
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