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Poole and Bournemouth BooksA selection of recommended books about Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole as well as useful audio books and software in association with Amazon.co.uk.

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Ancient Stones of Dorset

Ancient Stones of DorsetThis book gives a lovingly compiled comprehensive account of standing stones and other sites in Dorset, covering both famous stones such as the Hellstone to lesser known sites such as Knowlton Rings, it's in a valuable aid containing detailed descriptions and heaps of historical information....
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Dorset Food

Dorset FoodDorset's farms, landscapes and coast have provided its cooks with some of the most varied recipes of any county in England. Drawing largely on original Dorset recipe books kept by Dorset women... 
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Dead Men Don't Bite

Dead Men Don't Bite Andrew Towning once again brings together an action packed cliff-hanger, that moves at a relentless pace! Dead Men Don't Bite is mixed with intrigue, suspense and larger-than-life characters....
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Constantine Legacy

Constantine LegacyA British Government cabinet minister in London, who is being blackmailed. The blackmailer with a grudge against him, in Dorset: An American drug trafficker, on Dorset's exclusive Sandbanks Peninsular....  
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100 Walks in Dorset

Walks in DorsetPart of a series for the keen walker, this book features 100 route descriptions of circular walks ranging from 3-12 miles in Dorset. Each walk has a map, points of interest and places to eat and drink en route, plus suggestions for easy car parking...

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50 Walks in Dorset

50 Walks in DorsetExplore the beauty of Dorset with this walking guide. It offers over 50 walks around the country, including Swanage, Badbury Rings and Charmouth and provides places to visit along the way, or extensions to make the walks easier or more challenging.
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Dorset: Rockfax Climbing Guide

Dorset RockfaxThe latest edition of the Dorset Rockfax uses full-colour photo-topos in the now-familiar Rockfax style. The set of digital shots shows the stunningly beautiful Dorset coastline at its very best and, when worked into the magnificent photo-topos, they make route identification as straightforward as possible...
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The Book of Poole: Harbour and Town

Book of PoolePoole is Dorset's biggest historic town and home to the second largest natural harbour in the world. It includes Harmworthy, the Old Town and Sandbanks, the most valuable real estate this side of Tokyo... 
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Looking Back at Sandbanks Poole, Dorset

SandbanksLocal history, this is the fourth book in The 'Looking Back' series following 'Ashley Cross' 'Lilliput' and 'Canford Cliffs'. Once a wild and desolate place with high sand dunes, gorse and windswept pines, the Sandbanks peninsula forms the entrance to Poole Harbour.
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South West Coast Path: Exmouth to Poole (National Trail Guides)

South West CoastThe South West Coast Path is the spectacular 630-mile (1008-km) National Trail around the tip of Britain. This volume features the section of the Path from Exmouth to Poole, a distance of 116 miles (186 km) along the Jurassic Coast, a designated World Heritage Site.
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