These books sometimes help us decide where we go for our weekly photoshoot and they have some magnificent little ‘hidden gems’ amongst them!
Sydney’s Best Bush, Park and City Walks:
With over 50 walks, all the major local National Parks included and many otherwise rarely visited tracks given anew lease of life, Sydney’s Best Bush, Park & City Walks will enthuse even the most experienced walkers. Coverage from the edge of the Blue Mountains to the eastern suburbs, and from the Royal National Park to Cattai.Illustrated in full colour with superb photography, detailed maps and easy-to- follow walk instructions, Sydney’s Best Bush, Park & City Walks and its sister title, Sydney’s Best Harbour & Coastal Walks, are Australia’s bestselling walking guides (over 70,000 copies in print between them). For this new edition, all the routes have been re-walked and checked and the author includes a handful of new walks that have been set up or recommended since the release of the first edition. (I picked this one up for $10; RRP $29.95)
Gregory’s Discovering Sydney and Surrounds (formerly known as 200km around Sydney) 39th edition continues the fine tradition, established in 1934, of being the best guide to Sydney and surrounding regions for locals and tourists alike. It is the ultimate recreation and leisure guide – your essential companion in the glovebox.
·Information on natural features, history, getting there, getting around, festivals and events, main localities and towns, national parks, parks and gardens, other attractions and recreation activities
·Expanding coverage of the city and regions within a 200 kilometre radius of Sydney
·New detailed regional and locality maps and suggested walking maps
·List of ‘Must see, must do’ attractions in each region
·Interesting new suggested tours
·Over 450 colour photographs
·‘Fun for the young’ suggestions for kids and the young at heart.
Explore New South Wales National Parks:
Whether you’re a city or country dweller escaping for a weekend or planning an extended trip, EXPLORE AUSTRALIA’S range of state national park guides make accessing each state’s hidden natural treasures easy. Each guide is packed with useful maps, fact files and breathtaking photographs that both inspire you and guide you through Australia’s landscapes.