Local Interest and Maps

NEW IN – 2025 G.B. Road Atlases


We stock most Landranger and Regional Ordnance Survey maps plus many of the Explorer and Tourist maps.

Also Local and National Walk Books for exploring our beautiful countryside.


alison’s bookshop is the official stockist for Tewkesbury Historical Society bulletins.

BULLETIN .33. NEW for 2024 – now in stock


Rachael Sargeant

The Gloucestershire Crime Series by Rachel Sargeant – A Local Gloucester Author

Book.1. : "HER DEADLY FRIEND" A sequence of murders rocks West Gloucestershire. First one, then another. From calculated and clinical, to opportunist and frenzied. As the body count tops five,...

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9781398117754 David.phelps Herefordshire.murders

“Herefordshire Murders and Misdemeanours” – by David Phelps

Herefordshire is still a largely rural and agricultural county, centred on the cathedral city of Hereford, but it has had infamous and bloody events in its past, including shocking murders...

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9781398115880paul.nicholls Gloucestershire Celebration

“Gloucestershire: A Celebration” : by Paul Nicholls

The scenic county of Gloucestershire boasts superb varied landscapes, from the Cotswolds to the Forest of Dean and the Severn Valley, as well as historic towns and villages and the...

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9781910636404 Wildguide South.west

“Wild Guide South West : Devon, Cornwall Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire”

Revised SECOND & Newly Expanded Edition Wild swimming, secret beaches, lost ruins, caverns, ancient forests, treehouses, micro-breweries. Hundreds of photographs and maps. 1000 locations with coordinates and directions. * Swim...

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9780319092750 Cotsweold Shortwalks Os

“Cotswolds – OS Short Walks Made Easy”

10 easy-going walks of between 1.5 miles to 4.5 miles Each walk features a simple-to-follow route profile and accompanying description and pictures, and new-look walk mapping that makes it easier...

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“River Coln Trail – Detailed Walk Guide” by Walkers are Welcome

The guide describes the thirty-three mile journey split into nine sections, following this pleasant understated river from its source to its confluence with the River Thames. Walk through unspoilt Cotswold...

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