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Kent Coast Path guidebook

Kent Ramblers Guide to the Kent Coast Path

07 July 2017

Author: Robert Peel and Peter Smith
Publisher: Kent Ramblers
Price: £7.50

Known as the ‘garden of England’, Kent’s pastoral landscape is rightly celebrated – but that doesn’t mean that its superb...

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There is No Map in Hell

07 July 2017

Author: Steve Birkinshaw
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
Price: £12.99

Every so often, someone does something spectacular.There is No Map in Hell is the first-hand account of one such feat, an endeavour which was inspired by...

Walking the Song by Hamish Brown

Walking the Song

07 July 2017

Author: Hamish Brown
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Price: £8.99

Hamish Brown’s Walking the Song is an engaging, informative and evocative read for anyone who loves hillwalking, particularly in Scotland. Brown is...

Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II

16 December 2016

Author: Stephen Moss
Publisher: BBC Books
Price: £25

This is a beautiful companion book to the BBC series Planet Earth, complete with stunning images, stills from the programme and a readable accompanying text....

Poacher's Pimgrimage

Poacher's Pilgrimage - an Island Journey

16 December 2016

Author: Alastair McIntosh
Publisher: Birlinn
Price: £20

In 2009, Alastair McIntosh walked for 12 days from the south of Harris to the butt of Lewis, those beautiful, conjoined islands of the Outer Hebrides. He...

Walking the Thames Path

Walking the Thames Path

16 December 2016

Author: Leigh Hatts
Publisher: Cicerone
Price: £15.95

Leigh Hatts' classic guide is a great book for Thames Path walkers to take along on the trail. I particularly like the fact that unlike some other guides to...

A History of the World in 500 Walks

A History of the World in 500 Walks

16 December 2016

Author: Sarah Baxter
Publisher: Aurum Press
Price: £20

Everywhere we walk, someone has gone there before us. This book is a magical reminder of our tie with the earth and our ancestors. Walking allows us to...

50 Greatest Walks of the World

The 50 Greatest Walks of the World

16 December 2016

Author: Barry Stone
Publisher: Icon
Price: £8.99

This book is packed full of information about many of the walking routes that make me proud to be British, but it also features a number of far flung walks...

The Great British Colouring Map

The Great British Colouring Map

16 December 2016

Author: Ordnance Survey
Publisher: Laurence King
Price: £19.95

As a keen cartophile, walker and also the owner of a number of colouring books, I was excited by the prospect of this super-sized, map filled colouring book....