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Borders Abbeys Way

Borders Abbeys Way

21 November 2017

Author: Neil Mackay
Publisher: Rucksack Readers
Price: £12.99

Campaigners in the Scottish Borders are currently making the case for the area to become Scotland’s third national park, highlighting the mix of...

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From Source to Sea book

From Source to Sea

21 November 2017

Author: Tom Chesshyre
Publisher: Summersdale
Price: £16.99

Tom Chesshyre's account of his epic walk from Thames Head in Gloucestershire to the mouth of the Thames strongly reflects a particular time and national...

Stonehenge Sacred Landscape

Stonehenge: Story of a Sacred Landscape

21 November 2017

Author: Francis Pryor
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Price: £20

Perched solidly on the chalk uplands of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, the megaliths of Stonehenge have become both an icon of prehistoric Britain and a...

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

21 November 2017

Author: Chirs Packham
Publisher: Ebury Press
Price: £8.99

Chris Packham has been an amiable TV presenter and passionate conservation campaigner for more than three decades, and it’s easy to fall into the trap...

One man and a mule

One Man and a Mule

21 November 2017

Author: Hugh Thomson
Publisher: Preface Publishing
Price: £20

One Man and a Mule: Across England with a Pack Mule begins with a warning that the book is “more interested in people than landscape, and in farmers...

Where Poppies Blow

Where Poppies Blow

21 November 2017

Author: John Lewis-Stempel
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Price: £20

In Flanders fields, the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row That mark our place, and in the sky The larks still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard...

steve chilton running hard

Running Hard: The Story of a Rivalry

07 September 2017

Author: Steve Chilton
Publisher: Sandstone Press
Price: £17.99

Fell running is both one of the hardest sports, but also one of the friendliest. In Running Hard Steve Chilton uses the careers of two of the sports finest...

There is no map in hell book cover

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...

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...