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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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Wildreness weekends

Wilderness Weekends

26 May 2015

Author: Phoebe Smith
Publisher: Bradt Guides
Price: £14.99

A selection of 26 ‘wilderness weekends’ at locations across Britain are chosen by the editor of Wanderlust magazine in this glossy volume. Each...

Saving open spaces

Saving Open Spaces

26 May 2015

Author: Kate Ashbrook
Publisher: Open Spaces Society / Pitkin
Price: £5 (including p&p)

Good illustrations abound in this concise 28-page history of the Open Spaces Society, exemplified by the back-cover shot of a Burnham Beeches beech-pollard,...

Eastern Fells

Wainwright’s Walking Guide to the Lake District Fells: Book 1 – The Eastern Fells

26 May 2015

Author: Alfred Wainwright
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Price: £12.99

To mark the 60th anniversary of the publication of Wainwright's first Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells the series is being fully checked, updated and...

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming Walks

26 May 2015

Author: Kenwood Ladies Pond Association
Publisher: Wild Things Publishing
Price: £14.99

The famous swimming ladies of Hampstead describe 28 of their favourite walks in and around London, all reachable by train and each including a swim in a...

Born to walk

Born to Walk: The Transformative Power of a Pedestrian Act

26 May 2015

Author: Dan Rubinstein
Publisher: ECW press
Price: £15.90

The positive role that walking plays in transforming people’s lives may seem a familiar theme, but through personal experience and in-depth research...

Coastlines

Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore

26 May 2015

Author: Patrick Barkham
Publisher: Granta
Price: £20

Not so much a guide to walking the coast as a narrative ramble around some of the finest stretches of shoreline in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to...

Thames Path

Thames Path

26 May 2015

Author: Joel Newton
Publisher: Trailblazer Guides
Price: £11.99

Another polished and comprehensive Trailblazer title, this time to the 184-mile National Trail along the length of the Thames from rural Gloucestershire to...

Beacons Way

The Land of the Beacons Way: Scenery and Geology across the Brecon Beacons National Park

26 May 2015

Author: Dilys Harlow
Publisher: South Wales Geologists’ Association
Price: £7.95

This fascinating, well-illustrated and accessible book describes the landscape and geology of the Brecon Beacons National Park via the Beacons Way long...